Marine hobbyists are familiar with PE foods, but in the past year the company has released a freshwater pellet in 1mm, 2mm, and 3mm sizes. With fresh mysis shrimp as the primary ingredient, the pellet is high in protein and Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. PE’s efforts to produce them is based on PE’s initiative to sustainably harvest and process mysis shrimp from a lake in Canada. Visit their website for more information about this new dry food for the freshwater market, including information about how the pellets are made and where to purchase them.
I spoke with Brandon Hooten, one of PE’s sales representatives today at the ACA convention. He informed me that PE will also be coming out with freshwater flakes within the next couple of months. Based on the same formulation used for the pellets, the flakes will be customized for several varieties of fish (e.g., goldfish, cichlids).
Stay tuned for more information about PE and their emergence into the tropical freshwater food market!