In order for the Brine Shrimp to grow, they require a constant food supply in a form that is palatable and is easily consumed. There are several yeast-based Brine Shrimp foods available on the market, however, they do not supply the shrimp with adequate supplies of nutrients which allow the shrimp to grow .
Raising Brine Shrimp to Adult size. Many pet shops sell live adult brine shrimp (Artemia). That is fine if you live near a pet shop. The closest one to me that sells adult brine shrimp is about an hour’s round trip away. At about $2 a bag and 2 gallons of gas, it just does not make sense for me to buy live shrimp.
Brine shrimp can live for up to 3 month. Since this article is focusing on growing your brine shrimp to adulthood I will not address the question of how to hatch brine shrimp. Caring for your Brine shrimp. There are several factors that contribute to the successful raising of brine shrimp to adult size.
Brine shrimp is a popular fry food, but if you allow the brine shrimp to grow a bit bigger it will actually serve as a great food source for a lot of adult fish. By cultivating your own live food you can ensure that it is disease free, thereby greatly reducing the risk of getting .