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  1. Yes i am very happy joel my colours are back like...

    Yes i am very happy joel my colours are back like my t5 the washed effect really irritated me.

    I am looking at steves drivers as i want to swap out my meanwell pwm drivers.
  2. +1 Im doing this also helped with my alk...

    +1 Im doing this also helped with my alk consumption to :-)
  3. Great all is working had them wired wrong and...

    Great all is working had them wired wrong and badly floyd gave me some soldering advice and its up and running. My clownfish look mental with those luxeon 2700k leds im well impressed thanks for the...
  4. Just cost myself 30 euro i think wired up 10 ww...

    Just cost myself 30 euro i think wired up 10 ww leds but not working and my cw strip does. I tested them with an led test on a multimeter and they light up so im not sure the driver definately works...
  5. Yeah i knew that ace, but its what our friendly...

    Yeah i knew that ace, but its what our friendly led suppliers call the 420nm spectrum i wonder why?
  6. I have to agree with you joel pictures are a...

    I have to agree with you joel pictures are a waste of time when it comes to colour spectrum it needs to be seen in person, but thank you anyway. luxeon 2700k leds arrive monday so by monday night...
  7. Oh good i was hoping to get away from t5...

    Oh good i was hoping to get away from t5 hopefully the cri95 leds will do me they arrive monday. Do u have any pics of 2700k mixed with RB?
  8. Joel i think you may have convinced me i have a...

    Joel i think you may have convinced me i have a diy cw & rb cree xte build. Since changing from my t5 a year ago i was so dissapointed wigh colour loss i put my old t5 unit back up and my expensive...
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    +1 on the skimmer pump ive been doin it the same...

    +1 on the skimmer pump ive been doin it the same as garf and stopped my alk depletion completely. Now i just dose kalk.
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    I am now but i was not i always got fast green...

    I am now but i was not i always got fast green growth tho until nitrate depleted. I wonder if i dont feed 2 cubes a day is it not enough to keep the nitrates equal to phosphates. Wish i knew the...
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    Read the thread EC does not provide much evidence...

    Read the thread EC does not provide much evidence to back his claims
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    I was letting the cleanings get longer growth was...

    I was letting the cleanings get longer growth was perfect until my nitrates bottomed out this week and my growth has now stopped now really slow.
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    Yeah i dont know if i would be brave enough...

    Yeah i dont know if i would be brave enough either :-)
  14. Thread: high po4

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    Im not sure what the solution is but my nitrates...

    Im not sure what the solution is but my nitrates are now undetectable and my screen stopped growing that cant be coincidence. My only thought is to feed more and hope there is alot more nitrate in my...
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    I copied garf with the air injection (not co2) to...

    I copied garf with the air injection (not co2) to waterfall and my system stopped drinking alk, im not brave enough to try co2 :-)
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    Is there any way of reducing P i hate to run GFO...

    Is there any way of reducing P i hate to run GFO but if i have to i will.
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    Thats cool. Not much to see my growth has halted...

    Thats cool. Not much to see my growth has halted I have hit a problem i have posted it in the high po4 thread.

    My post reads:

    (I know people are saying different things but i have the same...
  18. Thread: high po4

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    I know people are saying different things but i...

    I know people are saying different things but i have the same problem. My screen grew lime green thick every 4 days until last week when my nitrates went to 0 this week my nitrates are undetectable...
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    Hey garf my ph is 8.1 and my alk is still stable,...

    Hey garf my ph is 8.1 and my alk is still stable, which makes me wonder why did u start co2 was the skimmer pump not good enough or are you like me always experimenting? :-)
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    Sorry kotlec just spotted your reply...

    Sorry kotlec just spotted your reply http://www.ebay.ie/itm/New-LED-Grow-Light-Bulb-E27-12W-85-265V-12LED-R-B-1100LM-Indoor-Plant-/270992218009?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3f18651799

    These are...
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    It looks funny might help it to build back up...

    It looks funny might help it to build back up quicker tho
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    Cheers garf thanks for all the help, just...

    Cheers garf thanks for all the help, just wondering do you clean both sides at the same time?
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    301930203021 nearly a week with skimmer pump...

    301930203021

    nearly a week with skimmer pump clean now or wait?
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    Has anyone done a led cfl combo yet? Sklywag you...

