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Welcome to Gulf Coast Ecosystems, Your Source For Quality Marine Plants and invertebrates. 

We specialize in collecting various species of ornamental macro algae native to both the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean. The owner, Russ is a licensed marine life diver in the state of Florida with over 20 yrs of experience in the trade. We offer only the highest quality specimens that have been hand collected from the ocean and acclimated to aquarium conditions. In addition, we also collect and offer a selection of corals and invertebrates native to Florida. The availability of individual species is very seasonal depending on the water temperature and sea conditions.

All orders ship via UPS ground or UPS 2-day air depending on your location. The individual shipping rates are listed under the ordering tab above. We ship every Monday and Tuesday. All orders received after 10am EST on Tuesday will ship the following week. We use Paypal to process all online orders. The shopping cart will open on Paypal's website, which is 100% protected and secure. You don't have to use a Paypal account to make a payment. To order, click on each image below to open the profile page.

Please ensure that all items are listed as "In stock" before adding them to the shopping cart.

Seasonal Sampler Caulerpa Sampler C. sertulariodes C. paspaloides C. mexicana C. racemosa var.
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C. racemosa C. cupressoides C. ashmeadii C. prolifera Calcareous Sampler P. dumetosus
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Udotea R. phoenix H. opuntia Cladophora Ulva Codium
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Mangrove Pod Red Sampler Botryocladia Portieria  Gracilaria  Gracilaria hayi
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E. Spinosum Bryothamnion Halymenia  Galaxaura Chondria

Hypnea pannosa 

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Coralline Cluster Lobophora Sargassum Sponge Sampler Finger Sponge Red Ball Sponge
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Ear Sponge Yellow Ball Sponge Purple Sponge Purple Plume Tan Plume Golden Plume
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Tan Spiny  Tan Ribbon  Tan Candelabra Purple Candelabra Corky Finger NPS Sea Fan
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Cerith Snail

Astraea Snail

Nassarius Snail

Virgin Nerite

Nerite Snail

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Free Online Guide to Marine Plants in the Aquarium! GCE, 504 Sally Lee Dr., Ellenton, FL 34222 941- 225-9465