Plants/Macroalgae

Whether you want to setup a refugium, or add diversity to your display tank, plants and macroalgae are an excellent addition if you want to mimic nature at home. They are also a cost effective way to dress your tank with living organisms. Aquascaping with macro algae is becoming very popular in saltwater tanks, and we are proud to offer you a growing number of marine flora. (We carry over 40 species throughout the year, but right now conditions are fairly bad for macroalgae in our area, and selection is at an all time low. We hope to get back up to speed as soon as possible, thank you for bearing with us this season.). 

$6.00
Removes Nitrate, and Chemical Contaminants. Serves as a habitat for smaller organisms and fish.Sold as propagules (seeds).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$8.00
Botryocladia occidentalis is a red macroalgae with small grape like bladders that help it keep afloat and upright. It looks great, and is easily kept.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$6.00
Cactus Caulerpa is a prolific green macroalgae that looks great and grows slower than other members of the Caulerpa family.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$6.00
Carpeting Halimeda (Halimeda Opuntia)is a calcified member of the popular Halimeda family, and is a green macroalgae. It gets its name from the thick carpeting growth pattern it features.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$7.00
A tall and large species of caulerpa that makes a striking background for your tank. CANNOT BE SHIPPED TO CALIFORNIA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$7.00
Caulerpa Mexicana is a prolific green macroalgae that looks great but can sometimes spread to quickly and overrun your tank without proper trimming.THIS PRODUCT CANNOT BE SENT TO CALIFORNIA.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$7.00
Caulerpa Prolifera is a prolific green macro algae that looks great but can sometimes spread to quickly and overrun your tank without proper trimming. (Currently tall blades, but short runners)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$4.00
The Christmas tree plant (Rhipocephalus phoenix), is a calcified macroalgae that resembles members of the penicillus genus. It is also known as "Pine cone Algae"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$6.00
Fern Caulerpa is an fish edible green macroalgae that looks great but can sometimes spread too quickly without proper trimming.THIS PRODUCT CANNOT BE SENT TO CALIFORNIA.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$8.00
Fire Fern is a red macroalge with a flat branches with small flame shaped "leaves" around its perimiter. It is calcified and rigid.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$6.00
This product is for flat branched species and variations of Gracilaria species. They tend to be forked, and grow in a ball like shape and stay manageable in size and growth rate.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$35.00
One gallon of clean, pest free live macroalgae for your herbivorous friends. Various species of Gracilaria are in this mix.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$4.00
This Gracilaria's color fluctuates and has thin cylindrical branches that grow from a main holdfast. This is a refugium grade product.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$4.00
Halimeda Monile is a calcified member of the popular Halimeda family, and is a green macro algae. It can be used for filtration, but is best suited for the display tank because of its great potential in aquascaping.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$6.00
Laurencia is a cartilaginous bushy red macroalgae, with transparent red tinted branches that have knobby tips. It can grow to 3 inches tall and 6 inches wide.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$4.00
Mermaids fan is a calcified member of the Udotea family, and is a green macroalgae. It can be used for filtration, but is best suited for the display tank because of its great potential in aquascaping.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$8.00
Chlorodesmis is a matting green algae that resembles a thick green turf. Unlike species of nuisance turf algae, this algae is easy to peel off rock.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$5.00
Pencil Cap Algae, (Penicillus capitatus), is related to the popular Merman's shaving Brush, but is smaller. Growing to a size of about 4 inches, it is calcified and will not be eaten by fish or snails.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$12.00
1 stuffed quart of live Gracilaria. Clean, pest free macro algae for your herbivorous friends.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$6.00
Gracilaria is a red branching macro algae with cylindrical shaped branches. It is easily cared for, doing well in low light. It can be served as a food to Tangs and other herbivorous fish.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$5.00
Shaving Brush, (Penicillus dumetosus), is related to the popular Merman's shaving Brush, but is smaller. Growing to a size of about 4 inches, it is highly calcified and will not be eaten by fish or snails.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$12.00
Not all algae are equal in beauty. This product carries the hard to find globular algae, like Halymenia elongata, Nematoma spp., Pradea spp. , and rare forms of Gracilaria.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ulva

 
$6.00
Ulva or sea lettuce is not only good at filtering nitrates from your tank, it is an excellent food source for tangs and other herbivorous fish.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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