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Forum: DIY   09-21-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By The Big Buddha
I would say drill two large holes spaced apart...

I would say drill two large holes spaced apart the distance you need, then jigsaw from the bottom of the first hole to the bottom of the second hole. Then repeat on the top of the holes.

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Forum: Equipment   09-21-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 169
Posted By The Big Buddha
If you are looking to purchase a controller, I...

If you are looking to purchase a controller, I would put the money towards a pressurized system instead.

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Forum: Lighting   09-20-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By The Big Buddha
Yup vertical CFL gives more light. Or reflectors....

Yup vertical CFL gives more light. Or reflectors. Or new wife.
The first two are definetly cheaper.
Can you post a tank shot ?

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Forum: Lighting   09-20-2016, 03:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By The Big Buddha
For me, I find a nice shelf above the tank with a...

For me, I find a nice shelf above the tank with a cable hider can look very nice and serves the purpose. But I get how she may think the whole brooder lamp sitting on the tank top could look hack. No...
Forum: Lighting   09-19-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By The Big Buddha
I found a possible solution to your lighting...

I found a possible solution to your lighting dilemma.... Costs about 159$
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Forum: Equipment   09-19-2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 547
Posted By The Big Buddha
It looks exactly like this CO2 Regulator...

It looks exactly like this

CO2 Regulator Parts | CO2 For Planted Tanks And Home Brewing. CO2 Regulator Solenoid with 15490-5 manifold...
Forum: Equipment   09-19-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 547
Posted By The Big Buddha
Didn't even check the part number, just installed...

Didn't even check the part number, just installed it right away. Yes I like it no complaints. I will try to write down the PN next tank change.

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Forum: Equipment   09-18-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By The Big Buddha
Doesn't white just highlight any algae? I always...

Doesn't white just highlight any algae? I always run black.

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Forum: Equipment   09-18-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By The Big Buddha
Aquatek regulator help...

Purchased an Aquatek regulator because I was in a bind.
Instructions say it comes with a plastic washer, which there was none. There is an oring in the fitting with a spare oring attached to a...
Forum: Plants   09-16-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By The Big Buddha
Medium/high light + co2, I'm thinking you will...

Medium/high light + co2, I'm thinking you will have to dose regularly.
Or is the tank soley a carpet?
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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-16-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By The Big Buddha
Crushed coral will raise the ph. .

Crushed coral will raise the ph.

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Forum: Fish   09-16-2016, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 259
Posted By The Big Buddha
SAE are big time jumpers. I had a small gap at...

SAE are big time jumpers. I had a small gap at the back of my glass lids and woke up to find my giant SAE from my 65g, had decided to hop out of the 65g and some how land on the top of 90g and find...
Forum: Algae   09-16-2016, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By The Big Buddha
Maybe throw some screen under the light to lower...

Maybe throw some screen under the light to lower the lighting level? Or raise the light ?

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Forum: Equipment   09-15-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 445
Posted By The Big Buddha
Generally I have 2 power bars attached on the...

Generally I have 2 power bars attached on the inside front left and front right of the stands. Label the wires and unplug as needed, or flip the switch on the power bar. I just plug everything I...
Forum: Equipment   09-15-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 445
Posted By The Big Buddha
If you have children, I would not suggest the...

If you have children, I would not suggest the switches are accessible.

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Forum: Equipment   09-13-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By The Big Buddha
Or increase in LP, Thanks again Jeff for the help...

Or increase in LP, Thanks again Jeff for the help with that ;)

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Forum: Tank Journals   09-13-2016, 05:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,588
Posted By The Big Buddha
Bravo! Great job. .

Bravo! Great job.

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Forum: Equipment   09-12-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By The Big Buddha
I've tried the DIY method, I never had a constant...

I've tried the DIY method, I never had a constant co2 rate. Myself I regret not having gone pressurized right from the start. Some people do an incredible job with DIY co2, myself I'd rather just...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-08-2016, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By The Big Buddha
Cute animals, but I find the smell repulsive. ...

Cute animals, but I find the smell repulsive.

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Forum: Tank Journals   09-08-2016, 03:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By The Big Buddha
I've eyeballed that size tank a few times, I like...

I've eyeballed that size tank a few times, I like the small footprint.

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Forum: Tank Journals   09-07-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By The Big Buddha
Very nice. .

Very nice.

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Forum: Equipment   09-06-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By The Big Buddha
Small splits length wise in the tubing. Tubing...

Small splits length wise in the tubing. Tubing was pretty stretched too, compared to the extra tubing I hadn't used.

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Forum: DIY   09-06-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By The Big Buddha
Hanging wasn't an option? .

Hanging wasn't an option?

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Forum: Equipment   09-06-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By The Big Buddha
Twice I had silicone tubing fail on me, it also...

Twice I had silicone tubing fail on me, it also seems to stretch a bit at 30psi. It was evilbay tubing labelled co2 tubing....
I have since switched to polyurethane tubing with quick connect...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-05-2016, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By The Big Buddha
Drip acclimation? How about dump acclimation? ...

Drip acclimation? How about dump acclimation?
Sad thing is he's probably super proud of himself....
At least he didn't fill the tanks with male bettas..... Wait that was another YouTube video. Lol...
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