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Forum: Equipment 02-14-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By Firestarter
The ebay seller agreed to put a grommet connector...

The ebay seller agreed to put a grommet connector so I can make a water tight seal between the solenoid and the cord. Says in the listing that they will do it if you ask them.
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By Firestarter
ebay item # 220555293656 is good safe for CO2 but...

ebay item # 220555293656 is good safe for CO2 but you have to add a cord.
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,581
Posted By Firestarter
I mostly got it because I fall asleep and forget...

I mostly got it because I fall asleep and forget to turn the lights off and sometimes get busy and don't turn them on till late. Creates a mess with algae. And I can probably save some money by...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,581
Posted By Firestarter
Looks like I will be having an aqua controller jr...

Looks like I will be having an aqua controller jr and a catalina 4x54 t5 fixture coming my way soon.
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,581
Posted By Firestarter
I am liking the looks of the Aquacontroller Jr....

I am liking the looks of the Aquacontroller Jr. where would you suggest buying the unit? All I really need is a solenoid but may be interested in solenoid needle valve and bubble counter if a good...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,581
Posted By Firestarter
High Tech Aquarium Gadgets

I am looking to go high tech with my 90 gallon aquarium. I would like to buy a controller for lights ph and temp. I would also like to get a set of lights from catalinaaquarium.com. And add a good...
Forum: Substrate 02-12-2010, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 169,068
Posted By Firestarter
I am not sure if it would work but if you buy all...

I am not sure if it would work but if you buy all natural clay cat litter you could use that but it may not give you the same effect as the pottery clay. I have only used clay and pea pebbles.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-11-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,059
Posted By Firestarter
Really enjoying this setup. Currently growing...

Really enjoying this setup. Currently growing dwarf hair grass, java moss, micro sword, narrow leaf chain sword, rotala green, riccia, duck weed, cladaphora. DHG is filling in really quick this is...
Forum: DIY 02-11-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,103
Posted By Firestarter
I was thinking about making a DIY CO2 vessel out...

I was thinking about making a DIY CO2 vessel out of large diameter schedule 80 PVC pipe and fittings to tell you the truth they are expensive and to add a compressor regulator was also expensive I...
Forum: DIY 02-11-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,051
Posted By Firestarter
Ok I am terrible at math what does this formula...

Ok I am terrible at math what does this formula mean?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-11-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,780
Posted By Firestarter
I crush them with my finger but if there is...

I crush them with my finger but if there is nothing that is eating them you will have a lot of rotting squished snail in your aquarium. Once ghost shrimp get a taste for snails they will just grab...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,832
Posted By Firestarter
I have been enjoying my magnum 350 with micron...

I have been enjoying my magnum 350 with micron filter I put one of the foam like sleeves over the micron filter and it lasts a long time. I have been running the micron filter on my 90g for about a...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,489
Posted By Firestarter
If I remember isn't 12 x 12 x 24 the standard...

If I remember isn't 12 x 12 x 24 the standard size of a 15g
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By Firestarter
Has to be a fairly large tank I would drain most...

Has to be a fairly large tank I would drain most water out remove the silicone from the tank and rim and use a high quality 100% silicone I bought some at the automotive it's RTV something.

EDIT:...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Firestarter
You could also put bulkheads in there and just...

You could also put bulkheads in there and just plug them off if you don't trust the silicone and glass trick. With some ball valves you could make an easy way to drain water out of the tank. ...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Firestarter
I really like the idea of a canister plumed to...

I really like the idea of a canister plumed to the bulkhead holes. Would put ball valves in each of the bulkheads though that way it's easier to remove the hoses if needed.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-09-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By Firestarter
I will join and be lucky number six running a...

I will join and be lucky number six running a magnum 350 customer service is great. I called about some issues an impeller that had the magnet slide off and a disconnect valve that would not tighten...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,576
Posted By Firestarter
If you heat the aquariums you will have much more...

If you heat the aquariums you will have much more evaporation than if you just heat the whole room. So if you cover the tanks and heat the room evaporation will be reduced a lot. You can use sealed...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,576
Posted By Firestarter
Easiest and most safest would be an electric...

Easiest and most safest would be an electric baseboard unit but you may want to find out how much that will cost you by looking at how much you pay per kw hour. If you heat with gas maybe you could...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2010, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By Firestarter
If adding another pump I would run the pump on...

If adding another pump I would run the pump on the reactor. Do you have a picture of your reactor so we can get an idea what is going on? I made a really large reactor for my 90g and I am running...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By Firestarter
Don't the disconnect block turn the water off to...

Don't the disconnect block turn the water off to the filter so you don't spill anything while removing the filter.
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By Firestarter
I remember seeing a under gravel filter system...

I remember seeing a under gravel filter system ran by air stones inside the tubes.
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By Firestarter
I would check all connections with soap and water...

I would check all connections with soap and water for leaks. It is very easy to have a small leak and not notice it by just looking or listening.
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,907
Posted By Firestarter
There is a thread about that thing you are...

There is a thread about that thing you are calling an atomizer. I have read that there are a decent amount of failures.
Forum: Lighting 02-08-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By Firestarter
That is what I am using for my 90g until I decide...

That is what I am using for my 90g until I decide what to get. I bought a cheap fixture for ten bucks and two daylight deluxe 6500k bulbs for six bucks and it works good for now. I think it would...
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