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Twinstar Algae Inhibitor

Unread postby aawnaik » Sun Jan 17, 2016 7:26 pm

I recently came across with some equipment called Twinstar which is an Algae inhibitor. While the cost is too high , I saw some videos on you tube about DIY Twinstar.

Anyone in this forum has any idea?


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Re: Twinstar Algae Inhibitor

Unread postby saikumar » Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:59 am

yes I have an idea whis
what do you need to know sir? :mrgreen:

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Re: Twinstar Algae Inhibitor

Unread postby SCORPIO » Mon Jan 18, 2016 5:40 pm

saikumar wrote:yes I have an idea whis
what do you need to know sir? :mrgreen:


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Re: Twinstar Algae Inhibitor

Unread postby Somen » Mon Jan 18, 2016 5:47 pm

SCORPIO wrote:
saikumar wrote:yes I have an idea whis
what do you need to know sir? :mrgreen:


How to make it?

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Re: Twinstar Algae Inhibitor

Unread postby Solcielo lawrencia » Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:00 am

You'll need two pieces stainless steel mesh, a 12-24 DC power supply, then connect the wires to the two pieces of mesh. The mesh must not touch each other. No mesh? Use two stainless steel drain strainers, or two stainless steel spoons or forks.

Anyway, it works by oxidizing microbes which kills it instantly. It's not necessary if you can keep the water free of excess nutrients that algae and bacteria use to grow. I used to want to make one, but then I learned that algae grows because of excess nutrients. Once you eliminate nutrient excess, algae is prevented from growing.

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Re: Twinstar Algae Inhibitor

Unread postby SCORPIO » Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:13 am

Solcielo lawrencia wrote:You'll need two pieces stainless steel mesh, a 12-24 DC power supply, then connect the wires to the two pieces of mesh. The mesh must not touch each other. No mesh? Use two stainless steel drain strainers, or two stainless steel spoons or forks.

Anyway, it works by oxidizing microbes which kills it instantly. It's not necessary if you can keep the water free of excess nutrients that algae and bacteria use to grow. I used to want to make one, but then I learned that algae grows because of excess nutrients. Once you eliminate nutrient excess, algae is prevented from growing.



Can you show a diagram of this plan?
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Re: Twinstar Algae Inhibitor

Unread postby aawnaik » Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:51 am

Yes I need DIY method.
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Re: Twinstar Algae Inhibitor

Unread postby aawnaik » Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:02 am

Does it kill existing algae or only prevent occurance on algae?
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Re: Twinstar Algae Inhibitor

Unread postby Solcielo lawrencia » Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:16 am

SCORPIO wrote:Can you show a diagram of this plan?


Just connect the DC power supply to the stainless steel materials. Anode on one piece, cathode on the other. That's it.

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Re: Twinstar Algae Inhibitor

Unread postby parthapratim22 » Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:23 am

Solcielo lawrencia wrote:
SCORPIO wrote:Can you show a diagram of this plan?


Just connect the DC power supply to the stainless steel materials. Anode on one piece, cathode on the other. That's it.

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