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Posts Tagged ‘refugium’

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: The Real Reason Refugiums Fail

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: Filter socks rob refugiums of the nutrients they need to grow.

The rest of the story: Refugiums are a place where algae can grow outside of your display tank. We know algae needs light, carbon dioxide, nitrogen …

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One Approach To Fighting Nuisance Algae

Here’s one way to battle nuisance algae.

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip #51: The Basement Needs Cleaning

You can put these guys downstairs too.


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Refugiums in a Saltwater Tank: Viable Nutrient Control or Just a Safe Harbor?

Refugiums in a saltwater tank are very common, and often misunderstood. From the types of algae to put in them to how to light them, debates about refugiums are always raging.

What’s my take on the topics of the refugium …

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