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The Sea Monkey

Updated on February 16, 2015

Meet the Sea Monkeys

If you grew up in the 1980s and or love comic books, you probably know what Sea Monkeys are. My eldest sister had them when I was very young. She really loved them and if you want a low energy, easy pet Sea Monkeys are for you. They don't look like monkeys and they only know so many tricks, but if you'd like a pet for yourself and or child and you live in an apartment or your kid is bad with pets, these little shrimp might be the pet for you.

I did all the art here and also added some videos so you can see what Sea Monkeys are really like.

Sometime before the cannibal fish indecent of the late 1980s, my sister had Sea Monkeys. She had them for awhile, she was even able to revive them after many of them died. This is by adding a magic powder that actually revives any Sea Monkey egg hadn't hatched before, some eggs need an extra push. One day she awoke to find most of the water emptied from the tank, her Sea Monkeys had been murdered, by who? The perpetrator of the crime never caught. All I know is it wasn't me and we don't have a cat. I'm highly allergic.

About Them

Sea-Monkeys® are almost miracle of nature. Their eggs can survive after many years of being in their pouches. They are very small and are related to brine shrimp called Artemia NYOS. This is just a large group of very small pets, they are an educational tool for your children. You put the pouch of eggs into the water and chemicals and the eggs hatch and start to grow.

Sea-Monkeys® will live and have more sea monkeys, sometimes they die. You can contract the company and they say that they will send you a new pouch of eggs and one pack of water purifier, but that is only if you order the mail order kind. There are a lot more products through mail order then there are online.

These creatures have been crossbred to be larger and stronger than the ones we had as children.

Avner-Toys Big Show Sea Monkeys Projector
Avner-Toys Big Show Sea Monkeys Projector

This Big Show Sea Monkeys Projector, will show you what those little creatures actually look like. Just set it up and watch them on your wall or projector screen.


Products to help them live longer and happy

Everything extra they might need comes in pouches. These are the products that come in the pouches, some of them will come with your first kit, others are for when your Sea Monkeys are sick. The single pouches are 3 dollars each and are all made in America.

Water Purifier - First step after adding water.

Instant Life Eggs - Eggs.

Growth Food - Food to make them grow.

Super Food - Food to make the runts grow.

Plasma III - Helps more eggs survive.

Sea-Medic - medicine for Sea-Monkeys

Cupid's-Arrow - Brings...Love to the male Sea Monkeys to make little babies

Red-Magic Vitamins

Gro-Kwikly - Makes them grow faster.

Banana Treat - Yummy Vitamin treat

Sea-Diamonds - Sparkly toy

Kits and Packages

Starter Kit - Water Purifier, Instant Life Sea-Monkey Eggs, Growth Food (one year supply), Calibrated Feeding Spoon 7 dollars

Basic Kit - Growth Food (one year supply), Plasma III, Red Magic Vitamins, Sea-Medic Medicine, Calibrated Feeding Spoon 10 dollars

Medicine Chest - Gro-Kwikly, Plasma III, Red Magic Vitamins, Sea-Medic Medicine, Calibrated Feeding Spoon 10 dollars

Essential Pack - Growth Food (one year supply), Plasma III, Sea-Medic Medicine, Banana Treat, Gro-Kwikly, Red Magic Vitamins, Cupids Arrow, Calibrated Feeding Spoon 18 dollars

Jumbo Kit - Growth Food (one year supply), Plasma III, Sea-Medic Medicine, Banana Treat, Gro-Kwikly, Red Magic Vitamins, Cupids Arrow. "Million Bubble" Air Pump, Aqua-Leash, Calibrated Feeding Spoon 23 dollars

"Million Bubble" Air Pump is to give your Monkeys air. 3 dollars

Aqua-Leash is how to pick up your monkeys to move them to another tank. 2 dollars so you can order these products

Ever Sea Monkey Poll - by the way this is closer to what they actually look like.

Have you or your family ever had Sea Monkeys?

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Hear Of Me? Poll

Have you Heard Of Sea Monkeys Before?

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Mexican walking Fish

The Mexican walking fish isn't actually a fish, they're an aquatic salamander native to Mexico. They're the coolest looking animal. They look like the sea monkey cartoons. These salamanders or axolotls (pronounced ACK-suh-LAH-tuhl) are endangered and I would like you to know about them. I only found out about them a year or so ago, but had no idea on how to help them until now.

The Mexican Walking Fish is endangered and you can read more about them on my Mexican walking fish lens.

Sea Monkeys

Mexican or Monkeys? Poll

Would you like Sea Monkey or A Mexican Walking Fish?

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The first three products can have free shipping if you buy 25 dollars or more of the products.

I tried to find as many free shipping products as I could. So if you buy 25 or more you will not have a shipping charge.

Duel Debate Module

Mexican walking fish or Sea Monkeys


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      Rosaquid 5 years ago

      I always wanted to get them form the comic book, but I was never allowed to. (*sniff*)

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      MintySea 5 years ago

      I think I might get sea monkeys again last batch didnât work sniff.

      Sea monkeys are a great less mess pet.

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      Lori Green 5 years ago from Las Vegas

      Who doesn't love a sea monkey. Great childhood memory

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      JoeLovesDogs 5 years ago

      @JoeLovesDogs: Sorry, I was trying to use a Registered html code

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      JoeLovesDogs 5 years ago

      How did you turn that person's head into a Sea-Monkey <®:> ?

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      goo2eyes lm 5 years ago

      and blessings for the cutie mexican gigolo.

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      goo2eyes lm 5 years ago

      was afraid of the sea monkeys. got nightmares.

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      TransplantedSoul 5 years ago

      They looked so much more interesting in the comic book ads that in real life.

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      rewards4life info 5 years ago

      I remember these what a blast from the past. I had some when I was a child, I was fascinated by them. I might have to relive my childhood some day. NIce lens.

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      They're such fascinating little critters - never had any myself, though. Blessed by a SquidAngel!

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      MintySea 6 years ago

      I miss my sean monkeys I had as a teen

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      gravityx9 6 years ago

      SEA MONKEYS!!! YESssssssssss I remember them well!!! :D FUN LENS

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I was always fascinated by sea monkeys when I was young, it seemed they were on the back of every comic book. Its amazing how long their eggs can last and nice to know that there are ways that they can live long and happy lives. Now, the Mexcican Walking Fish sure is a cutie.