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Old 04-09-2017, 9:10 AM   #1
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Macro algae reactor DIY!!

Having some issues with algae growth in my tanks, trying out the latest "fad" solution. DIYed this for just over $200 all in. A fraction of even the cheapest production mode ($450) which is internal and must be placed in sump as such.

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Looks great! What are you using to feed the reactor?

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Looks great! What are you using to feed the reactor?
This is being fed by the main return pump via a line split!

Chaeto is growing like mad!

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Looks pretty good. I've been trying to figure out how to DIY something like that out of stuff I've already got, including some of those LEDs.

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Looks pretty good. I've been trying to figure out how to DIY something like that out of stuff I've already got, including some of those LEDs.
This was very easy to do, I just wrapped the LEDs around the housing and used large zip ties to hold it on. Well worth it, algae in tanks has reduced substantially and I am able to feed more heavily now.

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You think that pump is dialed down enough? Lol.


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