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    Good evening how are you Santa Monica? I hope...

    Good evening how are you Santa Monica?
    I hope you`re good.

    last week growth, how is it going?

    before cleaning
    https://youtu.be/PVh3sSuHL5w

    After Cleaning
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    Hi how are ya? Last week growth ...

    Hi how are ya?

    Last week growth

    https://youtube.com/shorts/ZcRLSJYtQ4w?feature=share

    What you think?
    light on 1 side of the screen.
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    Hi how are ya? There is one thing that i noticed...

    Hi how are ya?
    There is one thing that i noticed now, i have some brown algae im my rocks and cyano, and this algae was decreasing but after screen cleaning they start to increase again, and after 3...
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    Hi Santa Monica how are ya? hope you are very...

    Hi Santa Monica how are ya? hope you are very well.
    I`d like to show ya how my algae scrubber is going.

    Light covered
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    Water Flow
    https://youtu.be/wvxgF7kK6yI

    Screen before Cleaning
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    Happy saturday for you too. this is how my screen...

    Happy saturday for you too. this is how my screen is now.

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    3 weeks running.
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    Hi santa Monica how are ya? Thanks again for...

    Hi santa Monica how are ya?
    Thanks again for your support.
    This are some pics of my scrubber, do you think i should keep this way, or should i cover only one side?

    ATS with covered lights
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    Hi thanks a lot for your help. I put a Sheet of...

    Hi thanks a lot for your help. I put a Sheet of clear plastic wrap as you suggested, and the bobbles reduced a lot. Thanks

    Now please can you help me with others things.

    First: my new scrubber...
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    Waterfall algae scrubber

    Hi Santa Monica how are ya doing? I hope everything is ok with you all.
    Can you help me?
    I built a waterfall algae scrubber and i placed it above the tank but i am having problem with micro bubble...
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    Hi SM. Week 4 In my tank 7652 After...

    Hi SM.
    Week 4

    In my tank
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    After cleaning
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    Outside my tank
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    HI SM. Week 3 7629 Before Cleaning:...

    HI SM.

    Week 3

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    Hi SM how are you Some updating of my UAS ...

    Hi SM how are you

    Some updating of my UAS

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    Good morning SM. Yes i think its growing a...

    Good morning SM.
    Yes i think its growing a little bit longer, and very separated each portion of algae.
    Do you think it's good to let it grown for more than 7 days?
    12 x 660nm leds is enough?...
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    Hi SM are you ok? some update of my UAS...

    Hi SM are you ok?

    some update of my UAS
    Screen: 7,5cm x 22cm
    Light: 9x 660nm and 3 royal blue - 18 hour on 6 hour off.
    Growth: 7 DAYS


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    Hi SM how are you? I really need your help. My...

    Hi SM how are you?
    I really need your help.
    My UAS dosn't work well no matter what i do, so I decided to start it again

    My new configuration is:

    Screen: 12cmX22cm =264 square cm
    Light: 27...
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    Hi Santa Monica are you ok. What You think...

    Hi Santa Monica are you ok.

    What You think about this growth?
    What can i do to improve?



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    Good morning SM. Thanks for reply. I made the...

    Good morning SM.

    Thanks for reply.
    I made the changes you sugested -18hour / day of light. Let us see how it will be in 10 days.

    About the bubbles, i think it is igual all over the screen. I...
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    Hi Santa Monica how are you? i would like to...

    Hi Santa Monica how are you?

    i would like to here your opinion about this growth.

    light: 14 hours/ day



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    Yes, the algae is growing in the strings...

    Yes, the algae is growing in the strings specially in the botton.
    and in the middle there are some spots of algae.

    I am running this scrubber for 3 weeks and I only have 4 clown fishs in this...
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    I don't know what material it is. But i'll try...

    I don't know what material it is.
    But i'll try to discover.
    Wy are you making this question?
    there are a special material for the string?
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    Hi SM is everything ok with you? Look some pics...

    Hi SM is everything ok with you?
    Look some pics of the growth.

    What you think?
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    New upflow Algae Scrubber

    Hi SM what you think about my new upflow algae scrubber?




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    DIY upflow in Brazil

    Hi SM what you think about my new upflow algae scrubber?




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    http://m.ebay.com/itm/10pcs-3W-Deep-Red-660nm-High...

    http://m.ebay.com/itm/10pcs-3W-Deep-Red-660nm-High-Power-LED-Bead-20mm-Star-PCB-Base-for-Growth-DIY-/331144118031?nav=SEARCH

    Or this one here.
    3w x 14 leds each scrubber
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    http://m.ebay.com/itm/10W-Deep-Red-660nm-Blue-440n...

    http://m.ebay.com/itm/10W-Deep-Red-660nm-Blue-440nm-7-2-LED-driver-Plant-Grow-Growth-lights-1PCS-/252004596878?nav=SEARCH

    This one wil work?
    4 each scrubber
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    Hi Santa Monica. good afternoon I am on my way...

