Artemia Cysts [Brine Shrimp Eggs] from the Great Salt Lake, Utah

Our Artemia cysts from the Great Salt Lake (Utah, USA) are available in all grades. These cysts are washed, dried, analyzed under strict quality controls and classified under categories of hatching rates. The average size of newly hatched nauplii is 440 microns.

Guaranteed Analysis: Protein – 61%, lipids – 24%, Ash – 4.4%, moisture – 8.5%

Hatch Rate/24 hr Nauplii per gram
90% 250,000
85% 240,000
80% 230,000
70% 210,000
65% 190,000
60% 170,000


Storage and handling: our Artemia cysts GSL cans are packed in 425g vacuum sealed, 12 cans per case. They are also available in buckets of 10 kg vacuum sealed. Artemia cysts are stored in bulk in airtight containers in cold storage (4 º C). Our Artemia cysts are certified virus free by the University of Arizona Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory. Our quality control standards ensure high quality products that meet the specifications of hatching rate.

The highest quality of Artemia from Great Salt Lake (Utah) (GSL) Premium Gold Label has a average hatching rate of> 90%. Premium Gold Label artemia cysts exhibit excellent separation without decapsulation.

The Red Label is a high value option in terms of price and quality. Red Label has an average hatching rate of 85% – 88%. Artemia grade A.


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