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Azooxanthellate or non-photosynthetic corals do not require much if any light to survive. They include Gorgonians and Sun Corals.

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A board for marine reef invertebrates.

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Reef Perfect


Reef Perfect is the UK’s leading supplier of aquarium cooling and control products for private and commercial customers alike.

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FistaFiltration


Fistafiltration specialise in acrylic aquarium manufacture, and filtration such as sumps and reactors. FistaFiltration has been supplying acrylic tanks and products for over 20 years.

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MailOrderCorals


MailOrderCorals are one of the leading suppliers of Marine Corals and Inverts in the UK. With over 4,000 Corals & Inverts ready for delivery direct to your door with our live arrival guarantee.

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RO World


A UK supplier of high quality aquarium RO units. With a vast range of reverse osmosis accessories at unbeatable prices with quick delivery.

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Fishmansfrags has been a market leader of UK mail order marine corals, frags and livestock since 2005 and is possibly the most popular and best priced retailer of marine corals and critters online today!

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Reefphyto Ltd is a reliable source of quality Live Phytoplankton, Rotifers, Copepods (Zooplankton) all cultured and grown at our premises in the UK.

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We are suppliers of marine fish, coral, inverts and tank equipment. Using the equipment we also sell helps us to understand the customers requirements in maintaining a healthy aquarium.

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We specialise in UPVC aquarium plumbing and fittings. All of our aquarium plumbing is fish and invert safe and can be used in fresh or salt water systems. We supply imperial and metric systems which are compatible with Deltec, Aqua Medic and any other European equipment.

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Colombo


Our marine products are both high quality and user friendly and have just one goal - to produce a successful healthy marine aquarium with stunningly beautiful corals and fish

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AbyssWare


AbyssWare offer different options of fully customisable light systems and platforms in order to meet customer's detailed requirements, optimal lighting, excellent design and maximum reliability. Off-the-shelf lighting systems, custom spectrum and power, custom look and design features of lights, all features and components used are highest quality, efficiency and reliability.

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Hidden Gem Aquatics

Our specialty is in the propagation of live coral for saltwater aquarium enthusiasts. A reef aquarium allows us to view, in our own homes, a multitude of beautiful life forms, providing a window to an underwater world we may not otherwise see. Our Beautiful Marine Corals will help any enthusiast create the most stunning underwater worlds at affordable prices.

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