Thursday , 20 June 2024

Plankton Starters

The Larval Food Laboratory (LFL) of SEAFDEC/AQD cultures several species of microalgae that provide food for aquatic organisms.

The following plankton starters produced by LFL are available for sale.

Product Quantity Price (PHP)
Microalgae
          Microalgal starter (unaerated) 1 test tube 500
          Microalgal starter (unaerated) 75-150 mL 450
          Microalgal starter (from indoor culture) 1 L 400
          Microalgal starter (from semi-indoor culture) 10 L 350
          Microalgal starter (from outdoor culture) 200 L 750
          Microalgal paste*
                Nanochlorum sp. 1 kg 3,500
               Tetraselmis tetrathele 1 kg 3,500
               Chlorella sorokiniana 1 kg 3,500
               Chaetoceros calcitrans 1 kg 2,500
               Thalassiosira sp. 1 kg 2,500
               Isochrysis galbana 1 kg 2,500
Zooplankton
          Brachionus rotundiformis 1 L 100
Media/Fertilizer
          Conwy medium 1 L 1,750
          F-medium 1 set 1,650
          TMRL 1 set 800
          Commercial fertilizer 1 set 600
*Three weeks advance order

The cost of shipping of orders is as follows:

Iloilo – Manila                                          PHP 3,300 (1–5 L)
Iloilo – Cebu                                            PHP 3,300 (1–5 L)
Iloilo – Mindanao (connecting flight)      PHP 3,500 (1–5 L)

Additional fee will be charged for orders of more than 5 liters.

For orders, please email livefood@seafdec.org.ph or call (033) 330-7000 local 1151.

NOTE: Prices as of 4 April 2024. Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

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