5 Effective Ways to Control Algae in Reef Aquariums

We all struggle with algae problems in our reef tanks. Algae are an essential part of the aquarium’s food chain and ecosystem. It’s impossible to eliminate algae from our reef tanks but we can take steps to keep algae under control. The idea is to maintain the right natural balance so algae cannot take over […]

Innovative Marine’s new MicroMag is Tiny but Tough on Algae

  Tired of unsightly algae clouding the view into your aquarium? We hear you! Scraping the glass has become a daily routine for many aquarists. If you have to clean your glass once every other day, consider yourself lucky! What about the corners that never get properly cleaned because the larger magnet cleaner just can’t […]

Portal Algae Magnet with Magnifying Lenses: What YOU Need to Know

This little device is a clever magnified viewing portal that allows you to view incredible details in your aquarium and cleans your aquarium walls! The 4” diameter magnifying lens magnetically mounts to the wall of your tank and the inside portion of the magnetically coupled device contains cleaning pads that will remove algae as you […]

Build an inexpensive Macroalgae Reactor to reduce Nitrate and Phosphate

As hobbyist we are always exploring new and better ways to export nutrients from our aquariums to give our fish and coral the cleanest water possible. Growing macro algae in a refugium is a tried and true method that many of us utilize. As the macro algae grows, it consumes nitrates and phosphates. Once you […]

Aquarium Algae Control: Diatoms, Cyano and Green Hair Algae – Part 1

Welcome to part one of our two-part video series about aquarium algae. Our goal with this series is to help you identify the most common types of algae that can plague an aquarium and provide you with a solid game plan to rid your tank of these pesky nuisance. The first part of battling nuisance […]