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San Francisco Bay Brand Brine Shrimp Hatchery Kit

San Francisco Bay Brand Brine Shrimp Hatchery Kit

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Introducing the San Francisco Bay Brand Brine Shrimp Hatchery Kit, your gateway to growing your own nutritious brine shrimp right at home! Perfect for both baby fish and reef tanks, this kit allows you to hatch your own fish food or use it as an engaging educational tool.

  • Easy Setup, Clean & Maintain: With a hassle-free setup process, cleaning and maintenance are a breeze, ensuring you can focus on enjoying your aquarium.
  • Reusable: Designed to be used again and again, this hatchery kit provides long-lasting value for your aquatic hobby.
  • Inexpensive: Enjoy the benefits of growing your own brine shrimp without breaking the bank. Save money while providing top-quality nutrition for your fish.
  • Proven Feeding Response: Our hatchery kit is proven to trigger a feeding response in fry, ensuring that your baby fish receive the nourishment they need to thrive.
  • Versatile Usage: Whether you're a seasoned aquarist or just starting out, this kit offers versatility in its application, making it suitable for a wide range of aquarium setups.

This kit is intended for aquarium hobbyists looking to provide their fish with the highest quality nutrition. Use it to hatch brine shrimp to feed baby fish or as enrichment for adult fish. Simply follow the easy instructions included with the kit, add a soda bottle, air pump, and water, and watch as your brine shrimp hatch and flourish.

Instructions:

  1. Setting up the Hatchery:
    1. Take a 2-liter soda bottle and cut off the bottom of the bottle (right where it starts to curve inward).
    2. Turn the bottle upside down and screw it into the Hatchery base.
    3. Attach one end of the airline tubing to the bottom of the base and the other end to an air pump. To prevent pump damage during a power failure, use a check valve (found at your local pet/fish store) or place the pump above the water surface level.
  2. Hatching eggs:
    1. Fill the bottle with 1 liter (about 1/2 full) of dechlorinated water.
    2. Plug in the air pump to start aeration.
    3. Add one packet of Hatch Mix™ (if you are mixing your own eggs and salt; use a teaspoon of eggs and 1 tablespoon of aquarium rock salt or synthetic sea salt).
    4. Place a light source about 8 inches away from the bottom of the bottle.
    5. Temperature should be about 80-82 degrees F; pH should be maintained above 8.0.
    6. Eggs should hatch in 24-36 hours.
  3. Harvesting the baby brine shrimp:
    1. Unplug the air pump (keep the pump above the water surface).
    2. Wait approximately 5-10 minutes for babies to swim towards the light at the bottom of the bottle and for the shells to float to the top.
    3. Remove the airline tubing from the pump (keeping above the water surface).
    4. Slowly lower the tubing over a brine shrimp net to strain babies from water.
    5. Rinse babies under cool tap water to remove salt.
    6. Feed to your fish.
  4. Clean up:
    1. Dump hatching water from the bottle.
    2. Remove the bottle from the Hatchery.
    3. Clean the bottle and Hatchery with hot tap water and rinse well (you can also use a commercial aquarium cleaner).
    4. NEVER USE HATCHING WATER MORE THAN ONCE. ALWAYS USE A CLEAN BOTTLE.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to take your aquarium hobby to the next level with the San Francisco Bay Brand Brine Shrimp Hatchery Kit. Order yours today and experience the difference in your aquatic ecosystem!

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