Our Refugium Starter Pack features beneficial macro algae PLUS Live Rock Rubble and Mike's Pods. Macro algae make excellent fast growing nutrient exporters, improving water quality, and amphipods and copepods provide essential food for thriving fish populations.In your Refugium Kit, you will receive One portion of Chaetomorpha Algae, One portion of Live Rock Rubble and One portion of Mike's Pods.
- Chaetomorpha Algae, also known as Spaghetti Algae or Green Hair Algae, is a fast growing, hardy algae that absorbs nitrate and phosphate out of the water as it grows. Also a great habitat for microfauna such as copepods and amphipods to reside and populate.
- Live Rock Rubble, Rubble is excellent at adding more surface area for nitrifying bacteria, it also provides a source for Bio-diversity as it is truly live rubble with micro starfish, amphipods, tiny crabs and snails may also have macro algae attached.
- Mike's Pods, Tisbe biminiensis is an excellent all-purpose aquarium copepod owing to its role in the natural environment as a detritivore. Tisbe will also enter the water column as food for your filter feeding reef inhabitants and replenish the adult population vital to tank hygiene.