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No gimmicks. No reliance upon outdated formulations or pre-existing industry reputations. No lip service. Simple results, obtained through a commitment to excellence that is reflected in every aspect of how we formulate our products and operate our company. Remember the integrity that was so commonplace in businesses before the world became so commercialized? This is it. This is a company operated by scientists with one goal: to produce the absolute best products to enable aquarists to maintain their aquaria, whether 1- or 1-million gallons, in the most successful fashion. Period. When you are ready to maintain your aquarium water chemistry with a system of products that is scientifically formulated to have the maximum possible benefit to your aquarium, a system trusted by some of the foremost recreational and professional aquarists, and prominent private and governmental research organizations, in over 90 countries, then we will be here to assist you. My continued commitment to the quality of our products and service, and the moral ethics of how we operate our business, are what stands behind every product bearing the Brightwell Aquatics name and makes them an attractive option to the aquarist that has grown tired of the hype and confusion that often surround water care products and their manufacturers. If you’re ready for a change, try Brightwell Aquatics. It’s about science. It’s about time.

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  • Brightwell Aquatics RedoxIClean, Improves Water Quality in all Reef, Marine and Freshwater Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics RedoxIClean, Improves Water Quality in all Reef, Marine and Freshwater Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics RedoxIClean, Improves Water Quality in all Reef, Marine and Freshwater Aquaria.

    Overview

    • Immediately improves water quality in all manner of aquaria by enhancing the rate of particulate and dissolved organic material decomposition, enabling the constituents to be more effectively removed with protein skimming, activated carbon, and other means of biological and chemical filtration.
    • Safe for use with all fishes, invertebrates, and plants.
    • Particularly useful: in heavily-stocked, heavily-fed aquaria; during "hiccups" in water 
      quality in which the elevated concentration of organic material in the aquarium would negatively impact the health of the inhabitants.
    • Reacts completely; leaves no residual.
    • Formulated by a marine scientist.

    Starting at: $4.70

  • Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Ca R.E.E.F. Clam Hammocks  - 3.00" x 2.25"

    Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Ca R.E.E.F. Clam Hammocks - 3.00" x 2.25"

    Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Ca R.E.E.F. Clam Hammocks  - 3.00" x 2.25" for placement of Zooxanthellate Bivalves in Reef Aquaria

    • Combines the benefits of vast surface area and intelligent design with a high-purity aragonite component to keep Tridacnid clams and their allies cradled, facing aquarium lighting, and off of the aquarium substrate.
    • Open, porous “foamed aragonite” composition is readily and rapidly adhered to by bivalves.
    • Simplifies placement of zooxanthellate clams, and enables relocation without undue risk of damage to the tender foot or glands that cement the specimen into place.

    • Enables unhindered growth small cultured specimens to reach large proportions in captivity.
    • Average surface area of 500,000 ft2 per cubic foot (~1,900 m2 per L, ~150 ft2 per gram)  encourages colonization by beneficial nitrifying bacteria, resulting in rapid and efficient conversion of ammonia into nitrite and nitrate and further enhancing the stability of nutrient concentrations in reef systems.

    • Rapidly encrusted with coralline algae, causing the hammock to blend seamlessly with mature live rock in a matter of weeks under normal reef water and lighting conditions.

    • Researched, designed, and made in the USA of US-sourced, high-quality ingredients.

    Starting at: $4.95

  • Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Ca R.E.E.F. HemiXSpheres - 2" nominal diameter Xport-Ca Hemisphere for Frag Mounting

    Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Ca R.E.E.F. HemiXSpheres - 2" nominal diameter Xport-Ca Hemisphere for Frag Mounting

    Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Ca R.E.E.F. HemiXSpheres - 2" nominal diameter Xport-Ca Hemisphere for Frag Mounting

    • Combines the benefits of vast surface area and intelligent design with a high-purity aragonite component to maximize the aquarist’s use of available space in coral culture systems while maximizing the growth rate potential of coralline algae, yielding shorter grow out to market than when using conventional plugs.

