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Refugium set up? Spare macro algea and pods? (1 Viewer)

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New to salt water tanks and want to set up a refugium. Can I do it in this type of sump set up? Should I get algea barns refugium start up kit? Its for a 75g tank.
 

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New to salt water tanks and want to set up a refugium. Can I do it in this type of sump set up? Should I get algea barns refugium start up kit? Its for a 75g tank.
No, you won't be able to do it in that type of sump. The macro algae would get in the pumps and the light needed to grow macros would force you to clean the equipment all the time since stuff would grow all over it. Generally need a sump with an extra chamber to use as a refugium.
 
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Ok so just a big filter is what that is right now. Ok thank you!...im gonna buy a 20g tank and turn that into a refugium!
 

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