Algea Scrubber

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  1. Rossreefer

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    Can you share your design?

    What works as for the screen, I see they are talking about plastic canvas, is this available in Cape Town?

    Looking at making a basic in sump scrubber
     
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    I used the following

    -Egg crate cut to size of screen
    -80% shade cloth which is cable tied to the egg crate
    - Airstone the length of the screen
    - 11 x 1 watt leds (9red and 2 blue)
    - Resun airpump

    And a suction cup to secure the screen at the top.

    If you go through my tank thread there should be a few photos of it
     
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    Hi Henkie, did you have to make the shade cloth rough or use it as is?
     
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    Checked your thread, looks good. I take it you have had good success with an algea scrubber.
     
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    Just used it as is. There is more than enough space for the roots to take hold on

    I don't think I'll ever change from it. It's cheap to operate, easy to maintain and not a lot can go wrong if you are away from home
     
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    Wrong thread
     
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