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  1. Welcome from Korea, No a bigger waterfall...

    Welcome from Korea,

    No a bigger waterfall screen will not really help a weak light, especially in high nutrients that grow dark or black slime. Plastic screen cannot hold on to slime well, so the...
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    This customer in the UK has growth that almost...

    This customer in the UK has growth that almost looks like green candy in this SURF2 or 2x or 2xx. This scrubber is probably only a few weeks old, because the white Green Grabber rock walls have no...
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    Sticky: This customer in the UK has growth that almost...

    This customer in the UK has growth that almost looks like green candy in this SURF2 or 2x or 2xx. This scrubber is probably only a few weeks old, because the white Green Grabber rock walls have no...
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    Sticky: February 14, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    February 14, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    1 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    0 -...
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    We have our first winner of the best guess of all...

    We have our first winner of the best guess of all the guesses... Cory Graese !

    He guessed: "All in one nano algae scrubber. Self-contained and will fit the back of something like a Fluval Evo or...
  6. Thread: RAIN4

    by SantaMonica
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    Here is a short version video of our RAIN4...

    Here is a short version video of our RAIN4 waterfall scrubber in a saltwater reef sump. Why so much growth? Because of the super strong submersible waterproof GEM5 lights (5 real watts each) that do...
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    Here is a short version video of our RAIN4...

    Here is a short version video of our RAIN4 waterfall scrubber in a saltwater reef sump. Why so much growth? Because of the super strong submersible waterproof GEM5 lights (5 real watts each) that do...
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    Sticky: February 2, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    February 2, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    0 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    0 -...
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    Here were the guesses for test unit #1 ...

    Here were the guesses for test unit #1



    TWITTER:

    @slipknot2443: all-in-one aquarium algae scrubber
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    This customer's RAIN2 waterfall in saltwater...

    This customer's RAIN2 waterfall in saltwater shows some very dark slime growth that should have been cleaned sooner. Slime holds the most nutrients per square inch, especially dark or black slime...
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    View your RAIN2 growth as it hangs in the air......

    View your RAIN2 growth as it hangs in the air...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9t7ZSSokgc

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    This is a customer's SURF2 or 2x or 2xx that has...

    This is a customer's SURF2 or 2x or 2xx that has been running for quite a while in saltwater. In this photo, the water has been drained out (unlike most floating scrubber photos) so the growth has...
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    Sticky: January 19, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    January 19, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    2 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    1 -...
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    Sticky: This is a customer's SURF2 or 2x or 2xx that has...

    This is a customer's SURF2 or 2x or 2xx that has been running for quite a while in saltwater. In this photo, the water has been drained out (unlike most floating scrubber photos) so the growth has...
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    CFL will lose output after about 3 months,...

    CFL will lose output after about 3 months, correct. And you can seed if you want to, but it might just disolve. It's really not needed.
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    Nice! Yes any kind of mechanical filter will...

    Nice! Yes any kind of mechanical filter will remove the food particles that sponges and forams need to eat continuously.
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    Sticky: January 5, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    January 5, 2020: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    1 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    1 -...
  18. Thread: HOG.5

    by SantaMonica
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    This customer's HOG.5 show a rare pattern of...

    This customer's HOG.5 show a rare pattern of growth only in the middle. The growth is Ulva Fasciata and is common in saltwater; it looks just like Easter basket grass and is probably the favorite...
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    Sticky: This customer's HOG.5 show a rare pattern of...

    This customer's HOG.5 show a rare pattern of growth only in the middle. The growth is Ulva Fasciata and is common in saltwater; it looks just like Easter basket grass and is probably the favorite...
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    Sticky: December 21, 2019: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    December 21, 2019: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    2 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    1 -...
  21. Thread: HOG1.3

    by SantaMonica
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    HOG1.3

    This customer's HOG1.3 scrubber® in freshwater shows how the Green Grabber® rocky surfaces on the back panel hold on to loose slimey growth. This is a good example of how freshwater growth is...
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    This customer's HOG1.3 scrubber® in freshwater shows how the Green Grabber® rocky surfaces on the back panel hold on to loose slimey growth. This is a good example of how freshwater growth is...
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    Some of them are here......

    Some of them are here... http://algaescrubber.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?23-Patents-Patent-Applications-and-Trademarks

    And you can post yours there too if you like.
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    The reservoir thing I've gone through before,...

    The reservoir thing I've gone through before, doing the math. It's somewhere on here. But controlling nutrients is the same thing as controlling algae. Less nutrients means less algae.

    The...
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    Great to hear. Yes all mechanical filters should...

