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    Hello! My DAS and nano tank is now...

    Hello!

    My DAS and nano tank is now discontinued, i have ordered an ADA tank for a "Holland" type of planted fresh water setup.

    When the DAS was discontinued it was growing very well green hair...
  2. Hello! Is the led unit you made from Steves...

    Hello!

    Is the led unit you made from Steves led still running good?

    I have ordered an ADA tank with dimensions 75x45x45cm, it is going to be set up as an "Holland" type of planted fresh water...
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    This looking like a Nice unit Santa Monica. Is...

    This looking like a Nice unit Santa Monica.

    Is the water going in and out the scrubber trough the same hole?

    Jnad
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    Sorry, my mistake, the holes in the spraybar is...

    Sorry, my mistake, the holes in the spraybar is 1,5mm, not cm as i wrote:)

    If you are making a scrubber with "normal" screen config, for example a one sided screen that is 10 cm wide and with...
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    Sorry, i have no experience from other DAS...

    Sorry, i have no experience from other DAS scrubbers other than the one i am using now so i have difficulties giving recommandations. I can just tell you how mine scrubber is: i am using 1cm between...
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    Uppdate pictures

    Hello!

    Here are som uppdate pictures of 9 days of growth.

    Garf: I dont think there are mutch difference in growth front or bak screen.

    kotlec: I hope the first tree pictures answer the...
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    There is already a reflector in the back panel,...

    There is already a reflector in the back panel, all the sides inside the scrubber has reflectors. But it is a good idea to try angeling the screens slightly, i might just try that. Tanks Floyd
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    I dont use a sponge in the top of the scrubbber,...

    I dont use a sponge in the top of the scrubbber, after making a lid there was no need for a sponge in the top.There are only two black pvc plates in he top of the scrubber, they are the black colored...
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    Hello! There is now 8 days sinse last...

    Hello!

    There is now 8 days sinse last cleaning, have decided to let it grow some days more just to see what happen so i dont have any growth pictures of the cleaning as i posted beafore, but here...
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    The light in my scrubber have this week been 18...

    The light in my scrubber have this week been 18 hours on, it looks like the algae is growing most at the end of every light period. There is also no burn spots like i have had on my previous slim...
  11. Hmm, might work, i like to test tings, you should...

    Hmm, might work, i like to test tings, you should test it. But i think the mechanical design by having some thing rotating is a drawback.

    Ps! I have been thinking, and testing, thinking, and...
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    Just using one unit of this cheap leds without...

    Just using one unit of this cheap leds without optic:...
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    Hello! Here is an uppdate video of 4...

    Hello!

    Here is an uppdate video of 4 lightperiods since last cleaning
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=JiVUDfKm7oQ

    Garf: looks like it is growing more even then i thought when last posting.

    Jnad
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    Hmm, looking into the scrubber now, looks like it...

    Hmm, looking into the scrubber now, looks like it growing the most closest to the light.
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    How many 10w do you suggest? And would you choose...

    How many 10w do you suggest? And would you choose the 20000K or the hybrid led with royal blue to Get the right coloring. This leds wil be the only light source over the tank.

    jnad
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    Tanks nige! The tank acurate measure is : ...

    Tanks nige!

    The tank acurate measure is :
    31,5 inches long
    15,75 inches wide
    19,75 inches high

    I cant find any 30w hybrid led, only 10,20,50W . I do find the 30w 20000k led, but i dont now...
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    Hello! This is just great nige, your build is...

    Hello!

    This is just great nige, your build is great work.

    I have been looking at those high power leds, but there is not so many aquarists that have any experience with these leds when it comes...
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    The green was in back of the scrubber, yellow in...

    The green was in back of the scrubber, yellow in front. It seems to add up with my earlier experience with the leds that i am using. The leds is very close placed to eatch other causing the closest...
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    Hmm, good question. Unfortunately I did not...

    Hmm, good question.

    Unfortunately I did not notice if the green was in the back or front of scrubber when i cleaned it. I am trying to remember, and by looking at the pictures over and over again...
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    Growth update

    Hello!

    Finally had the time to clean the scrubber today, here are the update pictures for 12 days of growth. The screen area is now reduced to the half size (12 square inches). It looks like the...
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    Hello! It is still summer holiday here and i...

    Hello!

    It is still summer holiday here and i have not had time enough to clean the scrubber and take pictures of the growth as i intended to do. But i have made a short video of the growth when...
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    Yes i agree, the angle with light going parallell...

    Yes i agree, the angle with light going parallell to the screen is probably not the best. I am not saying that my idea of screen setup is better than the regular setup with the light pointing...
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    I dont have so mutch experience with your...

    I dont have so mutch experience with your question, but my slim line scrubber measuring only 1,5 cm total kept the bubbles close to the screen. The distance between glass and screen in that scrubber...
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    Hello! Interesting project. Just thinking,...

    Hello!

    Interesting project.

    Just thinking, have you thought of doing it simple making a hole in the sidewall of that shelf on the left side of aquarium? You could have the light buildt in and...
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    I take a look at them, did they work?

    I take a look at them, did they work?
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    jnad DAS scrubber uppdate

    Hello!

