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    Check out this dyi feeder and system set up

    Hi Guys,
    Just came across this on you tube. Have a look at the DYI feeder at the 3:30 mark. The rest of the tank and system look awesome. He even has two SM100!
    Cheers Ben...
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    Very cool build Nige! I have dyi LED's and have...

    Very cool build Nige! I have dyi LED's and have been thinking about adding some high watt to the mix. Any chance of a tank shot to show how light up your fish etc?
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    Nice work Kerry!!

    Nice work Kerry!!
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    Thanks Garf! yeah i do the the tests now and my...

    Thanks Garf! yeah i do the the tests now and my wife reads them
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    Thanks Kerry, having a few issues getting my...

    Thanks Kerry, having a few issues getting my dosing right. My KH climbed way to high and unfortunately claimed a beautiful Hammer coral that I have had for over 5yrs (bummer) I was over zealous with...
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    285528562857 and here are a few shots of the...

    285528562857
    and here are a few shots of the tank, sorry about quality!
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    285228532854 Hi Guys, Thought I would show you...

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    Hi Guys,
    Thought I would show you my latest clean. I could not be happier with my ATS! Tank has no measurable N or P, I have been able to reduce LR in the tank, skimmer has gone no...
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    Hey SM, any chance of an update on your tank as...

    Hey SM, any chance of an update on your tank as it stands today?
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    Thanks SM, I have been thinking about removing...

    Thanks SM, I have been thinking about removing all my LR from my sump and just have LR in DT. I'm also going to make a second scrubber. I am cleaning my scrubber every 14 days, but it does take a...
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    Great Ben! For the record Floyd & Koltec were...

    Great Ben!
    For the record Floyd & Koltec were right I was wrong! I should have checked last night when Koltec asked checked it with me. I hope I didn't steer you wrong. I apologize and will be more...
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    Hi Koltec, Yes I am, but I do know that it does...

    Hi Koltec,
    Yes I am, but I do know that it does not matter if you wire the (AquaStyle kit only, that's all I have wired) negative to positive or neg to neg does not matter when connecting driver to...
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    Hi Ben, Not sure if you now have this sorted but...

    Hi Ben,
    Not sure if you now have this sorted but in case you don't-
    Battery packet with two wires is a LED tester, put some batteries in and test each individual LED before gluing to heat sink....
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    Thanks Garf! I will now have to put a tank...

    Thanks Garf! I will now have to put a tank journal together for my tank!
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    Hi Garf, Beautiful tank! A few questions for...

    Hi Garf,
    Beautiful tank! A few questions for you-How big is it? How much are you feeding? What are you feeding? Any chance of a shot of your scrubber? Any other filtration other than an ATS? Sorry...
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    My system is a bit bigger than the RS 250, but I...

    My system is a bit bigger than the RS 250, but I can tell you ATS's work, big or small! Do not wait, make one you will not look back (only speaking about the older waterfall design here, as at this...
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    Feeding Tangs Banana's

    Hi Guys,
    For those of you not aware (i wasn't) you can feed banana's to your fish. I have just feed my fish a cube of banana, they all got into it! The fish that enjoyed it the most- Blue Cromis,...
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    Wow, I didn't see this coming! I havn't been...

    Wow, I didn't see this coming! I havn't been around here long but you SM & Ace have both helped me greatly! It would be a loss to all of us if you can not get beyond this!
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    Hi Ace, I didn't mean to imply "bouncing" around...

    Hi Ace,
    I didn't mean to imply "bouncing" around between 8 - 12 is OK in regards to Alk. I agree this would cause major problems for corals. I try to keep my tank around the 10 although i know other...
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    OK guys, I need a kick start here. Tank is...

    OK guys, I need a kick start here. Tank is looking great with higher food content, lower nutrients (inorganic N & P). haven't had time to look at at a dose pump etc. To get me going (and others) on...
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    They look pretty good, Ca and MG are a tad high...

    They look pretty good, Ca and MG are a tad high but it won't hurt the tank. I target my water to these-
    Ca = 450 - 500
    Alk= 8 - 12
    MG = 1300
    Cheers Ben
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    215721582159 Hi guys, Here are my latest...

    215721582159
    Hi guys,
    Here are my latest cleaning shots, I think my scrubber/tank is now were I want it to be. I have got good green growth on the ATS screen. The tank is literately coming to life....
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    215721582159 Hi guys, Here are my latest...

    215721582159
    Hi guys,
    Here are my latest cleaning shots, I think my scrubber/tank is now were I want it to be. I have got good green growth on the ATS screen. The tank is literately coming to life....
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    Next step please SM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:wink:

    Next step please SM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:wink:
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    Hi Shrimpman, I bought my red's (and a couple of...

    Hi Shrimpman,
    I bought my red's (and a couple of kits) from-
    http://www.aquastyleonline.com/
    These guys have been really good to deal with re advise etc
    Cheers Ben
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    Great work Kerry, thanks for sharing!! I bet this...