    • Hemispherical shape is conducive to growing all manner of branching, plating, and massive stony corals, soft corals, and colonial polyps such as zoanthids and their close allies.

    • The use of Brightwell Aquatics R.E.E.F.-Fuze fluorescent cyanoacrylate enables aquarists to monitor growth rates at a glance, as the fluorescent coloration of the bonded area is over grown with new coral tissue.

    • Average surface area of 500,000 ft2 per cubic foot (~1,900 m2 per L, ~150 ft2 per gram) encourages colonization by beneficial nitrifying bacteria, resulting in rapid and efficient conversion of ammonia into nitrite and nitrate and further enhancing the stability of nutrient concentrations in grow out systems.

    • Researched, designed, and made in the USA of US-sourced, high-quality ingredients.

    Starting at: $4.95

  • Brightwell Aquatics BoroChrom, Concentrated Boron Solution for Improved Coralline Growth & Red Coloration in Zooxanthellate

    Brightwell Aquatics BoroChrom, Concentrated Boron Solution for Improved Coralline Growth & Red Coloration in Zooxanthellate

    Brightwell Aquatics BoroChrom, Concentrated Boron Solution for Improved Coralline Growth & Red Coloration in Zooxanthellate.

    Overview

    • Provides boron, a component of alkalinity that is also associated with improving color intensity of coral tissue through incorporation into red phytopigments.
    • Encourages biogenous aragonite formation (increased growth rates of coralline algae, as well as skeletal growth in corals and other reef-building invertebrates).
    • Considerably stronger than competing boron supplements. Utilizes ACS-Reagent grade active ingredients.
    • Formulated by a marine scientist.

    Starting at: $5.50

  • Brightwell Aquatics Hydrat-MG, Solution of Hydrated Magnesium Salts for Use in Reef and Marine Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics Hydrat-MG, Solution of Hydrated Magnesium Salts for Use in Reef and Marine Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics Hydrat-MG, Solution of Hydrated Magnesium Salts for Use in Reef and Marine Aquaria.

    Overview

    • Safely increases magnesium concentration in all marine and reef aquaria.
    • Utilizes specific magnesium salts to obtain the desired results.
    • May be used to attain and maintain a magnesium concentration in excess of 1,500 
      ppm as desired by aquarist.
    • Maintaining an elevated magnesium concentration, relative to the average natural 
      seawater concentration, for a prolonged period of time may be of benefit to reef 
      aquaria in certain situations, and should be attempted by experienced aquarists only.
    • 75,000 ppm magnesium

    Starting at: $5.60

  • Brightwell Aquatics MicroBacter7 - Complete Bioculture for Marine & Freshwater Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics MicroBacter7 - Complete Bioculture for Marine & Freshwater Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics MicroBacter7 - Complete Bioculture for Marine & Freshwater Aquaria

    * Complex system of non-pathogenic aerobic and anaerobic microbes, as well as natural enzymes, specifically formulated to establish biological filtration in new aquarium set-ups, and to enhance the rate of nitrification, denitrification, and organic waste degradation in marine and freshwater aquaria through complete nutrient remineralization.
    * Benefits are:
    1. Rapid reduction of organic carbon, ammonia, nitrite, nitrate, and phosphate.
    2. Digestion of uneaten/undigested food, excreta, detritus, and other latent organic material, resulting in cleaner and healthier aquarium substrate (without having to physically clean or disturb the substrate bed).
    3. Reduction of organic compounds into nutrients that encourage the growth of photosynthetic organisms (e.g. zooxanthellae, macroalgae, plants).
    4. Greatly-reduced hydrogen sulfide production.
    5. Increase in dissolved oxygen concentration.
    6. Limits availability of pre-existing phosphate to undesirable forms of algae and cyanobacteria.
    7. Increased water clarity.
    * Supplied in a state of suspended animation for maximum longevity.
    * Formulated utilizing extensive data compiled by microbiologists.

