Refugium Tank Setups Information
Refugiums in Saltwater Aquariums
A refugium is nothing more than a refuge from predation. Sessile inverts, macroalgae and other delicate species need a place to call their own and the advent of the refugium was just the ticket! Isolated, but connected to the main display tank , the refugium allows for common water filtration while at the same time keeping more aggressive fish...
Refugiums for Saltwater Aquarium Set Ups
Top refugiums for saltwater aquariums. Refugiums are great add-ons for saltwater aquariums. Refugiums can be used to cultivate nutritious algae for your herbivores or amphipods/copepods for the Mandarinfish and other picky eaters.
Refugiums come in three varieties: Hang-On Tank, Hang-In Tank and Under-Tank or Sump refugiums.
Building A Saltwater Aquarium Refugium
A refugium can be a valuable addition to almost any saltwater aquarium. From growing nitrate consuming (as well as a natural fish food) macroalgae, to cultivating copepods and amphipods to feed your other tank occupants, refugiums have many uses in a marine aquarium.
Top 1 to 50 Gallon Aquarium Picks
Read reveiws and compare prices on 1 to 50 gallon aquariums that your About Guides consider to be some of the best choices on the market. Tanks of this size make a good refugium.
In-Sump Refugium Set Up
From Dogs Reef Pages website, Scott Wilson shares a very nice diagram of his reef tank sump set up that has a refugium built in, along with some photo images and general information about the whole layout.
In-Tank Refugium DIY Plans
From the OZ Reef Marine Park DIY Plans Index, DBW gives instructions for building a simple in-tank refugium constructed of egg crate and plastic cable ties. Total cost - only about $4.00.