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Old 02-28-2015, 11:25 PM   #1
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Macro algae for refugium

I have a small refugium that I built in a partition of my sump under a 29 tall. I am now ready to get some macro algae but can't decide what to get. What is the best for a reef tank?


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Cheato is the most popular as it can be easy to keep and won't go sexual.
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Ok sounds great. How about a few mangroves? Do they do a good job of nitrate reduction as well?


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Mangroves are slow growing and will absorb nutrients corals use, like magnesium, and are poor choices for nitrate reduction. They are cool though, I have 4 I'm messing around with currently.
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Thank you for the info


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