Caulerpa Taxifolia belongs to the greenmacro algae species and has long fronds with segmented appendages. It is tolerant to a wide range of water temperature but needs more light than for example Caulerpa Prolifera. A very nice looking algae which gives the marine tank a more natural look.
It is as well a recommended algae for the refugium to reduce the nitrate and phosphate level in the tank.
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Caulerpa Taxifolia macro algae prefer good light.
As it will attach itself to rock etc. we recommend not to place it too close to your main rock, unlike you like to have it there. It needs some trimming and attention as it is fast growing. Great to keep in the sump as well.
Whitish parts of it should be removed as they are decomposing.
Like for most marine macro algae a higher level of Nitrate and Phosphate, in addition to the supplement of Iron, Magnesium and Trace elements will improve the growth of this algae.
Our macro algae are from fish free macro algae tanks, although we use sometimes pictures for demonstration purposes only which will include fishes, seahorses and or corals.
We do our best to quarantine, treat and remove any unwanted hitchhikers, parasites etc from our macro algae but we can not guarantee that the algae are completely free of anything unwanted, not limited to Copepods, Rotifers etc. This is simply because that sometimes eggs, spores, etc can remain viable but not visible and hitchhikers can still stay hidden, especially in dense algae structures, despite our strict quarantine efforts.
|Common Name||Fern Algae|
|Placement||Sump or Display with caution|
|Food Value:||Not Palatable|
|Nutrient Uptake:||Very good|
|Light:||Moderate to High|
Excellent would highly recommend, perfect Thank you, post A1
Algae arrived well packed and looks great. Hope it will grow well in my aquarium.
a nice piece of greenery with loads of leaves on it and a good root system the seahorses love it thank you for the freebie
Very good algae size, friendly communication, expert advice. Excellent seller A*
Received the 3 different algae I ordered very fast and very well packed. Love this algae as it was a perfect length for my seahorses.
Caulerpa Taxifolia arrived safe and sound and was well packaged , I was a bit disappointed with the size of the leaves as some of them were tiny, hopefully they will grow quite quickly also disappointed with the replacement sent, as it was not what I had asked for and you had said I could choose any, and it was one I had all ready bought off you so why would I want another one.
Quick postage andarrived undamaged . Leaves could be a bit bigger though. Would buy again
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If you are not 100% happy with the macroalgae you received on arrival we will refund you the full money back *1.
We even will cover the return costs. The refund will be offered after we arrived and checked the returned algae.
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We offer you marine algae from our mature macro algae mother colonies in a premium quality & 100% healthy. Sustainably grown in the UK.
All macro algae we sell will be normally heat sealed and wet wrapped when posted to you, protected in a small box which assures that it doesn't get damaged while in transit.
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