We recently received this red marine algae new and it is now ready to sell.
The species is called Rhodopeltis sp., a very rare to find marine macro algae.
It is a very stiff growing macro algae which develop slowly beautiful branches.
An amazing looking red alga for the Tank Display where it will provide hiding space for small fishes and critters and an excellent holdfast for Seahorses too.
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Rhodopeltis sp prefers a place with medium to high light.
Larger herbivore fishes like tangs may eat it, but smaller fishes have problems biting it. If you have larger herbivore fishes we recommended to keep it in a safe place until you like to offer it as additional food to your fishes.
As it won't attach itself it can be easily glued ( we use thick cyanoacrylate super glue ) to rock where you like to have it.
When trimming is necessary we recommend to cut it instead of breaking it off, as it won't damage the algae too much.
Like for most marine macroalgae 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
The tips of it will appear whitish when it grows. Just when you see the older branch turning white please remove this part, as it is decomposing.
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.
|Scientific Name||Rhodopeltis sp.|
|Food Value:||Somewhat Palatable|
|Flow Rate:||Medium to High|
|Light:||Moderate to High|
As always a great frag quick delivery top seller
Great product. Super fast delivery! Super communication! Thank you very much.
I can just highly recommend Manfred. The algae he suggested looks indeed very beautiful, and it looks great in my Seahorse tank. Thank you very much. Will recommend you.
Very slow developer but an algae to look forward to. Looks great
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!
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
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
|Guest on 13/03/2018|
Hi, we have a nano and would like to encourage a colony of copepods. Is this attractive algae ideal for that? If not, what would we best looking at - preferably red and suitable for nano tank (60L). Thanks, Jon and Cass
Rhodopeltis is a very beautiful
|Ethan on 23/01/2018|
Hello, I was wondering how fast this algae grows, I have a 15 litre nano tank and am looking at different algaes for an alternative to sps, I have some sexy shrimp and and emerald/hermet crabs. Will this be ok and grow fairly slowly in medium light and flow? Thanks, Ethan
Other slow growing algae I would recommend for the Nano Tank are the Codium, the Red Grape