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  1. Thread: SURF8

    by SantaMonica
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    This half SURF8 or 8x shows the strings circled...

    This half SURF8 or 8x shows the strings circled around 3 of the 4 holes where the upflowing air bubbles come up (red arrows). This demonstrates how the air bubbles create vertical pathways for light...
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    Sticky: This SURF4 or 4x (or half SURF8 or 8x) shows the...

    This SURF4 or 4x (or half SURF8 or 8x) shows the strings circled around 3 of the 4 holes where the upflowing air bubbles come up (red arrows). This demonstrates how the air bubbles create vertical...
  3. Thread: RAIN2

    by SantaMonica
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    Here is a nicely made DIY pole mount for a RAIN2,...

    Here is a nicely made DIY pole mount for a RAIN2, and a drain bulkhead added too. Note the microwave ready to cook algae.

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    Here is a nicely made DIY pole mount for a RAIN2,...

    Here is a nicely made DIY pole mount for a RAIN2, and a drain bulkhead added too. Note the microwave ready to cook algae.

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  5. Thread: HOG3

    by SantaMonica
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    Not spaghetti and meat sauce. Looks like a...

    Not spaghetti and meat sauce. Looks like a modified HOG3 or 3x or 3xx scrubber that needed brushing out (in a sink) a week ago. Slime it still good though... ...
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    Sticky: Not spaghetti and meat sauce. Looks like a...

    Not spaghetti and meat sauce. Looks like a modified HOG3 or 3x or 3xx scrubber that needed brushing out (in a sink) a week ago. Slime it still good though... ...
  7. Thread: RAIN2

    by SantaMonica
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    This is a rare situation where a pole mount is...

    This is a rare situation where a pole mount is not used, but a regular shelf on the top of the sump is not either. Instead this RAIN2 is on a shelf halfway down the sump.

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    This is a rare situation where a pole mount is...

    This is a rare situation where a pole mount is not used, but a regular shelf on the top of the sump is not either. Instead this RAIN2 is on a shelf halfway down the sump.

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  9. Thread: RAIN2

    by SantaMonica
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    The RAIN2 with two GEM5 lights is enough light...

    The RAIN2 with two GEM5 lights is enough light for most situations, and allows you to silicone in two more lights later if needed.

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  10. Thread: RAIN4

    by SantaMonica
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    This RAIN4 is getting started, and looks like it...

    This RAIN4 is getting started, and looks like it has 1 light running in the middle. The dark slime (from high nutrients in the water) is holding on to the Green Grabber screen as best it can, but...
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    This RAIN4 is getting started, and looks like it...

    This RAIN4 is getting started, and looks like it has 1 light running in the middle. The dark slime (from high nutrients in the water) is holding on to the Green Grabber screen as best it can, but...
  12. Thread: HOG.5

    by SantaMonica
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    This small HOG.5 which is the same physical size...

    This small HOG.5 which is the same physical size as the HOG1 and HOG1x takes up little space inside sump cabinets. This Hog is probably too small to do real filtering on this larger tank but it can...
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    This small HOG.5 which is the same physical size...

    This small HOG.5 which is the same physical size as the HOG1 and HOG1x takes up little space inside sump cabinets. This Hog is probably too small to do real filtering on this larger tank but it can...
  14. For those who needed the claims to be published...

    For those who needed the claims to be published of the lateral slot in the water distributor tray sitting on the main body, they were published today by the patent office:
    ...
  15. Thread: RAIN2

    by SantaMonica
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    Updated RAIN2 and RAIN4 instructions in Italian ...

    Updated RAIN2 and RAIN4 instructions in Italian

    http://www.algaescrubber.net/RAIN-Instructions-italian.pdf
    http://www.algaescrubber.net/RAIN-Instructions-italian.doc

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    8657 RAIN units like the new RAIN16 can be...

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    RAIN units like the new RAIN16 can be pole mounted, or set on a shelf. This video covers how to put the RAIN16 on a shelf:

    https://youtu.be/_OoBvun89OY...
  17. Thread: DROP1.2x

    by SantaMonica
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    This DROP1.2x has bright green slime and needs...

    This DROP1.2x has bright green slime and needs brushing every few days. This growth gets thicker on Green Grabber rocks under water, but not on strings, and not on waterfalls.

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    Sticky: This DROP1.2x has bright green slime and needs...

    This DROP1.2x has bright green slime and needs brushing every few days. This growth gets thicker on Green Grabber rocks under water, but not on strings, and not on waterfalls.

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    Sticky: January 16, 2024 Stock update from Santa Monica...

    January 16, 2024 Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

    2 - RAIN4
    2 - RAIN2 with 4 GEM5 lights
    1 - RAIN2 with 2 GEM5 lights

    1 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    3 - HOG3xx
    1 - HOG3x
  20. Thread: HOG1.3

    by SantaMonica
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    This is a HOG1.3, which is a larger case but with...

    This is a HOG1.3, which is a larger case but with less Green Grabber surfaces, and with 2 red LEDs. This one needs brushing every 2 or 3 days, and the light on 24 hours. It should never get this...
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    Sticky: This is a HOG1.3, which is a larger case but with...

    This is a HOG1.3, which is a larger case but with less Green Grabber surfaces, and with 2 red LEDs. This one needs brushing every 2 or 3 days, and the light on 24 hours. It should never get this...
  22. Thread: SURF4x

    by SantaMonica
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    This particular type of slime growth in this...

    This particular type of slime growth in this SURF4 or 4x scrubber® does not get any thicker. So, you wash it out with fast water in your sink or with a hose. In a waterfall scrubber this growth falls...
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    Sticky: This particular type of slime growth in this...

