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    Thanks everyone for the continued information. I...

    Thanks everyone for the continued information. I scrubbed some more of the stuff off with a toothbrush yesterday. There's still more on it but going to try and scrub a bit more of it off tomorrow...
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    Thanks for that info. I can't run the scrubber...

    Thanks for that info. I can't run the scrubber 24/7 b/c it's in my bedroom and the pump is too loud. One thing I wanted to add is that I'm able to scrape the algae off with a toothbrush. Might...
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    willl an algae scrubber kill this stuff?

    Hi Folks,

    I've been running my upflow algae scrubber for a few years now and it was doing a fairly good job getting rid of algae. I ended up removing the scrubber because it was raising my PH to...
  4. Here's some pics man. This has only been about 7...

    Here's some pics man. This has only been about 7 days of growth. :)
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    Here's some pics man. This has only been about 7...

    Here's some pics man. This has only been about 7 days of growth. :)
  6. Thank you sir for that information. By the way,...

    Thank you sir for that information. By the way, the information you had given me about why my scrubber was only producing brown algae was right on. After I followed your advice about how to...
  7. Raised PH from algae scrubber killing fish??

    Hi Folks,

    After I installed my algae scrubber my PH went from 6.8 to 7.6. Maybe 8 sometimes. Been running this thing during the day for a year and then shut it off at night. However, over the...
  8. Thank you sir! I just cleaned the tank today and...

    Thank you sir! I just cleaned the tank today and I can definitely notice a different in the greater amount of algae that formed after I followed your suggestions. I also ordered one of those...
  9. So the best way to do it would be to get like a...

    So the best way to do it would be to get like a black box, like a food container. Something like this?

    http://busycreatingmemories.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/IMG_4510-1024x768.jpg

    Does it...
  10. Hi SantaMonica Just wanted to give you all an...

    Hi SantaMonica

    Just wanted to give you all an update. Here's the setup now. I put little holes in the air tube and used twist ties to hold it to the screen. Getting more uniform bubbles but...
  11. "By wrap, I mean seal off the section of bubbler...

    "By wrap, I mean seal off the section of bubbler that has no screen. This will put more air on to the screen."

    Ah, I think I get it now. put the seran wrap on the base where the bubbles are...
  12. Thank you so much for your response. Yup. ...

    Thank you so much for your response.

    Yup. When the bubbler goes off the light goes off so the family can sleep.

    Maybe I put the unit on before I go off to work and then shut it down before...
  13. How to get rid of algae that is growing on plants and tank and not on scrubber?

    Hi folks,

    I’ve been running my upflow algae scrubber for about six months now. The thing has really dropped the nitrates level in my tank (usually .05 ppm even after about 10 days between a water...
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