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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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