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DIY Drip doser

DIY Drip Doser
If you've read my post on dosing Lanthanum Chloride you might be trying to work out how to drip dose. Dosing machines tend to have programs that work for periodical dosing and not constant dosing, so they are not great when it comes to the regular drip-drip style dosing you need for Lanthanum Chloride. The best solution by far is to the regula...
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Lanthanum Chloride Dosing

Pool Cleaner

So a year down the track after building my algae reactor I've given up using it due to poor results. In the mean time I've tried a few other things to get my phos levels down...

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Aquarium Automation with Reef-Pi

Reef-Pi

I'm setting up a reef-pi controller on my tank. Reef-Pi is a DIY Raspberry-Pi based aquarium controller. I had considered making a simple controller using an Arduino, but when i was searching online I found the Reef-Pi project and decided it was perfect for my needs and would save a bunch of work and time. Win-Win!


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DIY Cheato Reactor

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 I've had a marine aquarium for the past 12 years. Over this time I have battled with water quality parameters and algae issues. Most of these issues have been related to poor or inadequate husbandry as to be frank, whilst I love my aquarium, it can be a massive time hog and I'm always very time poor. So just recently I've been having another crack at getting my water parameters in check and trying to keep them there

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