EasyReefs Masstick Product Spotlight

asstick is a diverse blend of all natural compounds of marine origin, providing a natural and balanced nutrition for all types of finicky fish and marine invertebrates. It does not contain attractants, artificial preservatives or synthesis products.

Masstick is a self-adhesive paste in a powder formula, ready for rehydration with water that can be stuck to any surface of the aquarium.

The rehydratable powder formula allows Masstick to be blended with any other food or algae as well as medication so it can be administered orally.

Once prepared and introduced into the aquarium, Masstick does not dissolve for hours, so it can be enjoyed by all fish, including slow eaters and crustaceans.

An added bonus is that Masstick is comprised mainly of freeze-dried crustaceans, it does not contain fish skeleton making it low on phosphates while still delivering high protein content.

Preparing masstick is super simple but does require some manual labor.

Add RO water to the dry masstick powder at a one half ratio. 

If you have a 14g bag of masstick powder, you will need to add only 7ml of water.

Then knead in the small ziplock bag until a homogenous mixture is obtained. This property allows the food to be consumed over a longer period of time so that all fish have the opportunity to feed. However, it makes the preparation slightly more difficult and time-consuming.

If you are looking for a softer consistency, increase water by approximately 10%.

Once the mixture is prepared, Masstick may be used in a week’s time or frozen for later use. If freezing Masstick, it should be used within five weeks after preparation.

Using EasyReefs Masstick:

Take a portion of Masstick and stick it on a rock, a branched coral skeleton, or directly on aquarium glass.  It is important to place the food in various areas of the aquarium to ensure all the fish have access to it at the same time.

Masstick Comes in the following quantities

  • Masstick 14 contains 1 transparent, zip-lock bag with 14 net grams of powder.
  • Masstick 42 contains 3 transparent, zip-lock bags with 14 net grams of product in each bag.
  • Masstick 70 contains 5 transparent, zip-lock bags with 14 net grams of product in each bag.
  • Masstick bulk contains 1 transparent, zip-lock bag with 100 net grams of product.
  • Masstick prof contains 2 aluminum bags with 500 net grams of product in each one.

FAQ

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions:

How long will prepared masstick last?

If refrigerated, it will last 5 days.

Frozen, it will last up to 5 weeks. 

If freezing, we recommend separating the portions before.  It will make it for easier thawing and feeding.

Should I supplement my fish’s diet with other products?

It is not necessary. The natural origin and lyophilisation of the ingredients in Masstick guarantee an optimum nutritional profile for our marine animals. Lyophilisation of ingredients preserves the vitamins, nutrients and essential bioactive compounds that are present in live food.

How much Masstick should I give my fish daily?

The amount varies depending on species, size, age, behavior, etc. A correct amount would be approximately 1-2% of the animal’s weight with respect to its size and age. The general feeding guideline is to place a certain amount of paste in several areas of the aquarium and observe if it is consumed in the following 30 minutes. You can increase or decrease depending on the amount consumed.

Can I mix medication or vitamins with Masstick?

Yes, both in powder and liquid form. In both cases, you should readjust, by increasing or decreasing, the amount of water for the blend. Masstick, because it appeals to fish, has proved to be an invaluable tool for the oral treatment of sick or debilitated fish.

If you would like purchase Masstick, visit your favorite online or local retail store. 

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Author: Carlos

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