    Hi Santa Monica. good afternoon
    I am on my way to build a bigger saltwater tank, 200x60x(45 or 50)cm.
    and I saw some time ago in one post here that the best setup for a saltwater tank with only an...
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    what you think about this bulb?...

    what you think about this bulb?
    https://www.amazon.com/White-3000k-Equivalent-Incandescent-Listed/dp/B00CX3TR1K
    it will work in a scrubber?
    how long can i use it?
    thanks
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    I have in my sump a space of 22x30 cm. Where i...

    I have in my sump a space of 22x30 cm. Where i want to place the upflow.
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    Good. But there is any limitations in upflow?...

    Good.
    But there is any limitations in upflow? The amont of water in the tank shound be considered? How many 3w leds should i use? Red 660nm and royal blue?Screen size?
    Thanks
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    i dont know if you need this information to help...

    i dont know if you need this information to help me with the upflow algae scrubber but here you go.
    i have 73 gallon of water in my tank. and only 4 little fish but i wanna add more fish soon as...
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    Hi SM. What is the best design, a waterfall or a...

    Hi SM.
    What is the best design, a waterfall or a upflow algae scrubber?
    I am thinking about to change mine to save a space.
    I have a waterfall.
    If you can, say to me the positive and negative...
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    Hi Santa Monica, its me again. lol i was looking...

    Hi Santa Monica, its me again. lol
    i was looking for the reasons why we can`t let the CFL bulbs more than 3 months and i do not figured it out.
    what happen to a scrubber if we do that? what happen...
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    Algae scrubber for fresh water tank.

    Santa monica good night.
    How an algae scrubber works in fresh water?
    There are some post with this matter?
    What shound i know to make an scrubber works in fresh water.
    Again thanks for the help...
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    Santa Monica, Good afternoon Is this information...

    Santa Monica, Good afternoon
    Is this information below up to date?


    Q: What advantages are there to wide screens? If a screen is narrow, but taller, and has the same area, isn’t it the same?
    A:...
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    Only the bucket with water, without an algae...

    Only the bucket with water, without an algae scubber?
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    Hi Santa monica. What an algae scrubber do in...

    Hi Santa monica.
    What an algae scrubber do in tap water?
    Exemple: if a put only tap water in a tank and run an algae acrubber in it, can i use this water as top of water in a reef instead of RO...
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    How is it going now. ...

    How is it going now.

    https://youtu.be/ytjTGebQu-Q


    https://youtu.be/flPFjwi5De8
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    Thanks. I have no space to put more light and...

    Thanks.
    I have no space to put more light and my reflectors support only 2x25w bulbs.
    can i change the flow or move my reflector closer?
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    How is it going now. https://youtu.be/kzqyqReKMXA

    How is it going now.
    https://youtu.be/kzqyqReKMXA
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    Ok. I put more 2x25w bulbs. Shound i keep it...

    Ok.
    I put more 2x25w bulbs.
    Shound i keep it the same 22 hours or back to 18?
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    Thanks for reply. I am running my scrubber with...

    Thanks for reply.
    I am running my scrubber with 2 25w bulbs, one each side.
    Would it be the case to put on more bulb each side?
    If so what's the W of that bulbs?
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    Hi santa monica. Now i am running my scrubber as...

    Hi santa monica.
    Now i am running my scrubber as you said 22 hours.
    What should i see now? More green?
    Some friends here in Brasil said that an algea scrubber
    Can't suport a tank with many tang's...
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    And the 30w is good. 15 each side? Ou should i...

    And the 30w is good. 15 each side? Ou should i use 30w each side?
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    Thanks again. I want to change the cfl bulbs for...

    Thanks again. I want to change the cfl bulbs for this leds http://m.ebay.com/itm/10PCS-3W-RED-80lm-650nm-660nm-LED-Plant-Glow-Light-with-20mm-Star-Base-/321088886684?nav=SEARCH
    What you think?...
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    Hi santa monica. Fist of all i want to thank you...

    Hi santa monica.
    Fist of all i want to thank you for help me with my algea scrubber.
    This is the result of my scrubber in the last week.
    How is it going?
    https://youtu.be/s_o-rurSg28
    And this is...
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    6466 Some one knows what is that around my kenya...

    6466
    Some one knows what is that around my kenya tree?
    Thanks
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    https://youtu.be/IzH5mfSdS-g Hi SM, this is my...

    https://youtu.be/IzH5mfSdS-g

    Hi SM, this is my 7 days growth after some changes.
    How is it going now?
    Looks like it is working now.
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    Thanks for reply. Same time ago i read some...

    Thanks for reply.
    Same time ago i read some thing here that said, if a person has a very big screen he can let it grown more time without cleaning is that true?
    Or should i cut my screen and make...
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    Now i have 4 little fish. One week ago i put 4...

    Now i have 4 little fish. One week ago i put 4 little clown fish in the tank.
    How long it take to start to grown green?
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