Phytoplankton Cultures for Students, Teachers, Aquariums, Researchers, and Spirulina Growers

Are you going to St. Louis for the NSTA?

The National Science Teacher Association is on April 11,12,13th. If you come to our booth (1580) and tell us "Brainy Briny sent me", we will give you free Brainy Briny kit!!!

Brainy Briny

Science Projects for the Classroom

Easy to use classroom and Home-School projects to investigate photosynthesis, pH, spectrophotometry, energy transfer between trophic levels. We can even design low-cost kits for custom projects!

Classroom Algae Projects

Bring on the Pigments!

If your polyps need some pep, and your cnidarians have needs- FEED them what they would eat in nature- ALGAE! We have vivid RED, GOLDEN, and GREEN algae that will make your marine friend's tenticals tickle!

Aquarium Feeds

Educational Materials

Look through our education section to get ideas on projects and some general aquatic science knowledge.

Encyclopedia Aquaticia

I think I need one of those....

We love to culture phytoplankton, but more importantly, we want you to do it too! We stock the best and most reliable equipment to culture algae. Some equipment did not exist, so we build them ourselves.

Culture Supplies


Science Fair Success!

December 13, 2018

This season is typically busy in the lab here at Algae Research Supply, filling orders, going to conferences, and helping supply resources and answer questions... Read More

"What should I do about stuff settling to the bottom of my culture"

September 07, 2018

Question:   Could additional detail be provided on removing detritus?  Should I expect that the particulate will settle to the bottom of the tank and can... Read More

Warm water promotes algae growth, so what happens if the ocean warms up?

August 06, 2018

Warmest sea water ever measured in San Diego. Read More
How much light do I need for my algae?

January 19, 2018

We get asked this question, just about every day.   The answer is enough to saturate photosynthesis.   Too much light will damage the algae's pigments. Too... Read More