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Sly
02-06-2009, 09:16 AM
Before...

http://i42.tinypic.com/2mx0nt1.jpg

and after...

http://i42.tinypic.com/212ty1c.jpg

http://i39.tinypic.com/29w4kgk.jpg

I have performed no cleaning on the tank other than cleaning the front glass only. I did add a few more snails but as you can see, the tank is noticeably cleaner.

Here's my scrubber:

http://i34.tinypic.com/wjfh90.jpg

It's a small trash can with a paint bucket on the side that I use to create a surge effect on my screen. The water rushes out of the bucket once every 15 seconds or so to soak the screen and then provides time for the algae to breathe.

Here's my latest harvest after 3 weeks. I probably should clean it in less time but it's still impressive.

http://i43.tinypic.com/2nvt6dv.jpg

Say hi to Mr. Yellow Fish!~

http://i38.tinypic.com/4ki749.jpg

kcress
02-06-2009, 03:43 PM
That is soo cool! Most impressive and I like your Yellow Tang. He looks like a character. Though of all your tank denizens, he probably liked the excessive algae before.

SantaMonica
02-06-2009, 04:54 PM
Any closeup pics of the previous algae on the rocks?

Sly
02-07-2009, 11:39 AM
I know I have some pics somewhere but I haven't found them yet. The back glass used to be absolutely covered in green algae but now it's staying clean on its own. I have never cleaned it... The rocks weren't that bad but there were some patches of cyano in places that are now gone.

ocean rock
04-27-2009, 01:42 PM
hi there impressed with the set up can you talk me though it how it was created , thanks oc

Jay1st
04-28-2009, 12:55 AM
You are using a Carlson surge device are you ?

Is it noisy and easy to trim ?

xenia213
01-03-2010, 07:41 PM
can you post pics on how you did your ATS?

SantaMonica
01-08-2010, 03:59 PM
Sly has not logged on here in a year. You can find him on SaltWaterFish.

laradavidson
05-23-2010, 10:54 PM
You've got such ample of harvest haha!
great to know that your device is working well in your tank. keep it up