    Great to hear. Yes all mechanical filters should be removed. They only starve your corals of food particles, but they generate nutrients. Better to let the particles feed your corals and small fish,...
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    Sticky: This is a customer's SURF4 or 4x (or possibly...

    This is a customer's SURF4 or 4x (or possibly half of a SURF8 or 8x) in saltwater. SURF models are best used only for saltwater, because of the strings which fill in the middle section for growth....
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    Yes. https://Hydromentia.com

    Yes. https://Hydromentia.com
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    Sticky: December 8, 2019: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    December 8, 2019: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    1 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    2 -...
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    The whole thing needs brushing off in your sink,...

    The whole thing needs brushing off in your sink, under running water, each week now. Go to 24 hours of light and bubbles too.
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    Contest: Guess what this is

    Time for a neat contest: The person who can guess what new aquarium product this is (and even better, what it does) wins the first one Serial Number 0001

    Actually the first one will be a rough DIY...
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    Welcome from Greece. A photo with the red light...

    Welcome from Greece. A photo with the red light off would help. But yes if the middle has not filled in yet, and if the bubbles are strong and go up the middle, then you can do 18 hours of light.
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    Well it's certainly still low on light compared...

    Well it's certainly still low on light compared to high nutrients, so anything you can do to increase/concentrate the light, or lower the nutrients, will help.
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    Sticky: November 23, 2019: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    November 23, 2019: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    1 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    2 -...
  34. Thread: RAIN2

    by SantaMonica
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    View your growth while it's still running... ...

    View your growth while it's still running...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9t7ZSSokgc
  35. Thread: SURF4

    by SantaMonica
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    Our long-running intro vid, which uses a SURF4......

    Our long-running intro vid, which uses a SURF4...

    https://youtu.be/on145oBb_kw
  36. Thread: HOG3xx

    by SantaMonica
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    OK, this is more thick green growth then most...

    OK, this is more thick green growth then most people will get, but this customer's HOG3 or 3x or 3xx in saltwater is still fun to look at. This is mostly Ulva Fasciata, which looks like Easter basket...
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    Sticky: OK, this is more thick green growth then most...

    OK, this is more thick green growth then most people will get, but this customer's HOG3 or 3x or 3xx in saltwater is still fun to look at. This is mostly Ulva Fasciata, which looks like Easter basket...
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    Sticky: November 10, 2019: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    November 10, 2019: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    2 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    2 -...
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    Here is a customer's old SURF2x in saltwater....

    Here is a customer's old SURF2x in saltwater. This old model has the old light-frame which did not block the red light from getting out like the current models do. Light is the same though, pure red...
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    Sticky: Here is a customer's old SURF2x in saltwater....

    Here is a customer's old SURF2x in saltwater. This old model has the old light-frame which did not block the red light from getting out like the current models do. Light is the same though, pure red...
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    Winner... Brandon Arellano ...

    Winner... Brandon Arellano



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyv_wxd5AEM

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    2nd place from Marcus McNamara... 7945

    2nd place from Marcus McNamara...

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    Ok the 3rd place entry... from Bobby Foxx... ...

    Ok the 3rd place entry... from Bobby Foxx...

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    Sticky: October 28, 2019: Stock update from Santa Monica...

    October 28, 2019: Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration:

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

    1 - Pole Mount for RAIN2

    2 -...
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    Welcome from Australia, Good build, growth...

    Welcome from Australia,

    Good build, growth will be good, although dark because the lights are weak. You can run 20+ hours.

    When nutrients come down, growth will be lighter, but may darken...
  46. Thread: SURF4

    by SantaMonica
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    Here is a super packed SURF4 or 4x scrubber® floating in a saltwater sump, and the growth is so thick that you cannot see the Green Grabber® strings or white rocks; you can however see the 4 bubbling...
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    Sticky: View Post

    Here is a super packed SURF4 or 4x scrubber® floating in a saltwater sump, and the growth is so thick that you cannot see the Green Grabber® strings or white rocks; you can however see the 4 bubbling...
  48. Thread: HOG3xx

    by SantaMonica
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    This customer's HOG3 or 3x or 3xx in saltwater...

    This customer's HOG3 or 3x or 3xx in saltwater shows a combination of slime and green hair. The Green Grabber® strings have most of growth, and should be cleaned by scraping the strings with your...
  49. Thread: HOG3

    by SantaMonica
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    This customer's HOG3 or 3x or 3xx in saltwater...

    This customer's HOG3 or 3x or 3xx in saltwater shows a combination of slime and green hair. The Green Grabber® strings have most of growth, and should be cleaned by scraping the strings with your...
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    Carbon dosing usually does cause growth to go...

    Carbon dosing usually does cause growth to go light, or clear. I have just seen many screens growth more and thicker when they were not so big.
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