Boost Your Plant's Growth with Crustacean Meal

Crustacean Meal is a nutrient-rich and natural fertiliser made from the exoskeletons of crustaceans such as shrimp and crabs. Packed with slow-release nitrogen, calcium, phosphorous, magnesium, and chitin, crustacean meal provides essential macro and micronutrients to promote plant health, resilience, and bountiful harvests.

Features and Benefits

  • High in Nutrients: Contains slow-release nitrogen, calcium, phosphorous, and magnesium, essential for strong plant growth and productivity.
  • Boosts Immune System: Rich in chitin for better plant resilience against pests and diseases.
  • Enhances Flowering: Provides a consistent source of phosphorus, improving flower development and growth.
  • 100% Pure: Made only from the shells of the crustaceans, creating a premium and effective fertiliser.
  • Increased Flavour and Aroma: Stimulates the production of terpenes and flavonoids, enriching the taste and scent of your plants and produce.

How to Use

  1. Measure the appropriate amount of crustacean meal according to the size and needs of your plant(s). Typically, 1 to 2 tablespoons (15-30 mL) per plant is a good starting point.
  2. Gently work the crustacean meal into the top layer of soil, ensuring even distribution around the base of your plants.
  3. Water your plants thoroughly after application to help release the nutrients into the soil.
  4. For optimal results, reapply crustacean meal every 4-6 weeks during the growing season.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

Crustacean Meal is excellent for gardeners seeking a natural, eco-friendly, and potent fertiliser. It's suitable for various plants, including flowering plants, fruits, vegetables, ornamental plants, and potted plants, ensuring the best possible health, growth, and overall vitality regardless of the plant type.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • Store crustacean meal in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Always use gloves and a mask when handling fertilisers to avoid skin and respiratory irritation.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.


How do I use Crustacean Meal in my garden?

Crustacean Meal can be mixed into your soil, potting mix or added to your compost pile. Use it at a rate of approximately 1-2 tablespoons per gallon of soil, or follow the specific application rates mentioned on the packaging. It's important to evenly distribute the meal and mix it well into the soil. The nutrients are then released gradually, providing nourishment for your plants over time.

Is Crustacean Meal suitable for all types of plants?

Crustacean Meal is beneficial to most plants, especially those that are in their flowering stage or require high amounts of phosphorus and calcium. It can be used for fruits, vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants to boost their overall health and performance.

Can I use Crustacean Meal for my indoor plants?

Yes, Crustacean Meal can be used for both indoor and outdoor plants. Make sure to properly mix it into the soil or potting mix before applying it to your plants. The slow-release nature of the nutrients ensures that your indoor plants receive the necessary nourishment they need to flourish.

Is Crustacean Meal environmentally friendly?

Crustacean Meal is an organic and sustainable source of nourishment for your plants. It's made from upcycling the shells of crustaceans, which would otherwise be discarded. Its production supports sustainable practices and reduces waste, making it an eco-friendly option for your gardening needs.

Can I use Crustacean Meal with other fertilisers?

Yes, Crustacean Meal can be used in conjunction with other organic or chemical fertilisers, as it provides additional nutrients that can complement the nutrient profile of other fertilisers. Remember to follow the application rates specified on both the Crustacean Meal package and the other fertiliser to avoid over-fertilization.

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