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    Sticky: 8290 The Super Guide to Algae Turf...

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    The Super Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 4

    (part 3 is here: ...
  2. Thread: SURF8

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  3. Thread: HOG3x

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    This is a freshly baked algae casserole. I mean,...

    This is a freshly baked algae casserole. I mean, it's actually the saltwater growth of a HOG3x or 3xx

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  4. Thread: HOG3xx

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    This is a freshly baked algae casserole. I mean,...

    This is a freshly baked algae casserole. I mean, it's actually the saltwater growth of a HOG3x or 3xx

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    Sticky: This is a freshly baked algae casserole. I mean,...

    This is a freshly baked algae casserole. I mean, it's actually the saltwater growth of a HOG3x or 3xx

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  6. Thread: HOG1

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    This looks like a HOG1 from high nutrient...

    This looks like a HOG1 from high nutrient saltwater. After a few weekly brushings, the dark growth should start turning lighter, and the growth ring should fill in...

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    Sticky: This looks like a HOG1 from high nutrient...

    This looks like a HOG1 from high nutrient saltwater. After a few weekly brushings, the dark growth should start turning lighter, and the growth ring should fill in...

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    Sticky: September 5, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    September 5, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:


    0 - RAIN4
    2 - RAIN2 with 4 GEM5 lights
    2 - RAIN2 with 2 GEM5 lights
    0 - RAIN2 with 1 GEM5 light

    2 - Pole Mount for RAIN2
  9. Thread: DROP1.4x

    by SantaMonica
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    DROP1.4x

    The DROP1.4x scrubber® has six high power LED deep red 660nm lights sealed behind the Green Grabber® epoxy rocks:

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    This RAIN2 sets on rails across the top of the...

    This RAIN2 sets on rails across the top of the sump. But as you can see from the size of the drain pipe, the drain could have been the mount instead.

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  11. Thread: RAIN2

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    This RAIN2 sets on rails across the top of the...

    This RAIN2 sets on rails across the top of the sump. But as you can see from the size of the drain pipe, the drain could have been the mount instead.

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    This DROP1.2 scrubber® is over due for a cleaning:

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  13. Thread: RAIN2

    by SantaMonica
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    Another example of a down-in-the-sump RAIN2...

    Another example of a down-in-the-sump RAIN2 install. This one is not down to the waterline, but it could be.

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  14. Thread: SURF4x

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    SURF4x

    This is a low-power mode of the SURF4x. It is a pattern of 6 of the 12 LEDs, connected to one of the power cords. The other 6 LEDs are connected to the other power cord, and when both are plugged in...
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    Sticky: August 22, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    August 22, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:


    0 - RAIN4
    3 - RAIN2 with 4 GEM5 lights
    2 - RAIN2 with 2 GEM5 lights
    0 - RAIN2 with 1 GEM5 light

    3 - Pole Mount for RAIN2
  16. Thread: HOG3

    by SantaMonica
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    This anemone tank has a HOG3 or 3x or 3xx on the...

    This anemone tank has a HOG3 or 3x or 3xx on the front of the chaeto compartment in the sump. The light is from the chaeto light, hanging above the sump.

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  17. Thread: HOG3xx

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    This anemone tank has a HOG3 or 3x or 3xx on the...

    This anemone tank has a HOG3 or 3x or 3xx on the front of the chaeto compartment in the sump. The light is from the chaeto light, hanging above the sump.

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  18. Thread: HOG3x

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    This anemone tank has a HOG3 or 3x or 3xx on the...

    This anemone tank has a HOG3 or 3x or 3xx on the front of the chaeto compartment in the sump. The light is from the chaeto light, hanging above the sump.

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    Welcome from Canada, if you can post some pics of...

    Welcome from Canada, if you can post some pics of the tubing or bubbles, with the red light off, that would help.
  20. Thread: HOG3x

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    Multiple scrubber styles for different areas of...

    Multiple scrubber styles for different areas of larger sumps. This also lets you decide what style you like better.

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  21. Thread: SURF4

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    Multiple scrubber styles for different areas of...

    Multiple scrubber styles for different areas of larger sumps. This also lets you decide what style you like better.


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  22. Thread: SURF8

    by SantaMonica
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    This SURF8 or 8x scrubber® has dark slimey strings in both compartments. This is from saltwater (strings are best for salt) and shows how the dark slime is only on the Green Grabber® strings, and not...
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    This SURF8 or 8x scrubber® has dark slimey strings in both compartments. This is from saltwater (strings are best for salt) and shows how the dark slime is only on the Green Grabber® strings, and not...
  24. Thread: RAIN2

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    A reminder that you are never alone when you have...

    A reminder that you are never alone when you have an algae monster nearby...

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    Sticky: A reminder that you are never alone when you have...

    A reminder that you are never alone when you have an algae monster nearby...

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    Here is a small HOG1x scrubber® on the front of a large saltwater sump, growing some live food to be fed later. The red light on the glass does not matter because the sump in in a cabinet.

