chaetomorpha reactor

The Best Macroalgae Reactors – Reef Builders Gear Guide

Macroalgae reactors are built with the sole purpose of growing chaetomorpha algae. While it’s possible to grow small amounts of chaetomorpha in a refugium, a dedicated macroalgae reactor goes beyond the humble refugium to create a supercharged macroalgae growing machine.…

Reduce Excess Nutrients With The Grotech MacroAlgae-Breeder

The Grotech MacroAlgae Breeder is a natural biological filtration system to reduce excess nutrients like nitrate and phosphate in saltwater aquariums. The MacroAlage Breeder or chaetomorpha reactors such as this work best with red algae family (e.g. Gracilaria curtissiae) or…

New Macroalgae Reactor Coming Soon From Tunze

Tunze has a new Macroalgae reactor in the works but it’s not the two models we showed you back in May. Unlike the two we saw at InterZoo in Germany, the new Tunze Macroalgae reactor has a lot more refinements which…

Making a DIY Chaetomorpha Reactor is Incredibly Easy

Since the dawn of mini reef tanks, exporting nutrients to keep aquarium water clean has always been one of the most important tasks to having a successful, thriving tank. Between activated carbon to protein skimming, carbon dosing and denitrification, algae scrubbers…

Pax Bellum ARID Filter review: the most ‘intense’ way to grow Chaetomorpha

They say that everything that is old will be new again, and this statement couldn’t ring any more true for the Pax Bellum ARID Chaetomorpha filters. In the early days of successful reef keeping, algae scrubbers and phyto-remediation was the state…

The innovative LED heat pipe at the heart of Pax Bellum Chaeto filters

The A.R.I.D. Chaetomorpha filters from Pax Bellum are some of the most interesting algae scrubbers that we’ve seen in years. Having been in development for somewhere near half a decade, the unique design features a tube of high output LEDs that…

A.R.I.D. chaetomorpha macroalgae scrubbers from Pax-Bellum

The marine aquarium hobby is always on the lookout for ever simpler and more effective ways to reduce nutrients in our tanks. The A.R.I.D. devices from Pax-Bellum are a new way to apply intensive macroalgae scrubbing to nutrient reduction, making…

SEA Aquarium has the most gigantic ball of spinning Chaetomorpha algae

It’s no secret that I am personally not a fan of the kitchen sink approach to creating a “refugium” with all the sands and cruddy algaes that usually build up there. I and we, are very much in favor of using…