Reed Mariculture to Reformulate TDO Chroma BOOST after Research Reveals Optimal Level of Astaxanthin in Feed for Best Color in Clownfish

An independent study conducted at the Virginia Tech’s Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center (AREC) concluded that the most desirable coloration in a popular clownfish, Amphiprion ocellaris (“False Percula Clownfish”), can be achieved when high quality food is top-dressed with enough microalgae Haematococcus pluvialis to result in 400 parts per million (ppm) of the red carotenoid astaxanthin.

The study was part of an ongoing, integrated collaborative …

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