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Set up your tank like a pro! Our Ultimate Refugium Starter Pack is the best way to get your new tank cycled + seeded. Build a sustainable marine ecosystem from Day 1 and watch your fish & coral thrive!

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Recommended dosage & frequency of use of AlgaeBarn Products vary depending on the size and inhabitants of your tank. Click below to learn more about what you need for your tank to thrive!

Established Tanks

AlgaeBarn offers subscriptions on many of our products on a weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and bi-monthly basis. Get Copepods, Phytoplankton, Macro Algae & More shipped direct to your door - on your schedule!

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Our team is hard at work studying how marine ecosystems behave so that you can build your tank with the perfect components!
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A beautiful wild coral reef full of reef safe fish!
Reef Safe Fish For Sale

The reef aquarium hobby is not just about corals. Otherwise, it would be called the coral hobby. It is not just about fish either. If it were, it would be called the saltwater fish hobby (for some people it is that). The reef aquarium hobby is about having corals, fish, and inverts all live in …

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Cyanobacteria up close
Dealing with Cyanobacteria

In my time working at a local fish store, I have come to realize that hobbyists that have been keeping saltwater tanks for years often run into similar problems as new hobbyists. But, most of newcomers’ algae problems are simply due to their tank naturally cycling, and they resolve themselves within a month or two …

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An adult Peppermint Shrimp
Breeding Peppermint Shrimp

Peppermint shrimp, or Candy Cane shrimp, are one of the most popular ornamental shrimp within the aquarium trade. In fact, they are so popular that they are intensely harvested, more so than most other invertebrate species. With them being so popular, and their ease of breeding, we really should be working together as hobbyists to …

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