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Mermaids Fan Plant

Mermaids Fan Plant


Our Clean Macroalgae is aquacultured in large vats not connected to any fish system to avoid possible parasite or bacteria contamination. You can place our macroalgae directly in your tank without worry.

Description: The Mermaid's Fan plant, a green calcareous algae found throughout the Atlantic Oceans in the Caribbean. It is used as a decorative plant in the marine reef aquarium and also in refugiums. These plants grow out of the substrate and form beautiful Fan Shaped leaves. They are calcareous algae that deposit limestone (calcium carbonate) in their tissues. Most herbivorous fish and invertebrates do not find the Mermaid plant palatable.

Difficulty to Grow:Easy

Reef Safe:Yes

Lighting Requirements:Provide strong light 100 to 150 watts to thrive.

Waterflow: Medium to strong water flow

Water Parameters:72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.026

Supplements: Magnesium, Trace Elements, Iron

Care Info.. Float the unopened bag of your macroalgae in the aquarium for 30 minutes to 1 hour to allow the temperatures to equalize. Then place the plant in your tank, sump, or refugium.

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Photos are representative of each species. All marine life will be unique and variations should be expected, color and sizes may vary.
*Guarantee Restriction: All of our livestock are guaranteed. However for one or more of these species, they may be marked with a guarantee restriction. If it does, it means the specific animal may not handle stress from environmental conditions well. These stresses can include poor water quality, harassment from tank mates or confined aquarium conditions. When stressed, these species can lose the ability to ward off infection and disease. Other species may be listed as Restricted because they have such specialized feeding requirements that is difficult recreate in a aquarium and may succumb to malnutrition.