Macro Algae (Cheato) reactor

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Going to be upgrading soon.
So I've decided to run things abit different.
Will post the tank upgrade when it's happening.
But in the mean time here's my converted reactor for Cheato
Work in progress

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Awesome!
I want to do something similar on my tank with a biopellet reactor, only the lights are holding me back though. What lights are you using on yours?
 
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I found the gel ones didn't look as bright and are not as higher wattage as these
 

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Great minds think alike....I'm also doing that....just awaiting the led strip lights I found one that's 4 red to 1 blue

Nice size reactor you got there, wish I could find one like that
 
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MMMMMMmmmmm.....been looking at these reactors before on some of the US sites. Won't your Led's cause algae to grow inside reactor resulting in blocking the light that the macro need?
 

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Well I suppose to a degree it would, but hopefully one will eventually get to a stage that the cheato inside will out compete the other algae since that's the idea behind a refugium but will have to wait and see
 

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