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Old 09-10-2006, 09:56 PM   #1
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What exactly are these? Also how do you set one up and what are they exactly used for?

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Nothing but a area/tank with macro algae and a haven for pods and such. Can be done with a huge tank or a HOB filter. They are a good for filtration and a place for pods to flourish with no predators.

*180 gal Display, 100 gal basement sump, 33 gal refugium, 3x250 MH, 2x160 VHO actinics, zoos, some softies, LPS & lots of acros and other SPS.
*100 gal prop tank plumbed into main system w/ 2x96 PC lights and 1x150 MH,
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They are also good because the Macro algea that is in them will get rid of excess nutrients that help to fuel bad algeas in your tank.
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You can also add LR in there for more natural filtration.
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Dont know that I should even try to answer your question but here are some good links.. *hope this is allowed

- plain page but really good info with pic tutorials for sump/refugium

Havent read much about HOB refugiums but will post more of a reply when I read the forum rules again

This was an interesting topic for me and Im still learning more about it? I'll try and post a followup after I get it down and try it for myself.
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refugium, refugiums

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