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  1. Marine Depot
    How to Grow Chaeto Algae and Other Macroalgae Like a PRO| Lighting, Parameters, & Flow VIDEO: Optimal lighting, parameters, & flow for lush macroalgae growth!
  2. General Reef Discussion
    i have an extra shelf that i built into my stand that can support a 10 gallon tank that will gravity feed into my sump with skimmer and other equipment. the goal here is nitrate reduction. hopefully to the point of where carbon dosing won't be needed anymore. (the looks i get asking people to...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I am new to growing chaeto so I have a few questions maybe someone can help me with. I have a ball of chaeto in the corner of my sump with a 100watt uvb reptile bulb on it about 10 - 12 hours at night and off during the day. T he light is about a foot from the algae. Heres the bulb specs...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have recently added a refugium to my 90litre reef tank to put chaeto in and for my copepods to breed. Its only a small refugium 5 litres or so. Its hooked up to a small canister filter that acts as the pump. I took the foam out of it to use it literally as a pump and replaced the foam with...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I bought some macro alage the other day (Chaeto and dragons breathe) and it is now dead. I figured it would live in my tank. I have 2 coral life 50/50 bulbs for a total of 20Watts. I thought that would of been good enough for the macro alage to survive. All specs are good, amoniia, nitrite...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    so I'm lighting my chaeto with a regular spiral 24watt energy saver ge bulb.. it says it puts out 125 watts..anyways i have the lamp like 3 inches away and I'm afraid that I'm burning the chaeto.. how far are your lights from the chaeto?
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I want to add a refugium to my existing sump. My sump has a built in protein skimmer and I dont want to have to pay to buy everything separate and I have room to add a refugium under my 75 gallon tank. I just dont know how to work the plumbing, if someone could offer some help it would be...
  8. The THINK Tank
    Hello fellow reefers! I have been having fun with my 130gal tank, up and running for almost 6 months now at this point. Early on (a few months ago) I decided that I wanted to grow a large mass of Chaeto in my display tank in preparation for running it as filtration in our 40g sump, as both...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    So after some looking i finally found someone nearby that has chaeto and is willing to sell some (now illegal to harvest but legal to trade hence the problem of finding it) but before i get it what do i NEED to know about keeping & maintaining chaeto. It will be in my 40G tank as i have no sump...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    looking to possibly switch over to PAR38 LED type of bulbs you can screw in like a regular light bulb. what's the best PAR38 bulb out there? that has decent light spread over a 6ft 180g tank?
  11. General Reef Discussion
    http://www.homedepot.com/p/Cree-100W-Equivalent-Daylight-5000K-A21-Dimmable-LED-Light-Bulb-BA21-16050OMF-12DE26-1U100/205054836 Anyone use this bulb to grow chaeto?
  12. General classifieds
    Looking to buy macro algae other than chaeto. Within good reasonable price range.
  13. Reefing Equipment
    I was wondering if LED colored strip lights could support chaeto macroalgae or if they would be useful for my display aquarium. I currently have an bubble tip anemone in there. The colors would be able to change because of the remote the strip lights came with. Any help is appreciated :)
  14. General Reef Discussion
    the lalways 3 months I've had A brown dusting on all my Cheetos Algae. I can shake It off at all of it within 2 days back again. Any ideas on how I can get rid of it.I have a ton of Tigger Pods in there for my Mandarin.I had a hair all the problems in the display tank for a while most of that...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Whats up all? So on my 75 Gallon mixed reef tank im running an Aqueon Proflex Model 3 Sump with a Refugium, an Eshopps 100 skimmer,a phosban reactor and a bag of Purigen. (( No Filter Socks )) In my Refugium i have a Deep Sand Bed ( about 6 inches of live sand ) i have some live rock rubble, i...
  16. General classifieds
    I have chaeto for sale! $10.95 for a golf all size. FREE SHIPPING!!! I keep it in my fuge where there are tons of microfauna. Although I don't guarantee it, you're bound to get some pods in it. I also have fern caulerpa for $17.95. About 50-70 inches of roots and I'll throw in some grape...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, Plan to have 19" refugium in my new 200L ish sump for 700L reef tank. Anyone recommend a nice and easy clip on refugium light? Ideally needs to be clip on, the right Kelvin to grow chaetomorpha, low on power consumption, long lasting, not too expensive. I'm based in the UK so no...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Soo I purchased a medium size CPR aquafuge 2 hob refugium that comes with the a protein skimmer and I was wondering what should I put inside the refugium im deciding between rubble rock or miracle mud? Which one is better? And if miracle mud how many inches of it?
  19. General classifieds
    Hey guys, I have some extra chaeto and fern caulerpa so I'm selling it on ebay. Just wondering if you guys would like some. I have different portion sizes with different prices up for sale for each type. Here are the links If you have any questions, feel free to ask! Thanks!
  20. General classifieds
    I am looking for some chaetomorph algae to start up my reugium. I am also looking for some mangrove shoots but figured I will have to get them at the LFS. If you have some that you are planning to throw out I would be glad to take it off your hands. I live in Northwest, TN, and will gladly pay...
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