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    RAIN4

    The new, larger, RAIN4 waterfall algae scrubber ATS is now pre-ordering at:

    http://www.santa-monica.cc/product.asp?itemid=90
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4m82K7Mpp3s

    This is the first view of the RAIN4 larger waterfall ATS that is twice the size of the current RAIN2, and it include 6 gem lights, 2 power supplies, and a pole mount.

    Pole mount unboxing and partial install:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPgHmc-nZOs
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    RAIN4 unboxing by Devon Reef Dudes:

    https://youtu.be/2wx-CmIoJKY

    Algae scrubbers, otherwise known as "chaeto killers" because of the high filtering capacity compared to chaeto reactors, have the fastest and strongest rate of removal of nutrients from aquarium water of any type of natural algal filtration. All natural reefs, lakes and rivers are naturally filtered by algae.

    The RAIN4 is the biggest RAIN, but the RAIN2 was the first; The RAIN2 is smaller and more affordable, and available with 1, 2 or 4 of our GEM5 (tm) lights here:

    http://www.Santa-Monica.cc/product.asp?itemid=87

    The RAIN (tm) waterfall algae scrubber is the first new design from anyone anywhere since we introduced the first waterfall design in the year 2008. Back then it was simply designed to fit under the tank that we had at the time. It took a lot of time to remove and clean, and had other issues, but it was not for sale so it did not matter.

    Since then all waterfall designs for sale by anyone have copied that design. That original design was ok at the time (you can find it posted on forums by searching "waterfall turf algae filter cheap and easy to build santamonica forum"

    Well, now it is 2018 and almost all the shortcomings of that original waterfall design have been overcome with our new patent pending RAIN designs. From the Green Grabber® 3D printed screen, to the underwater submersible and safe low-voltage (but high wattage) UL listed GEM5 (tm) lights, to the pole mount super low space requirement mounting system, we really hope you like the RAIN4.

    Some RAIN videos:

    RAIN one-handed screen removal and replacement (47 seconds)
    https://youtu.be/zbgbCCpiJGc

    RAIN2 with one GEM5 light, first scraping:
    https://youtu.be/I5mG_uid4Ms

    RAIN tray:
    https://youtu.be/zVa650-QPTM

    RAIN2 water pipe and screen:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2zHgcsxi7U

    RAIN2 dome lid cover and lights:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ba5Hy9gr4FI

    RAIN2 mounting:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83_loN1d-Ng

    RAIN2 unboxing:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZ2itYGFFUo

    RAIN2 first view:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uo0kOIns0GE



    Other videos of interest:

    SURF8 harvest with one strong light, and one regular light:
    https://youtu.be/XfAMbQ3P6gE

    SURF8 light-comparison harvesting test:
    https://youtu.be/qb4Gi1OKCs8

    SURF8 Unboxing and Installation:
    http://youtu.be/RjNwPOn9AHg

    SURF8 overview:
    http://youtu.be/ZmYW2_jP7pk

    SURF8 sound, and stability:
    http://youtu.be/mYnCSI7Q7cg

    SURF4 first 17 days of growth:
    http://youtu.be/sFtQXIlM8h8

    SURF4 overview:
    http://youtu.be/fLTtOQUzmxY

    SURF2 many harvests:
    http://youtu.be/miWb4R8ajXw

    DROP1.4 installed on a saltwater pond:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGxK28lUq4I

    HOG1.3 from New to Green, in 3 Cleanings:
    http://youtu.be/utu2SADmj2g

    HOG1.3 unboxing and installation:
    http://youtu.be/IWX6UGmSyV0

    SURF2
    http://youtu.be/LlL1xvll1r0

    HOG1:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8ed-RD8S6U

    HOG.5:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o14culabk7k


    More info, instructions, and purchases are available at:
    www.Santa-Monica.cc

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    Pole mount unboxing and partial install:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPgHmc-nZOs

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    Here is a customer's RAIN4 with the red cap removed. Can you tell what caused the empty spots on the screen, from looking at the growth on the tray?

    Answer: The growth got too thick, too fast, before the customer cleaned/harvested it. So it let go and landed on the tray. This RAIN is still fairly new so the attachment is not as strong as it will be later, so more often cleaning is needed when the screen gets thick and heavy quickly. Also, as is typical on new scrubber installations, the nutrients in the water are high and causing this darker, thicker growth.

    No worry however, because the RAIN cannot overflow onto your flow, ever, because it's on your sump.

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    Our newest scrubber model...

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