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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!

Size Guide

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!

Fresh Tank Tips

Our team is hard at work studying how marine ecosystems behave so that you can build your tank with the perfect components!
Click below to explore our content library and learn more about how to best use copepods, phytoplankton & macro algae in your system!
A Blue Tang and a Yellow Tang fish swimming together.
A Deeper Look at Tang Fish

One of the best parts about having a larger saltwater aquarium is being able to have larger fish. In a smaller aquarium, you are limited to the amount of fish you get and the size of the fish you add. A large aquarium will allow you to have a variety of different fish of different …

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R. palustris: The Do-All Aquarium Bacteria

The art of reef aquarium keeping has come a long way in a surprisingly short amount of time. These days, big developments in the trade seem to come one right after the other. Technological advancements in particular have enabled us to successfully maintain and even culture species thought impossible to keep just a decade ago. …

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A very Hairy Hermit Crab!
All About Saltwater Tank Crabs

Crabs can be fun, interesting, and helpful additions to a saltwater aquarium. There is a large variety of saltwater tank crabs that are available for hobbyists to buy. From the Emerald Crab to the Horseshoe Crab to hermit crabs, they come in many different shapes and sizes and with that many different uses as well. …

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