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    Various upflow growth pictures

    Here we will post pictures of growth that other people have had with their upflow scrubbers. To be notified when a new growth photo is posted, subscribe HERE

    This first photo is of a customer's HOG3 or 3x or 3xx with really high nutrients in saltwater, which causes the dark growth. And the top part was out of the water, which acts as a bubble and salt-spray remover.

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    Customer's SURF2 or 2x. Mixed dark and slime growth. That dark slime absorbs a LOT of nutrients from the water.

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    Customer's HOG3 or 3x or 3xx that is still new and has not filled in the middle yet.

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    Last edited by SantaMonica; 11-18-2017 at 06:57 PM.

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    Customer's HOG1 or 1x that could use less light, or some iron added to the water.

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    Last edited by SantaMonica; 11-18-2017 at 06:58 PM.

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    Customer's two DROP1.2x units in freshwater. Really dark slime needs brushing off in the kitchen sink, preferably one at a time, so the other one still is growing and filtering. Note how the strong LEDs penetrate though the growth in the box.

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    Believe it or not there is a HOG scrubber here; probably a HOG3 or 3x or 3xx because you can see a string or two.

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    This customer's HOG is about as packed as you can get; it's extremely rare for the growth to grow over the air bubble tubing:

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    Customer's HOG1 or 1x below the waterline. This placement is good if salt spray is not an issue.

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    Last edited by SantaMonica; 05-28-2018 at 03:28 PM.

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    This customer's scrubber looks like one of our HOG1. Lots of Cladophora growth.

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    Last edited by SantaMonica; 05-10-2018 at 11:29 AM.

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    This looks like Ulva Fasciata species, growing in a customer's HOG1 or 1x. It is upside down in the photo.

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    Last edited by SantaMonica; 11-18-2017 at 07:03 PM.

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