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Thread: New Drop1.2x scrubbers installed: progress report

  1. #11

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    Devaji108

    Yes, the drops/LEDs are totally submerged.

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    yanton

    I don't know. Mine are about an inch under water and the bubbling makes a lot of noise! I wonder, though, if raising them up to or slightly above the waterline affects flowthrough. If anyone has mounted drops at or above the waterline, please report about that. Thanks.

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    28 days and looking good:

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    I might even have to 'harvest' some of it in a week or two.

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    Yes a good toothbrushing will allow thicker growth

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    SantaMonica

    Are you saying I should scrub them NOW with a toothbrush? Or in a week or two? Thanks.

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    Yes now. The thin slime sometimes prevents thicker growth from attaching.

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    Thanks, scrubbed in tap water in the bath tub:

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    I thought I'd post a photo of some of my fish.

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    Day 35 (6 days after a toothbrushing):

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    Note: not very visible in the photos, but there is algae growing again on the bare plastic of the door interiors.

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    Ok let's see how thick it will get. My last one in FW took a month or so to get really thick.

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