Product Information

Quality Guarantee

100% Premium Ingredients

Only the highest quality marine grade proteins and additives are used in all of NorthFin’s product line. NorthFin does not use any fillers, by-products or low grade ingredients that contain anti-nutritionals.  NorthFin Premium Fish Foods are also artificial pigment free and have no added hormones. NorthFin products are manufactured in a CFIA/USDA/FDA registered and certified facility located in Toronto, Canada.

Manufacturing Process

Gentle Cooking

NorthFin uses a state of the art, low heat Steam Extrusion process to manufacture its premium product line. NorthFin’s Double Screw Steam Extrusion process is a gentle form of cooking ingredients. This is beneficial for nutrients and vitamins to be kept intact right through the finished product. Meanwhile a conventional dry extruding process degrades and destroys significant percentages of nutrients and vitamins.

Freshly Made

NorthFin is using very special Antarctica Krill that is flash frozen and shipped to Canada (Preservative free). Whole Herring/Sardine meals that NorthFin receives are preserved with Naturox and are USDA, CFIA and EU Category 3 approved. The combination of certain ingredients/vitamins, along with the drying process itself allows the foods to be naturally preserved.

Ingredients We Use in NorthFin Formulas

Main Ingredients:

Whole Antarctic Krill Meal (Euphasia superba) (*No Preservatives), High DHA Omega-3 Herring Meal (Certified) (Naturox Preserved), Whole Sardine Meal (Naturox Preserved), Whole Kelp (Laminariales) (Organic Certified), Pure Spirulina (Human Grade), Garlic (Allium Sativum) (Human Grade), Astaxanthin, Calcium Montmorillonite Clay, Wheat Flour (Human Grade), Rosemary Extract (Rosmarinus officinalis) (A Natural Preservative)

*Note: NorthFin Fry Starter and Soft Coral Food may contain Naturox® (Rosemary Extract) or Ethoxyquin which are antioxidants used by one of NorthFin’s suppliers of Antarctic Krill.

Vitamins and Minerals:

Vitamin A Acetate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Cholecalciferol, Alpha-tocopherol Acetate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement,Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Thiamine, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, Choline Chloride, Cobalt Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Selenium, Zinc

100% Whole Antarctic Krill Meal (*No Preservatives)

Krill are a type of shrimp-like marine invertebrate animal. Whole Antarctic Krill Meal consists of over 60% high quality protein containing vital amino acids, fatty acids and vitamins. It supplies minerals such as iron, phosphorus, and calcium. It is human consumption grade.

Krill is a source of natural carotenoids. Over 95% of the pigments present in krill are in the form of asthaxanthin. Astaxanthin is not only a natural pigment, but also functions as a photoprotector and antioxidant. Furthermore, it has been proved that Astaxanthin has an effect in rates of growth and immunomodulation of both fish and shrimp. Antarctic Krill are caught in the clear Antarctic Ocean and are processed within one hour and packed on board specially equipped ships to ensure its freshness, taste and superlative quality.

*Note: NorthFin Fry Starter and Soft Coral Food may contain Naturox® (Rosemary Extract) or Ethoxyquin which are antioxidants used by one of NorthFin’s suppliers of Antarctic Krill.

High DHA Omega-3 Herring Meal (Certified) (Naturox Preserved)

High DHA* Omega-3 Herring Meal is the highest grade fish meal. This Special Product has a higher concentration of DHA. Prepared from Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) (Atlantic herring). Freshly caught and frozen in minutes on well maintained Canadian ships, on arrival to port all catch is processed in around two hours.

*DHA: Docosahexaenoic acid is a fatty acid found in the meat of cold-water fish like Herring and Salmon. A high concentration of DHA helps the healthy development of your aquarium fish.

Whole Sardine Meal (Naturox Preserved)

The Sardine, is an ocean going fish well known for traveling in large groups or schools. The sardine is related to the herring, and sometimes small fish labeled as sardine is actually herring. The sardine is widely fished in the Pacific and Atlantic.

Whole Kelp (Organic Certified)

Kelp is a type of marine seaweed. Seaweeds come in three different color varieties, red, green and brown. Kelp meal on average supplies around 60 minerals, 21 amino acids and 12 vitamins. Kelp also provides sources of nitrogen and potassium, micro-nutrients, carbohydrates and essential plant hormones.

The regular use of Kelp as a feed supplement helps increase the utilization of all ingredients in a complete feed ration, improving the overall health and performance of your fish.

Other Beneficial Ingredients

Spirulina Pacifica
Spirulina is 100% natural and a highly nutritious micro water plant. Spirulina contains rich vegetable protein and multi Vitamins. It also contains a wide range of minerals (including Iron, Potassium, Magnesium Sodium, Phosphorus, Calcium etc.), a high volume of Beta- carotene and Gamma-linoleic acid. Further, Spirulina contains Phycocyanin a beneficial and natural pigment -protein found only in Spirulina.

Garlic
Some of the Garlic properties and benefits in the fish food:  increasing appetite/ flavour, boosting  immune system, anti-parasitic guard.

Astaxanthin
Astaxanthin is a type of carotenoid responsible for the red-orange colours in some ornamental fish. Animals pigmented with Astaxanthin take on a more natural even colouration.

Calcium Montmorillonite Clay
Calcium Montmorillonite Clay is reported to contain no less than 67 minerals.  This impressive assortment of minerals includes calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, manganese, and silica as well as trace elements, those appearing in very tiny amounts. The mineral content being extremely high sets the stage for replenishing dietary deficiencies.

Vitamins and minerals
Formulated specifically for ornamental fish.