Algae scrubbers are awesome for seahorse tanks!

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    Very interesting article! Algae scrubbers were the cutting edge back in the 80's. Never caught on mainstream, even though they are quite effective. Guess they just looked like too much work for most people
     
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    Nice!

    FYI AFAIK there is no blogging system here (that would require an addon, as it's not a built-in feature)
     
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    Yeah no blog, but they are looking for people to write articles...
     
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    Horses were the reason I started investigating algal filtration in 2007. Found Adey's dump-bucket design first, then came up with the current waterfall design in 2008 that people use today, and then the bubble upflow design in 2011, and now the improved waterfall design in 2016.
     
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    @cmcoker well, look no further :). I'm your gal! Who do I contact?
     
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    That's awesome! Thank you! My erectus display took a terrible aptasia hit, when an infected macro slipped by my QT. I had to remove 1/2 of my rock, in an already crowded erectus display, to bleach and recycle. I worried for nothing. The algae scrubber never flinched, and kept the over-crowded, under-filtered tank of seahorses eating 3-4 times a day, running for months with no issues. By the time I was ready to add rock back, I chose not to :). They like the extra space.

    I would advise using a scrubber on a seahorse tank ANY time I'm asked. It's simple, effective, natural and works every time! Thank you again for being a huge part of making them available!
     
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