Shell Free Artemia is a user-friendly feed as the cysts don’t need to be hatched anymore. The cysts have been dried and decapsulated of their indigestible outer cyst shell. This makes the high valuable nutritional content of the embryo much more available. Shell Free Artemia combines the nutritional benefits of freshly hatched Artemia with the user friendliness of a dry food, it’s all the goodness of baby brine shrimp, packed in a secure membrane. You only have to hydrate the cysts a couple of minutes before use. It’s the ideal feeding solution for plankton feeders, grazers, tiny fish and shrimp larvae.