IceCap PRO Turf Scrubber is one of the Cleanest ATS

The IceCap Pro Turf Scrubber is a new line of in-sump ATS with one of the cleanest designs we’ve seen in this rapidly growing product category. The first detail of the ‘Pro’ version of IceCap’s algae turf scrubber that caught…

Turbo Aquatics Raises Algae Scrubber to a New Level of Refinement

Admittedly we’ve never been big fans of microalgae turf scrubbers, preferring instead to use dynamic Chaetomorpha growth in our own signature spinning style. However there’s been a small sustained community of reefers who have employed various models to manage the…

Algae Scrubbers, How We Grow Massive Amounts of Chaetomorpha

Managing nutrients is one of the most important aspects to keeping a healthy, balanced reef aquarium free from unwanted algae. Curiously, one of the best ways to do this is to actually encourage algae to grow in a separate part…

We Made a Hypnotic Spinning Barrel of Macroalgae

Pretty much as long as reef tanks have been around, mini reef keepers have employed algae in its various forms to control and reduce nutrients of the aquarium water. The popularity of using micro or macroalgae for this purpose has…

Seachem Scraper has Innovative Retractable and Reversible Blades

The Seachem Scraper is an innovative new aquarium cleaning accessory from a company best known for its long history of making aquarium additives. Seachem has really gotten into the aquarium accessory segment in recent years with coral cutters, plant scissors,…

Clear Water External Algae Scrubbers are tidy looking turf scrubbers

Algae turf scrubbers are a great way to control nutrients, but lets face it, most are not that pretty to look at. The new line of Clear Water External Algae Scrubbers are tidy units that are designed to maximize space…

Seachem Algae Pads Gets Algae Out of Scracthes

Seachem Algae Pads are a useful new accessory that you can pick up at your LFS. Obviously, we all have plenty of algae scrubber pads but Seachem’s Algae Pads can actually fill in where tough scrubbers and Doby pads leave…

Skimz Macroalgae Reactor Looks Ready For Primetime

We’ve got a fresh new look at the Skimz macroalgae reactor, and boy has it come a long way from the prototype we spotted in Germany this summer. Gone is the fan-cooled mess that typified the original model, replaced now…

Custom Acrylic Sumps and more from 302 Aquatics

302 Aquatics isĀ a small acrylic manufacturing company based in the USA that has been designing algae scrubbers and customĀ sumps since 2013. Their custom sump designs come in a range of colors and all their building materials, lights, PVC, and acrylic…

Skimz unveils a macroalgae filter chaetomorpha reactor of their own

The Skimz macroalgae filter reactor is an interesting take on a product category which is beginning to gain a lot of traction in the aquarium hobby. The singaporean aquarium product company is quite prolific when it comes to experimenting with…