    Great work Kerry, thanks for sharing!! I bet this does not surprise Ace, he advised me to use blues on my build. Any chance of a shot of the complete scrubber?
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    Hi Kerry, Yep dosing now, just doing it manually...

    Hi Kerry,
    Yep dosing now, just doing it manually at the moment. Cal & Alk are good but my Mag is down around 1000. I hesitate to bring it up to quickly, and I also want to buy a new MAG test kit....
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    210821092110 Hi Guys, Cleaned the 2nd half of...

    210821092110
    Hi Guys,
    Cleaned the 2nd half of my screen this morning, this half is now 12 days old. Terrible photo's (in a rush) but green is coming on strong. Have added fish this week and...
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    Hey SM, Why don't you just design a scrubber...

    Hey SM,
    Why don't you just design a scrubber with an automatic coral feeder? LOL
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    Thanks SM, I'll set it up tomorrow!

    Thanks SM, I'll set it up tomorrow!
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    Drip feeding Corals

    http://algaescrubber.net/forums/showthread.php?105-Automatic-Continuous-Feeder-DIY&highlight=automatic
    Hi Guys,
    Have been reading the above thread and another regarding (on this site) feeding...
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    206020612062
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    205420552056Hi Guys, Here is a clean on day 7....

    205420552056Hi Guys,
    Here is a clean on day 7. Really happy with the growth! Lots of green coming through. Only cleaned half the screen both sides. More photo's to follow.
    Cheers Ben
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    http://www.aquastyleonline.com/products/Epileds-LE...

    http://www.aquastyleonline.com/products/Epileds-LED-3W-Red.html
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    Thanks SM

    Thanks SM
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    I know this is probably in FAQ, but is it the...

    I know this is probably in FAQ, but is it the screen that matures or the tank, in regarding to getting rid of cyano and getting green on the screen?
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    Thanks Ace, Had a look back and it's seems I...

    Thanks Ace,
    Had a look back and it's seems I have been running some sort of ATS for 8 weeks now. I started with an over flow ATS (horizontal) then I went vertical with CFL's and poor reflectors. And...
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    1987198819891990199119921993 Hi Guys, Here are...

    1987198819891990199119921993
    Hi Guys,
    Here are some shots of my latest cleaning. This screen is 13 days old. It looks like I have either burnt one section or left the cleaning to long. An...
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    Tested my water today and came out with both 0...

    Tested my water today and came out with both 0 for N & P. Coraline algae is really starting to take off, it looks like miniature plating Monti's! I cheated today and did a 30% water change and...
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    Thanks Kerry, always easy once you see it!

    Thanks Kerry, always easy once you see it!
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    Thanks for the update! Sounds like the tank is...

    Thanks for the update! Sounds like the tank is coming along really well. Excuse my ignorance, but what is CUC? I've only just worked out BTW, LOL and of course WTF!
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    How's the tank coming along?

    How's the tank coming along?
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    Hi Dennis, In one of your early screen shots, it...

    Hi Dennis,
    In one of your early screen shots, it has what looks like steel wire stitched through the screen, if so I would switch over to cable ties.
    Cheers Ben
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    Good question Ace! I have used an old QT glass...

    Good question Ace! I have used an old QT glass tank for the scrubber box. There will be a better version, but I thought I would wait to see what SM has in store for us before improving this. See...
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    1856185718581859 Hi Guys, I now have a my...

    1856185718581859
    Hi Guys,
    I now have a my scrubber set up with LED's both sides. Growth this week was twice as much on previous cleans. I did let it grow out to 10 days instead of 7 (thanks Kerry)....
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    Ha Ha, my computer has a special feature to edit...

    Ha Ha, my computer has a special feature to edit all build faults. It does this by shrinking the shot LOL!!
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    You can't see it in the shots, but there is a...

    You can't see it in the shots, but there is a perspex shield protecting the LED's. Again bad photo, but screen is larger than LED unit.
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    18121813 Thanks Kerry, will do. This morning I...

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    Thanks Kerry, will do.
    This morning I have temporarily put the LED's in on one side. I havn't finished ATS or the LED's for the other side yet. But I'm eager to get some good growth. It's...
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    Hi Kotlec, Bought it at-...

    Hi Kotlec,
    Bought it at-
    http://www.aquastyleonline.com/categories/DIY-LED-Lighting/Heat-Sinks/
    Cheers Ben
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    Thanks for your advise Ace, made it a lot easier...

    Thanks for your advise Ace, made it a lot easier to build!!
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    180418051806180718081809 Hi Guys, Starting to...

    180418051806180718081809
    Hi Guys,
    Starting to get somewhere now, LED's arrived yesterday. I wired up first side today. I have basically gone with Ace's advise but I did add some more LED's seeing...
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