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  1. why do i get a bit of green on my screen, goes oily black

    why do i get a bit of green on my screen then it goes oily black . ?
    OC
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    Re: ATS parts for sale

    give me your pipe size ,pipe length and slot length and i will sort you one out ,
    OC
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    Re: algae colour

    new bulbs i month old just moved from 14w up to 23 w .
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    algae colour

    hi all
    can anyone tell me why the algae has gone like this after 2 month?
    http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh210/recoilphotos/DSCF1099.jpg
    stewart
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    Re: Where Do You Buy The Screen?

    are you in uk or usa?
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    Re: Placement of algae scrubber

    have a very thin box with a screen in it thats 10x3 then light it with 2 15w t5 on each side .
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    do skimmers remove phosphate

    do skimmers remove phosphate ?
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    Re: scrubbing again

    cleaned screen to day
    http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh210/recoilphotos/2010-10-16091154.jpg
    http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh210/recoilphotos/2010-10-16091219.jpg...
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    Re: scrubbing again

    The bulbs do have reflectors behind them its taped to the glass will stop the feed. The bulbs are in the middle of the screen. Its now working well. Thanks fof the advise sm
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    Re: scrubbing again

    here are the test results after 4weeks of scrubbing to be far the green was'nt showing on 25w
    http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh210/recoilphotos/2010-09-30174911.jpg
    i have incressed the...
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    Re: scrubbing again

    i have added 2 more bulbs so i now have 2 20w cfl bulbs 2700k on each side of the screen the the flows good the tanks only 30g and feeding oyster feast , i will take a picture next week before i...
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    Re: scrubbing again

    hi
    feeding tank now with oyster feast , been feeding a few days screen still brown , should i add the extra bulbs , ?
    cheers
    already have 25w on each side should i move to 50w each side tanks...
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    Re: scrubbing again

    yeh the bulbs are 100x equivalent , cleaning off black sluge , as soon as it appearers, the no fish in the tank just corals
  14. Thread: Sm 100 pump

    by ocean rock
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    Re: Sm 100 pump

    when you plumb it in put a ball value ,on so you get the flow correct ,
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    Re: scrubbing again

    hi
    iam not getting the green i've started feeding the tank on lobseter eggs and brine shrimp , the coral bay is 30g uk, the screens 10x6 the lighting are 2 x 25w cfls , i've ordered some oyster...
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    Re: First ATS is live - did I do it right?

    how rough is that screen ,?
    clean the black slime off?
    you should see the green soon keep at it dont worry too much .
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    Re: Want to build a Scrubber for a 140

    iggy the question was meant for rascal
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    Re: Want to build a Scrubber for a 140

    if you can i would go longer rather than taller , when you say your have mayor proplems can you elaborate ???? thanks stew
  19. Thread: my set up

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    Re: my set up

    looks good mate any algae yet ?
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    Re: scrubbing again

    heres a quick picture , working
    http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh210/recoilphotos/tureclowns13th910008.jpg
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    Re: scrubbing again

    hi sm do you have a link , car'nt find it on tinternet ? cheers
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    Re: scrubbing again

    hi sm , screen is very very rough , the tank has nothing in it , its one iam setting up for my coral bay , i've chucked some prawns in , get the bacteria going , hoping screeen will kick in and sort...
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    Re: scrubbing again

    been running now 6 days just got brown alage , will it start to go green after a few cleans ???????????????????
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    scrubbing again

    just built a quick ats to keep the water nice and healthy on my 30 g coral bay , people now that are coming to buy stock from me iam having very involving conversations about them going down the ats...
  25. Re: My 300 gal tank scrubbers - inspired by Santa Monica

    very clever design if you put the ats screen into the water you would get hardly any noise at all .
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    the perfect straight slot jig

    some of you guys might have already done it like this router jig , made of a few bits of old skirting board and a bit of chipboard , and some timber for a straight edge , and a clamp to hold the pipe...
  27. Thread: SKIMMER?

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    Re: SKIMMER?

    how bigs the skimmer and what make .?
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    Re: Clean up crew before scrubber?

    just get the scrubber up and running soon has
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    Re: scrubber questions

    the kelvin on the bulbs are high at 6500k try them at 2700k might help
  30. Re: so the sites getting bigger and theres a few guys on here

    hi sm if you click on the quote box on the first thread it brings up the drawing
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    Re: has anyone heard from kcress ?

    is that reef central ?
  32. Re: so the sites getting bigger and theres a few guys on here

    does it not make any sence?
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    has anyone heard from kcress ?

    just thought id as as i have not seen a post on here from him for quite some time .
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    Re: Anyone use LED's for Lighting a Scrubber?

    its a nice build . the light might even get you in the mood for love with a bit of Barry white on in the back ground , :lol:
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    Re: Screen Pictures

    that is some very healthy algae ,
    :D
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    Re: Cyano on the screen?

    just watched the vids looks good
    carnt see any cyano
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    Re: SantaMonica tank 1-1-09

    its looking good .
    led light unit they have come on leaps and bounds .
  38. Thread: noob

    by ocean rock
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    Re: noob

    welcome chip
    its always nice to have a new face
    if you have any questions ask :D
  39. Re: so the sites getting bigger and theres a few guys on here

    if you go to quote it might make a nit more sense hopefully
  40. so the sites getting bigger and theres a few guys on here

    with maybe a few better ideas
    so iam building a fish house to house my stock
    what i wont to do is run 3 tanks verticaly one on top of the other with space between to get my hands in to net the...
  41. Re: Algae scrubber going green and tank turning brown !

    the scrubber show start to get on top of it soon i would think ,
  42. Thread: gutted

    by ocean rock
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    Re: gutted

    hi SM i'am not sure what your last post means could you explain in more detail thanks oc
  43. Thread: gutted

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    Re: gutted

    hi SM how big will they need to be if i wont to liquid feed i can't go longer but i could go higher . and iam doubling the screens ? thanks oc
  44. Re: Want ideas for a algae scrubber in a biocube.

    hi there post pic of tank , and sump if it has one and we can have a look over it .
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    Re: Scrubber Video

    just watched the full film very good just goes to show , you dont need expensive mechanical filtration , ats must be the way forward not just for the healthy keeping of marine reefs or fowlr but for...
  46. Thread: gutted

    by ocean rock
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    Re: gutted

    hi SM hopefully no leaks it will be out of 15mm glass ,
    the two scrubbers i mentioned in the first post should be strong enough ?
  47. Thread: gutted

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    Re: gutted

    the salty box forum
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    Re: gutted

    hi rumpy
    have we not spoke on the TSB
    the tank will be 15mm glass
  49. Thread: gutted

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    gutted

    well i got both screens up and running and the tank was looking very good ,
    came home a week ago to find the tank had cracked and there was hundred gallon of water all over the floor , any way...
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    Re: Proof of pods

    hi g
    i think youve dont well to get them pics
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