Macro Algae: Your Source For Quality Marine Plants and Macroalgae | Gulf Coast Ecosystems

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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 in a new window on the PayPal website. Payments are 100% protected and secure. You don't need a PayPal account to make an online 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. Our inventory is updated weekly so It's often necessary to refresh the website page to see any recent updates.



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

Astraea Snail

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