DIY refugium

Discussion in 'Refugium' started by NittyGritty, Feb 24, 2012.

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  1. NittyGritty

    NittyGritty Millepora

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    So I rock a 55 gallon, sump but no refugium due to space in the skinny sump I have. Looking for an add on DIY version with little overflow failure issues. I searched the forums and there is so many out there. So, you you guys have favorites? Im looking for simple, cheap effective versions...

    Cheers!

    NG
     
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  3. cosmo

    cosmo Giant Squid

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    get an aqua clear 125 off craigslist, some miracle mud, a cheap clip on fixture and 6700 k bulb at lowes and then order some chaeto off ebay! should be under $100!

    google aquaclear fuge mod or something like that!

    try to get a CPR hob fuge if ya can find it!
     
  4. tofast

    tofast Astrea Snail

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    NittyGritty Millepora

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    This is pretty rad, cosmo...
     
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    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Cosmo's post is the way to go IMO.
     
  7. ZC42

    ZC42 Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    Hey jw how does this hang on to the back of th tank? Is it from the middle of the refugium or on both sides. Pics?
     
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  9. tofast

    tofast Astrea Snail

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    just hangs on the back of the tank grows a ton of chaeto algea. takes up about 4-6 inches from the back of your tank to any wall. the only thing that hangs inside the tank is a small pump and the return pipe