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    Acrylic warp behind t-5s?

    When you place a t-5 behind acrylic, does the acrylic warp?

    I'm considering building an acrylic tank where the back chamber might act as a algae scrubber. Has that been done? is it not possible?
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    Re: Step by step on setting up lighting?

    Thanks for those links. However, I would like to get some help with the lighting aspect. Are you guys able to find all the parts needed from Home depot?
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    Step by step on setting up lighting?

    so, I figured out everything for the bucket ATS version except for the lighting. Is there any tutorial or step by step on ways to set up the lighting? I went to HD and came home empty handed. I know...
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    Re: Any Step by Step to ATS?

    Oh so no need for anything to hold the screen on the sides? Just the top is fine?
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    Re: Any Step by Step to ATS?

    Thanks so much for your response. If I use plastic canvas, what do I use to keep it straight? like the 2 bars on the sides. What works for you guys?
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    Re: Any Step by Step to ATS?

    So on the bucket step by step, I have 3 questions.

    First, if I can't find a holesaw that will give me 1 3/8 inch, can I go with a 1 1/8?

    Second, is the tank divider just as good a material as...
  7. Re: What is the GPH of water coming from overflow

    That was a stupid question I asked.

    But my real question did get answered which was pretty much how do I measure GPH coming down. I will try the bucket idea. I know where the 5 gallon mark is.
  8. What is the GPH of water coming from overflow

    Hey guys, how do I determine the amount of flow I'm getting on my screen if I plan on having water overflow straight into the screen? Is the GPH after headloss going up into the DT the same as the...
  9. Re: How to ramp up feeding on a new ATS system

    Dang... 15 cubes?!?!?!? a day?!?! thats insane. Or maybe I'm just a noob... When I feed all my corals once a week. I have to go through one whole cube. I feel it feeds my 50 gallon tank and some...
  10. Re: How to ramp up feeding on a new ATS system

    Just a question, what is a "cube" of food? Is it referring to the size of the individual cubes from the frozen fish food packets?
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    Re: ATS on AIO back chamber

    Its been 2 weeks and a half. :) any news? any help?

    I want to see if an ATS will work with my AIO tank.
    Thanks guys
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    CARBON DOSING VS ATS

    How much different, is carbon dosing from algae scrubbers. Just wondering. I'm trying to have an ATS on my AIO, but it doesn't seem practical at the moment.

    I looked it up on here and google,...
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    Re: ATS on AIO back chamber

    Ill try and wait a few weeks for those examples.

    Does anyone know of a horizontal one done on an AIO?
    What do people use as their "tray"?
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    ATS on AIO back chamber

    Hey guys, I wanted to incorporate a ATS into my AIO system. Here is a picture of the back.
    The most logical way to to that to me is by having a horizontal ATS going across the top of back chamber....
  15. Re: my new tank, and scrubber lay down in sump. and Question.

    Hey, I have one question for you.
    What do you use as the foundation for the roughed up plastic canvas?

    Thanks,
    Steve
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    Re: Any Step by Step to ATS?

    But I assume with too much flow, you will hear water falling? The one I saw and heard was dead silent, but it was horizontal
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    Re: Any Step by Step to ATS?

    Thank you for the word document. It was very helpful. Is there a step by step on the bucket by any chance?

    Also, with the vertical designs, can they be made dead silent? I saw a reefer's tank...
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    Any Step by Step to ATS?

    Is there any step by step or guidethroughs for ATS? I would rather use what works and do everything the right way.

    I've searched step by step and guidethrough on this site and can't come up with...
  19. Re: Tray design for Algae scrubber It works great!

    Can you put that video back up for a chance? I'm looking for designs and I like the design you are doing
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    Re: Guide me to the right way please

    How big of a difference is there between ATS and a refugium? I know ATS have lights closer, but can't you attempt that with a refugium too?
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    Re: Guide me to the right way please

    http://i833.photobucket.com/albums/zz254/steveandfootball/P7240180.jpg

    heres my tank with the back chamber. its 51 gallons
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    Re: Rock solid case for ATS capabilities

    Yours is dead silent. It was impressive and eye opening haha

    Thats me! I went for some kenya tree frags. They are all doing fine. The xenia melted away though. I can't seem to keep them ever....
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    Re: Guide me to the right way please

    Also, i would want this to be as dead silent as can be.(is that possible) I hate noise, thats why i'm getting away from a skimmer, which fits in the AIO.
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    Guide me to the right way please

    Hey guys, I've been thinking of making an algae scrubber. But, I have an all in one 51 gallon tank. I was trying to figure a way out by myself for half an year, but now, i want to ask you guys for...
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