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  1. Tim attached a file to the thread Scrubber build.

    This is the setup for now. I will dump the skimmate in their. I guess it is a matter of time then. [ATTACH]

    tmp_14718-20171017_1247031834532999.jpg Oct 17, 2017 at 7:05 AM
  2. TbyZ liked Turbo's post in the thread Purigen v gac.

    I don’t know that I have a ton of experience. If I had to take an educated guess at the difference, I would say Rox 0.8 if fast acting...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 5:53 PM
  3. rfbrowne liked atoll's post in the thread Ulva growth subsided.

    Over the last couple of weeks, the Ulva intestinalis that previously grew at an incredible speed has subsided greatly to the extent it...

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  4. Tim replied to the thread Scrubber build.

    I decided to go for a different set-up. For now I stopped the algae scrubber and placed the protein skimmer back.. I fear there will be...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 12:37 PM
  5. Turbo replied to the thread Scrubber build.

    Also your refugium and scrubber are competing with each other. Refugium needs constant pruning to be effective, like 25% removal several...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 9:54 AM
  6. Turbo replied to the thread Scrubber build.

    Regarding your lighting: yes, time to increase hours. Your base growth is not slime, so you can safely add hours (go to 12-14) and could...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 9:52 AM
  7. Turbo replied to the thread Scrubber build.

    Skimmers don’t remove phosphate. Your GFO is doing that.

    Oct 16, 2017 at 9:50 AM
  8. Turbo replied to the thread Scrubber build.

    Sorry for the late reply but I left Friday for Mexico for my wife’s birthday week. Literally sitting in the pool at the moment Rubbing...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 9:48 AM
  9. Turbo replied to the thread Purigen v gac.

    I don’t know that I have a ton of experience. If I had to take an educated guess at the difference, I would say Rox 0.8 if fast acting...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 9:40 AM
  10. Tim replied to the thread Scrubber build.

    How can gently rubbing this screen (with fingers/toothbrush) make a difference? The brown stuff is thick stuff and does not come of at...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 7:49 AM
  11. Tim replied to the thread Scrubber build.

    No one...? is this forum dead?

    Oct 16, 2017 at 7:39 AM
  12. TbyZ posted a new thread.

    Purigen v gac

    Hi Bud; you have more experience using Purigen than anyone else i know. I've never used it. How would you compare it to say ROX 0.8?...

    Forum: General Discussion

    Oct 14, 2017 at 7:45 PM
  13. Tim attached a file to the thread Scrubber build.

    This is what the refugium looks like, a patch of hair algae started to grow on the bottom of the refugium. I feel appromately 2 cubes of...

    tmp_22455-20171014_1016131189794141.jpg Oct 14, 2017 at 3:21 AM
  14. Tim attached a file to the thread Scrubber build.

    I still use GFO, and no other form of filtration. Po4 is still low despite using no skimmer (rock buffering po4?). Macro algae...

    2017-10-14 10.13.19.jpg Oct 14, 2017 at 3:14 AM
  15. Tim attached a file to the thread Scrubber build.

    So it has been almost a week. Lights are still on 9 hours per day. After 6 days these are the results; more of the brown algea, it feels...

    tmp_22455-20171014_0953301709326737.jpg tmp_22455-20171014_0953121581004470.jpg tmp_22455-20171014_0952581321093798.jpg tmp_22455-20171014_0946011213991921.jpg Oct 14, 2017 at 3:06 AM
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