Drk 4ft tank

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  1. Drk

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    In my first thread a lot of you cafe me advice on how to get rid of all the Hair algea in my tank.

    Thanks everyone!!!!

    I have redo my sump took out the liferock rubble and left the bioballs clean then daily they catch all the hair algea. they will go when the hair algea starts to get less.

    I've build a scrubber and put it in today hope it will work.

    Going to get a better skimmer.

    Where can i get a RO unit from as the supplier i have can only get one mid sept.

    Mayby in the near future i can see my life rock and not a carpet of grass (algea)
     
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    Good luck!!!!!
     
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    Dorry pets. PM Lanzo
     
  5. Drk

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    Thanks i will
     
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    Scrubber up and runnning for 3 days starting to grow algea.

    Now i have a other problem.

    I have more movement in the DT now the hair algea break off and goes down to the sump but clog everything up need to clean all the pumps daily.

    How can i get this out quicker?
     
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    Sweet and short. Manual removal. :)
     
  8. Drk

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    WILL TAKE OUT THIS WEEKEND
     
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    Some pics of the scrubber? And maybe of the tank? You can do a picture diary of the tank getting better as the scrubber takes effect! ;)
     
  10. Drk

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    Will start asap.

    Receive my RO unit from Lanzo :thumbup::thumbup:

    Now I'm ready to fight the green hairy monster.
     
  11. Drk

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    I've scrub down the tank and redo my scrubber did a 20% WATER change with RO water move bio balls out (kids think it is nice toys) here is the tank before
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    Algea then

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    Tank now
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    Algea now after the scrub
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    This is my Scrubber
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    Now it is fighting the green monster lets see if i can win this thing.
     
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    awesome scaping...
     
  16. Drk

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    Thanks:slayer:
     
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    Great scaping there.:thumbup:
     
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    Wow, that's a big change with the algae. You can use an old toothbrush for manual remover by scrubbing the rocks lightly and catching the alga with a net of filter floss before it breaks down
     
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    Congratulations Drk on the huge improvement! I too like your scaping, mate!
     
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    Yes i used a brush to clean it off. There is a lot of growth of other stuff below it is started to grow back but try to get in front of the algea
     
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    I am going down to shelley beach thursday for a week hope i can get something nice in the area to put in my tank.
     
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