Algae Scrubbers

JW Pet Company 14-Inch Aquarium Algae Scrubber

  • Quick and easy
  • Removes algae, cleans glass
  • Rubber, non-slip grip, strong no-flex handle
  • Curved design for easier cleaning
  • For glass aquariums

Santa Monica Filtration HOG.5 Hang-On-Glass Upflow Algae Scrubber

  • Removes ammonia, nitrite, nitrate, phosphate, nuisance algae, CO2 from your aquarium water
  • Can’t overflow onto your floor, because it is always under water
  • You can feed some of the algae to your fish or snails!

An algae scrubber is a water filtering device which uses light to grow algae, a process which removes harmful chemicals from the water in your tank.


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