Macroalgae for Herbivore Fishes
Ulva Lactuca or often called Sea Lettuce is a very palatable macroalgae which makes it a great natural food source for herbivore fishes like Tang & Foxface. With its thin leaves in different green shades it will look just amazing in any reef tank whilst offering a natural grow place for copepods and rotifers. Use with caution in oral reef tanks. Not for...
We couldn't identify the beautiful looking macroalgae species yet, but this algae species adds a vibrant red colour to the reef tank and provides as well a great food source for herbivore fishes, like Tang and Foxface species, which like to snack on this macroalgae. This beautiful red macroalgae species will attach itself and has a more delicate...
The marine macroalgae Blue Ochtodes sp. with its purple/blue colour is a fantastic addition to the marine tank. It will add a beautiful and rare to find colour to the tank and will quickly become a centerpiece. It has a dense structure which offers great hiding space for beneficial hitchhikers like copepods, rotifers and thus will be a nice hunting place...
This Chaeto algae is a very fine species which grows much more fine than other Chaeto algae, almost as fine as hair. This makes it a brilliant algae choice for feeding herbivore fishes like Tang & Foxface to keep them happy and healthy. We do not recommend this chaeto algae species for the main purpose of nutrients removal, as it grows slower than our...
The marine macroalgae species Caulerpa Racemosa Peltata features quite small round or flat topped uprights, which look like little umbrellas. It is a fast growing marine algae addition which is a great addition for the planted reef tank or refugium. As it will attach itself it is recommended to keep it away from the main rockwork.
The Caulerpa Racemosa Grape Caulerpa marine macroalgae is a very popular and a beautiful marine algae species, which often get seen as the origin of Caulerpa racemosa species. It is fast growing and forms ball shaped appendages, therefore it is commonly called Grape Caulerpa. In the planted reef tank we recommend to keep it away from the main rockwork as...
Caulerpa Sertularioides is a very beautiful macroalgae which develops upright feather or fern looking blades, which can reach a height of up to 20cm. It can be sometimes mistaken as Caulerpa Taxifolia but it looks more filigrain. It grows well in the substrate but prefers more hard surfaces to attach to.