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Just got an order of Tygon Silver. Need to test if it really works... I'll compare it against normal 3603 Tygon. How can I get algae growth quickly? It needs to take onlt 3 days since I plan on installing everything over the weekend.





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Sit a shallow container of water outside in the shade.
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Come on over, I'll scrape it out of my turtle tank
    
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Put your water outside in the sun for a few days
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wait a sec.. whats the difference between the silver tubing, and the regular tubing? does the silver kind make it all leet? lol
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post #7 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mikey122687 View Post
Silver kills algae
oh leet! lol.. i never gotten algae.. but thats prolly cuz i NEVER let sunlight in my room (yea.. i got teh gamers tan )
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post #8 of 13
you could go down to your local pet store and pick up some algae disc, they encourage algae growth. I have them for my pacasimus * don't ask me how to spell it *
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post #9 of 13
Just go to a local fresh water lake/pond and collect your own.
  
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post #10 of 13
Run a little test on a short length of standard Tygon alongside the silver.

a short 3 or 4 inch length of each ... fill each about halfway with pond water ... no algae needed in advance ... then cap both ends and set them in the afternoon sun for a day or two. Should have some fine looking brew in the standard Tygon tube in no time at all !
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