Refugium Macroalgae Plus Pods Starter Package
Macroalgae Plus Pods Starter Package Comes in 5 Sizes
Create a successful refugium with our Refugium Macroalgae Plus Pods Starter Package. There are a lot of good reasons to incorporate macroalgae, copepods and amphipods into one’s marine aquarium system. The macroalgae's will remove the excess nutrients such as nitrates and phosphates that build up in the aquarium water. By keeping the aquarium water low in nutrients nuisance algae's such as Bryopsis and Valonia are unable to grow. Macroalgaes are also the perfect addition to saltwater aquariums for fish. Low nitrates help keep the aquariums fish healthier with a longer lifespan. With the macroalgae growth, it can also serve as a good food source for hungary Tang's, Angels, etc. And the increasing population of copepods and amphipods provides a food source for corals, and fish including sea horses, mandarins, and many more.
Difficulty to Grow:Easy
Minimum Lighting Requirements:3 watts per gallon minimum for a photo period of 8 hours per day
Waterflow:Low to Medium, can be set in the aquarium or in a refugium, algae scrubber or aquarium's sump
Water Parameters:72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.026
Supplements: Magnesium, Trace Elements, Iron
Nano Pack: up to 30 gallons.
Small Pack: 30 to 60 gallons.
Midsize Pack: 60 to 100 gallons.
Large Pack: 100 to 150 gallons.
XLarge Pack: 150 to 200 gallons.
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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.