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  1. SLIP.7 basic parts, expanded: 8136

    SLIP.7 basic parts, expanded:

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    New Tanks with New Scrubbers

    Many people start out their new saltwater tanks with a new scrubber, which is fine, but they do not understand why the rocks and sand start developing growth (usually brown coatings) first, before...
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    Sticky: HOG3 or 3x or 3xx from a saltwater sump. Looks...

    HOG3 or 3x or 3xx from a saltwater sump. Looks like the water level in the sump was very very low (the green part), or the air outlet hole at the top was blocked which caused the unit to fill with...
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    Sticky: 8132 This guideline covers sizing:...

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    This guideline covers sizing:
    http://www.santa-monica.cc/Which-one_p_63.html

    And these videos cover usage, placement, etc:
    https://www.youtube.com/user/SantaMonicaMale/playlists
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    All our upflow algae scrubbers® stay underwater all the time, so if the power goes out, the algae stays alive for a long time. And you can just let the fish eat the growth, so that you don't add new...
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    One way to mount GEM5® lights to the side of a DIY waterfall scrubber box. Although the lights come with suction cups that would also work, this box is narrow and the lights put out more PAR (up to...
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    Sticky: February 13, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    February 13, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    2 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    1 -...
  8. Thread: HOG3xx

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  9. Got some now for $49

    Got some now for $49
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    HOG3 or 3x or 3xx scrubber® showing what sometimes happens in very high nutrient water: Very dark/black slime oily growth has trouble holding on, and lets go, leaving white spots. The Green Grabber®...
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    Sticky: Customers DROP1.4x from saltwater, with unusually...

    Customers DROP1.4x from saltwater, with unusually thick Cladophora growth all over, including on the Green Grabber® surfaces on the door. This growth is easily pulled out with your hands.

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    Beta test version available... ...

    Beta test version available...

    https://www.santa-monica.cc/SLIP7-nano-chaeto-reactor-waterfall-scrubber-upflow-scrubber_p_101.html
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    Sticky: January 29, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    January 29, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    0 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    1 -...
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    Sticky: Customer's DROP1.2x from a saltwater tank. Lots...

    Customer's DROP1.2x from a saltwater tank. Lots of slime, pulling out lots of nutrients, but needs brushing more often. Every 3 to 5 days probably. Also note the light brown spots where the strong...
  15. GEM5 light attached with suction cups to one side...

    GEM5 light attached with suction cups to one side of a DIY waterfall scrubber. Could also be submerged in an upflow scrubber.

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    Sticky: Customer's SURF2 or 2x or 2xx filled in. This is...

    Customer's SURF2 or 2x or 2xx filled in. This is with the water drained out. It is very thick and could be pulled out with your fingers.


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  17. Thread: RAIN2

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    Ring!...

    Ring!
    http://algaescrubber.net/forums/showthread.php?3713-Growth-Rings

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    Ring ! ...

    Ring !
    http://algaescrubber.net/forums/showthread.php?3713-Growth-Rings

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    Sticky: Ring ! 8120

    Ring !

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    Sticky: January 15, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    January 15, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    2 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    1 -...
  21. Now taking initial orders; will be a week or two...

    Now taking initial orders; will be a week or two to ship
    https://www.santa-monica.cc/SLIP7_p_101.html
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    Sticky: Customer's SURF2 or 2x filling in 8117

    Customer's SURF2 or 2x filling in

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  23. Thread: SURF4

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    SURF4 next to a RAIN2 8115

    SURF4 next to a RAIN2

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  24. Thread: RAIN2

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    RAIN2 next to a SURF4 8114

    RAIN2 next to a SURF4

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  25. Thread: RAIN2

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    Customer's RAIN2 (tm) scrubber with the LED dome...

    Customer's RAIN2 (tm) scrubber with the LED dome lid taken off, and installed at the sump waterline of a saltwater tank. This installation is dead silent since the water has zero drop out of the...
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    Customer's RAIN2 (tm) scrubber with the LED dome...

    Customer's RAIN2 (tm) scrubber with the LED dome lid taken off, and installed at the sump waterline of a saltwater tank. This installation is dead silent since the water has zero drop out of the...
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    Sticky: January 2, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    January 2, 2021: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    1 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    1 -...
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    Sticky: Customer's large sump for a freshwater cichlid...

