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Old 10-20-2009, 12:48 AM   #1
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cheap fuge for 30gal?

i have an aquarium stand with a tall, narrow, closed in compartment in the middle with a door. Seems like it would be perfect to hide a fuge! Is it possible to set one up in a tall skinny water jug?

Next question: would i be better to set up a mini fuge in a HOB filter? I've got an extra one.

Either way, what should i put in the fuge? What would be do-able and most beneficial in a tiny fuge?

I've got a 30 gal reef, 3" of sand.
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Will a 10 gallon tank fit back there.
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Old 10-20-2009, 11:09 PM   #3
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nope!

I might fit a gallon jug in there. thats about it.
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IMO not worth the trouble.
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Old 10-21-2009, 10:39 AM   #5
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Alright, i think the idea of the fuge in the stand isnt going to work. Im not going to be able to put anything inthere big enough to have any benefit.

I am however going to put some media in my HOB filter and use that as a sort of fuge.

WHat kind of media should i use? What are bioballs used for? and what about those things that look like little foam donuts?
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You could also check out a HOB refugium.
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