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  1. Thread: HOG1

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    So, I've had my scrubber up and running for more...

    So, I've had my scrubber up and running for more than a month at 18 hours a day, and I do get some algae growth, but nothing crazy. I am still getting algae in the tank. I have the HOG on the side...
  2. Thread: HOG1

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    got it up to 18 hours, but nothing yet. The...

    got it up to 18 hours, but nothing yet. The bubbles don't seem to be flowing over the whole thing, no matter how I position it. It's like they escape from the tubing at the first slit and none of...
  3. Thread: HOG1

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    So, I got the Whisper 150 and have had the HOG 1...

    So, I got the Whisper 150 and have had the HOG 1 up and running with the lights on for 12 hours for 5 days now, but there is nothing growing yet. The algae still grows like crazy in my tank. I have...
  4. Thread: HOG1

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    Got my replacement scrubber today and am very...

    Got my replacement scrubber today and am very happy with it! However, I have a whisper 40 for it. Is that not strong enough? I can always return it if need be!
    Thanks a lot!!
  5. Thread: HOG.5

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    I actually tried both of them to see if one...

    I actually tried both of them to see if one unit's magnets worked better, but still no go. Still, I can't wait for the HOG 1!!
    Thanks!!
  6. Thread: HOG.5

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    Santa, I sent back the two units today as was...

    Santa, I sent back the two units today as was requested by the company. Hopefully, they will get them and send me the HOG 1 ASAP!
  7. Thread: HOG.5

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    It's just regular glass thickness. It's a tank...

    It's just regular glass thickness. It's a tank we got from petco about 15 years ago. However, I tried it in my 'fuge too, and that's plexiglass and it didn't hold there either. I'll be sending my...
  8. Thread: HOG.5

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    Just tried to install my 2 units from Santa...

    Just tried to install my 2 units from Santa Monica and was very disappointed. The others were right- the magnets are way too weak. The units just slid down the glass and fell off. guess I need to...
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    OK so I have the mesh connected directly to the...

    OK so I have the mesh connected directly to the overflow PVC now and it's working well, however food keeps getting caught in the slit and blocking it up. I might need to make it a little wider. I...
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    I feed 1 cube a day 1" x 1 1/2" roughly. I got...

    I feed 1 cube a day 1" x 1 1/2" roughly. I got 1" pvc. I checked at all the local places and nobody has a gate valve for PVC piping. I am removing all my macroalgae from the 'fuge. Should I also...
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    Anyone know if I should continue with the 1" pvc...

    Anyone know if I should continue with the 1" pvc from my overflow to the scrubber or if I should reduce it down to 3/4"?? And if the 8" x 8" will be big enough for my tank? I need to head to Home...
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    Thanks Santa for the info. Math has never really...

    Thanks Santa for the info. Math has never really been my strong suit. I have the mesh hanging with the 11" going the long (left to right) way. I make my own food and freeze it, and the cubes are...
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    I have a 75 g tank plus the fuge. I guess if I...

    I have a 75 g tank plus the fuge. I guess if I empty the fuge, it will only be a sump, huh? I appreciate the help, Bilk! The baffle runs all the way to the bottom with 4 quarter sized holes at the...
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    Yeah, there's a lot of macro algae, rocks, and a...

    Yeah, there's a lot of macro algae, rocks, and a DSB in my fuge that I just kinda threw the scrubber on top of. I did think about attaching my scrubber directly to the overflow but then the first...
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    The water returns to the tank from the last...

    The water returns to the tank from the last chamber (all the way on the left) with another mag 5 on the outside of the fuge. The only thing that is new is the pvc tubing with the screen attached and...
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    Advice please!!

    So I have had my Algae scrubber running for a few days now, and have a bit of algae growth already on the screen. As suggested I moved my lights to be more directly in front of the screens. But I...
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    Up and running!

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    OK, I got it all hooked up and running. I have two different size reflectors, the smaller one with a CFL floodlight, and the larger one with a CFL spiral bulb. I'm trying to...
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    I plan to put the pump directly into my refugium...

    I plan to put the pump directly into my refugium and have the scrubber drain back into the 'fuge. So that's only about a height of 1 1/2 feet or so
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    If I am using a screen that is 8" x 10" what size...

    If I am using a screen that is 8" x 10" what size mag drive should I get?? And does anyone have any pics of how their pump is attached?
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    pump and reflectors?

    OK, I've started the cutting of the PVC and roughing up the screen. My next question is- what kind of pumps do you guys use and how do you attach it?? Also I have 23 watt CFL flood light for...
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