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    Flat ,wavy , slimy ,matted carpet like coating...

    Flat ,wavy , slimy ,matted carpet like coating looking and purple is cyano sometimes manual removal is all it takes .

    Im not sure if different color cyanos grow in different water parameters

    As...
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    Is there anyway you can take a picture under...

    Is there anyway you can take a picture under lighting between 6000 and 10000k that would help identify it
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    Looks like dinoflagellates if they are brown. if...

    Looks like dinoflagellates if they are brown.
    if they are purple then its cyanobacteria i think the lighting is making them look purple

    My cure for dinos was virtually plug and play when...
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    Water is going to trickle onto an illuminated...

    Water is going to trickle onto an illuminated canvas screen and the screen is a removable tray?
  5. the flow is very turbulent the water slams the...

    the flow is very turbulent the water slams the center of the screen , flattens out and expands evenly

    i'll try and get a video this week

    algae in the display tank is disappearing very fast,...
  6. the bulkhead on the bottom right of the picture...

    the bulkhead on the bottom right of the picture is closed off ( from another design). it actually drains from underneath theres about a 1 inch gap of air under the screen water runs off the sides...
  7. scrubber flow ,screen size, light, circulation

    7 days from cleaned screen

    -lights 9.5 watt 2700k cree led bulb 120 degree spread 14 hours on
    -size 48 sq in
    -circulation 224 GPH calculated for head loss
    -11x tank volume per hour
    -Above tank...
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    ahhhh I missed that. It does appear to be taken...

    ahhhh I missed that. It does appear to be taken under sunlight though

    red/blue seem to be most important based on everything i have researched but its confusing when you see experiments like the...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riBQkOqviCY ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riBQkOqviCY

    this vid made me feel most photosynthesis response charts are exagerrated.
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    Phosphor led's are not the perfect bulb,...

    Phosphor led's are not the perfect bulb, elemental based are a little more efficient but here is a lot of wasted bandwith in CFL's as well and we know they work.philips rebel 4940 CFL 2700k4941
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    they use phosphors for leds aswell (its cheaper)...

    they use phosphors for leds aswell (its cheaper) then elemental based ones.

    CFL's with no phosphors emit mostly harmful UV light
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    a lot of reviewers have problems with those like...

    a lot of reviewers have problems with those like wrong led's, burnouts.The Philips 14.5 watt led 2700k flood would work really well. saw them for about $20 at homedepot
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    growth has slowed it is about 26-27X starting...

    growth has slowed it is about 26-27X starting size

    reasons:
    -algae has grown past the light angle
    -algae is getting taller and blocking light
    -it needs more food

    What was thought to be...
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    thats because when submerged it doesn't have a...

    thats because when submerged it doesn't have a choice CO2 gas and free carbonate are virtually nonexistent and bicarb is abundant
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    Buy some enteromorpha sp. and throw it in if you...

    Buy some enteromorpha sp. and throw it in if you can find it many screens end up growing this algae anyways.

    Ulva sp. may even change shape to bind to the grabber material
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    experiment is still showing progress however i...

    experiment is still showing progress however i have noticed an increase in dinos but no other algae coraline is growing calcifying animals are growing on glass

    -dinos are growing on exposed...
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    This site has some better prices for the 225 led...

    This site has some better prices for the 225 led http://www.thelashop.com/led-grow-lights/
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    I really need to get a scale instead I...

    I really need to get a scale

    instead I measured it. Dimensions are 8x8x2 inches i measured the height by averageing three areas lowest, medium, and highest

    It grew into a nice square

    Its...
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    this site has some nice units...

    this site has some nice units http://www.accesshydroponic.com/led-grow-lights/index2.html
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    Probabaly could I think java moss grows on land...

    Probabaly could I think java moss grows on land too, Its a slow grower though. The plants in my freshwater tank take care of nutrients pretty well.

    I would try something like Hornwort or another...
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    yea I guess .07 (christmas lights)watts per led...

    yea I guess .07 (christmas lights)watts per led just doesn't have the depth no matter how many there are. probably would need to be an inch or 2 away for growth but then there would be no spread.
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    I think I will try that PAR46 bulb i posted it...

    I think I will try that PAR46 bulb i posted it says its comparable to a 40 watt cfl!

    5.75 inch diameter bulb is pretty big should have a good spread

    So, Ace would you say that the 168 led bulb...
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    its still getting bigger couldn't get 6x pics...

    its still getting bigger couldn't get 6x pics about 8x now . I havent been feeding as much and growth has slowed.

    46324633


    interesting note dinos are growing however only where there are...
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    how about this 1...

    how about this 1...
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    I agree on that it might be .75 watt equivalent...

