mini tl550 nano ats boyu model

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    spray

    I'm gonna/buy a blikie black spray to make it look a bit better and part of the tank
     
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    black spray abort

    Ended up buying laaities a foefie slide,,,,slice for the spray blikkie
     
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    Its under the light the whitefish square to the left of the skimmer cup,its ten by 11 cm and has a 9 watt globe on it
     
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    Is that 9 watts incandescent, or fluorescent?

    Is the screen horizontal?
     
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    Its 9,watts flourescent double u energy saver style and yes horizontal out of water not floating or submerged it I'd above water level
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    screen

    Very roughed up I did fort clean today one week in
     
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    Ah... main problem... needs roughed-up plastic canvas laid on top of that sheet. It will not grow without it.

    Also, do you know that color of the bulb?
     
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    It is 6500k light temp at 9 watts I have a silver material in cover for reflection and the screen is cactus rough....,,it doesn't look like it but I ran a blade all the way through the plastic of the cover
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    Is 300 l p hr enough flow.its running off entire screen nicely
     
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    cotton wool red puffy algae

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    This only grows on the side of the tank where natural outdoor light shines on tank
     
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    Scratched up plastic never works. GHA cannot grow on it, because the long hairs of GHA will get pulled away by the flow. You must lay a sheet of very-roughed-up plastic canvas on top. I've seen this a hundred times.

    The 9w 6500k is about equal to 5w of 2700k. So if you can get a 2700k or "warm" globe, it will be much better. Or, even a single 3w 660nm (red) LED in the 120 degree (lambertian) style.
     
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    As advised
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    That's a 15 w warm white globe no Kelvin rating but box says warm white...and the screeis roughed up canvas
     
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    Old screen to the left and new screen to the right]
     
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    I'm gonna silicone the screens together
     

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