    Customer's large sump for a freshwater cichlid tank, which has two HOG2 units (one on the front of the sump, and one on the back). In this case he could have put both units on the front, but he...
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    Like instruction manuals? Here's ours for the...

    Like instruction manuals? Here's ours for the SURF models..
    http://www.algaescrubber.net/SURF-Instructions.pdf

    Also in Arabic...
    http://www.algaescrubber.net/SURF-Instructions-Arabic.pdf

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  30. Thread: SURF8

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    Like instruction manuals? Here's ours for the...

    Like instruction manuals? Here's ours for the SURF models..
    http://www.algaescrubber.net/SURF-Instructions.pdf

    Also in Arabic...
    http://www.algaescrubber.net/SURF-Instructions-Arabic.pdf

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  31. Thread: SURF4

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    Like instruction manuals? Here's ours for the...

    Like instruction manuals? Here's ours for the SURF models..
    http://www.algaescrubber.net/SURF-Instructions.pdf

    Also in Arabic...
    http://www.algaescrubber.net/SURF-Instructions-Arabic.pdf

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    Sticky: December 18, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    December 18, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    1 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    1 -...
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    Sticky: Customer's two HOG3 units taken out of a...

    Customer's two HOG3 units taken out of a saltwater sump. The top one is after a short initial growth time, and the bottom one is after a longer time of weekly cleaning, growing, cleaning, growing.
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  35. Thread: DROP.2

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    World's smallest scrubber 8103

    World's smallest scrubber

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    Sticky: December 4, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    December 4, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    2 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    1 -...
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    Customer's GEM5® lights pulled out of a saltwater sump. Although growth usually grows on a screen or other growth surface, sometimes the growth grabs on to the light itself.

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    Dark growth like this means it could be cleaned...

    Dark growth like this means it could be cleaned sooner, and, the lights can be kept on for more hours each day.

    Nice flow of water across the bottom of the screen:

    https://youtu.be/zyCEAG3gxJM...
  39. Thread: RAIN4

    by SantaMonica
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    Here is a look inside the RAIN4 dome lid, with...

    Here is a look inside the RAIN4 dome lid, with all 6 of the GEM5® lights plugged in. The photo had to be dimmed (edited) because the lights are blinding bright 660nm deep reds, and put out 5 watts...
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    Sticky: November 21, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    November 21, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    1 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    2 -...
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    Sticky: HOG1 or 1x with lots of slime, ready for a...

    HOG1 or 1x with lots of slime, ready for a brushing in a kitchen sink. Lots of nutrients in this slime, that was removed from the water.


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    On-and-off is ok and works the same. Shorter...

    On-and-off is ok and works the same. Shorter cycles are supposed to work better, but I've not seen it enough better to make it worthwhile.

    2-and-2 is probably too little light, because that is...
  43. Thread: RAIN4

    by SantaMonica
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    Another new photo of the RAIN4 in position on the...

    Another new photo of the RAIN4 in position on the adjustable pole mount. Water is fed into the gray 3/4 inch hose barb at the bottom, or, the barb can be removed and a 3/4 inch hard pipe used...
  44. This is actually dark slime growth from high...

    This is actually dark slime growth from high nutrients in the water, and low light, and too long before cleaning; so it looks like the middle of the screen held on as long as it could and let go....
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    Sticky: November 6, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    November 6, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    0 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    2 -...
  46. Thread: RAIN4

    by SantaMonica
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    New photo of the RAIN4 (tm). Inside the black...

    New photo of the RAIN4 (tm). Inside the black dome lid are 6 of our GEM5® waterproof submersible lights.

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    Customer's SURF2 scrubber®, lifted out of a saltwater sump.

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  48. Our algae scrubber models in 2 minutes

    Show your aquarium friends how techy you are...


    https://www.facebook.com/SantaMonicaFil/videos/4758388877535408

    https://youtu.be/Xn1x-H7OVgo
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    Vegan lasagna? Avocado dip? Spinach soufflé?

    No, just a customer's fully grown HOG3 scrubber® in saltwater. Most HOG scrubbers never grow this much, so don't expect yours to. But this one did.
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    Sticky: October 23, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    October 23, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    1 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    2 -...
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