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…

Turbo’s Aquatics Revised Turbo HF Scrubber

Turbo’s Aquatics had the 3rd revision of their Turbo HF Scrubber on display at MACNA 2013 . Equipped with Philips Luxeon LED’s on both sides, this algae scrubber merges new technology with a proven method of nitrate/phosphate reduction. The heat sinks…

Dobie Pads are the ultimate aquarium cleaning and maintenance tool

We’ve been using Dobie Pads to scrub much more than just the aquarium glass for years yet it’s a wonder how some folks still haven’t heard of these wonder pads. Your average grocery store chain carries 3-packs of Dobie Pads…

biOrb Algae Cleaner is cool and unique

Here is a very interesting type of algae scraper for your aquarium which is said to give you “better cleaning results” with a unique blade design that “removes algae in sheets rather than in a cloud allowing easier removal and…

Magic Eraser from Mr. Clean is acrylic safe and an effective algae scrubber

You know it really wasn’t our intention to post solely on algae cleaning and algae removing solutions today, it just happened that way. The latest tool to add to your glass cleaning arsenal is Mr. Clean’s “Magic Eraser” pad. The…