    I agree on that it might be .75 watt equivalent instead of .5 led watts for these

    however given the perfect spectrum for photosynthesis (hits A and B). Who knows?

    I mean this is for growing...
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    6x day 20 pics tomorrow

    6x

    day 20

    pics tomorrow
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    compared to this guys i think mine might be doing...

    compared to this guys i think mine might be doing better given that i don't have any where near as much light or running as many hours as this guy.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rD090Q4smiI
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    I think its doing really good actually I might be...

    I think its doing really good actually I might be stunting it by not feeding enough. The damsel in there hasn't been poisoned by ammonia yet and i dump a lot flakes in each day (4 days now) only 2.5...
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    4607460846114612 17 days about 4x the size...

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    17 days

    about 4x the size its growing faster as it get bigger

    im going to raise the platform and water level about 2 more inches soon to get it closer too the light
    ...
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    red/blue led grow bulb

    what do you guys think of this bulb

    http://www.htgsupply.com/Product-LED-Spotlight-Bulb-TriBand-Spectrum---ONE.asp


    if you know of a better bulb let me know thanks
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    ok its been 13 days about 3x original size -5...

    ok its been 13 days about 3x original size

    -5 days of 23 watt
    -8 days of old 15 watt
    no hair algae in sight except for a small amount that was growing on the cheato at the LFS.

    total of one...
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    a little spattering noise however if it was...

    a little spattering noise however if it was closed under a stand It would be quite.

    once the cheato gets bigger it should muffle the spraying water.

    Cheato has doubled in 8 days only 8 hours on...
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    4581 Day 1 Its been 5 days i dont have any...

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    Day 1

    Its been 5 days i dont have any pictures because im on vacation but its setup at relatives house and reports are that it is a little
    More than double in size.

    Starting size was...
  34. Thread: SURF2 Question

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    Algae can use bicarbonate just fine as a carbon...

    Algae can use bicarbonate just fine as a carbon source however algae require more energy to utilize bicarb (more light wattage for the same growth) then CO2 gas.
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    or maybe it wasn't totally submerged? I saw that ...

    or maybe it wasn't totally submerged? I saw that a while ago.


    This brings up another question I wonder if the oxygen levels of the air in the sm100 are above normal and the co2 levels lower its...
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    yea I saw that picture but the cheato was mostly...

    yea I saw that picture but the cheato was mostly submerged the high lighting made it grow fast
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    Right now I don't have a salt tank but earliest i...

    Right now I don't have a salt tank but earliest i can get a hold of cheato would be thursday or friday I can setup a 2.5 or 5 gallon based off my second design and just dirty the water with flakes....
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    another design 4561

    another design

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    Yes but in comparison to submerged growth when...

    Yes but in comparison to submerged growth when algae fixes bicarb it requires more light to grow. free CO2 gas diffuses right throught the algaes cells

    I dont think shading will be a problem I've...
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    Saltwater Wet/Dry Refugium

    Concept I thought of is anyone willing to try this for a few weeks to see how fast the algae grows (I've changed to freshwater planted) should be at least almost as good as a scrubber as far as...
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    thats how my first scrubber grew, i floated it on...

    thats how my first scrubber grew, i floated it on top of my cpr fuge then i changed a bulb and it crashed for some reason into dinos
  42. Thread: Algae growth

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    nice, my screen is setup kinda like yours...

    nice, my screen is setup kinda like yours (powerhead blows across the screen at 152 gph).However I'm using a lot less lighting, I might just increase it and see what happens.

    How many inches is...
  43. Thread: Algae growth

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    is that 7 days?

    is that 7 days?
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    7 days! 4290

    7 days!
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    Chiton- They eat algae, bryozoans, diatoms, and...

    Chiton- They eat algae, bryozoans, diatoms, and bacteria
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    5 days of growth interesting note, the light...

    5 days of growth

    interesting note, the light is angled toward the right of the screen a little and it appears to be more yellow in the middle and right side

    I' m considering changing to a 13...
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    Thank you back side 4248 back side 4249 ...

    Thank you

    back side
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    cleaned screen today light is a lot brighter I pulled it away for a pic
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  48. Thread: HOG .5

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    I had the same problem one time the algae in the...

    I had the same problem one time the algae in the tank was snatching up nutrients too fast and wc alone didn't work. I had to scrub rocks then do water changes.

    I also considered a sally light foot...
  49. Thread: HOG .5

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    you can use a brush just try not to puncture the...

    you can use a brush just try not to puncture the holes on the screen. I would clean rocks with a tooth brush in a bucket filled with water and do a small watechange this will speed things up and make...
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    Nick28 Canvas UAS

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    22 days from bare screen with one light cleaning on the 16th day

    N-0
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    -7x4.5 inch screen
    - white box
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