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  1. atoll replied to the thread ATS's have a big hurdle to over come?.

    My experiences to date are just about the opposite to everything you state above. Mine was plug and play, set up, running perfectly in a...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 4:31 PM
  2. lovefish77 replied to the thread New Algae Scrubber newbie.

    but what I do know (or thought I do) is that carbon dosing lowers N more than P, so the left over P should feed the scrubber and that is...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 4:00 PM
  3. lovefish77 replied to the thread New Algae Scrubber newbie.

    good deal, thanks Turbo. u can say I am getting hooked on scrubbing lol

    Jun 22, 2017 at 3:59 PM
  4. lovefish77 replied to the thread ATS's have a big hurdle to over come?.

    Only con is with is ATS need some patience and tweaking which some reefers just do have. They want something to throw in (with dosage...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 3:56 PM
  5. Turbo liked atoll's post in the thread ATS's have a big hurdle to over come?.

    Agreed. However ultimately LED's will fail sooner or later the pump supplying the ATS will fail also. However, both these items if of...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 3:55 PM
  6. atoll replied to the thread ATS's have a big hurdle to over come?.

    Agreed. However ultimately LED's will fail sooner or later the pump supplying the ATS will fail also. However, both these items if of...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 3:54 PM
  7. Turbo replied to the thread New Algae Scrubber newbie.

    That can also be a factor. I don't have any concrete evidence or a study behind this, but when it comes to carbon dosing, there seems...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 3:54 PM
  8. lovefish77 replied to the thread ATS's have a big hurdle to over come?.

    that is true of the skimmer, but skimmers at best they say takes out only ~ 30% of DOCs, algae scrubbers takes out a LOT MORE than that.

    Jun 22, 2017 at 3:52 PM
  9. Turbo replied to the thread ATS's have a big hurdle to over come?.

    Yes, but the same could be said for a skimmer.

    Jun 22, 2017 at 3:45 PM
  10. lovefish77 replied to the thread New Algae Scrubber newbie.

    lol thanks for explaining. One thing I forgot to mention is that I am also carbon dosing (vinegar) at about 6-7ml a day. so that takes...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 3:43 PM
  11. Turbo replied to the thread New Algae Scrubber newbie.

    Basically, you should be able to match the feeding input to the algae growth output and get GHA in just about any situation, as long as...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 3:39 PM
  12. lovefish77 replied to the thread New Algae Scrubber newbie.

    Sorry was unclear, yes I meant it is turning brown because of lower phosphates in the system. Somehow in my mind a good functioning ats...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 3:28 PM
  13. lovefish77 replied to the thread ATS's have a big hurdle to over come?.

    imho an ATS is one of those things that makes a lot of sense, but doesn't make a lot of money. People will buy it once and that is it....

    Jun 22, 2017 at 3:22 PM
  14. Turbo replied to the thread Mounting Question.

    Or this, made out of 1/2" pipe and 3-way elbows [IMG]

    Jun 22, 2017 at 3:15 PM
  15. Turbo replied to the thread New Algae Scrubber newbie.

    I'm not sure what you meant by this, I could take this to mean that you are thinking that the brown algae is lowering phosphates, or...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 3:12 PM
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