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  1. Marine Depot
    VIDEO: How to Control Phosphate in a Reef Tank Today we discuss causes and methods of controlling phosphate in a reef tank Aquarium Algae Control: Diatoms, Cyano and Green Hair Algae - Part 1 Aquarium Algae Control: Bubble Algae, Dinoflagellates, Bryopsis, & Turf Algae - Part 2
  2. Marine Depot
    Say Farewell to Phosphate What methods of phosphate control do you use in your reef aquarium?
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Good morning TRT! As the title indicates I have an orange filter sock. I am using Dr G's phosphate and silicate remover. Completed a water change yesterday and removed the phosphate remover from a filter sock. Rinsed it well and placed in a new filter sock. This morning, I noticed the filter...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone ! I'm here again with a question on phosphate remover, iv had some hair algea blooms, I purchased this fluval phosphate remover and I'd like to see what other reefers have to say about this stuff, before I try it out I'd like to know if anyone had any success with it or if its...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Added Phosban about 6 days ago and pretty sure it is working. Almost all the green algae that was growing has now become clear, glass like strands flowing in the breeze. I am going to switch out the Phosban in about a week and a half, but what is the next step on getting rid of this ugly. What...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Has anyone used any of the Thrive products and obtained good results? Theres a store here locally that carries their products and while I use their analytical calculator on their site to keep up with my parameters but Ive never used any of their stuff. If you havent checked out...
  7. Reefing Equipment
    I currently have brown algae growing on the sand in my tank, could this be from a high level of phosphate? If so, how do I lower the level?
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  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hey Everybody... I'm having too many problems with my phosphate. I don't even know if it is a problem. I'm new to marine tanks. Anyways, in brief i have a tank i'm trying to set up, no fish, just LR, so i buy marine water from the reef shop and it tests out all good, I put it in my tank at a...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I recently picked up some bightwell aquatics phosban that I was planning on running. Just wondering the best way to use it and how long I may be able to use the granules before replacing/regenerating. I don't have a phosphate reactor so my best bet was putting it in a sump baffle. I thought my...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Ok today I picked up a couple things that I have been neglecting to test in my system. I have never test phosphate until today I am going to begin testing with an ELOS expert line PO4 test kit and I am going to use reef results phosblaster super nuker liquid phosphate remover to remove the...
  12. Skimmers & other filtration
    Hello All, i have a 29 G standard drilled with an diy overflow stand in the left back corner draining into a 10 G Refugium with 2 glass dividers in it. 1st compartment from left to right is a live rock chamber, then a second chamber with some kind of scotchbright looking green macro algae, the...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I added some Kent's phosphate remover yesterday, at the same time that I was doing some tank maintenance (scrubbing glass, cleaning off rocks ect) I noticed that about an hour later my solorensis wrasse was laying inside of a rock that he never sleeps in. Also, this is out of character because...
  14. Rain Garden

    Pics of the Rain Garden I put in to catch storm water and sump output. This helps keep excessive watershed, pesticides and such out of streams and rivers.
  15. Table

    This is the table that I am thinking of using as a stand for my 55 gallon tank. I would be adding a [light-weight, 3/4"] board under the tank that is 1/2" bigger than the tank to support it since the table is rounded.
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