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    One week now, There is a light brown film covering the screen. I assume this is Diatom. Not enough for a pic Yet.

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    Week 2, Just more of the brown film. I lightly scrubbed it off and will increase "Lights on" duration.

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    Yes get the slime off. Then more light.

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    Just how much dark time do I need?

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    18 hours of light, unless I see a pic of dark stuff.

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    Thanks for the specifics!

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    week 3 now, went to 18/6 schedule. Barely got some almost green looking stuff! I lightly scrubbed in saltwater and put it back. Hopefully I'll have a something worth a pic next week! thanks!

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    Hello ,4 weeks now , I had to remove the screen from the manifold due to a little green stuff clogging the slot, however the rest of the screen is still brown just more of it. I suspect I don't have enough flow over the screen so I'm considering a manifold with a shorter slot. This will put more water over a smaller screen. The screen now is really big according to the new sizing guidelines at 10 by 11.So if I lose some area it won't hurt a thing. You can see where the water flow is heavier . Heres a pic

    Thanks for any op's.Brian

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    It's not bad, so if you want to let it fill in, it might be easier.

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    Cool, So It's cooking! Thanks

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