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

Buy now, deliver later?

Have end-of-year funds you want to spend now and use in the fall? Ask us for an "Algae-Voucher" for delayed delivery!

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


Following Lake Erie's Algae Bloom Season

May 30, 2019

The fine folks at NOAA are doing an experiment to try and predict how the algae bloom season will shape up.  They are taking quantifiable... Read More

Congratulations to Arizona high School Student Emily Ignatoff!

May 30, 2019

This is Emily Ignatoff, award winning  high school student who used ARS algae for her science fair project this year on the interaction between algae and microplastics. 
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Plastic ingredients negatively effect the oceans most abundant phytoplankton.

May 30, 2019

Wow.  Simply wow.   Researchers at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia have found that some of the plastic lechates (chemicals that are used in the manufacture of plastics that... Read More

Can I delay delivery until the fall semester?

May 30, 2019

Hi Teachers, We have had a few teachers and staff call us up and ask if they can buy things now (end of spring 2019... Read More