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    Great thing about being dimmable is you can dial...

    Great thing about being dimmable is you can dial the light in just right.
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    Definitely red but hard to tell if 1w or 3w. Can...

    Definitely red but hard to tell if 1w or 3w. Can you ask the people you got them from what wattage they are?
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    Can you send a pic with the LED's on?

    Can you send a pic with the LED's on?
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    I think that is the problem. I believe he said he...

    I think that is the problem. I believe he said he is getting green growth but there is so little of it yet his nutrients are high
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    If phosphates are indeed 0 then yes it can. Your...

    If phosphates are indeed 0 then yes it can. Your test may not be accurate enough to show up but if you have algae growing in the tank then it is most likely uptaking as fast as the tank is producing...
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    If I understand correctly you are running a ugf...

    If I understand correctly you are running a ugf with the scrubbers providing the flow through the filter? Is there any way you can coat the box that holds the scrubber white to reflect the light back...
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    When the tank is done where is the scrubber going...

    When the tank is done where is the scrubber going to be?
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    Alanc425 , Technically it's not a screen, SM...

    Alanc425 ,
    Technically it's not a screen, SM correct me if I'm wrong, but you still need 24 sq in of growing area for 1 cube/per day or its equivalents. In your case since the strings provide...
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    I see where you have 5 LEDs but what are the...

    I see where you have 5 LEDs but what are the wattages and what color are they. To my understanding black/dark from is from high nutrient water, you could try to lower nitrates other ways to help out...
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    You can make it work that far away but it would...

    You can make it work that far away but it would require higher wattage bulbs to get the same amount of light to the screen, I don't see how that would be any different than using a stronger bulb on a...
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    eyeinthesky, I know this is an old thread but...

    eyeinthesky,

    I know this is an old thread but I was wondering if you still have this tank with algae scrubber and if it still works the same. Is the scrubber able to keep up long term with the...
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    I thought about that just wasn't sure if there...

    I thought about that just wasn't sure if there was any additional pressure trying to push more water into a given area but you are probably right
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    Thanks for your input Crusinjimbo That's...

    Thanks for your input Crusinjimbo



    That's what I was thinking

    I thought of doing a 5x11 instead of 6x9 but I think the lights will cover the 6x9 better.
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    Nice setup I especially like the idea of the...

    Nice setup I especially like the idea of the stand that you came up with as I never would of thought of that.

    My only question is do you think you lose flow by allowing the stand to fill with...
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    Thanks for your input Crusinjimbo Its...

    Thanks for your input Crusinjimbo

    Its good to know that I can remove the lenses if needed.

    I hope someone will answer my last question as to whether or not it would be ok to start...
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    Thanks for your advice! I think I'm going to...

    Thanks for your advice!

    I think I'm going to go with two 6x9 screens and I'm going to try that bulb. When I get started on the scrubber I will post a build thread as I may have more questions.
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    Thanks SM! Here is a link to the bulbs I was...

    Thanks SM! Here is a link to the bulbs I was referring to.

    http://www.aliexpress.com/item/E27-par-38-Led-grow-light-54W-with-18pcs-3W-red-660nm-leds-dropshipping/32276061533.html

    So You think...
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    Need Help Deciding On A Scrubber Size

    Hello Everyone,

    I'm new to scrubbers although I have read a lot but am still unsure as to what screen size I should use. Let me start by giving some background info. 20G with...
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