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    williemcd

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    Natural filtration.

    Post by williemcd on Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:06 pm

    Anybody have any experience or insight into macro algae based water purification ?
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    Fern
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    Re: Natural filtration.

    Post by Fern on Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:25 am

    That is called a refugium darling Wink Water goes through the macro algae (salt plant) and the algae sucks up the phosphates, nitrates and other stuff thus cleaning the water. The longer it takes for the water to go through the macro the better the system works.
    Then theres also algae turf scrubbers but those seem like a messy way to to it IMO.


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    williemcd

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    Re: Natural filtration.

    Post by williemcd on Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:43 am

    Ya mean IMHO? Naw.. nuttin humble bout my Jill! Happy V-day!
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    Re: Natural filtration.

    Post by Fern on Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:39 am

    Ya me Humble?!?!? Nope not me!
    Happy Vday to you saw well! Treated myself to some shiny new corals today lol
    I'll be including some halameda algae for ya, you can plant that stuff right in your tank, its too tough for the fish to eat it Wink My tank dont touch it!


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