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    Mega-Powerful Nitrate and Phosphate Remover Replaces Skimmer, Refugium, Everything

    Originally Posted by SantaMonica Will do. It has a pump which can be removed and used separately? Think of it as a tiny Fluval. It can be keeped out of sight and used to take water from the tank and bring it to the top of the nano where your scrubber is. You just wouldn't use and filter...
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    Mega-Powerful Nitrate and Phosphate Remover Replaces Skimmer, Refugium, Everything

    Originally Posted by SantaMonica Question: Anyone know where to buy marine self-priming pumps? Several people are trying to build the top-of-nano scrubber I posted, but in order to put the pump in the scrubber (and thus not in the display), the pump needs to be able to pull water up and out of...
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    sand cleaner

    Nassarius snails do a good job on the sand bed too.
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    Hair Algae Coming Back!!!

    Originally Posted by A&M Aggie 04' I do have a sump...I will get some macro in there when i get back. Maybe it'll outbattle the hair algae. MD An algae scrubber does this much more effectively than growing macros. If you haven't done so already check out the giant thread on this. I set up one a...
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    Hair Algae Coming Back!!!

    Originally Posted by VampOfVegas Do you have a sump or a way to add some Chaeto to the system somehow? Or an algae scrubber.
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    red slime remover?

    Originally Posted by spanko I think Drakken has given you good insight into the product. The fact that Drakken has used it 5-6 times speaks to the fact that it is treating symptoms and not root cause. ] Just to be clear, I have used it different tanks overs the years not 5-6 times in one tank...
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    red slime remover?

    Well, you're going to get a LOT of opinions. First, do a search since there is a lot of discussion on this. Personally I have used it about 5-6 times with great results. Follow the directions and it should work for you. Next, you need to treat the cause - high nitrates, phosphates etc. Good...
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    what eats grape calurpa?

    Any tang, dwarf angel or foxface will eat any caulerpa in your tank.
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    How do you clean your filter socks?

    Originally Posted by wfo115 Anyone else with ideas? A friend of mine runs his through the washing machine on hot, no soap. Personally I just rinse them in the sink.
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    Mega-Powerful Nitrate and Phosphate Remover Replaces Skimmer, Refugium, Everything

    Originally Posted by Posiden Wow, you must have some really high nutrients. I would clean it again now. I think you can clean the brown alage every couple of days, as long as it is grows like that. Should not be to long before the levels come down to where you can go a week between cleanings...
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    Mega-Powerful Nitrate and Phosphate Remover Replaces Skimmer, Refugium, Everything

    Here's our scrubber after 2 weeks and 2 cleanings (last one was 2 days ago). Note the scum floating on the water in the second pic. Is this normal?
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    Crab found in tank,is it safe ?

    Originally Posted by jam marine not good at all Even steamed with garlic and butter?
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    Mega-Powerful Nitrate and Phosphate Remover Replaces Skimmer, Refugium, Everything

    Originally Posted by SantaMonica Clean it now, and then weekly. Both sides or just one?
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    Mega-Powerful Nitrate and Phosphate Remover Replaces Skimmer, Refugium, Everything

    Scrubber V2.2 update Up time - one week 3 days New light bulbs plus second light added Question: When do I clean it first?
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    My new Foxface

    http://letmegooglethatforyou.com/?q=foxface+fish
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