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    And another upgrade. Cut the slot from inside to V-shape. Result is great. Less noise, less splashes, more flow.
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    I`m also thinking about adding another 2x50w led floods because the lower part of scrubber seems have low light. No air bubbles and less growth. The scrubber was actually made so long only for less noise.

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    Scrape it all off, so you can see the screen again, and let grow another 10 days.

    Move the lights closer if you can.

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    I can move lights closer, but easier is add another 2x50w.
    Do I need to scrape both sides this time and and always? I mean, it's possible to get nitrate spike before algae will grow again.

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    Scrape both sides. Dark growth is dying anyway because light cannot get through.

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    I`ve used toothbrush. The screen is now white again. 200gr of algae this week.
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    Good. The extra light reflections will help more green hair to grow.

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    One day growth. I`m still not sure is it cyano or brown algae...
    Anyway, bought additional 2x50w led flood lights, deep red now. Will install it next week when it arrive.

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    The growth looks the same...
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    Nutrients are still being removed, and as they get lower the screen will grow greener.

    Continue the cycles of scraping everything off when it looks like this.

    If you can add light, or make it stronger or more near, that will speed things up.

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