AlgaGen New PhycoPure Encourages Coral Feeding Response

phyco pure AlgaGen New PhycoPure Encourages Coral Feeding Response I love reviewing new products but frequently have this daunting fear I may dislike the product, or find negative results from testing it in a real life situation. This clearly was not the case with AlgaGen’s new product PhycoPure Zooxanthellae. My first impression was amazement and elation. I often find nutrient spikes with many liquid foods so I took the time to measure PO4 and NO3 levels in the test aquarium prior to any additions. The test vessel is a mature 180 gallon high energy reef. The recommended dose by the manufacturer was approximately a half bottle of the product for this application. I wanted to be certain this was not a nutrient bomb that would possibly raise the phosphates and nitrates significantly in the system. I was pleased to find no measurable rise in PO4 or NO3 after 3 consecutive days of usage. I did however find some amazing polyp extension and darkening of pigmentation in most corals. The polyp extension and visible mesenterial filaments indicated a favorable response in the animals and was eagerly accepted by most corals in the test aquarium. I give this product a big thumbs up and will be using it in my personal aquariums. The feeding response is visible on these Acanthastrea lordhowensis only several minutes after the PhycoPure Zooxanthellae addition. acan AlgaGen New PhycoPure Encourages Coral Feeding Response

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