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. SantaMonicaHelp

    SantaMonicaHelp Astrea Snail

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    First 13 days of growth in a floating surface scrubber. This one used four LEDs of 3 watts

    each, 660nm (red), but you could also use a CFL bulb...

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  3. Wattanasmith

    Wattanasmith Plankton

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    That is great idea i guess...i think i am gonna have a look into it.
     
  4. Thatgrimguy

    Thatgrimguy Flying Squid

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    I love this rendition!! Great for picos with a small sump.
     
  5. SantaMonicaHelp

    SantaMonicaHelp Astrea Snail

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    Thanks :)


     
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    SantaMonicaHelp Astrea Snail

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    Thanks :)

     
  7. SantaMonica

    SantaMonica Fire Shrimp

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  9. Thor

    Thor Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Do you have plans to to upsize the UAS from a HOG to something for bigger tanks? Or would you recommend that for larger tanks the Waterfall is still the most effective?
     
  10. SantaMonica

    SantaMonica Fire Shrimp

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    Multiple smaller scrubbers are always better than one big one. I have four on my reef pool, with no other filters and no water changes.
     
  11. Thor

    Thor Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Interesting. Why is that do you think?
     
  12. SantaMonica

    SantaMonica Fire Shrimp

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    Because you always want a large amount of algae photosynthesizing at all times. Photosynthesizing is filtering.