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Daphnia Pulex

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Live Daphnia Pulex Culture for Sale

Daphnia pulex is a small freshwater crustacean that is suitable for feeding various types of fish and juvenile fish. Mature specimen of Daphnia pulex measure approximately 1.5 mm in length. Thus, they are larger than Moina but smaller than Daphnia magna. Being the most widely spread species of the order Cladocera, they provide a staple food source for many fish in their natural environment. Daphnia pulex are found throughout small ponds and various bodies of waters in the Americas, Europe and Australia. Their high nutritional value and ease of cultivation makes them a great candidate as a source of live food for fish and various aquatic organisms.