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  1. Default DIY HOB Refugium

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    I saw on a lot of forums that people were converting their filters from previous setups into HOB refugiums. So I decided to cut turn my Penguin Bio wheel 150 that I got with my tank into on.

    So far, I've cleaned the crap out of it. I used my dremel to cut down the top of the filter so that only the intake pump part is covered.
    Removed the Biowheel.

    I will getting a small lamp to place over the media tray once I figure out what Media to use.

    Here's what It looks like right now.

    Haven't decided if I'll be adding a Surface skimmer to it instead of the normal intake.

    Once I find the right light fixture to place of the Media tray all will be well.
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  2. Default

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    I can't find any information on this. What does the HOB refugium do?

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    basically, the HOB refugium will allow him to grow out macro algae aswell as small pods. the macro algae will keep ph stable and consume nitrate, while the pods are a great food source for many saltwater critters.
    your friendly neighbourhood arowanaman!

  4. Default

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    I stuck a small amount of chaeto algae in their and got a small clip on light for 10 gallon tanks. It's runs on my night cycle.

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