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    Re: Ace's ATS v2.0 - LEDs

    Thanks Morgan. Sounds like I'm sold on going with LEDs on the scrubber.
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    Re: Single Sided Scrubber

    Got most of the water spray controlled to where there is little salt water scum build up on the glass in between the light and the screen now.

    I finally got the courage to test the water for...
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    Re: Ace's ATS v2.0 - LEDs

    Ace - Can you or someone who also might know comment on the amount of heat that is generated by the LED's vs. T5HO, specifically the heat being projected in the same direction as the light?
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    Re: My new scrubber

    Good article, Thank you. This quote is from the article "As a rule, you should never buy an LED grow light unless each LED has an output of 1 Watt." I wonder how true this is?
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    Re: My new scrubber

    Looks good. I'd like to know if those lights work for you. Keep us posted. =)
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    Re: T5HO red color ?

    kerry- who sells the 2700k bulbs? Are they better than the 3000k bulbs?
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    Re: T5HO red color ?

    After researching this site most people are using a 3000k T5HO which is known as a red bulb. Most Hydroponic stores carry them. As far as the LED color there are some great threads here which talk...
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    Re: Single Sided Scrubber

    Thanks again. I can work on that tonight and see if we can get it under control.
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    Re: Single Sided Scrubber

    It looks like backing the lights away from the glass about 1" kept the glass cooler and didn't create the salt scum from the heat last night. But the ATS screen has even more red algae today.
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    Re: Single Sided Scrubber

    Thanks again for the feedback Santa.

    The light fixture is 12"x24" with 4x T5 lights so making the screen smaller shouldn't help solve the underpowered light problem since the screen size is...
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    Re: Single Sided Scrubber

    Thanks Santa. I was hoping it would have been something else. Back to the drawing board. =)
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    Re: Single Sided Scrubber

    It's been a few days since my first screen cleaning and now the screen has red, brown, and green colored algae on it. I am concerned about the red algae and I have been trying to research what red...
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    Re: Single Sided Scrubber

    Kerry...I'm glad to hear that it looks like it's working and I hope yours continues to prosper as well. I can't tell you all how much we hated the noise of all the different skimmer's, the smell of...
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    Re: Single Sided Scrubber

    Thanks for the compliments Kerry.

    Here is a couple photos of the first weeks algae. I hope it's still on track for success because I do not miss my skimmer days at all. ...
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    Re: Single Sided Scrubber

    It's been running for a couple days now. Everything is running smooth with the ATS.

    Being new to this is it normal for the screen to coated in a light brownish-green color with a few small...
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    Single Sided Scrubber

    My name is Spencer and I decided to try out the ATS system on my 80 gallon tank since you all have had so much success with your ATS. I'm looking for both positive and negative feedback from this...
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    Re: F24T5 bulbs?

    Thanks for the heads up.
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    Re: $4 T5HO Bulbs???

    Thanks everyone. Supposedly "Floyd R Turbo" gets his for $4 in bulk. I hope he can chime in with his source too.
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    $4 T5HO Bulbs???

    I keep reading that some of you are able to get T5HO bulbs (Red Plantmax 3000k) for about $4 per bulb when bought in bulk. Can someone tell me where I can get this kind of deal?

    Thank you
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