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Daphnia magna large water flea eggs

Daphnia magna large water flea eggs

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Daphnia Magna - Large water flea

  • Live food for Triops, shrimp or fish
  • Good alternative to pellet food or granules
  • No leftover food, water quality remains good
  • Chemical-free, natural food
  • Awakens the hunting instinct and encourages swimming

Tip: The large water flea can survive in the aquarium for several days without food. So even a weekend without feeding is no problem. Simply add the live food to the aquarium and travel.

Characteristics

  • Average age: 56 days
  • Adult size: 3-4 mm
  • Size freshly hatched: 0.40 - 0.49mm
  • Multiply after 6 to 10 days
  • A female gives birth to up to 50 young

One of the typical water fleas in the genus Daphnia, a planktonic crustacean, is the water flea D. magna. They are increasingly found in freshwater environments throughout the Northern Hemisphere and South Africa. With a size of 2mm (male) to 5mm (female), they are among the largest of their kind. A translucent shell made of chitin protects the body of this flea.

Daphnia Magna is popular fish food in aquaculture.


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