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Old 03/30/2017, 12:27 PM   #4195
karimwassef
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Originally Posted by rog2961 View Post
karimwassef how do you keep all the algae in your sump from clogging the return pipe?
I don't have algae in my sump. I have a dedicated algae tank that runs side by side with my DT. Unfortunately, my turf algae is losing the battle to macroalgae and Xenia now. It's ok but I really believe that turf is essential.

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When I did have turf in my sump, I grew it on sheets like an algae scrubber. That kept the algae attached until I removed it.

Here's my current scrubber

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/sh....php?t=2631042


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