algae scrubber

  1. Watch Video - BRStv Setup Guide - Clear Water Algae Turf Scrubber

    How To Setup Your Clear Water Algae Turf Scrubber For More Successful Reef Tank Filtration!

    Jen walks us through the basic setup of a Clear Water Algae Turf Scrubber.
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  2. How to Raise pH in Your Marine Aquarium

    How to Raise pH in Your Marine Aquarium

    Low pH is a common water quality issue with reef aquariums. Fortunately, it’s an easy thing to fix once you understand the factors that affect pH in your tank. Many aquarists rush into making...
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  3. The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 3

    The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 3

    Let’s talk about the difference between fresh and saltwater algae scrubbers. They are different designs because the algal growth you get in each are different—so the layout of the...
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  4. The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 2

    The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 2

    Now let's answer the first question most aquarium folks have about algae scrubbers: Should you buy or build? Before the year 2010, there were not really any commercially available algae scrubbers...
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  5. The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 1

    The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 1

    Filtering your tank by using "algae to fight algae" has been gaining in popularity in the last few years. We are biased about this, because we invented the waterfall and upflow designs that everyone...
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  6. How to Lower Phosphates in a Reef Tank: Mastering Nutrient Control

    How to Lower Phosphates in a Reef Tank: Mastering Nutrient Control

    Phosphate has always been a hot topic with reef keepers. It’s in our tap water. It’s in fish and invert food.  Phosphate gets the blame for algae problems. Some say it even hurts...
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  7. Red Slime!!! - Reef Tank Pest Control #3: How to Get Rid of Cyanobacteria

    Red Slime!!! - Reef Tank Pest Control #3: How to Get Rid of Cyanobacteria

    Cyanobacteria, or Cyano for short, is not an algae like what many of you might think but is in fact a photosynthetic bacteria. It’s slimy and often grows in sheets that can be siphoned or...
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  8. Algae Scrubbers Explained: Natural Filtration For Your Aquarium – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #7

    Algae Scrubbers Explained: Natural Filtration For Your Aquarium – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #7

    Bryan Farrish owns Santa Monica Filtration, one of the aquarium hobby's most popular producers of algae scrubbers. Bryan created and owns patents to many of the innovative algae turf scrubber designs...
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