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A DIY algae scrubber using simple a Ikea storage box

A DIY algae scrubber using simple a Ikea storage box

One of our members ATcraz shared about his DIY project how he can transform a cheap Ikea storage box into a simple yet effective Algae scrubber which works wonder.
For the project you would need ;
– 1 x ikea black box.
– Plastic board cutted into 4 pieces to fit the four sides.
– sand card board verticalyl to allow proper flow of water down from sprinkle bar around box.
– PVC pipes + drill small holes around pipes.
– A return pump.
– Suitable lighting ; Florescent lights or LEDs
How it look like ;
Top View
Overflow and return section
Photos of the growth rates ;
For more information about this thread; please refer to the link ;
**Credit to ; ATcraz 

Larry Ng

Larry Ng (aka Harlequinmania )- Blogger, chef editor of SRC, and experience reef keeper, with over twenty years in the marine aquarium hobby. His love and crazy for marine life and fish keeping since a young age has turned his passion into a lifelong hobby. His personal 1000 gallon tank, and setup has been featured on the magazine and video.