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  1. Marine Depot
    TODAY :: 10% off most items PLUS earn BONUS reward points! Our 2019 Memorial Day Sale starts NOW! CLICK HERE to shop everything on sale today »
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    Clear Water Scrubbers: All-Natural Filtration To Help You Control Algae, Nitrate, and Phosphate Video + GIVEAWAY for Clear Water Algae Scrubbers!
  3. Marine Depot
    Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers - Part 1 The history of turf scrubbers from the 1970s to today!
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    December Deals (Spoiler: There's a LOT!) Discounts on scrubbers, copepods, skimmers, dosers, lights and MORE! See everything on sale today by clicking HERE
  5. Marine Depot
    New @ MD: Clear Water Scrubbers! The natural and effective filtration method used by oceans, lakes, & rivers!
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    Monday Smorgasbord: Coupons, Customer Favs, New Arrivals, & Top Sellers Here's what's new & what's happening @ MD!
  7. Marine Depot
    MD Interviews Bryan of Santa Monica Filtration For the past decade, Bryan from Santa Monica Filtration has been perfecting his algae turf scrubbers so hobbyists can achieve natural macroalgal filtration like you'll find in the world's oceans, rivers, and lakes...
  8. Marine Depot
    NEW @ MD: Algae Scrubbers from Santa Monica Filtration Grow and harvest algae to remove nutrients or cultivate for feeding! Need help choosing an algae scrubber? Just ask! We've got one to fit just about every tank.
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    Scrape, scrub, and give your tank a little love! Save 10% on Algae Scrapers, Magnets, Scrubbers, and Pads!
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, I'm looking at getting some advice on setting up a refugium tank for my 55Gal saltwater tank. I have an old 24Gal tank that I will be reusing as a sump/refugium for the main display tank. I been researching algae scrubbers and I was thinking of building one for the 24Gal tank...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I visited one of my favorite LFS'es today and learned that they are so happy with the algae scrubber they built that they removed all protein skimmers and their NO3 is below or about 1ppm. Can this be true ?
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Well, I was doing some searches and came across a tank using an algae scrubber. I've never heard of one so I was curious and busted out ole Google. Very interesting. So I was wondering, has anyone personally used one? Pros or cons on them? DIY or ordered? What differences did you...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Via a yard sale, my new reef build includes a 55-gallon tank that I am calling my "annex" for lack of purpose at this time (other than increased water volume). I just can't decide what all to include in my system. Here's the rundown: 60 gallon cube display tank upstairs with ~60lbs live rock...
  14. General Reef Discussion Here is a thread from my local club for an algae scrubber idea that I thought I'd put out here and get some feedback.. I like the Idea and the simplicity...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Does anyone know where to find info on buliding a DIY Algae Scrubber?
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Help, I setup an algae scrubber and now on day 3 1/2. Algae is coming in great on the screen and my numbers look wonderful. My PH has risen from 8.1 to 8.2, my nitrates and nitrites are 0, and my salinity has stayed the same at 1.024. My problem is my colt, acans, hammerhead, and frogspawn...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    okay folks! so i'm considering building an algae scrubber/turf scrubber/whatever you wanna call it ;) i've been looking at some DIY threads and i'm pretty sure i could get one going in my sump with very little cost to me. i've already got a pump, tubing, small acrylic box etc... i've just heard...
  18. The THINK Tank
    The ultimate aim in sustaining and maintaining a healthy aquarium ecosystem would be to have 0 nitrate, 0 phosphates and 0 hazardous heavy metals. The options available are:- refugium with macro algae deep sand bed in DT or sump dsb with plenum or ugf (out of the question for me)...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    For the past 4 months I've been running my own version of an algae scrubber. It consists of a live fish styro box (approx 20 gal). Inside the box are panels of eggrate and atop the box sits a 24 inch Dual T5 light strip (6500k). Water is pumped from the main tank in 40 second surges and...
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