Collection: Phytoplankton for culturing

Attention single strain culture bottles are currently only shipped on Mondays & Wednesdays,  please have your orders in by 8am MST/MDT on Monday, to have your order ship on Monday. Orders that come in after 8am MST/MDT will ship on Wednesdays by 8am MST/MDT. Orders placed after this will ship the following week, if you have questions please reach out before ordering. 

Inventory is updated Wednesday/Thursday evenings. If you want to request a strain please reach out.

Our single strain bottles are phytoplankton are bottled and shipped same day. They are bottled at exponential growth phase  and will bloom and flourish faster than our competitors. 

We currently have the largest selection of live monoculture phytoplanktons offered without buying wholesale or from a lab, all at reasonable pricing. These are not lab grade cultures, we do not have the equipment currently. These strains are offered to hobbyist in the reef aquarium trade that want a clean culture without paying $100 plus dollars for a small clean culture. We do offer a 3 day guarantee* that the culture wont crash due to contamination on our end. 

These strains are not met for feeding your reef! 

These strains are grown in 1 gallon jars, if you need a larger volume size than listed please send an email and we will get your culture going. 

If there is an issue with the strain you received please email, call or text us within 3 day to get a replacement. If you receive your order on Wednesday's and need a replacement, please notify us and a replacement can be sent out on Wednesday afternoon 90% of the time for Friday arrival. 

*Rhodomonas salina & Rhodomonas lens require overnight shipping and to have the culture running the day of arrival to get our 3 day guarantee. 

Last update May 24 2024. 

Phytoplankton for culturing