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    Super simple UAS

    Hi, I just finish to build my scrubber, actually it is a super simple scrubber, but I would like to read your opinions and suggestions.
    Hereīs a small video of the scrubber.



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    Welcome,

    Looks good. Might want to cover the airstone from the light.

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    Thanks, I will do that.

    A little more info. The screen is 5.6 x 8.8
    And the lamp is a 10 Watt Led reflector, I was thinkin on changing for this led, Itīs a 8 red 1 blue chip, do you think worth it?

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    Probably too concentrated. Needs to be more spread out.

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    I'm running that same 10w hybrid LED on my scrubber. It's about 3" from my screen. Much closer and it'll burn in the middle. I'm happy with the growth, and especially the health of the tank. Scrubber is my only filtration. I would never go back to the old ways.

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    Thanks for sharing your experience Creek, can You tell me what is the size of your screen?

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    It's 8x8". I have a 55 reef and just plumbed in a 33 long to the system. My scrubber sits in one end of a 6 gallon acrylic 3 chamber refugium I've re-plumbed. Screen setup is same as yours, I have a 6" large bubble air stone zip tied to the bottom of the screen. I made a light block out of a ceramic tile cut to fit with crushed coral bonded to it. It sits behind the screen. Both grow algae. Tons of pods live in and on the screen and tile. I've never seen corals grow like this. I call it a "happy tank". Everything just hums along, all I do is top off the water. I over feed a lot, and the water always checks in spec.

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    Thanks a lot, I like the option that you use with the ceramic tile as a light block, thanks for all the info. I think my scrubber is too small for a 180 gal. Maybe I will put another one, with the configuration you use and with the hybrid led, then I will see the difference.

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    Itīs been almost two weeks and I donīt see nothing in the scrubber... just getting a little pink. Is that ok?

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    What other filtration do you run? Skimmer?

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