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    The light is too strong in the middle. More flow...

    The light is too strong in the middle. More flow helps but youre just gonna have to let it grow. My l2 took a while to start growin in the middle.

    A better light difuser helps too.
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    Thats why my high flow l2 is on the way. Good...

    Thats why my high flow l2 is on the way. Good info!

    Makes sense. More nutrients delivered to the algae.
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    K thanks lets see how the next cleaning looks

    K thanks lets see how the next cleaning looks
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    U think? There is green algae underneath tho

    U think? There is green algae underneath tho
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    Red slime growth. Why?

    Hey guys. This is my growth today at 14 days.

    What does the red slime mean? High nutrients? Low light? Low flow?

    Im running cfls 18hrs.
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    My uas.5 had the same problem. I had to cut to...

    My uas.5 had the same problem. I had to cut to 6hrs till it took off
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    When I switch from CFL to leds my screen died and...

    When I switch from CFL to leds my screen died and I had to start all over.. Led's where so much more powerful that I had to run them for 5hrs a day! I slowly ramped it up and was never able to run...
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    Please Keep in mind this is not the only type of...

    Please Keep in mind this is not the only type of scrubber. Dont categorize them. Waterfall might have better results for you like it did for me.
  9. Well, not all of the filtration. There is...

    Well, not all of the filtration. There is bacteria which plays a huge roll along with sponges and such.
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    Whatever man. Im done.

    Whatever man. Im done.
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    I don't need testimonials. I don't even know if...

    I don't need testimonials. I don't even know if they are real. I want to see the thread. See what other forms of filtration they use. See pictures. I don't think we have a single thread on this site...
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    Results. Anyone please

    I have been in this hobby for fifteen years. Have tried just about everything and was so happy when I found the scrubber. I'd made this hobby so much more enjoyable and I'm very thankful to sm for...
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    Interesting, but what IS corals natural food?

    Interesting, but what IS corals natural food?
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    Anyone?

    Anyone?
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    I'm on the fence on this one. On one side I...

    I'm on the fence on this one. On one side I understand the arguments against it. But I had a tank with very high p for weeks. I removed half of the rock and it dropped and the scrubber for it on...
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    Wasn't this proved scientifically impossible?

    Wasn't this proved scientifically impossible?
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    giving uas second and final shot.

    Ok so my first uas was a fail. N was ok but phosphate was on the rise, when I took it off and put the waterfall back on it went back to zero.

    Im setting up a little 12g anemone tank and uas will...
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    What is your actual nitrate reading?

    What is your actual nitrate reading?
  19. Thread: My 60 cube.

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    Lol.. yes jerome I realized how yellow the water...

    Lol.. yes jerome I realized how yellow the water was when I added the carbon and then it was very clear
  20. Thread: Pulsed flow

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    Why in the world would a person who has...

    Why in the world would a person who has contributed so much to this hobby and this forum get banned?????????????
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    Maybe he means he is not feeding the coral

    Maybe he means he is not feeding the coral
  22. Thread: S.S.S.S.

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    Ditto on the video, need to see this in action.

    Ditto on the video, need to see this in action.
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    Glad to hear man.. you've been fighting forever. ...

    Glad to hear man.. you've been fighting forever. I think you can do without the pellets do.. the skimmer is probably what did it... I know mine did ;)
  24. I noticed my skimmer produced more when it was...

    I noticed my skimmer produced more when it was almost time for the screen to be cleaned. Then less for a few days while the screen got full again.

    My theory is that the scrubber would produce...
  25. I added a bit of carbon when I had just the L2...

    I added a bit of carbon when I had just the L2 running.. the difference for me was incredible.. withing a few hours the water was so clear it looked like the fish where floating. Within a week my...
  26. Yes, run some GAC and a skimmer. Problem solved....

    Yes, run some GAC and a skimmer. Problem solved. Scrubber kept my po4 on check so didnt need gfo.
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    Mine died because I upped the hours to 12.. I...

    Mine died because I upped the hours to 12.. I went back to 9 and it was growing fine...

    awesome growth btw... nori for dinner?
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    I would go with more flow... Its not only about...

    I would go with more flow... Its not only about the coral, its about debris as well... I don't think you want fish poo visible in the sand.

    If you have the money an mp10 would be really cool in...
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    Lol!

    Lol!
  30. Thread: Tapatalk?

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    Or you could have made me an l8

    Or you could have made me an l8
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    How do you measure it?

    How do you measure it?
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    No I got that part garf.. im just asking about...

    No I got that part garf.. im just asking about that measurement.. is there a gph translation?
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    22cm/s Can someone translate this?

    22cm/s

    Can someone translate this?
  34. Thread: Pulsed flow

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    Would a solenoid valve on the drain work?

    Would a solenoid valve on the drain work?
  35. Waterfall scrubber?

    Waterfall scrubber?
  36. Thread: HOG1 Issues

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    Too much light, too many hours.. id start with...

    Too much light, too many hours.. id start with 4-6 hrs a day. I was never able to go past nine hours without burning it all.
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    After a while when you have really good growth. ...

    After a while when you have really good growth. Garf figured out that if you put bubbles through the screen it reduces this.

    I added 1oz of alk per week to compensate.
  38. Not necessarily.. we still dont fully understand...

    Not necessarily.. we still dont fully understand why some screens take off and others dont.
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    Carbon is effective for only a week ace, however...

    Carbon is effective for only a week ace, however there is a way to keep it at work longer. Kept in a mesh bag in the sump kneaded daily. I learned this from zeo users and works wonderfully. I...
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    Oh. I went from 9hrs to 12. Could have been that.

    Oh. I went from 9hrs to 12. Could have been that.
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    Nope.. flow was same. Happened withing 48hrs. ...

    Nope.. flow was same. Happened withing 48hrs. Saw it with my own two eyes.. lol

    Im telling you only change was vinegar.
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    Cyano was up in a few rocks close to a...

    Cyano was up in a few rocks close to a powerhead... doubt that was the case.

    Bud u dont get to categorize nutin!

    I dont see any other reason for a fully mature screen to dye overnight. Maybe...
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    What did you call me??!!! You looking for...

    What did you call me??!!!

    You looking for trouble?.. lol
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    Yup, same here.. cyano died within 48hrs of...

    Yup, same here.. cyano died within 48hrs of connecting skimmer. Scrubber was still growing till I added vinegar. I think tank shifted a bit from algae as primary filtration to bacterial. The...
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    scrubber dying

    So check it out guys.. I used to dose vinegar when I was running scrubber only and worked ok.

    I started dosing again with skimmer on this time ans skimmer is producing double, and algae is turning...
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    Get a 23w cfl and run 9-12 hrs. Will grow green...

    Get a 23w cfl and run 9-12 hrs. Will grow green faster.
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    Can I have that whole room?... lol looks awesome

    Can I have that whole room?... lol looks awesome
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    All sounds good except the part where you seed...

    All sounds good except the part where you seed the screens in the same tank. You should start with a new screen on each set up. We dont know if different light sources grow different types of algae...
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    Its such a small tank.. I would keep it as simple...

    Its such a small tank.. I would keep it as simple as posible.
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    Glass holes. I loved mine. ...

    Glass holes. I loved mine.

    www.glass-holes.com/Super-Nano-con-Dientes-Overflow-Box-Complete-Kit-ghsndienteskit.htm
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