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    Starting at: $6.89

  • Brightwell Aquatics Reef Code B - Balanced Calcium & Alkalinity System, Part B (Alkalinity)

    Brightwell Aquatics Reef Code B - Balanced Calcium & Alkalinity System, Part B (Alkalinity)

    Brightwell Aquatics Reef Code B - Balanced Calcium & Alkalinity System, Part B (Alkalinity)

    * The carbonate-bearing component of a two-part method for dosing calcium and carbonates (the substances largely responsible for increasing alkalinity (”buffering capacity”)) in the same ratio as that found in natural seawater.
    * Ionically-balanced with respect to natural seawater concentrations of calcium and carbonates when used in equal amounts with Reef Code A.
    * Benefits reef-building organisms such as corals, clams, calcareous algae, etc.
    * Simplifies calcium and alkalinity maintenance.
    * Stronger than most competing products.
    * Contains no phosphate, silicate, or organic material.
    * Formulated by a marine scientist.

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    Starting at: $7.20

  • Brightwell Aquatics Restor - Liquid Coral Tissue Nutritional Supplement

    Brightwell Aquatics Restor - Liquid Coral Tissue Nutritional Supplement

    Brightwell Aquatics Restor - Liquid Coral Tissue Nutritional Supplement

    * Encourages health, growth, reproduction, and vibrant coloration.
    * Provides important nutrients to corals and their allies during periods of stress induced by changes in lighting and/or prolonged exposure to excessive water temperature (often resulting in "bleaching").
    * Aids in tissue repair after corals have undergone fragmenting and captive propagation.
    * Does not require refrigeration.
    * Formulated by a marine scientist.

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    Starting at: $7.40

  • Brightwell Aquatics Alkalin 8.3 - Liquid pH Buffer and Alkalinity (KH) Builder

    Brightwell Aquatics Alkalin 8.3 - Liquid pH Buffer and Alkalinity (KH) Builder

    Brightwell Aquatics Alkalin 8.3 - Liquid pH Buffer and Alkalinity (KH) Builder

    * Highly-effective alkalinity(KH)-increasing (”buffer”) solution.
    * Helps increase pH stability in an aquarium by raising the alkalinity.
    * Provides a source of carbonates, which make up the majority by weight of aragonite, the mineral secreted by reef-building organisms as skeletal material.
    * Continued addition raises pH until 8.3 is reached, at which point the pH remains unchanged and the alkalinity alone increases.
    * Over 50% stronger than most competing products.
    * Free of phosphate, silicate, and organic material.
    * Formulated by a marine scientist. Technical Background

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    Starting at: $7.40

  • Brightwell Aquatics CoraLazarus High-purity Calcium Media for placement in Reactors

    Brightwell Aquatics CoraLazarus High-purity Calcium Media for placement in Reactors

    High Purity Calcium Media for Placement in Reef Aquarium Media Reactors.

    Overview


    * High-purity natural mineral that may be employed in traditional calcium reactors, or even blended in to pre-existing aquarium substratum, to gradually increase and maintain the calcium concentration and alkalinity in marine aquaria.
    * Strong source of calcium, the most abundant cation by percent mass in aragonite, the mineral secreted by reef-building organisms to form skeletal material.
    * Through dissolution, provides calcium, magnesium, strontium, potassium, and carbonates.
    * Aids in increasing alkalinity to stabilize pH and encourage rapid biogenic aragonite formation.
    * Optimal average particle size for use in media reactors and calcium reactors.
    * Free of chloride and sulfate.

    Starting at: $7.60

  • Brightwell Aquatics ExtraxPhos, Spherical Phosphate-Adsorption Media for Use in All Freshwater & Marine Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics ExtraxPhos, Spherical Phosphate-Adsorption Media for Use in All Freshwater & Marine Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics ExtraxPhos, Spherical Phosphate-Adsorption Media for Use in All Freshwater & Marine Aquaria.

