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Forum: Tank Journals 04-04-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,486
Posted By AquaTank
thanks for the feedback! so I finally got the CO2...

thanks for the feedback! so I finally got the CO2 installed in the reactor and everything was going...then...my timer kicked in! BOOOO....

I guess I will have to wait until tomorrow to see again. ...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-02-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,486
Posted By AquaTank
I've decided to go away from the glass diffuser...

I've decided to go away from the glass diffuser and go with a CO2 reactor.

Any thoughts on a PH controller?
Still debating whether I should consider one or not
Forum: Tank Journals 04-01-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,486
Posted By AquaTank
CO2 system is currently being tested. I'm having...

CO2 system is currently being tested. I'm having a bit of issues with the CO2 glass diffuser.

troubleshooting time!

More to come
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By AquaTank
CO2 Glass Diffuser issues

I'm setting up my first CO2 pressurized system, and right now I'm in the testing phases to ensure everything is working before I implement.

I have an UP Aqua CO2 Diffuser with the ceramic disc. ...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-30-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,486
Posted By AquaTank
I'm definitely sold on mgopm! I've seen a lot of...

I'm definitely sold on mgopm! I've seen a lot of new growth already. My 20h is almost ready for a trim...its only been about 2 weeks!

Just ensure if you go that route, that you cap enough

Sent...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-30-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,486
Posted By AquaTank
I got my CO2 tank in today. super excited. just...

I got my CO2 tank in today. super excited. just waiting for the co2 tubing tomorrow and in-line heater.

cant wait
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-29-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By AquaTank
Ok, so would one sponge be enough or should I go...

Ok, so would one sponge be enough or should I go with two

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-29-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By AquaTank
Filter for new shrimp tank

I'm looking at starting a shrimp tank in a 20L with a few plants. I'm new to this area, so I need some feedback on filters.

are the typical hob filters good enough, or should I look at canisters?...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-27-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,486
Posted By AquaTank
Sneak preview of the 20GH NPT ...

Sneak preview of the 20GH NPT

http://gomezfamilyphotos.smugmug.com/Pets/My-Planted-Fishtank/Aquatics/i-7hw94kd/0/M/DSCN1354-M.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By AquaTank
alright, I'm now starting to lean towards the...

alright, I'm now starting to lean towards the hydor inline heater, but I've read some reviews on heater issues just as in the submersible heaters.

do you use a temp gauge? if so, any suggestions?
Forum: Tank Journals 03-27-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,486
Posted By AquaTank
I am running a rena xp3 and was wondering if that...

I am running a rena xp3 and was wondering if that should be good enough for flow?

or should I hook up my maxijet 900?
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By AquaTank
Good info, didn't think about the inline heaters....

Good info, didn't think about the inline heaters. More to consider now.

Question about the two heater setup-i notice that you recommend two 150w heaters

Isn't that underrated for a 75g?
Or...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,016
Posted By AquaTank
I use vinyl from my local sign shop. same...

I use vinyl from my local sign shop. same principle. I got one for my 20h and one for my 75G for about $20

If you can't find the color you are looking for, your local sign shop might have...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By AquaTank
Heater recommendations for 75G

I'm looking to purchase one maybe two heater's for my 75G.

Besides the norm and buying the typical one's from petco...

does anyone have any good recommendations for a heater?
or is a heater...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-14-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,486
Posted By AquaTank
UPDATE After some debate and not being able...

UPDATE

After some debate and not being able to come to a resolution...I purchased 6 bags of ECO-complete for the 75G and a 50lb bag of black diamond sand for the 29G that I will set up as well! So...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-11-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,318
Posted By AquaTank
zenche - how much sand did you end up using for...

zenche - how much sand did you end up using for the 75G?

did you use the sand as a cap or just straight up?
Forum: Tank Journals 03-11-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,486
Posted By AquaTank
@ Daximus - yea ECO complete seems pretty decent,...

@ Daximus - yea ECO complete seems pretty decent, but will get a bit pricey for the 75G
I think I will leave that for the 20L project.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-11-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,486
Posted By AquaTank
Alright, so after some consideration...I'm going...

Alright, so after some consideration...I'm going to cap the MG with black diamond.

question is how much will I need to properly cap this 75G?
Forum: Tank Journals 03-10-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,318
Posted By AquaTank
Yea so I've decided to go with a dirt tank capped...

Yea so I've decided to go with a dirt tank capped with eco-complete black for the 75G. I'm also going to setup the 20L and cap that with black sand. We shall see how this turns out.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-10-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,486
Posted By AquaTank
First 75G Dirt Tank project

*updated photo* 3/30/12
added some new plants and rescaped.
Any thoughts? Suggestions?

http://gomezfamilyphotos.smugmug.com/Pets/My-Planted-Fishtank/Aquatics/i-j8ZWQjB/0/M/DSCN1379-M.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-08-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,318
Posted By AquaTank
Awesome setup! Subscribed...I'm currently in the...

Awesome setup! Subscribed...I'm currently in the process of setting up my 75G as well. Debating on whether to try sand or not.
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