    Has anyone done a led cfl combo yet? Sklywag you might have a patent there :-)
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    and am i reading that right do you mean the...

    and am i reading that right do you mean the growth on your screen reaches 6 inches?
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    Cool cheers for the help. What does the vinegar...

    Cool cheers for the help. What does the vinegar do?
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    In that case yeah i would tend to agree maybe...

    In that case yeah i would tend to agree maybe someone more advanced will offer their opinion aswell
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    Oh yeah and still no alk change

    Oh yeah and still no alk change
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    So today growth is going 3d at the bottom of the...

    So today growth is going 3d at the bottom of the screen and about 4 mm each side of the screen now but in 48hours of 16 on 8 off no yellowing and algae growth if even better. maybe i should have the...
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    So I will leave it grow to at least half inch on...

    So I will leave it grow to at least half inch on both sides and keep san eye on alK. My ph went from 8.0 to 8.3 dunno how
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    Ah maybe that's my problem I clean when its about...

    Ah maybe that's my problem I clean when its about 3-4 mm on each side every 3-4 days I was afraid of lower layers dying
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    I am using Floyd's l2 great peice of kit the...

    I am using Floyd's l2 great peice of kit the growth is electric green all over the screen im only on 8 hours a day. But last night had a brain wave to up the lighting its 16 on now I might have got a...
  33. Thread: Detritus

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    Never used mechanical my skimmer is offline about...

    Never used mechanical my skimmer is offline about 12 months
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    Nice display. Just wondering your screen is for 1...

    Nice display. Just wondering your screen is for 1 cube a day and your feeding one cube and day and some nori so your slightly are you slightly over?
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    Kerry sorry if this is silly but im just starting...

    Kerry sorry if this is silly but im just starting on kalkwasser as you know. You are dosing a gallon a day or sometimes 2 depending on your scrubber using bi-carb. So i know kalk raises alk and ca...
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    well put kotlec :-)

    well put kotlec :-)
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    Lost count of days but i think day 5 or 6 alk is...

    Lost count of days but i think day 5 or 6 alk is still steady and for my first time ever ph is 8.3 could never get it above 8 is that the skimmer pump or something else tho? Slowly a new problem...
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    Yep up and running floyd

    Yep up and running floyd
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    3 days with air on screen one thing i noticed so...

    3 days with air on screen one thing i noticed so far no burning of the algae with air just thick green as normal but my water flow is very heavy over the screen
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    will give it a go so. The only problem I am...

    will give it a go so. The only problem I am having is micro bubbles in the sump are crazy from the scrubber return gonna work out how to cure that.
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    Cool will try that so I take it the shorter the...

    Cool will try that so I take it the shorter the hose the better
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    Yeah same 1 dkh will check tomorrow and keep an...

    Yeah same 1 dkh will check tomorrow and keep an eye on pH. Dunno what im doin wrong Could not get the pump to take in air so I have a air stone under it for now as the skimmer pump didn't have enough...
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    Sounds mad but my alk has gone up in just over...

    Sounds mad but my alk has gone up in just over 24hours of using a skimmer pump. Keep u posted
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    Perfect this might be my solution to my alk...

    Perfect this might be my solution to my alk falling so fast. Cheers will keep you posted
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    Oh didnt think it would suck the air i thought...

    Oh didnt think it would suck the air i thought you had an air pump cool ill try it. How do you find your alk consumption now. And have you kept an eye on PH?
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    Did you use a skimmer pump if not how did you get...

    Did you use a skimmer pump if not how did you get air in? I ask as i am not sure there is enough flow with this pump i have another but it does not have an airline on it. I know just checked ebay...
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    Hey garf yeah im gonna get some sounds better...

    Hey garf yeah im gonna get some sounds better than what im doin. I use red sea 2 part, but all i seem to dose is alk buffer heavily. So just added my skimmer pump to my ats but the bubbles in the...
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    Good idea. When you make it do you discard the...

    Good idea. When you make it do you discard the scum from the surface? It might not be any harm for the moment loosing some CA as mine is high enough.
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    I thought small water changes would solve it...

    I thought small water changes would solve it thank you for confirming that. That's great I'll get some. Is there are procedure when you mix the kalk do you discard some of it? And I hear it must be...
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    http://algaescrubber.net/forums/showthread.php?146...

    http://algaescrubber.net/forums/showthread.php?1460-No-water-changes-pls-help this is the thread
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