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Old 05-19-2012, 12:56 AM
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upflow algae scrubber

Well folks time to change direction from the water fall to the up flow scrubbers. I have converted my water fall scubber into the UAS. I have incorporated to be hung on the side of the sump.. Also added the LED and heat sink on both side. I was originally wanted to just use one side lighting. But, change my mind when I figure I can mounted on the side instead. Luckly, I had enough space in my sump are and my cabinet door was able to clost shut. Everything is already done, last thing I need to do is plumb the UAS and start testing.

Once everything has been completed, I will spray paint it black but not the heat sink area.

without further ado here are some pictures..

here is testing and leveling out the sump.


Another shot.


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here is the heat sink. it's a 4x9 plate.


here the almost completed UAS



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Old 05-21-2012, 10:46 AM
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updating in my progress of the UAS.

Final marking of the pvc pipe connection before final gluing and assembly.







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Old 05-21-2012, 05:35 PM
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tuning in... would like to see this connected to see how this is functioning.. looks great
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Old 05-24-2012, 08:08 AM
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Old 05-24-2012, 08:36 AM
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Looks good Tony.
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Old 05-29-2012, 10:17 AM
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Time to update my progress on this project. I have finish the UAS and it's currently running. Playing with the light schedule now. But everthing else is fully operational. Best part of this? There wasn't any leaks!! LOL


Lay out the LED. 6 LED on each side.


Tested fit and power on.


a-la Floyd method making the screen.


painted.... rush job.... you will know why..


inside shot of the LED panel


This is what I meant rush job on painting.....


power on interior.


fully operational.


Quick video..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3M8-7YNplWI
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Old 05-29-2012, 10:21 AM
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Looks good man. Nice build
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Old 05-29-2012, 10:27 AM
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Thanks!. Now, it's the testing or growing phase of this project. Will see how much it grow algae.
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Old 06-04-2012, 12:47 AM
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How's it going so far?
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Old 06-04-2012, 09:22 AM
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What a great build vey nice looking What size tank is this on?


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