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Chaetomorpha Algae, Aquacultured (Chaetomorpha sp.)
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Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Compatible: Yes
Lighting: High
Waterflow: Medium
Placement: Bottom to Middle
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
Color Form: Green
Supplements: Magnesium, Trace Elements, Iron
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Aquacultured - USA

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Chaetomorpha Algae, also known as Spaghetti Algae or Green Hair Algae, is an excellent macro algae for refugiums. Each cell grows end to end, creating long, stiff strands. It grows in filamentous clumps, resembling a ball of fishing line. Cheatomorpha is a fast growing, hardy algae that is normally grown in a refugium where it absorbs nitrate and phosphate out of the water as it grows. Additionally this algae is a great habitat for microfauna such as copepods and amphipods to reside and populate.

Chaetomorpha Algae removes both phosphates and nitrates from the water. To increase the amount of nutrients this algae exports, use moderate to high lighting and keep it in an area of high water flow. It should ideally be tumbled in an algae filter.

This algae is sold by the bag and will arrive in a dense mat.

Approximate Purchase Size: 1/4lb, 1/2 lb and 1 lb


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LF - Chaetomorpha Algae - Aquacultured 1/4 lb
  BEH-76354,  $ 12.99
LF - Chaetomorpha Algae - Aquacultured 1/2 lb
  BEH-80574,  $ 19.99
LF - Chaetomorpha Algae - Aquacultured 1 lb
  BEH-76135,  $ 34.99
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