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Old 10-07-2013, 08:41 PM   #1
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HOB refugiums?

I wanted to know if anybody has experience with HOB fuges, wanted one for my 37g reef and looked online a little and people are saying the best filter to use is an aquaclear. Could you use just any HOB?

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Old 10-08-2013, 06:48 PM   #2
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i heard the ac50 is the best to use and as long as its a clear hob so light can shine through to grow the algae
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i heard the ac50 is the best to use and as long as its a clear hob so light can shine through to grow the algae
Couldent i just use a LED lamp?
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And do you have to use the aquaclear filter? Or could i use some top fin filter from petsmart?
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Couldent i just use a LED lamp?
If its a high enough wattage to grow algae then yes.

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And do you have to use the aquaclear filter? Or could i use some top fin filter from petsmart?
Like a said before, a fuge is usually clear so I would stick to that.
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If its a high enough wattage to grow algae then yes.

Like a said before, a fuge is usually clear so I would stick to that.
Yeah true, its better to be able to see how your setting it up.
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I built my own almost a year ago and it works great. I used acrylic from Home Depot and some acrylic cement from a hobby store.
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