Longfin Damselfish have Domesticated Mysis Shrimp

One behavior that separates humans from other creatures is our propensity to domesticate different animals for our own benefit, but it turns out we’re not alone. It’s well known that some insects such as ants and termites ‘farm’ fungus and…

New Species of Mysis Shrimp Discovered in an Aquarium

Mysis shrimp are so commonly just regarded as foodstuff for our aquarium fish we don’t often take the time and consider that they’re actually, you know, an important living organism. Sure you might catch sight of a little cloud of…

Rinsing Frozen PE Mysis Shrimp Is A Must!

When you’ve been keeping reef tanks for a decade or more than are a number of good practices that become so ingrained and second nature that we naturally take them for granted. Sometimes we don’t even realize we’re doing something…

Hands-on with Piscine Energetics PE Flakes & PE Pellets

PE Pellets and PE Flakes from Piscine Energetics are probably the biggest thing to happen to Mysis relicta in the aquarium hobby since the advent of frozen fish food. We still remember where we were when we first learned about ‘freshwater’ mysis…

PE Flake Food Coming in 2017 From Piscine Energetics

We just recently found out that Piscine Energetics had developed their own process for making pellet food with fresh mysis shrimp and now we learn they’re working on doing the same thing in a flake food. PE Flake, as the name…

PE Pellets is the First Prepared Food Made with FRESH Mysis

PE Pellets is an exciting new fish food for fresh and salt water aquariums. From the makers of PE Mysis, Piscine Energetics takes a radically new approach to how they make their PE Pellets in a process the company likens to craft brewing.…

PE Mysis Energy Flakes and Pellets coming next year

Piscine Energetics is on a mission to deliver their highly nutritious Canadian mysis shrimp to as many aquarium fish as possible, in all conceivable forms. PE Mysis Energy Flakes and Energy Pellets are the first ever prepared foods from Piscine that…

Small size PE Mysis Special Grade available by special request

The best thing about Piscine Energetics Mysis shrimp is how rich and nutrient dense these freshwater crustaceans are, and how quickly that translates into well-conditioned, fat happy fish. The only catch all this time has been that if you wanted…

Good Reasons to Use a Refugium in Your Reef System

A refugium is a safe haven for algae and invertebrates in a separate tank from the main display aquarium. These organisms provide some distinct advantages to the overall health of a reef aquarium. First off, the critters breeding in the…

PE Mysis available in blister cube 4oz packs

As if having mysis shrimp available with Reef Nutrition’s goodness formula via Mysis Feast was good enough already, Piscine Energetics has released their popular mysis shrimp in blister pack form. This is the same freshwater mysis that you’ve bought before,…