Vitellus by BernAqua


Vitellus is exclusively composed of first quality Artemia cysts


  • Quality artemia replacement elaborated from Artemia cysts
  • Preventing bacteria contamination and lowering risk of carrying diseases thanks to gamma irradiation sterilization
  • Optimized work and space in hatcheries with no decapsulation or eclosion required

Product information

The cysts have been opened and their content extracted. The content of the cyst can be called the vitellus of the egg. The extracted vitellus is processed with the most modern techniques which guarantee the total preservation of the unique nutritional qualities of the Artemia cyst. Vitellus is the perfect natural food for early stages of aquatic organisms.


  • Artemia cysts
  • fish gelatin
  • squid meal
  • hydrogenated vegetable fat
  • soy lecithin
  • micro-algae


Moisture (%)8.0
Protein (%)51.0
Lipids (%)13.6
Ash (%)8.0
Fiber (%)3.5
Calcium (%)0.5
Sodium (%)1.6
Phosphorus (%)1.0
Vitamin A (IU/kg)22,000
Vitamin C (ppm)750
Vitamin D3 (IU/kg)1,760
Vitamin E (ppm)250
n-3 HUFA (mg/g)13.0
DHA (mg/g)3.0
EPA (mg/g)9.0

Instructions for use

Feed Vitellus directly in the larval tank in the same quantities as traditional Artemia cysts. Weight the feed according to the dosage and mix well with clean water, then spread all over the tank. Adjust fed amounts according to local conditions. To transport, use between 4-6 gr / kg of PL, check each 2 hours and adjust according to consumption.

Product based on natural ingredients. Variation in color is possible but does not affect the performance.

Available sizes

Small (50-125 microns): suitable for Zoea 3 and Mysis sizes

Standard (125-400 microns): suitable for stage PL1-PL12

Large (400-800 microns): suitable for stage >PL12, Transport and acclimatization

Storage condition

store in a dry and cool place (best at 4°C, max. 20°C)


jars of 454 g (10 jars per carton)

Buckets 4.0 kg


2 years

Moults post hatch

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Last modifications: September 20, 2019

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