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Old 09-18-2008, 01:31 AM   #1
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Hang On Refugium for a 10 Gall Tank


I just want to know if you have specs for a (DIY) fuge? I want to build one for my 10 gall tank. If its not much of asking kindly provide me the specs and tips on how to build one...

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I'm not sure that a HOB Refugium is going to work very well on a 10g tank. You could always drill the 10g and plumb a refugium in below the tank.

People have converted HOB power filters into mini-fuges but I'm not sure if there is a lot of benefit there. With enough LR and frequent PWCs (at least once a week) you can have a very successful 10g tank.

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People tend to use Aquaclear 110's and with a simple modification (baffle) can be made into a refugium where macroalgaes can grow or whatever you plan to use the space for. Two 50w heaters (Visitherm or Tronic) fit vertically as well, although, you'd really only need a single heater. If you just want to diy for the heck of it, then I would head over to nano-reef.com where I'm sure the diy section has many refugium threads.
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