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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-03-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By CamMTX
Thanks for the tips guys I will definitely...

Thanks for the tips guys I will definitely implement them immediately. My co2 is diffused by a gla atomizer that is located under a hydor korali for circulation. I guess I am still wondering why, if...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-03-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By CamMTX
Any other thoughts?

Any other thoughts?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-01-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By CamMTX
Hey guys sorry for the late reply. My lights are...

Hey guys sorry for the late reply. My lights are currently running for 8 hours. co2 comes on 30min before lights come on and off. I guess I will try the canister and see if that doesn't cut back on...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-27-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By CamMTX
I really don't want to abandon the high tech...

I really don't want to abandon the high tech scene. Especially since I have sunk some major $$$$ into it!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-27-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By CamMTX
Why can I not get this right! Ugh

Okay my tank is full of algae and none of my plants grow! I have a aqueon 36 gallon bow (dimensions 30"L x 15"W x 21"H), Wavepoint t5 HO with one bulb running 39watt 6500k, 2 HOB filters, Eco...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-03-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By CamMTX
OK thanks guys for responding. So basically my...

OK thanks guys for responding. So basically my to-do checklist should be
1. Run only one bulb (cannot suspend fixture and it is already on 3 inch feet)
2. Get more high light plants such as stems...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-02-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By CamMTX
Things not going as planned. What is off?

OK I am trying to figure out what could be going wrong here. I am definitely open to suggestions. I recently added Co2 and Ferts(via E.I. method) and algae has completely taken over as well as the...
Forum: Algae 03-23-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By CamMTX
CO2 on during blackout treatment of cyano?

Hey guys, needless to say I just scraped off a load of bga and am going to start a blackout for 2-3 days. Do I need to leave the Co2 running during the usual times the lights would be on?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-23-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 989
Posted By CamMTX
I needed a good laugh tonight.

I needed a good laugh tonight.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By CamMTX
Well, I guess the problem was I had the working...

Well, I guess the problem was I had the working pressure set too low. I pushed it up to 40psi and it cranks on every morning now! For some reason also my coralife timer, which is notorious for...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By CamMTX
It is currently set at 30psi, and I went over to...

It is currently set at 30psi, and I went over to bump it up to 40 and also noticed that my timer is malfunctioning and tuning itself off??? I will replace it tomorrow and bump the wp up to 40 and see...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By CamMTX
It is brand new, like 3 days old. This is a new...

It is brand new, like 3 days old. This is a new setup so there might be a possible leak somewhere, but wouldn't the pressure fluctuate throughout the day also not just overnight?
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By CamMTX
Having to adjust co2 rate every morning

Alright guys, need some brainstorming here. I know other people have experienced the same problem, but I have tried their solutions and still the problem persists. Quick background info. My setup is...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 971
Posted By CamMTX
No. Not quite, anyway. :hihi: If you look at...

No. Not quite, anyway. :hihi: If you look at what the question is actually asking...



There is a difference between a bubble countER and bubble count. Not trying to start a fight or anything,...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 971
Posted By CamMTX
Keithy, I had the same problem a couple days ago...

Keithy, I had the same problem a couple days ago when I realized my bc did not come with the O-ring. I went to the hardware store and found that a #5 O-ring is the perfect size. (dimensions are 3/8X...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,887
Posted By CamMTX
Thanks for the tip Bettatail! I was able to tweak...

Thanks for the tip Bettatail! I was able to tweak the tightening here and there and everything finally lined up properly buttt there is a leak!! I hear hissing and I believe I have narrowed it down...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,887
Posted By CamMTX
Hmm Blue Loctite you say? i have already...

Hmm Blue Loctite you say? i have already assembled it with the pipe dope I had, but if I have any problems I will definitely try it. I am unsure as to how hard I need to tighten down on the...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,887
Posted By CamMTX
I ordered from swagelok.com, and one of their...

I ordered from swagelok.com, and one of their distributors just so happens to be located in town.( Memphis Valve and Fitting). They received the order and processed it and mailed it directly to my...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,887
Posted By CamMTX
Alright, so after 5 months I finally have all the...

Alright, so after 5 months I finally have all the parts I will need! I am super excited to start this build. Parts are as followed.

Harris Chrome Dual Stage Reg
Chrome Plated CGA320 Connections...
Forum: DIY 03-11-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By CamMTX
So will I need to forget using the stuff I got...

So will I need to forget using the stuff I got and get the tape?
Forum: DIY 03-11-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By CamMTX
I don't like the idea of loctight just in case I...

I don't like the idea of loctight just in case I ever want to change up the layout.
Forum: DIY 03-11-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By CamMTX
Well after much thinking I thought twice on the...

Well after much thinking I thought twice on the teflon tape and got some of the pipe dope. I got "Harvey's pipe thread compound" at my local hardware store and just wanted to make sure that this will...
Forum: DIY 03-09-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By CamMTX
So teflon tape should work as long as it does not...

So teflon tape should work as long as it does not go into the connections completely? And how much should I tighten the connections?
Forum: DIY 03-08-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By CamMTX
Pipe Dope of Teflon Tape?

Hey guys I have ordered all of my items for my regulator build and I am just waiting on my ideal valve to come in the mail. I have been wondering whether to use pipe dope or Teflon tape. I will be...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,887
Posted By CamMTX
Ok guys everyhting is ordered and I am just...

Ok guys everyhting is ordered and I am just awaiting for it all to be delivered. I was inspecting the orifices of the regulator and noticed a hard piece of metal on the cga inlet that doesn't look...
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