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    Orange growth

    Sometimes people get a bright orange growth, especially on tanks with lower nutrients, or after the scrubber lowered the nutrients that used to be higher. This type of growth fills in all the holes...
  28. Thread: DROP1.2x

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    DROP1.2x

    Although black slime absorbs the most nutrients from the water
    (see http://algaescrubber.net/forums/showthread.php?3740-Slime-is-the-best-filter)
    it can cover up weak LED lights easily. But the...
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    Sticky: Although black slime absorbs the most nutrients...

    Although black slime absorbs the most nutrients from the water
    (see http://algaescrubber.net/forums/showthread.php?3740-Slime-is-the-best-filter)
    it can cover up weak LED lights easily. But the...
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    Sticky: August 6, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    August 6, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:


    1 - RAIN4
    3 - RAIN2 with 4 GEM5 lights
    1 - RAIN2 with 2 GEM5 lights
    0 - RAIN2 with 1 GEM5 light

    3 - Pole Mount for RAIN2
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    Sticky: Growing some food, and doing some filtering, in...

    Growing some food, and doing some filtering, in freshwater with a HOG.5 scrubber


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  32. Thread: HOG.5

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    Growing some food, and doing some filtering, in...

    Growing some food, and doing some filtering, in freshwater with a HOG.5 scrubber

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    Sticky: Everyone clap for Cladophora (species). This can...

    Everyone clap for Cladophora (species). This can grow in salt or fresh, and tends to be a bit thicker in salt, as shown here. This could feed several large fish for a few days.

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  34. Thread: HOG3

    by SantaMonica
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    Everyone clap for Cladophora (species). This can...

    Everyone clap for Cladophora (species). This can grow in salt or fresh, and tends to be a bit thicker in salt, as shown here. This could feed several large fish for a few days.

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    Here is an example of how truly waterproof...

    Here is an example of how truly waterproof submersible lights can go underwater safely.

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  37. Thread: HOG3x

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    Here's an update on what some people do in...

    Here's an update on what some people do in crowded sumps: Put 2 scrubbers side by side. In this case, it's 2 larger HOG scrubbers®. This has the advantage of letting you clean/harvest one, while...
  38. Thread: HOG3

    by SantaMonica
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    Here's an update on what some people do in...

    Here's an update on what some people do in crowded sumps: Put 2 scrubbers side by side. In this case, it's 2 larger HOG scrubbers®. This has the advantage of letting you clean/harvest one, while...
  39. Thread: Hog2

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    Here's an update on what some people do in...

    Here's an update on what some people do in crowded sumps: Put 2 scrubbers side by side. In this case, it's 2 larger HOG scrubbers®. This has the advantage of letting you clean/harvest one, while...
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    Here's an update on what some people do in...

    Here's an update on what some people do in crowded sumps: Put 2 scrubbers side by side. In this case, it's 2 larger HOG scrubbers®. This has the advantage of letting you clean/harvest one, while...
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    Here's an update on what some people do in...

    Here's an update on what some people do in crowded sumps: Put 2 scrubbers side by side. In this case, it's 2 larger HOG scrubbers®. This has the advantage of letting you clean/harvest one, while...
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    Sticky: July 25, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    July 25, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:


    1 - RAIN4
    4 - RAIN2 with 4 GEM5 lights
    1 - RAIN2 with 2 GEM5 lights
    0 - RAIN2 with 1 GEM5 light

    2 - Pole Mount for RAIN2
  43. Thread: DROP.6x

    by SantaMonica
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    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no...

    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no longer available, the Danner AP-4 is now recommended for most scrubbers, except the SURF4 or 4x which can use a Danner AP-8, and the SURF8 which needs a...
  44. Thread: HOG3

    by SantaMonica
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    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no...

    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no longer available, the Danner AP-4 is now recommended for most scrubbers, except the SURF4 or 4x which can use a Danner AP-8, and the SURF8 which needs a...
  45. Thread: HOG3x

    by SantaMonica
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    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no...

    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no longer available, the Danner AP-4 is now recommended for most scrubbers, except the SURF4 or 4x which can use a Danner AP-8, and the SURF8 which needs a...
  46. Thread: HOG3xx

    by SantaMonica
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    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no...

    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no longer available, the Danner AP-4 is now recommended for most scrubbers, except the SURF4 or 4x which can use a Danner AP-8, and the SURF8 which needs a...
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    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no...

    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no longer available, the Danner AP-4 is now recommended for most scrubbers, except the SURF4 or 4x which can use a Danner AP-8, and the SURF8 which needs a...
  48. Thread: DROP.6

    by SantaMonica
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    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no...

    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no longer available, the Danner AP-4 is now recommended for most scrubbers, except the SURF4 or 4x which can use a Danner AP-8, and the SURF8 which needs a...
  49. Thread: DROP1.2

    by SantaMonica
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    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no...

    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no longer available, the Danner AP-4 is now recommended for most scrubbers, except the SURF4 or 4x which can use a Danner AP-8, and the SURF8 which needs a...
  50. Thread: DROP1.4

    by SantaMonica
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    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no...

    Update: Since the Fusion 700 air pump is no longer available, the Danner AP-4 is now recommended for most scrubbers, except the SURF4 or 4x which can use a Danner AP-8, and the SURF8 which needs a...
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