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04-12-2015 11:13 PM
boredom.is.me Actually, I bought my own container of O+. I don't cap them though. I only posted that as a reference.

I would have gone with that regulator if I got a full size CO2 tank.
04-12-2015 09:39 PM
Hilde
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I think it cheaper just to buy Osmocote at a hardware store and put them in gel caps, which can be bought at a health food store.

Is anyone here using a AQUATEK CO2 Regulator Mini or the
cool touch 1? cool touch 1?
Pros and cons?
04-12-2015 07:40 PM
boredom.is.me Osmocote Plus
http://www.myaquariumclub.com/a-quic...tabs-6167.html
04-12-2015 06:00 PM
Hilde
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There are quite a few "active" threads going on that topic now. I do not want to go with black diamond because...

Screw it. I'm going with the black diamond. I've never had any issues with it in the past. I'll just mix O+ beads in.
I would wait until after the Atlanta auction to get your substrate. Sometimes you can get some there.

What are O+ beads?
04-12-2015 05:54 PM
boredom.is.me
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I hope you make a thread on it. How about black diamond blasting sand, which Northern Tool carries?
There are quite a few "active" threads going on that topic now. I do not want to go with black diamond because...

Screw it. I'm going with the black diamond. I've never had any issues with it in the past. I'll just mix O+ beads in.
04-12-2015 03:45 PM
Hilde
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I still don't know what I want to do for substrate. The top item on my list is Flourite Black Sand. I do not want to mix substrate materials. I am against the idea of the "soil" substrates breaking down, nor can I justify $100+ for 40B substrate.
I hope you make a thread on it. How about black diamond blasting sand, which Northern Tool carries?
04-11-2015 11:46 PM
boredom.is.me Sadly I already ordered it. The ETA is from the 16th to the 30th. I won't be able to set up the tank till next week, but I still need the substrate. I still don't know what I want to do for substrate. The top item on my list is Flourite Black Sand. I do not want to mix substrate materials. I am against the idea of the "soil" substrates breaking down, nor can I justify $100+ for 40B substrate.
04-11-2015 11:27 PM
Hilde
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I simply strapped it to my corner brace. I still need my ASA adapter to check. If it does fit, then I'll make a small wedge to put under the cylinder.
Very nifty. Are you going to look on fleebay for 1?
04-11-2015 10:18 PM
boredom.is.me
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I would like to see pics of that. Looks the paintball tank stayed in position in the bag as it leaked.
I simply strapped it to my corner brace. I still need my ASA adapter to check. If it does fit, then I'll make a small wedge to put under the cylinder.
04-11-2015 10:06 PM
Hilde
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I was going to get brackets to hard mount the tank to my stand. Now I am DEFINITELY getting those brackets.
I would like to see pics of that. Looks the paintball tank stayed in position in the bag as it leaked.
04-10-2015 02:36 AM
boredom.is.me
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Thanks!!
I was going to get brackets to hard mount the tank to my stand. Now I am DEFINITELY getting those brackets.
04-10-2015 02:25 AM
Hilde
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Thanks!!
04-10-2015 02:02 AM
Dead2fall https://youtu.be/wEgt41AJaU4
04-10-2015 02:00 AM
boredom.is.me It would appear as though I have merged into the realm of paintball CO2 injection. I'm setting up a 40B with my first ever CO2 setup. I still have another week before I can setup the tank though. (I'm putting on the final coats of paint on the stand right now.)

24oz Tank
Watts LFA-41
ASA Adapter with gauge from creepBay
ISTA Medium Reactor
1/4" Vinyl tubing

Need:
Bubble Counter - I'm a diy person, but I don't want to make one...
04-06-2015 01:05 AM
Hilde
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Then you have all that CO2 coming out of the tank at that really high pressure.

BOOM!!!
Yeh I can envision the tank banging around the room.

Has anyone had the needle valve malfunction?
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