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Astaxanthin is a natural red pigment and part of a group of natural pigments known as carotenoids. This red pigment occurs naturally in most crustaceans, including shrimp, crawfish, crabs and lobster, which are tinted red by accumulated astaxanthin. The coloration of fish is often due to astaxanthin but not only does astaxanthin provide for pigmentation in fish, it also has been found to be essential for their proper growth and survival since Astanxanthin exhibits superior antioxidant properties to beta-carotene (Torrissen and Christiansen 1995).

In nature, carotenoids are produced principally by plants and their microscopic relatives, the microalgae. Fish cannot synthesize carotenoids de novo, thus ultimately they must obtain these pigments from the plants and algae that support their food chains. In an aquarium situation fish might not have access to those plants and algae, hence it has to be part of their daily fish food diet. Aqua One Colour Flakes with added Astaxanthin will not only enhance the colours of fish but also make them thrive and improve their immune system.

Aqua One Colour Flakes are suitable for most tropical fish including Angel Fish, Discus, Tetras, Livebearers and Dwarf Cichlids e.g. Dutch Rams.

The flakes can be fed daily or occasionally in conjunction with Aqua One Tropical Flakes.

Contains Astaxanthin and Spirulina for 100% naturally improved colours and patterns
Superior anti-oxidant function for improved fish health
Suitable as daily diet or as supplement to Aqua One Tropical food
Contains Lecithin which is a superior source of unsaturated fatty acids and enhances nutrient absorption
Multi vitamin complex including 600mg Vitamin C per kg

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  • North Island> non rural$4.50
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  • South Island> non rural$6.50
  • South Island> rural$9.50
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  • Seller location: Mt. Maunganui, Bay of Plenty, NZ

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