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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.

Shipping Update 5/14

We'll be on vacation on 5/18 through 5/27. I won't be available to answer emails or phone calls during this time. All orders placed starting today, 5/14 through 5/27 will ship beginning on Tues, May 28th after the holiday.



Seasonal Sampler Red Sampler Botryocladia Gracilaria hayi Gracilaria Portieria
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Cryptonemia Chondria Bryothamnion E. Spinosum Halymenia  Hypnea pannosa 
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Galaxaura Caulerpa Sampler C. racemosa var. C. prolifera C. paspaloides C. sertulariodes
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C. mexicana C. ashmeadii C. cupressoides Calcareous Sampler Udotea sp. Shaving Brush
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R. phoenix H. opuntia Cymopolia barbata Neomeris annulata Cladophora Codium
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Ulva intestinalis Ulva Mangrove Pod Sargassum Lobobphora Corky Finger
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Ribbon Gorgonian Groove Blade  Tan Plume Tan Spiny  Tan Candelabra Green Lace
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Purple Sea Fan Colorful Sea Whip Sponge Sampler Purple Sponge Finger Sponge

Ear Sponge

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Yellow Ball Sponge Cerith Snail Astraea Snail Nerite Snail Nassarius Snail Fighting Conch
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Gulf Coast Ecosystems 504 Sally Lee Dr. Ellenton, FL 34222 (941) 225-9465 [email protected]