Nannochloropsis gaditana
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Nannochloropsis gaditana

  • EPA > 1,4 %
  • beta-Carotene
  • Lutein
  • Neoxanthin

Delivery time
3-7 weeks
Quality by Alganex

Why is Nannochloropsis powder important in aquaculture?

As a basic feed, Nannochloropsis contains all essential nutrients and essential fatty acids such as EPA, which are necessary for the development of crustaceans and rotifers. Due to the drying process the product has a long shelf life and does not require additional cooling.

Typical applications: Nannochloropsis gaditana

Nannochloropsis is vital for the growth and survival of small water larvae and rotifers. The larvae are living prey for aquariums and serve as fresh food for young fish and shrimps.

The product "PhytoBloom" from Necton offers a freeze-dried powder of Nannochloropsis especially for use as feed for rotifers and for the application of the Greenwater technique. Due to the drying process the powder has a long shelf life and can be easily dosed.

typical applications for Nannochloropsis gaditana  Powder

Typical applications

  • Perfect for the breeding of live prey (e.g. rotifers)
  • Ideal also for the Greenwater technique 

ALGANEX certificate system

  • ALGANEX guarantees a high quality product without impurities
  • The EPA content is at least 1,4 %.

Product information: Nannochloropsis gaditana

Nannochloropsis powder contains many trace elements, essential amino acids and important fatty acids such as EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), which is important for the rearing of larvae (molluscs and crustaceans) as well as for the breeding of rotifers as live food.


appearance green powder
EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) > 1,4 %
humidity < 3 %

general composition per 100 g

crude ash 7,8 - 8,5 %
total lipids 16 - 20 %
proteins 47 - 53 %
carbonhydrates 17 - 27 %

heawy metals

arsenic                 < 1 mg/kg 
lead  < 1 mg/kg
cadium  < 0,1 mg/kg
mercury  < 0,1 mg/kg

microbiological contaminations

total bacterial count (aerobe)  < 1 x 104 KBE/g
E. coli undetectable
moult < 100 KBE/g
salmonella undetectable
coliformes germs < 100 KBE/g

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