We have started selling the Awesome Food series.

Awesome Fish Foods
We have released Cocoon's original dry bait Awesome Food series.
There are [shellless brine shrimp eggs], [granule type], [flake type], [freeze-dried type], and [food additive], so please use them according to your needs.

shellless brine shrimp eggs

shellless brine shrimp

After removing the outer shell of brine shrimp eggs using a special method, only the remaining egg yolk is dried.
You can feed it as is like regular dry bait, or use it as an alternative bait when you forget or fail to boil brine shrimp.

The original eggs are of high quality from Salt Lake, so please use them with confidence.
There are two types of products: air-dried and freeze-dried shellless brine shrimp eggs.

Products made by freeze-drying large-grown brine shrimp into cubes have been on sale for some time, but I don't think there has ever been a product made by freeze-drying brine shrimp eggs (although I haven't done any detailed research). ...).

Difference between air drying method and freeze drying method

Freeze-drying, also known as vacuum freeze-drying, is a method of drying by freezing and sublimating the water.
The advantage of freeze-drying is that nutrients are not destroyed and water can easily penetrate.
Another advantage is that since the moisture in the material is completely evaporated, there is no need to worry about mold and other problems, making it suitable for long-term storage.Recently, I have had the opportunity to see freeze-dried foods being sold as preserved foods for humans. I think it's becoming more common.

Air-dried shellless brine shrimp eggs have been on sale for some time, but they were a little difficult to handle as they easily floated on the water surface, and mold grew on them without you even realizing it, but freeze-dried We recommend shellless brine shrimp eggs as a product that compensates for these drawbacks.

Granule type

granule type dry bait

We offer two sizes of granular food, 0.4-0.8mm and 0.8-1.2mm, to suit the size of the fish's mouth.

Due to the soaring cost of raw materials and transportation, as well as fluctuations in exchange rates, it is not easy to import good dry bait, but I have been able to obtain bait that bites well, so I would like to introduce it to you.

Since it is a sinking type that sinks slowly, it targets all fish in the upper, middle, and lower layers.In addition to krill and other high-quality proteins, it also contains vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber in a well-balanced manner, making it highly digestible and making it a natural food for fish. You can expect beauty and growth.

It also contains astaxanthin, which has a color-enhancing effect, but you can also sprinkle it with food additives such as astaxanthin powder or spirulina powder.

flake type

flake type dry bait

We have three types of flake bait available.

  • [Best Balance] with balanced nutritional distribution and color enhancing effect
  • Uses a lot of natural carotenoids and emphasizes color enhancement [emphasis on color enhancement]
  • [Garlic] has the antibacterial effect of allicin and the power of garlic to improve appetite.

Lately, I've seen many baits that promote color enhancement, but if the fish itself is healthy and the environment for color enhancement is not in place, even if you only feed the fish with a pigment for color enhancement, the body color will not increase. .
If possible, we would like you to rotate between the three types above, but we recommend [Best Balance] when trying it out for the first time.

[Garlic] has allicin's antibacterial and antiviral effects, as well as appetite-stimulating effects, and is a commonly used material in the aquaculture industry.

The strength of the flake type is that you can pinch it with your fingers and break it into pieces the size of the fish's mouth, so it can be used with many types of fish and fish of various sizes.

It floats on the surface of the water for a while, but then slowly sinks into the water.

Freeze dry type

freeze dried dry bait

This is a dry food made using the freeze-drying method.
As I mentioned when introducing shellless brine shrimp eggs, since water is completely removed by sublimation, the proteins and nutrients contained in the ingredients are not destroyed, and they can be stored for a long time without worrying about mold. is.

This time, we have prepared dried food that is freeze-dried from cultured microorganisms such as [Copepoda] , [Cyclops ], [Daphnia], and [Rotifer].

You can use it as is for raising young fish, or you can use it as a substitute when you normally culture it, but are unable to secure the amount you had planned.

The grains are small and irregular in shape, so even though it is a freeze-dried type, it takes a little time to mix it with water.
If you want to make it absorb into water quickly, you can use a syringe to force the water to soak in. For more information, please search for "dry bait + syringe".

food additives

Astaxanthin powder and spirulina powder

Astaxanthin powder and spirulina powder are available as feed additives.

Ordinary aquarium fish cannot produce pigment raw materials on their own, so they must absorb carotenoids into their bodies through food.
Astaxanthin powder and spirulina powder are both types of carotenoids, so both can be expected to have a color-enhancing effect.

Why not try creating your own blended bait by adding it to the bait you usually use, such as brine shrimp, dry bait, or discus hamburger?

Both astaxanthin powder and spirulina powder are not water-soluble, so they will not change the color of the breeding water itself.

Astaxanthin has a high specific gravity, so even if it separates from the added food and stands alone in the aquarium, it will eventually sink to the bottom. In an aquarium with Apistos and Corydoras that peck at the substrate, it will naturally be taken into the fish's bodies.

Spirulina is small and has a low specific gravity, so it may drift along with the current in the aquarium. Therefore, it may be necessary to start with a small amount and allow your pet to get used to the food in a short amount of time.
I think you can also sprinkle live food into the aquarium where the fish are being cultured and let the fish take in the live food before giving it to the fish.

Astaxanthin has been provided for the shrimp, salmon, trout, and sea bream farming industry for a long time, but it is mainly extracted from yeast derived from Haematococcus algae, which is very expensive and oil-soluble, so it must be dissolved in oil. It was sold in condition. Therefore, it was not something that ordinary aquarists could easily get their hands on.
However, in recent years, a Japanese research institute has developed a technology to extract astaxanthin contained in Paracoccus bacteria, and as it has become possible to commercially produce it, it is now available at a relatively low price.

Recently, astaxanthin has attracted attention as a human supplement due to its antioxidant effects, such as anti-aging, removing active oxygen, suppressing decline in immune function, beautifying skin, and restoring vision.

The astaxanthin powder we are offering this time is an unprocessed powder that is easily oxidized. To delay oxidation as much as possible, remove the air from the bag after use, store it in the refrigerator, and use it as soon as possible.

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