07-04-2007, 08:40 AM
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Re: above tank refugiums
Originally Posted by novicedave
im thinking of adding a refugium to my 55 gal live rock /fish tank.
i have the room and the ability to mount a 20 gal fuge above my display tank but im not sure if this is the best idea. id like to cultivate pods and such and bennefit from macro algeas also. im now using a HON biowheel filter and only have 4 damsels and a blenny...along with some snails,horshoe crab and a little blue leg crab. they all peruse the 70lbs of live rock in the tank quite well and all my water tests are top notch. any input to aid me in making my decision would be appreciated...
They do sell refugs. that sit on the tank like a HOB filter. So you dont need to add a pump and a tank and plumbing. Its about a 5 gallon, that has a light on it and a little pump that pumps water out.