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  1. Marine Depot
    Clear Water Scrubbers: All-Natural Filtration To Help You Control Algae, Nitrate, and Phosphate Video + GIVEAWAY for Clear Water Algae Scrubbers!
  2. Marine Depot
    Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers - Part 1 The history of turf scrubbers from the 1970s to today!
  3. Marine Depot
    New @ MD: Clear Water Scrubbers! The natural and effective filtration method used by oceans, lakes, & rivers!
  4. DIY Forum
    I have an idea of cheap algae turf scrubber (ATS). I attached some plastic foam strips to a sheet of plastic mesh canvas for flotation and put it on top of water surface in my refugium. There is a LED light over it. Also, I put an airstone under the mesh. So basically I have all 3 components...
  5. DIY Forum
    I did a video on my Algae Turf Scrubber build. Plans are available. Hopefully this will help some folks with their own ATS build.
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hello folks, I would like some input on what you think i should do with some extra sump space that I have. I have just finished putting baffles in my sump and started running the plumbing from one drain. The section that houses my skimmer is pretty roomy and I have about 10 inches of free space...
  7. The THINK Tank
    Like the title says. Lets have a friendly TRT think tank talk about ATS's. It seems as though they're making quite a come back. I think it's important for people to understand how these devices function and what they can expect from them. Both in the short term, and as time progresses...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I'm new to saltwater, and before I start any fish related project I like to fully understand what I'm doing. I was intending to have an algae turf scrubber in my fuge/sump however I've been reading alot about chaeto. Is growing chaeto basically an alternative to an algae scrubber thats in the...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    is some one out there useing a deniterator if so what kind?
  10. ats

    General Reef Discussion
    I have had a algae turf scrubber set up with my existing filtration on my 180 reef for 16 months now. I am looking for some feedback from some other reefers, whish also have some experinces with a ats.
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Just got my fuge going and it has 28 watts 10k cheto and xenia. What should the light timing 24 or 12hrs at night? Is the Xenia good to have in there, or should I re-introduce it to my display and let the cheto fill in the whole fuge?
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Compareing a skimmer to a algae turf scrubber, set up to a exsiting filtration system. ats removes: nutrients, ammonia, nitrate, phosphate, heavy metals. ats maintenance: screen scraping once a week. ats: doe's not remove vitamins,trace elements, minerals near as much as a skimmer. ats...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    :idea:What skimmer is the absolutely the best skimmer that ever met the face of this EARTH!? -Deuter:read:
  14. General Reef Discussion
    ok so i read someones website who has a mandarin in a 10g reef. This guy breads copepods in a large glass jar to supplement the tank. Eventhough i have 15lbs of LR and many areas in the LR for pods to breed uninterupted i want to breed them out of the tank. This is something i can do even when i...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    what do you guys think about the octopus nw150 skimmer instead of a 200 for a 75g tank?
  16. General classifieds
    Needs to be a nice one for my 120 gallon reef tank. No junk skimmers that dont work. Can anyone recommend a good model? One with good user reviews I can read about or a website that rates skimmers with customer feedback? I do want a beckett skimmer. I already have the pump Jay
  17. TCMAS
    well im upgrading into a 65 gal reef tank. i plan to use 4 T5 and run the tank without a skimmer. filteration will be done with a large fuge area built behind the wall. this is with just primer on, its another angle of the stand. here is apicture of the tank and stand in place. i built the...
  18. Skimmers & other filtration
    Heres one, lets see all the successfull systems out there using not so main stream methods of filtration. When I say main stream I am talking about the general idea that all we need is a good amount of LR and a good skimmer. i would like to see some SPS systems that vary from the norm but...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 125 gallon FOWLR with a refugium like thing going in my DIY wet/dry/sump. I am wanting to set up a seperate refugium with a DSB and macro. I currently have cheato in my sump now that seems to be growing very quickly, had a problem with the bottom of it but problem was solved. My...
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