    Just have come back from my trip so i have not managed to make an video of the growth, but i will post a video of the growth tomorrow.

    But i do have some pictures and video that show...
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    It looks promising, the growth has promising...

    It looks promising, the growth has promising progress so far. It grows green, and it seem too have a mutch brighter green color than my previous scrubbers, i dont now why. I will post som growth...
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    Hello! Here is just a short uppdate video of...

    Hello!

    Here is just a short uppdate video of my downflow algaescrubber, have done som changes with lid on scrubber:
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=OnUqGb_t_KI
  29. Thread: High Power Leds

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    Hmm, i think i would need about 5 of these 10w...

    Hmm, i think i would need about 5 of these 10w leds over my 42 gallon nanoreef. Alternative 1 is cheaper and the gu10's seems to work very well when reading the tread, just have reading though the 70...
  30. Thread: High Power Leds

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    The dealer of this heatsink claims this one will...

    The dealer of this heatsink claims this one will give suffcient cooling for one 10w led with no fan:...
  31. Thread: High Power Leds

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    After the summer i am going to start an new nano...

    After the summer i am going to start an new nano reef ( about 42 gallon), so i am still looking for a diy led project for this tank.
    The tank is a open glass aquarium with no canopy, so one of my...
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    Hello! If you are considering to try this,...

    Hello!

    If you are considering to try this, some tips:

    - it is best to use a adjustable pump so it is possible to adjust flow.
    - Make it possible to adjust distance between spraybar and...
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    The distanse between spraybar and watersurface is...

    The distanse between spraybar and watersurface is 1,0 - 1,5 cm
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    Hello! It is actually very silent, i have now...

    Hello!

    It is actually very silent, i have now made a lid to put on the top of the scrubber and i have to be close to the aquarium to her some sound. It makes very little sound and the type of...
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    Hello! Here is an video of my DAS (downflow...

    Hello!

    Here is an video of my DAS (downflow algae scrubber) running inside the tank.

    The scrubber using no air pump or venturi, just standard small powerhead.

    I dont now if this scrubber...
  36. Thread: Jnad's UAS test

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    Hello! Here is a uppdate video of my UAS test...

    Hello!

    Here is a uppdate video of my UAS test scrubber. I have run the scrubber just with daylight for 14 days, and it actually grows. Artificial light is of course the best and i will start using...
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    Thanks Kerry! The spraybar has to bee on the...

    Thanks Kerry!

    The spraybar has to bee on the top or it will not make any bubbles. This way it makes bubbles with no airpump and with no venturi/ejector. Looking forward to test this with a screen....
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    Hello! Here is an quick video i made just no...

    Hello!

    Here is an quick video i made just no in a hurry trying to explain how the scrubber works, damm i am good in English :) A couple of bears :)
    ...
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    Pictures should be fixed now

    Pictures should be fixed now
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    Jnad`s new DAS scrubber with GAC option

    Hello!
    I have an new idea for feeding the algaescreen with water flow and air, i have thinking of this for a while and have now run some tests with my prototype unit. The unit is not tested for how...
  41. Thread: Jnad's UAS test

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    Thanks. Hope it grows better now, i am a...

    Thanks.

    Hope it grows better now, i am a little embarrased that i didn't realise that screen size was problem earlier. Beginners mistake i guess :)
  42. Thread: Jnad's UAS test

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    Hello! Here is a photo of screen size after...

    Hello!

    Here is a photo of screen size after decresed:
    http://s1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd386/jnado/?action=view&current=956aa635.jpg&mediafilter=noflash
  43. Thread: Jnad's UAS test

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    Hello! Yes, dark period is probably also...

    Hello!

    Yes, dark period is probably also important, maybe as important as the light period is. My current scrubber two main faults is probably no dark period but 24 hours with light and more than...
  44. Thread: Jnad's UAS test

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    Tanks for help with the link Ruddybop. The...

    Tanks for help with the link Ruddybop.

    The screen is now cut down too 4x5 inches that fit my daily feeding. The screen size was actually more than doubble the needed size with my amount of...
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    Hello! Kotlec: The link work for me? Any...

    Hello!

    Kotlec: The link work for me?

    Any one else having problems with the link?

    If so maybe SM can fix it?

    jnad
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    Hello! Here is some update. The exprimental...

    Hello!

    Here is some update.

    The exprimental led setup was only used for one day, and it was not nice as Floyd said:) . Therfore i took it down and just to see what would happen i let the...
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    Flexible reflector

    Hello!

    Do somebody know if those flexible reflectors for use as car mirrors repair sets is reef safe??

    Jnad
  48. Thread: Jnad's UAS test

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    The leds just turned on, it is not mutch light...

    The leds just turned on, it is not mutch light spill to the display, but as you say it certenly dont look nice :)

    It is only for experiment

    Jnad
  49. Thread: Jnad's UAS test

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    Hello! Beacuse of the problems with the close...

    Hello!

    Beacuse of the problems with the close led configuration i have made an exprimental change :)

    Need suggestions for light hours with this exprimental led setup.
    ...
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    I have used a diffuser.

    I have used a diffuser.
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