[Zbrafish] Brine Shrimp Sources

David G. White via zbrafish%40net.bio.net (by dgw5079 from u.washington.edu)
Fri Feb 24 12:40:39 EST 2012

Hello, we have been getting our cysts from http://www.brineshrimpdirect.com/Brine-Shrimp-Eggs-c2.html without any problems. They have Great Salt Lake cysts at a fair discount from our previous supplier at 85% hatch. For enrichment we use Selcon.

Good luck

David G White
Research Coordinator
HSB Zebrafish Labs
University of Washington
Department of Biological Structure
HSB G520 Box 357420
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA  98195-7420
Tel. 206-685-7512
FAX 206-543-1524

On Thu, 23 Feb 2012, Michelle Emond wrote:

> Hi all,
> Artemia cyst prices from our usual source have jumped, and so I'm curious 
> about your sources for cysts.  We've been getting Great Salt Lake origin 
> cysts (85% hatch rate).  Also, when talking to another company, they 
> mentioned a product called AlgaMac 3050, which they said can be used to 
> fortify the brine shrimp before feeding it to the fish, which increases the 
> nutritional content.  Do any of you use this or a similar product?
> Thanks very much!
> Michelle
> Ohio State University
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