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Video: Cheeto Algae ball in Refugium

Discussion in 'General (Hobby Related)' started by Kendall, Dec 4, 2017.

  1. Kendall Leadership Team GIRS Member

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    Dike, IA
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    Took a vid of the algae ball in my fuge. Used the output of my bio pellet reactor to make a spray bar to get some rotation in the fuge section of my sump. So far, so good!

    I’m using the Kessil H380. That thing grows some algae!

     
    Last edited: Dec 4, 2017
  2. DangerJ Well-Known ReefKeeper Board of Directors Leadership Team GIRS Member

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    Des Moines
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    Looks good! Will be interesting to see how this rotates once it doubles in size
     
  3. Kendall Leadership Team GIRS Member

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    Dike, IA
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    It grows fast! I’ll update you once it grows a bit.

    I had to prune it weekly before I added the spraybar. I had tried some cheaper lights in the past but never got the results I get with this Kessil. Pricey, but worth it.
     
  4. blackx-runner Administrator Website Team Leadership Team GIRS Member

    Cedar Rapids, IA
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    How big of a tank? Must be a pretty good sized bio load if you're running bio-pellets and getting some big time growth on cheato.
     
  5. Kendall Leadership Team GIRS Member

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    Dike, IA
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    It’s a 220. I do have quite a few fish so decent bioload. I have been seeing less and less algae in the tank since starting the Chaeto. I may start slowly removing some biopellets over time and just use the Chaeto. Not positive though...
     

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