    Overview

    • Advanced adsorbent of phosphate and silicate; provides rapid results.
    • May be used on an on-going basis as part of a sensible nutrient-control program.
    • Spherical shape and porosity maximize reactive surface area; promotes reactivity and efficiency by maximizing contact time and minimizing tendency to pack and channel water, and outperforms competing non-spherical phosphate-adsorbent media.
    • Recommended usage is 2 g of Extrax Phos per 1 US-gallon (3.8 L) in aquarium; 600 grams will adsorb up to 20 mg/L phosphate in 300 US-gallons (1,136 L).
    • Does not release phosphate, silicate, or soluble compounds into aquarium system .
    • Safe for use in all freshwater and marine aquaria, including freshwater planted systems and reef systems.

    Starting at: $7.60

  • Brightwell Aquatics NeoNitro, Balanced Nitrogen Source for Nitrogen-Limited, Low-Nutrient Reef Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics NeoNitro, Balanced Nitrogen Source for Nitrogen-Limited, Low-Nutrient Reef Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics NeoNitro, Balanced Nitrogen Source for Nitrogen-Limited, Low-Nutrient Reef Aquaria.

    Overview

    • Used in conjunction with MICROBACTER7 and REEF BIOFUEL or KATALYST, enables natural phosphorus uptake to take place in systems with inadequate nitrogen content, lowering phosphate concentration without the use of chemical filtration media and without resorting to polluting the system with organic material to raise the nitrogen content.
    • Recommended for use by advanced reef aquarists maintaining ultra-low nutrient
      content systems, only.
    • May be used with MICROBACTER7 (selected microbes and enzymes), REEF BIOFUEL and/or KATALYST (organic carbon source), and NEOPHOS (phosphorus source) to achieve desired nutrient content in reef aquaria for improved health and coloration of inhabitants.

    Starting at: $7.70

  • Brightwell Aquatics NeoPhos, Balanced Phosphorus Source for Phosphorus-Limited, Low-Nutrient Reef Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics NeoPhos, Balanced Phosphorus Source for Phosphorus-Limited, Low-Nutrient Reef Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics NeoPhos, Balanced Phosphorus Source for Phosphorus-Limited, Low-Nutrient Reef Aquaria.

    Overview

    • Used in conjunction with MICROBACTER7 and REEF BIOFUEL or KATALYST, enables natural nitrogen uptake to take place in systems with inadequate phosphorus content, lowering ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate concentrations without the use of chemical filtration media and without resorting to polluting the system with organic material to raise the phosphorus content.
    • Recommended for use by advanced reef aquarists maintaining ultra-low nutrient content systems, only.
    • May be used with MICROBACTER7, REEF BIOFUEL and/or KATALYST, and NEONITRO to achieve desired nutrient content in reef aquaria for improved health and coloration of inhabitants.

    Starting at: $7.70

  • Brightwell Aquatics Reef Code A - Balanced Calcium & Alkalinity System, Part A (calcium)

    Brightwell Aquatics Reef Code A - Balanced Calcium & Alkalinity System, Part A (calcium)

    Brightwell Aquatics Reef Code A - Balanced Calcium & Alkalinity System, Part A (calcium)

    * The calcium-bearing component of a two-part method for dosing calcium and carbonates (the substances largely responsible for increasing alkalinity (”buffering capacity”)) in the same ratio as that found in natural seawater.
    * Ionically-balanced with respect to natural seawater concentrations of calcium and carbonates when used in equal amounts with Reef Code B.
    * Benefits reef-building organisms such as corals, clams, calcareous algae, etc.
    * Simplifies calcium and alkalinity maintenance.
    * Stronger than most competing products.
    * Contains no phosphate, silicate, or organic material.
    * Formulated by a marine scientist.

