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Old 01/02/2018, 09:25 PM   #1
AC_Rhino
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New Refugium Question

I have a new CPR AquaFuge2 Hang-On Refugium filled it with Ĺ gallon of Carib Sea Mineral Mud, a handful of Chaetomorpha Chaeto Macro Algae, a small live rock, and some red algae balls that were living in my tank. The CPR Aquatic AquaFuge LED runs 24/7 unless someone is sleeping in the room and I put it on a timer.

Green dusty looking algae is building up on the sides of the refugium really fast ... should I scrape it like I scrape the sides of my display tank or should I just watch the world burn and let it grow?


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Old 01/02/2018, 09:34 PM   #2
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Let it grown unless it starts to break off the sides of the refugium.


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Old 01/02/2018, 10:13 PM   #3
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Why let it grow ... just to ask? Since i scrub it from the display tank? I'm just curious.


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Old 01/02/2018, 10:17 PM   #4
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Why let it grow ... just to ask? Since i scrub it from the display tank? I'm just curious.


Algae eats up nutrients which in turn help keep them in check,no3 and po4. As well as providing g a place for algae to grow besides in the dt, where most people donít like to see it. Also provides food for snails, pods, etc.


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