Re: NANFA-- algae filter

Christopher Scharpf (
Sun, 18 Aug 2002 07:31:14 -0400

Elmer Guerri wrote about algae filters for native fish aquaria in the Spring
1999 and Summer 1999 issues of American Currents. In addition, a a refugium
was one of the NANFA Convention prizes that year. (I think Jim Graham was
the winner?)

Chris Scharpf

"Are we going to sit around quietly, drinking bottled water from France,
watching the fish die?"
     --- Peter B. Moyle

> From: "Wally Billingham" <> > Reply-To: > Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 22:38:45 -0400 > To: <> > Subject: Re: NANFA-- algae filter > > Another great idea "borrowed" from the reef side of the hobby is the idea of > a "refugium" to control nitrates and algae problems. I have done it using > hornwort and elodea/anacharis. Works great easy to build. Just do a search > on the web for refugium and you will be all set. I plan on setting up a 55 > gallon refugium on my 220gallon set-up I am planning for next spring. By > then my smallmouth will have outgrown their 75 and will be ready to move up > to the 220 where they can grow full size. > > Wally /----------------------------------------------------------------------------- /"Unless stated otherwise, comments made on this list do not necessarily / reflect the beliefs or goals of the North American Native Fishes / Association" / This is the discussion list of the North American Native Fishes Association / To subscribe, unsubscribe, or get help, send the word / subscribe, unsubscribe, or help in the body (not subject) of an email to / For a digest version, send the command to / instead. / For more information about NANFA, visit our web page,