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    Starting at: $7.80

  • Brightwell Aquatics Magnesion - Liquid Magnesium Supplement for Reef Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics Magnesion - Liquid Magnesium Supplement for Reef Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics Magnesion - Liquid Magnesium Supplement for Reef Aquaria

    * Highly-concentrated ionic magnesium solution.
    * Provides magnesium, which helps regulate the balance between calcium and carbonates in aquarium water, and is a component of aragonite, the mineral secreted by reef-building organisms such as corals, clams, and their allies to form skeletal material.
    * Stronger than most competing products.
    * Contains no unwanted organic material such as EDTA, gluconate, or polygluconate.
    * Formulated by a marine scientist.

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    Starting at: $8.10

  • Brightwell Aquatics Vitamarin-C - Vitamin C Supplement for all Marine Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics Vitamarin-C - Vitamin C Supplement for all Marine Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics Vitamarin-C - Vitamin C Supplement for all Marine Aquaria

    * Highly-concentrated vitamin-C solution.
    * Buffered; will not impact pH when used as directed.
    * Stronger than competing products.
    * Vitamin-C is associated with improved tissue growth and with aiding the immune system.
    * Intended to provide benefits to all aquarium inhabitants.
    * Well-suited to use in coral propagation.
    * Requires no refrigeration.
    * Composed of purified water and ultra-high purity ingredients.
    * Formulated by a marine scientist.

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    Starting at: $8.20

  • Brightwell Aquatics Ferrion - Liquid Iron Supplement for Reef Aquaria and Refugia

    Brightwell Aquatics Ferrion - Liquid Iron Supplement for Reef Aquaria and Refugia

    Brightwell Aquatics Ferrion - Liquid Iron Supplement for Reef Aquaria and Refugia

    * Highly-concentrated and stable iron solution for supplementing aquaria containing hermatypic organisms (i.e. “photosynthetic” or zooxanthellate corals, clams, and their allies), macroalgae, coralline algae, mangroves, marsh grasses, and other desirablemarine algae and plants.
    * Particularly suited to systems outfitted with a refugium or mud system.
    * Stronger than most competing products.
    * Composed of purified water and ultra-high purity materials.
    * Formulated by a marine scientist.

    Starting at: $8.20

  • Brightwell Aquatics Florin pH- - Decreases pH in all Freshwater, Planted, and Marine Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics Florin pH- - Decreases pH in all Freshwater, Planted, and Marine Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics Florin pH- - Decreases pH in all Freshwater, Planted, and Marine Aquaria

    * Safely decreases pH in freshwater community and planted aquaria. May also be used in marine aquaria.
    * Gradually decreases alkalinity ("carbonate hardness") of tap water and aquarium water.
    * Useful for decreasing pH of aquarium water when establishing acidic water conditions in biotope aquaria, simulating the onset of rainy seasons, or for encouraging spawning in fish species indigenous to low-pH environments.
    * Contains no phosphate-based buffers; will not contribute phosphate or nitrogen-based nutrients to aquarium water.

    Starting at: $8.30

  • Brightwell Aquatics pH+ Liquid pH-Increaser for all Marine Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics pH+ Liquid pH-Increaser for all Marine Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics pH+ Liquid pH-Increaser for all Marine Aquaria

    * May be used to help increase pH in aquaria that have adequate alkalinity yet have chronically-depressed pH levels; while not intended to act as a permanent solution to such issues, pH+ may be used as needed until the cause of depressed pH is discovered and remedied.
    * Stronger than most competing products.
    * Composed of purified water and ultra-high purity materials. Formulated by a marine scientist.

    pH is a measurement of the acidity of a solution, such as aquarium water. The pH of natural seawater ranges from approximately 8.2 - 8.4, however maintaining pH in the range of 8.1 - 8.5 on a daily basis has no negative impact on captive marine organisms.

