Hob refugium

Discussion in 'Refugium' started by mdlc805, Jul 19, 2015.

  1. mdlc805Valued MemberMember

    So there's not much space in the back of my tank I have a 25 gallon was wondering if you guys have any experience with the hob refugium seen a couple of diy threads made out of regular hob filters because of the limited space how small can I make it? Do you think it would be a good addition to my tank if I have fish live rock and coral or I shouldn't even worry about it because of the size of the tank
    Here's some videos I've seen

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qPzdi5f3ZoQ
     
    Thanks for the input
     
  2. AquaristFishlore LegendMember

    https://www.fishlore.com/fishforum/aquarist/124134-refugium-freshwater-update12-23-12-a.html

    Good morning,

    Please note I am not a salt tank keeper but I do have HOB refugiums on my 265g aquarium, link above. These are wonderful refugiums and I highly recommend them, for fresh or salt tanks. I really think your aquarium will benefit with the addition of refugiums but lets get some responses from salt tank keepers. :)

    Ken

    Links of interest:

    https://www.fishlore.com/fishforum/...-i-made-diy-aquaclear-refugium-pic-heavy.html
    (salt refugium DIY)

    The ones below are much cheaper than I what I purchased. Remember you get what you pay for! :) The ones I have are in the first link at the top.

     
     
  3. mdlc805Valued MemberMember

    Sweet thanks man will start researching these as well
     
  4. elmo709394New MemberMember

    Need more light



    Sent from my iPhone using Fish Lore Aquarium Fish Forum
     
  5. mdlc805Valued MemberMember

    I was looking at the second link how Is it cheaper quality if it's just a plastic rectangle with a pump isn't that all I need?
     
  6. AquaristFishlore LegendMember

    Either would probably work but I can only vouch for the higher priced one. It appears to be more well made.

    Ken
     
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