Author Translated by Giorgia Lombardi

Giorgia ha conseguito una laurea in Zoologia alla Queen Mary University of London nel 2012. Ha iniziato a lavorare a Londra con gli acquari di acqua dolce, per poi spostarsi a Roma dove ha avuto l'opportunità di estendere il suo interesse e le sue conoscienze anche agli acquari di barriera. Giorgia graduated in Zoology at Queen Mary University of London in 2012, with a special interest in aquatic animals and ecosystems. She started working with freshwater aquariums in London, and she is now based in Rome where she has had the opportunity to extend her knowledge and interest into reef aquariums.


Aquarium plankton – mistakes in the use of phytoplankton supplement


Plankton: small organisms of big importance - Sanja Zamuda

from left to right: Simocephalus vetulus, Tomopteris Eschscholtz, Hyperia Macrocephala, Meganyctiphanes norvegica, Gammarus locusta, Iracia Efferata, larve megalopa from Crustacea family, Asteria rubens Bippinaria, Brachionus quadridentatus, Calycopsis borchgevinki – Picture by Sanja Zamuda – Creative Commons rights

In the past article of this short series we illustrated two of the main features of plankton, size and classification (read here). We can now approach to how to supplement algae-based plankton (phytoplankton) or animal-based (zooplankton) into our tank.

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