    Starting at: $8.30

  • Brightwell Aquatics Elemental - Dry Reef Building Complex for Corals, Clams

    Brightwell Aquatics Elemental - Dry Reef Building Complex for Corals, Clams

    Brightwell Aquatics Elemental - Dry Reef Building Complex for Corals, Clams

    * Complete source of the elements and molecules directly used by corals, clams, and other reef-building invertebrates and organisms to create skeletal material and grow.
    * Provides calcium, strontium, magnesium, and potassium in approximately the same ratios in which they occur in aragonite, the mineral that is primarily secreted by reef-building marine organisms under normal environmental conditions.
    * Very strong source of carbonates, also involved in aragonite formation; twice the calcium relative to carbonates compared to natural aragonite.
    * Formulated by a marine scientist.

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    Starting at: $8.40

  • Brightwell Aquatics Erase-Cl Chloramine, Chlorine, and Ammonia Remover

    Brightwell Aquatics Erase-Cl Chloramine, Chlorine, and Ammonia Remover

    Brightwell Aquatics Erase-Cl Chloramine, Chlorine, and Ammonia Remover.

    Removes Chlorine, Chloramines, & Ammonia in all Marine, Reef, and Freshwater Aquaria

    Overview

    * Removes chloramines, chlorine, ammonia, and nitrites present in tap water and/or aquarium water.
    * May be used to neutralize iodine in the event of an aquarium overdose.
    * Used as directed, is safe for use directly in all marine and freshwater aquaria.
    * Free of phosphate and silicate.
    * Formulated by a marine scientist.

    Starting at: $8.40

  • Brightwell Aquatics Clarifi-SW, Advanced Clarifier for All Marine Fish and Reef Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics Clarifi-SW, Advanced Clarifier for All Marine Fish and Reef Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics Clarifi-SW, Advanced Clarifier for All Marine Fish and Reef Aquaria.

    Overview

    • Flocculant for improving water clarity in marine aquaria; helps eliminate cloudy water.
    • Binds particulate material suspended in aquarium water, enabling removal from the 
      system by means of mechanical filtration and protein skimming.
    • Specifically formulated for use in marine aquaria; not to be used in freshwater aquaria.
    • Safe for use with all manner of marine invertebrates, fishes, and macroalgae.

    Starting at: $8.40

  • Brightwell Aquatics Florin-Axis Carbon Source & Krebs for Planted Fresh Water Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics Florin-Axis Carbon Source & Krebs for Planted Fresh Water Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics Florin-Axis Carbon Source & Krebs for Planted Fresh Water Aquaria

    * A concentrated source of bioavailable carbon, Krebs cycle intermediates, humic and amino acids, and naturally-occurring phytohormones.
    * May be used as a primary or supplementary source of carbon (compatible with CO2 supplementation).
    * Provides key components of the Krebs cycle, the series of biochemical reactions that are ultimately responsible for converting complex organic molecules into energy in all aerobic organisms; benefits are more efficient metabolism of foods and available nutrients for fishes and plants alike, as well as enhanced decomposition of latent organic material (and cleaner aquaria).
    * Provides naturally-derived sources of humic substances, which aid plants in the uptake of important nutrients such as iron, calcium, magnesium, etc., and can even increase the availability of these substances in the aquarium environment.
    * Formulated utilizing extensive research on aquatic plant nutrient requirements and Molecular Biology.

    Starting at: $8.70

  • Brightwell Aquatics Florin-Fe Ferrous & Ferric Iron for Planted Fresh Water Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics Florin-Fe Ferrous & Ferric Iron for Planted Fresh Water Aquaria

    Brightwell Aquatics Florin-Fe Ferrous & Ferric Iron for Planted Fresh Water Aquaria

    * Provides both ferrous (Fe2+) and ferric (Fe3+) iron sources to maximize benefit to planted aquaria.
    * Two-tiered approach to iron supplementation consists of one ingredient to deliver immediate iron and another ingredient that slowly releases iron during the light cycle, when the aquarium is illuminated.
    * Over 50% stronger than most competing products.
    * Formulated utilizing extensive research on aquatic plant nutrient requirements.

    Starting at: $8.70

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