The Ulva Lactuca marine macroalgae species is a medium fast growing and very palatable species, therefore it is a great natural food source for the marine tank. With its vibrant green colours, it will be a beautiful highlight in the aquarium too.
This algae will grow towards the light in one beautiful piece, with beautiful different green shades and provides as well natural shelter for copepods
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These macro algae like the light but is fine with medium strong light conditions too.
Very palatable and a great natural source for your fishes etc. Our tang loves it, so keep some algae for example in the sump to let it grow back again.
As it eventually will attach itself to rock after a long time, we recommend to start with to glue it on a piece of rock to keep it in position. It is very easy to trim by just removing the excessive algae. It forms smooth discs and grows in larger chunks, which can attach themselves to rock etc.
Clear 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.
It is often known as Sea Lettuce and popular as a salad etc. But we sell these algae just to use in the marine aquarium!
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||Sea Lettuce|
|Food Value:||Very Palatable|
|Nutrient Uptake:||Very good|
|Light:||Moderate to High|
We want you to be fully happy with your new algae addition. Therefore we offer you a hassle free Satisfaction Guarantee.
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.
*1 = Valid for UK Orders only, please see our Terms for EU orders HERE
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.
We won't be beaten on the Premium Quality of our Macroalgae cultures, and surely not on the price either!
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Yours Livealgae UK
|Adrian on 04/09/2018|
Can I keep any algae in quarantine Tank when using copper based solutions? Would there be problem if I can then moving to a sump or main reef tank as food for tangs?
Thank you for your message and I am sorry for the delay, we had unfortunately a problem with our question module.
I hope it still might help you. Although we never used copper as our algae tanks are fish free we received this question earlier and got feedback from our customers too.
From what we know we would not recommend to use macro algae in a copper bases solution. At a very low concentration copper acts as a micro-nutrient, which supports some physiological activities of the algae, but in higher concentrations it can affect the algae growth and the photosynthesis, hence damaging some algae species.
Customers who used it for a short time didn't experienced any problem with it though and explained the slower growth with a different used lighting.
Manfred - Livealgae UK
As always good service. The Algae is good quality, hope it grows as well as the last order of Algae (different type, for our seahorse tank). Will recomend to our fellow fish keepers.
Excellent would highly recommend . Beautiful, thank you
Within minutes my Tang eat all of it.
All good no problems
Fast delivery, good communication, no problems here :)