Lowest cost and easiest way to eliminate green hair, bubble, turf and slime algae

Discussion in 'Algae' started by SantaMonica, May 6, 2012.

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  1. SantaMonica

    SantaMonica Fire Shrimp

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    Thanks.

    Theoretically, the bubbles will deliver more carbon to the algae, allowing better growth in a smaller space. Practically, however, it depends on how well you build it.

    A UAS would certainly be more convenient inside a nano.
     
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  3. SantaMonica

    SantaMonica Fire Shrimp

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    swreefer Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Where can i buy that HOG one?
     
  5. Sloanhaus

    Sloanhaus Astrea Snail

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    Is everyone just using bubble wands for their bubbles? For reflector, do I just use a mirror?

    Thanks,
     
  6. SantaMonica

    SantaMonica Fire Shrimp

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    Bigger bubbles/holes are better, but take more air.

    Reflectors are anything safe.
     
  7. Sloanhaus

    Sloanhaus Astrea Snail

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    So is it better for me to make a PVC pipe and drill holes in it and than attach it to a pump. I'm guessing a small pump would do?
     
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  9. SantaMonica

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    That would make bigger bubbles, but take a much bigger pump. You should get a pump first, and experiment in your sink by drilling holes one at a time.
     
  10. Sloanhaus

    Sloanhaus Astrea Snail

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    Any recommendations on a pump to get? Sorry for all the questions, I am a newbie.
     
  11. SantaMonica

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    No, I'm not getting into pumps much. Just look for the LPM or CFM rating. Multi-outlet pumps, and variable pumps, will pump more.
     
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    Dredfish Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Could you use a LED equivalent bulb? I see LED bulbs that say 75 watt equivalent.