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Old 11-24-2012, 09:24 PM   #51
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It's looking great! Love the custom stand!
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:56 PM   #52
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Thanks wade and sky. Yesterday the ammonia and trites zeroed out at around 4 pm. I dosed back up to 2ppm and this morning both ammonia and trites are down at .25 already. Shouldn't be too much longer. Established rock makes things so much quicker.
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Here is a video of the algae scrubber after it's first week running.



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Old 11-27-2012, 10:44 AM   #54
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Is that where your BB will grow? I don't know much about the sump and stuff of the saltwater tanks
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:39 AM   #55
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Is that where your BB will grow? I don't know much about the sump and stuff of the saltwater tanks
Nope. Basically the algae on the screen uses nitrates and phosphates to grow. So it will export excess nutrients as the algae grows and weekly you clean the algae off and repeat the process. The rock is where the bb is housed.
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:59 PM   #56
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Ahhh I see
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:00 PM   #57
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Looking very cool!
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Thanks .well the tank actually finished cycling late last night . Tests show 0 ammo 0 trite and 4 trate so I picked up a gsp frag from Atlantic sea farms. Still waiting for it to open up. Making water to do a water change now. Hopefully it will open up soon .
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Looks awesome.. I'm working on my ats so I'm interested it how this all works out.. Lets see a pic!
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There actually is a video of the scrubber a few posts up. Lights are off already so no tank pics tonight. If you need any help with your scrubber feel free to pm me .
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