Cyclone Reef ATS Update #3

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  1. Gary

    Gary Started in '96
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    Just posted up a video updating the progress of my DIY ATS. Download the plans at my website http://schultg.wixsite.com/cyclonereef

    [video=youtube;8UoZGVcMb1Y]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UoZGVcMb1Y&t=1s[/video]
     
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    Nice video, Gary.

    I was going to offer up some of my (David's) algae after your first harvest, but not after the shots fired about measuring cups!!!
    Just kidding.
    It looks like you've got some good algae growing now.

    Have you kept records of your nutrient levels since running the scrubber?
    I'm curious to know if your levels are dropping or maintaining.
     
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    Gary

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    I have not kept track of nutrient levels. I only test when things are starting to look bad. I know, bad idea but I just don't have enough time in the day for everything I need to do. I wasn't taking shots at you personally with the measuring cup thing. So many online and on youtube with the measuring cup method. Their algae always looks dried out and fluffed up so it fills the cup to the top. I just slapped it into the cup wet. I didn't mention in the video that there was another cup of algae in the bottom of the ATS chamber that I netted out. I'm sure hoping that turning the lights down makes it greener and less like yellow snot.
     
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    Do you see or get any pod production in your ATS?

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    No pods that I can see in there. Not much water standing in my ATS. Maybe 1/2" on the bottom
     

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