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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-18-2016, 11:33 PM
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Posted By deeda
As far as the salt level in the softened water, I...

As far as the salt level in the softened water, I don't think there is that much so your livestock should be fine.

I doubt the landlord will make an exception for your residence since all 3...
Forum: Equipment   09-18-2016, 02:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By deeda
I use the Poret in my big Eheim filters which...

I use the Poret in my big Eheim filters which have no media trays so I still use the EhfiMech (tubular ceramic) in the bottom layer for trapping large stuff, 10PPI next, 20PPI next and 30PPI next...
Forum: Equipment   09-09-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By deeda
The only reasons I bought the Eheim spray was...

The only reasons I bought the Eheim spray was because of the Eheim 2028 priming pump/button and the difficulty to get lube into the correct area and to lubricate ball or shut off valves on canister...
Forum: Equipment   09-08-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By deeda
Just a good guess would be silicone. I checked...

Just a good guess would be silicone. I checked my can and it states 'water neutral spray' but did a quick cross reference of the other languages on the label and they refer to silicone.

Not...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-02-2016, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1
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Views: 90
Posted By deeda
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Equipment   08-14-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By deeda
Krylon Fusion for Plastic spray paint works great...

Krylon Fusion for Plastic spray paint works great and is safe, just scuff the PVC with sandpaper to rough up the surface and follow the painting instructions on the can. You may need a couple coats...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-11-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By deeda
Great pic! I've also noticed the wildlife in...

Great pic!

I've also noticed the wildlife in my back yard has been following the shadows to help keep cooler. The rabbits and groundhogs have been munching in the shade and even the squirrels...
Forum: Equipment   07-30-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By deeda
Sounds good, I did forget to add that you should...

Sounds good, I did forget to add that you should not 'glue' the portion of the spray bar that is inside the aquarium to allow disassembly for cleaning.
Forum: Equipment   07-28-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By deeda
I agree with Akaliman's post, especially with the...

I agree with Akaliman's post, especially with the diameter of the holes at the beginning and end of the DIY spraybar.

We made a 70" long spraybar using 1/2" CPVC for the Eheim 2262 filter and...
Forum: Equipment   06-23-2016, 02:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By deeda
I contacted John from Jehmco, explained how many...

I contacted John from Jehmco, explained how many tanks and their height and # of filters per tank plus ability to expand slightly and he recommended an air pump and also how to set up the air system...
Forum: DIY   06-23-2016, 02:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By deeda
See if there is a company that sells/deals with...

See if there is a company that sells/deals with water softening systems or products near you. I got my 20" filter housing and filter insert from Clearwater Systems near me for my incoming water...
Forum: Equipment   06-08-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By deeda
Small lingerie bags with zippers, the type used...

Small lingerie bags with zippers, the type used in washing machines or you can buy media bags of the size you need with either drawstring or Velcro closures.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-05-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By deeda
I would think you only need enough room to...

I would think you only need enough room to service any equipment that you add or remove.
For example, I have a 220G tank that uses canister filters (in the stand) and 2 Aquaclear 110's on the back...
Forum: Equipment   05-13-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By deeda
What type of thermometer are you using to verify...

What type of thermometer are you using to verify tank temperatures?
Forum: Equipment   04-01-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By deeda
Yes those parts are necessary. Ask him for a...

Yes those parts are necessary. Ask him for a refund.
Forum: Equipment   03-23-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By deeda
I think it should be fine in the HOB. The only...

I think it should be fine in the HOB. The only down side is when it is time to clean the cubes, some of the dirt may return to the tank on start up.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-27-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By deeda
It does look similar in appearance to Feather...

It does look similar in appearance to Feather rock and your comment that it also floats leads me to believe that is what it might be. It is rather abrasive but I have had no serious fish damage...
Forum: Equipment   01-22-2016, 01:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By deeda
Darn, I had my response all written out and it...

Darn, I had my response all written out and it didn't post due to my internet speed so I'll try again.

I had the same problem on an AC110, the shaft wore away in the middle and a stub was stuck in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-20-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By deeda
I doubt if the tank glass has shifted since it...

I doubt if the tank glass has shifted since it was purchased. I don't remember seeing a tank where all four corners were uneven but I'm sure it's happened.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-09-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By deeda
Absolutely stunning!!! Thanks so very much for...

Absolutely stunning!!! Thanks so very much for sharing the pics.
Forum: Equipment   12-17-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By deeda
I don't know anything about lily pipe sizing,...

I don't know anything about lily pipe sizing, sorry.
Forum: Equipment   12-16-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By deeda
The QD's for the 2260 and 2262 are the same parts...

The QD's for the 2260 and 2262 are the same parts and as far as I know, the 2260 is the only model that does not include the QD's as part of a filter purchase.

The output QD set is Eheim part...
Forum: Equipment   12-16-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By deeda
I have 4 of the 2260/62 model filters and love...

I have 4 of the 2260/62 model filters and love them though none are on true planted tanks.

The 2260 filter does NOT usually come with the Quick Disconnect (QD) fittings for the hoses so that will...
Forum: Equipment   12-05-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By deeda
Another choice would be to use the R/O waste...

Another choice would be to use the R/O waste water to flush your toilet though that is a bit more involved than using it in the washing machine.

I have to ask though, what are you using the toilet...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-27-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By deeda
Yes, that is the easiest way. If you are adding...

Yes, that is the easiest way. If you are adding water directly with a hose, add the dosage for tank volume. If you are adding water with a bucket, dose the bucket volume.
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