Sale! Acanthophora Spicifera Red Marine Macroalgae Expand

Acanthophora Spicifera

New

Acanthophora Spicifera is gorgeous looking macro algae which belong to the red algae species although its colour ranges between brown/reddish/purple depending on what light is used.

This species has irregular stiff uprights, which are quite fine and it can attach itself to rocks, shells, etc.

A great algae choice for the tank display and Seahorse aquariums as it will provide natural holdfasts.

More details

In Stock

£ 7.95

Total Rating:  Total Rating Total Rating Total Rating Total Rating Total Rating

5
5,00/5 - 9 reviews

View ratings
0 1 2 3 49
0 1 2 3 00
0 1 2 0 10
0 1 0 1 20
0 0 1 2 30

 Add Review View Reviews View Reviews
Pinterest

Fast & Free UK Delivery

Individual Customer Service

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Premium Quality

Macro Algae Price Match

By buying this product you can collect up to 24 loyalty points. Your cart will total 24 points that can be converted into a voucher of £ 0.48.

Acanthophora Spicifera Marine Macro Algae

Light
This colour of the Acanthophora Spicifera algae will vary depending on the light its get. It will become darker when it gets less light, and brighter when it gets more light ( sometimes it might change to a bright grey in this case).

Palatable

Acanthophora Spicifera gets sometimes but not often eaten by herbivorous fishes, therefore we recommended to keep it in a safe place until you like to offer it as additional food to your fishes.

Attaching
The commonly called Fire Fern algae will attach itself, but it can be easily glued ( we use thick cyanoacrylate super glue ) to rock where you like to have it, or just place it in between your rockwork and it will attach itself after a few weeks.

Treatment
Like for most marine macroalgae a higher level of Nitrate and Phosphate, in addition with the supplement of Iron, Magnesium and Trace elements will improve the growth of this macro algae.

Other
This is a very rare available macro algae species, and we are happy to offer it to you.

Please note
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. 

All macro algae will be thoroughly dipped in a professional solution to deactivate hitchhikers as good as possible before posting. If you don't want this, please send us a message together with your order.

We highly recommend nonetheless that you properly quarantine anything new before adding it to your marine tank.

We aim to offer you the healthiest and best quality macro algae on the market, therefore, all of our macro algae comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.
The images on this page are for example only, actual product appearance may vary. 
Scientific NameAcanthophora Spicifera
Common NameFire Fern Macro Algae
PlacementRock (attach)
Difficulty:Easy
Growth Rate:Moderate
Temperature25-29
Food Value:Somewhat Palatable
Nutrient Uptake:Good
Flow Rate:Medium
Light:Moderate
PropagationFragmentation
Invasive:Yes
ColourRed Macroalgae
OriginGulf of Mexico, Caribbean & Atlantic
Size20 cm
Path: > > > Acanthophora Spicifera

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

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 

Top Quality Macro Algae Guarantee

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. 

Best Price Guarantee

We won't be beaten on the Premium Quality of our Macroalgae cultures, and surely not on the price either!

Have you seen the same macro algae somewhere else cheaper?

Please just send us a message HERE and we will check your request within 24 hours ( working days only ).

When we can match the other price we will send you a discounted offer which will be valid for the next 7 days after receiving our email. 
This offer will be just valid for purchases using the email address provided before.

The price match offer is only valid for identical, same size/amount and available macro algae species.
As a proud UK based tax paying business, we don't price match any offers against auction sites or from private sellers.

The price match offer is just valid for UK deliveries. We reserve the right to refuse a price match request.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us, please.

Yours Livealgae UK

Livealgae UK


Send us your question


Be the first to ask a question about this product!

Question about the product

* Required fields
Send

The question has been correctly sent

Total rating:
0 1 2 3 4
5,00/5
Based on 9 reviews
Filter:
0 1 2 3 0 (0)
0 1 2 0 1 (0)
0 1 0 1 2 (0)
0 0 1 2 3 (0)
0 1 2 3 4
(5/5

Thanks!

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful
Posting:0 1 2 3 4
Quality:0 1 2 3 4
Service:0 1 2 3 4
Total Rating:0 1 2 3 4

Delicate and beautiful species, arrived fast and in good condition, not much else to say than thank you :).

0 1 2 3 4
(5/5

Good item

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful
Posting:0 1 2 3 4
Quality:0 1 2 3 4
Service:0 1 2 3 4
Total Rating:0 1 2 3 4

yes it's good item for everyone

0 1 2 3 4
(5/5

Ms.

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Posting:0 1 2 3 4
Quality:0 1 2 3 4
Service:0 1 2 3 4
Total Rating:0 1 2 3 4

This algae is great for cryptic areas (where debris gather) & is doing fine without optimal lighting. I added lots and lots of nutrients to the water-column as it is simply a nano tank for Copepods to multiple without compunction and I do not risk upsetting anything with the nutrients needed by Macroalgae to live.

The algae is growing nicely already after a couple of weeks and it is, indeed really good at avoiding and/or covering debris.

0 1 2 3 4
(5/5

Excellent service

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful
Posting:0 1 2 3 4
Quality:0 1 2 3 4
Service:0 1 2 3 4
Total Rating:0 1 2 3 4

Fast delivery and quality macroalgae. Would defo use again

0 1 2 3 4
(5/5

Beautiful algae.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful
Posting:0 1 2 3 4
Quality:0 1 2 3 4
Service:0 1 2 3 4
Total Rating:0 1 2 3 4

Fantastic delicate looking algae for the display tank.
Fabulous.

Page: 1 2