    This particular type of slime growth in this SURF4 or 4x scrubber® does not get any thicker. So, you wash it out with fast water in your sink or with a hose. In a waterfall scrubber this growth falls...
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    Sticky: For Sale: Bubble Divider patent

    Looking to sell my Bubble-Divider patent. I don't really need it anymore since I now have enough other patents more directly for algae scrubbers. You could use a bubble divider for skimmers, reactors...
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    This HOG2 or 2x, which works on both fresh and...

    This HOG2 or 2x, which works on both fresh and saltwater, is on the side of a freshwater tank where it can easily be given to the fish for feeding.

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  26. Thread: HOG3xx

    by SantaMonica
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    January 1 means circuit #1 in the HOG3xx. This is...

    January 1 means circuit #1 in the HOG3xx. This is for less red light, when new, or when nutrients are low. Also for backup.

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    Yes that is ok. You can do more if you want, to...

    Yes that is ok. You can do more if you want, to get a full sheet across the bottom, but for now it is good.
  28. Thread: DROP1.2x

    by SantaMonica
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    This DROP1.2x is cooking pumpkin pie. Actually,...

    This DROP1.2x is cooking pumpkin pie. Actually, it's a new installation with very low nutrients in the water, which needs the black shade screen to reduce the red light.

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    Sticky: This DROP1.2x is cooking pumpkin pie. Actually,...

    This DROP1.2x is cooking pumpkin pie. Actually, it's a new installation with very low nutrients in the water, which needs the black shade screen to reduce the red light.

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    Sticky: This year's holiday growth colors come from a...

    This year's holiday growth colors come from a HOG3 or 3x or 3xx that needed cleaning/harvesting many days ago. Looks like it still was using the black shade cloth on the bottom, because the top is...
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    Here is a look inside the LED dome lid of the...

    Here is a look inside the LED dome lid of the RAIN-16

    https://youtu.be/s7XDr-tOS0M

    https://www.facebook.com/SantaMonicaFil/videos/353234047307484
  32. Thread: RAIN4

    by SantaMonica
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    This RAIN4 (tm) Green Grabber® screen is almost filled in. Note the coralline on the bottom tray, which is not a problem to clean because of how much open space you have when the LED dome lid is...
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    This RAIN4 (tm) Green Grabber® screen is almost filled in. Note the coralline on the bottom tray, which is not a problem to clean because of how much open space you have when the LED dome lid is...
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    Sticky: December 5, 2023 Stock update from Santa Monica...

    December 5, 2023 Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

    2 - RAIN4
    3 - RAIN2 with 4 GEM5 lights
    2 - RAIN2 with 2 GEM5 lights

    2 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    3 - HOG3xx
    3 - HOG3x
  35. Thread: SURF4x

    by SantaMonica
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    No this is not green foam in a bathtub. It's a...

    No this is not green foam in a bathtub. It's a filled up SURF4 or 4x scrubber® in saltwater, and you can sort of see the four growth areas above the four bubble outlets.

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    Sticky: No this is not green foam in a bathtub. It's a...

    No this is not green foam in a bathtub. It's a filled up SURF4 or 4x scrubber® in saltwater, and you can sort of see the four growth areas above the four bubble outlets.

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    This HOG2x scrubber® is shown below the waterline in a freshwater sump, which is useful if the water level changes a lot. For quieter operation, or to keep salt spray inside if it's saltwater, raise...
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    A SURF2 floating in some extra space in a...

    A SURF2 floating in some extra space in a saltwater sump.

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    A SURF2 floating in some extra space in a...

    A SURF2 floating in some extra space in a saltwater sump.

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    Sticky: Zero Nutrients

    Many people newer to aquariums and especially scrubbers have heard that reducing nutrients to "zero" (nitrate, phosphate, etc as measured by hobby test kits) is not good for coral growth. The answer...
  41. Thread: DROP1.2x

    by SantaMonica
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    These are 3 of the DROP1.2x scrubbers in a...

    These are 3 of the DROP1.2x scrubbers in a freshwater sump:

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    Freshwater sump with 3 DROP scrubbers

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    Sticky: November 21, 2023 Stock update from Santa Monica...

    November 21, 2023 Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

    2 - RAIN4
    2 - RAIN2 with 4 GEM5 lights
    3 - RAIN2 with 2 GEM5 lights

    2 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    3 - HOG3xx
    3 - HOG3x
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    This SURF2 or 2x shows one of the upflowing...

    This SURF2 or 2x shows one of the upflowing bubble holes in the middle of the algae; these holes allow light to go deeper down into the growth.

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    Sticky: This SURF2 or 2x shows one of the upflowing...

    This SURF2 or 2x shows one of the upflowing bubble holes in the middle of the algae; these holes allow light to go deeper down into the growth.

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  46. Thread: RAIN2

    by SantaMonica
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    Updated RAIN instruction now available: PDF:...

    Updated RAIN instruction now available:

    PDF:
    https://algaescrubber.net/RAIN-Instructions.pdf
    WORD:
    https://algaescrubber.net/RAIN-Instructions.doc

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  47. Thread: RAIN4

    by SantaMonica
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    Updated RAIN instruction now available: PDF:...

    Updated RAIN instruction now available:

    PDF:
    https://algaescrubber.net/RAIN-Instructions.pdf
    WORD:
    https://algaescrubber.net/RAIN-Instructions.doc

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    Here is the first look at the inside of the...

    Here is the first look at the inside of the RAIN-16, which comes on the day of the second patent:
    http://algaescrubber.net/11814612.pdf

    https://youtu.be/vl_cuP3dFX4
    ...
  49. SantaMonica utility patent #2 for waterfall scrubbers 11,814,612

    http://algaescrubber.net/11814612.pdf
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    When a HOG2 is not enough for a freshwater sump,...

    When a HOG2 is not enough for a freshwater sump, put one on the front and the back.

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