Nannochloropsis sp.
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Nannochloropsis sp.

  • EPA > 3 %

Delivery time
3-7 weeks
Quality by Alganex

Why is fresh paste from Nannochloropsis important in aquaculture?

As a fresh algae product, the paste is a necessary basic food for the breeding of aquatic larvae and rotifers. The unprocessed paste can be stored in the freezer for a long time.

Typical applications: Nannochloropsis sp.

Microalgae are essential for the optimal breeding of rotifers and larvae.

Algaspring specialises in feed for aquariums. The feed NannoStar is easy to handle and consists of 100% fresh, frozen microalgae. The high content of the unsaturated fatty acid EPA promotes the healthy development of aquatic animals. With the addition of NannoStar a high water quality is maintained in the culture and the rotifer yield is correspondingly high.

typical applications for Nannochloropsis sp.  Froz. Paste

Typical applications

  • very suitable as basic food for larvae breeding in aquaristics
  • perfect for the application of the Greenwater technique 

ALGANEX certificate system

  • ALGANEX guarantees a high quality product without impurities
  • The EPA content is at least 3%.

Product information: Nannochloropsis sp.

Nannochloropsis paste is rich in valuable amino acids and essential fatty acids such as EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), which is essential for the growth and development of rotifers and larvae (crustaceans and molluscs). 


appearance green paste
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic acid) > 4 %
dry substance 15 %

general composition per 100 g dry weight

crude ash 10 %
total lipids 16 %
proteins 49 %
carbonhydrates 8 %

heavy metals

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

microbiological contaminations 

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

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