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    The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 1

    Filtering your aquarium by using “algae to fight algae” has gained popularity in recent years. In Part 1 of a multi-part series, we’ll learn the history of algae scrubbers from the 1970s to today. This guest post was researched and written by our friends at Santa Monica Filtration.
  2. Algal Filtration In Reef Aquariums

    With modern reefkeeping, more people are wanting to filter their tanks the same way that all natural reefs (and lakes and rivers) are filtered, which is by using algae.

    We are going to look at the main types of algal filtration methods you can put on your system:

    Algae turf scrubbers (ATS)
    Chaeto reactors (algae reactors)
    Refugiums (“fuge”)

    All grow macroalgae, which for our purposes is the same as “macro” or “algae” or “seaweed,” and all can be DIY’d or purchased. We at Santa Monica...
  3. MAKE TESTING EASY! - A New GIVEAWAY From Hanna and Marine Depot

    Marine Depot is excited to announce we've teamed with Hanna Instruments and Reef2Reef to MAKE TESTING EASY! 1 winner will be randomly selected on April 6 to receive a Reef Professional Kit and Digital Seawater Refractometer — a $410 value!
  4. New Year, New Giveaway: Win a DELTEC Skimmer! - A R2R Exclusive Contest

    Hi Fellow Reefers, Robert, Kelly, and the rest of the crew are hard at work filming new Marine Depot videos to release in the New Year. We wanted to invite you all to join us on our adventures in reefkeeping in 2018 by subscribing to our YouTube channel!
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