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Old 08/12/2018, 12:59 PM   #1
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Is there a "season" for buying macroalgae?

I've been searching for macros for my new tank and it seems that most species other than the very common ones like chaeto and gracilaria are sold out on GCE, LA Reefs, LiveAquaria, etc.

Is this normal or am I just trying to buy macros at the wrong time?


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Old 08/12/2018, 01:18 PM   #2
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What are you looking for that is desirable from your point of view.

GCE has more than what you mentioned. Your question asked if their was a season for seaweed. Summer is the most abundant season.


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Old 08/12/2018, 04:40 PM   #3
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tis the season


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Old 08/13/2018, 07:36 PM   #4
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I just placed an order with GCE and they were out of ulva which is pretty common and usually in stock. You could shoot them an email requesting they collect some of what you want.


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Old 08/13/2018, 11:35 PM   #5
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Gulf Coast Ecosystems was awesome to work with.
Give him a call and see what he might have in the near future.

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Old 08/14/2018, 04:25 PM   #6
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I just placed an order with GCE and they were out of ulva which is pretty common and usually in stock. You could shoot them an email requesting they collect some of what you want.
Reef Cleaners has ulva in stock if you are still looking for it!


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Old 08/14/2018, 05:23 PM   #7
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Thanks for the reminder!

Reef Cleaners was also awesome to work with!

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Old 08/15/2018, 10:41 AM   #8
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I just placed an order with GCE and they were out of ulva which is pretty common and usually in stock. You could shoot them an email requesting they collect some of what you want.
I have Ulva growing on Gracilaria Hayi. I threw it in the 150G Rubbermade tanks outside, to be cleaned by the pod brothers and cousins.


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Old 08/15/2018, 11:30 AM   #9
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I have Ulva growing on Gracilaria Hayi. I threw it in the 150G Rubbermade tanks outside, to be cleaned by the pod brothers and cousins.
I have a bit growing too. I was hoping to place some in here. It looks way too clean.


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Old 08/15/2018, 12:10 PM   #10
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I have a bit growing too. I was hoping to place some in here. It looks way too clean.
That is too clean for pods. If the water was nutrient rich, it could grow macro.


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