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How to Set Up a Refugium: Harvesting Macroalgae To Control Nitrate and Phosphate

By MarineDepot, 03/07/19
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https://https://mdshop.us/RefugiumHowTo In biological terms, a refugium is a remote location that protects and supports a wildlife population. A reef refugium is based on this principle and works specifically to benefit your reef tank.

The idea behind a reef refugium is to provide an isolated environment, seperate from the main aquarium for the cultivation of macroalgae, plankton and biological denitrification.

The first step on your road to refugium greatness is decide what type is suitable for your tank. No matter what type of fuge you set up, your reef tank is sure to benefit from less nuisance algae, lower nitrate and phosphate and lots of live foods for your fish and corals.

#refugium #refugiumlight #refugiumsump

-- SHOPPING LINKS --

Refugiums and Refugium Accessories: https://mdshop.us/Refugiums


-- HELPFUL VIDEOS --

How to Set Up a Refugium Inside Your Sump: https://mdshop.us/SumpRefugium

Q&A Series #4: What are the Benefits of a Refugium? https://mdshop.us/RefugiumBenefits

Aquatic Life Reno Refugium Light - What YOU Need to Know: https://mdshop.us/RenoFuge


-- EDUCATIONAL LINKS --

"What is a Sump?" Diagram: https://mdshop.us/WhatIsASump

Sump Plumbing Diagrams: http://mdshop.us/SumpDiagrams

Turn Your ATO Reservoir Into A Refugium: https://mdshop.us/RedSeaMods

Refugium FAQs: https://mdshop.us/RefugiumFAQs

How to Setup a Refugium: https://mdshop.us/HowToRefugium


-- SPECIAL THANKS --

Special thanks and shout-out to Matt Miller of Reef2Reef whose DIY sump with a refugium photograph is featured in this episode: https://mdshop.us/MikeMiller

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