Tips on Raising Brine Shrimp

Basic guidelines can help you to maintain a healthy stock of brine shrimp.

1. Begin with a 10-gallon glass tank.
2. Strong aeration and good water circulation are essential.
3. Purchase a packet of dehydrated brine shrimp cysts at an aquarium or pet shop.

It takes about 8 days and 15 molts for the young to reach adulthood. Females will produce 10 to 11 broods of a few hundred free-swimming baby brine shrimp over about 50 days.

For more information, please read the story How to Raise Brine Shrimp.