YOUR ARE BUYING 1 PIECE OF FULL GROWN SHAVING BRUSH MACRO ALGAE & 1 GOLF BALL PIECE OF CHAETOMORPHA ALGAE
This macro algae is one of the hardiest beginner algaes. Great for introducing into marine aquariums. As a nutrient exporter, it absorbs, or feeds on dissolved organic waste. This algae thrives on fish waste, nitrates, & phosphates. These dangerous biochemicals that we constantly strive to keep down in our saltwater aquariums, which are poison to our fish and invertebrates, are the food that this algae consumes. Thus it is a big contributor to maintaining a healthy aquarium system for our captive kept animals. So you can say it helps along with our protein skimmers to purify our water. Introducing this micro algae is a natural way of maintaining good water quality for our corals also.
INFORMATION ABOUT CHAETOMORPHA
Chaetomorpha is a type of macroalgae that grows in long, green strands that form into clumps. Reef aquarium hobbyists grow chaetomorpha in their tanks, because it easily absorbs nutrients from the water and is easy to care for. The plant also provides a suitable habitat for organisms in the tank, such as copepods, amphipods, and small starfish. Hobbyists who wish to grow chaetomorpha in a reef aquarium should review important growing requirements and care tips.
It is necessary to adhere to the growing requirements of chaetomorpha to help it flourish. Simulating a natural habitat for the plant also keeps the organisms that depend on it healthy. Proper environmental conditions and lighting are some of the factors that hobbyists should understand.
Approximate Purchase Size: Golf ball Size
Shaving Brush Overview
Most herbivorous fish and invertebrates will not normally consume this plant, but sea urchins may uproot and consume this species. In addition, the Shaving Brush Plants will benefit from the regular addition of an iron supplement, as well as trace elements.
Approximate Purchase Size: 3″ to 7″