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Forum: DIY 04-04-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By JustAGuy716
Why aren't you injecting the co2 @ the bottom of...

Why aren't you injecting the co2 @ the bottom of the reactor intead of at the top?

It seems like with the counterflow system you set up, moving the input to the bottom would result in longer dwell...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 10-24-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By JustAGuy716
When my fugeray was flickering consistently (many...

When my fugeray was flickering consistently (many times per second), it was an issue with the power supply board inside the transformer (the little black box on the cord). One of the capacitors had...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-26-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By JustAGuy716
No roots, but the leaves & stems were fine...

No roots, but the leaves & stems were fine submerged.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-21-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By JustAGuy716
I've used peroxide on crypts to get rid of hair...

I've used peroxide on crypts to get rid of hair algae. It worked best for a full minute with no ill effects on the plants
Forum: Lighting 09-21-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 55,376
Posted By JustAGuy716
Please add me to the club. Love my Ray 2,...

Please add me to the club. Love my Ray 2, Fugeray, and Fugeray-R for the tanks they're on. No pics of them right now - the lights are great, but lately my efforts haven't been :(
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-10-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By JustAGuy716
Love that book :) hopefully this one doesn't eat...

Love that book :) hopefully this one doesn't eat fingers
Forum: Fish 08-31-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By JustAGuy716
Mine get that when they nip; in my case, it's...

Mine get that when they nip; in my case, it's from them bending the fin spine, which turns it white
Forum: DIY 08-21-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By JustAGuy716
I posted some formulas with constants and such...

I posted some formulas with constants and such here:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=190464

In the same post, there are molecular weight percentages for the compounds I use...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-12-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By JustAGuy716
Turning on the CO2 first is probably your best...

Turning on the CO2 first is probably your best bet; that is most likely what is limiting your plant growth right now, and extra CO2 benefits the plants @ any lighting level. Once that is going for a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-04-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By JustAGuy716
Don't add the nitrogen at first. Depending on...

Don't add the nitrogen at first. Depending on your Angels, they should generate plenty of nitrogen for low maintenance plants. If you can keep an eye on nitrates after 4-6 weeks (to let the plants...
Forum: DIY 06-30-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By JustAGuy716
Have you looked into diy chillers? There are some...

Have you looked into diy chillers? There are some options out there for using old dehumidifiers (good for larger tanks), but there are a lot of explanations for peltier-style coolers (the same style...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By JustAGuy716
Have you checked that it's level. I had a 20 that...

Have you checked that it's level. I had a 20 that overflowed until I adjusted it.
Forum: DIY 06-09-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By JustAGuy716
If you make sure that you have GFCI protection on...

If you make sure that you have GFCI protection on the hot wire ( either in the wall outlet itself or with an adapter plug), that will GREATLY improve the safety of the system.

You should be able...
Forum: DIY 06-01-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,146
Posted By JustAGuy716
If you have a utility room withna floor drain, be...

If you have a utility room withna floor drain, be sure to check for level, since the floor will most likely be slightly sloped.

For the rack itself, you mightnwant to check out tedsfishroom.com -...
Forum: Plants 06-01-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By JustAGuy716
I believe that swords can't repair themselves, so...

I believe that swords can't repair themselves, so you might as well cut that leaf off at the base
Forum: DIY 06-01-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By JustAGuy716
The baffles in the sump can also eliminate air...

The baffles in the sump can also eliminate air bubbles from getting into your return pump if your overflow pipe ends above the sump water level
Forum: Aquascaping 05-28-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By JustAGuy716
Another possible reason I've seen is that lower...

Another possible reason I've seen is that lower bioloads = less strenuous cleaning. Depending on your fert routine, you might be doing large water changes anyway, but a smaller bioload reduces the...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,609
Posted By JustAGuy716
Yes

Yes
Forum: DIY 05-16-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,437
Posted By JustAGuy716
Did you change the #define lines for CHANNELS &...

Did you change the #define lines for CHANNELS & MAXPERIODS?

It also looks like you need to update the int lightvalue[CHANNELS]= to

int lightvalue[CHANNELS] = { 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 };

The same...
Forum: DIY 05-15-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,437
Posted By JustAGuy716
The 5 in the statement designates how many values...

The 5 in the statement designates how many values each row has - start hr, start tm, end hr, end time, and pwm intensity. That's 5 things for each period.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-11-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 929
Posted By JustAGuy716
Thought this was really interesting - ...

Thought this was really interesting -
http://www.jonolavsakvarium.com/eng_diy/chiller/chiller.html
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-05-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By JustAGuy716
My ghost shrimp chow down on both the pond snails...

My ghost shrimp chow down on both the pond snails & the ramshorns in their tank. I wouldn't advise putting them together.
Forum: DIY 05-03-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,225
Posted By JustAGuy716
You might want to cut down the amount of yeast...

You might want to cut down the amount of yeast you are adding. 1 tsp of yeast is going to chew through the available sugar & quickly create alcohol out of your water (which kills off the yeast...
Forum: DIY 04-15-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,062
Posted By JustAGuy716
FYI, just saw this in the catalog they sent me: ...

FYI, just saw this in the catalog they sent me:

http://www.northernbrewer.com/shop/small-batch-quad-core-kit.html

Seems like a nice way to get started with this :)
Forum: Fish 04-11-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,014
Posted By JustAGuy716
How long has it been like this? I've seen similar...

How long has it been like this? I've seen similar inflammation with my angels when they are fighting for dominance. When they turn to the side to protect their eyes from an aggressor, sometimes they...
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