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Old 08/01/2018, 03:44 PM   #10026
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It is good idea to use a wooden airstone (micro bubbles), or better to use a normal airstone with bigger bubbles?

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You need larger bubbles to move water over the screen


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Old 08/01/2018, 09:54 PM   #10027
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I did that and all air out from the first hole
Too big if holes..
I used a 1/32 drill bit for mine

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Old 08/01/2018, 09:55 PM   #10028
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[QUOTE=SantaMonica;25476396]Cladophora ("angel hair")




That stuff grows like wild!!!! You can almost watch it grow

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Old 08/03/2018, 12:09 PM   #10029
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But so you don't think it's time to up the air pump quite yet?
If you mean up the LEDs... no, wait until there is more growth.

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better to use a normal airstone with bigger bubbles?
Yes for scrubbers, bigger bubbles are better, because it create more air/water interface, which remove the boundary layer around the algae. also it creates larger openings for light to get in.


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Old 08/03/2018, 12:45 PM   #10030
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What would you suggest as a diffuser?
something like this

https://www.lowes.com/pd/OPTIX-Commo...Panels/4777774

prismatic diffuser for ceiling light fixtures. Cut by scoring with a razor knife several times, you will eventually cut through it. It's brittle so it tends to shatter if you score & snap, so use eyewear


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Old 08/04/2018, 09:39 AM   #10031
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something like this

https://www.lowes.com/pd/OPTIX-Commo...Panels/4777774

prismatic diffuser for ceiling light fixtures. Cut by scoring with a razor knife several times, you will eventually cut through it. It's brittle so it tends to shatter if you score & snap, so use eyewear
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