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Forum: Tank Journals Today, 02:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,478
Posted By BeastMaster
Thanks Andrew. Was kinda scary going at the Mac...

Thanks Andrew. Was kinda scary going at the Mac case with a Dremel. The LEGOs pedestal was a good alternative for the tank stand. The "over the rim" bends on most mini glass lily pipes are radiused...
Forum: Tank Journals Yesterday, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,478
Posted By BeastMaster
Thanks Chris. Interesting thing about this tank...

Thanks Chris. Interesting thing about this tank project was that I had this Mac case for over 10 years before I actually started building it into my 1st planted tank.
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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-23-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 43,566
Posted By BeastMaster
Update since my post in Sep. flooded the tank...

Update since my post in Sep.
flooded the tank & added sprigs of Monte Carlo to the HC groundcover
added a bonsai driftwood piece that has B micrantha plantlets super glued to the canopy
...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-23-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,478
Posted By BeastMaster
Update pic. Added a Buce "Aragon" to cover the...

Update pic. Added a Buce "Aragon" to cover the Ehiem pipes. Also temporarily, added a B. diabolica ("Sherry")[front] & a B. sordidula ("Titan")[back] to the right of the seiryu stone.
The buces...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-23-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,613
Posted By BeastMaster
Renamed: iNewton

Finally attached the "jewel" which was a 2.5mm garnet bead to the bonsai driftwood. The representation of an "apple" which helped Sir Issac Newton discover gravity, hence the name change.
The B...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-20-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,904
Posted By BeastMaster
I know what mean. The tank was originally set up...

I know what mean. The tank was originally set up with these slopes but the Apistos that I housed in this tank earlier, arraigned the scape to their liking. Haven't gotten around to reinstalling the...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-20-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,904
Posted By BeastMaster
Pardon the clarity. Removed some of the mulm &...

Pardon the clarity. Removed some of the mulm & planted the HC plugs. :bounce:
Forum: Tank Journals 05-20-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,904
Posted By BeastMaster
Rescape

Removed the ground cover plantings of HC & H glomeratus and relocated the 2 Buces to another project tank. Changed the slopes (or lack of) & graded the AquaSoil from the front to the back corners....
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By BeastMaster
I've been running these inline atomizers on 2211s...

I've been running these inline atomizers on 2211s & 2213s. They are placed on the intake side of the canister, just below my lily pipe intakes. No sound & no CO2 bubbles. The key is the CO2 flow...
Forum: Fish 05-04-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 899
Posted By BeastMaster
I live in Makiki & I don't use heaters (or...

I live in Makiki & I don't use heaters (or thermometers). As long as tanks aren't exposed to A/C extremes, wouldn't be too concerned.


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Forum: Equipment 05-03-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By BeastMaster
I have both the Aquatek mini reg & the Aquatic...

I have both the Aquatek mini reg & the Aquatic Life reg for paintball setups. My 3 Aquatic Life units have a light that illuminates thru a translucent case when the unit is open but no audible sound...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By BeastMaster
This happened to me on one of the valves for a...

This happened to me on one of the valves for a new 2211. The tabs that you ID are depressed on both sides (there's one on the opposite side) and the sections pulled apart. Check the o-ring for...
Forum: Plants 04-29-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By BeastMaster
I use gel to attach rhizomes to driftwood &...

I use gel to attach rhizomes to driftwood & stones. The temporary white "blob" will soon be covered w/whatever biologics coat the hardscape & later the root system will cover the planting site....
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 04-27-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By BeastMaster
Discard the screws and the inner brace...

Discard the screws and the inner brace unclips/slides off. The outer lip can then fit over the the side of your tank. Hope that helps.
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Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,409
Posted By BeastMaster
The filter has been running for 4 weeks w/ new...

The filter has been running for 4 weeks w/ new Ehiem pump. The flow adjustment was set at the lowest setting but the water level in the sump was was always too low. Have just placed a 2nd Cal Aqua...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By BeastMaster
Generic Powerhead Review

I have a separate thread going on Rio +90 & the Ehiem compact 300 pumps.
www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=838193&highlight=
These are comparable pumps in the 80-90 gph range. I'm in the...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By BeastMaster
With your tank journal, you can document your...

With your tank journal, you can document your tank equipment being put together, aquascaping development and plant growth or changes.

Not sure what your explaining on the positioning of your...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,504
Posted By BeastMaster
A new impeller, shaft & shaft caps should restore...

A new impeller, shaft & shaft caps should restore your flow rate. The impeller is the only moving part in the pumphead so, this along with it's contact parts are the only components that will...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By BeastMaster
You are more than welcome! Don't forget pics of...

You are more than welcome! Don't forget pics of your tank(s) when you get things up & running.
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Forum: DIY 04-21-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By BeastMaster
I've been doing this for over a year now on all...

I've been doing this for over a year now on all my project tanks that operate w/ a canister filter. I use a inline CO2 atomizer on the intake side of the canister & adjust the CO2 to a flow rate of...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-21-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,613
Posted By BeastMaster
"Collage" 3L

After 3 weeks of running w/ the Ehiem pump, the lowest setting is still too strong for the OTS filter. With just one intake, the water level in the filter box is only half the expected height (based...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By BeastMaster
I have violet type outflows on 5 of my 8 project...

I have violet type outflows on 5 of my 8 project tanks (the other 3 are jets). From my experience, the violet type flow is a jet flow w/ a downward component. This helps to spread the output in a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-20-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By BeastMaster
I'm running a 2213 on my 60P and in the beginning...

I'm running a 2213 on my 60P and in the beginning had to throttle down the outflow w/ double tap. If I didn't, the AS powder/normal would have a deep divot downstream from the lily pipe. After the HC...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By BeastMaster
I have 3 tanks w/ 2211s & 2 tanks w/ 2213s all...

I have 3 tanks w/ 2211s & 2 tanks w/ 2213s all running inline atomizers on the intake side of the canisters. Operating CO2 @ 0.5 bps, no CO2 mist, no impeller damage, no seal degradation or leakage &...
Forum: Plants 04-17-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By BeastMaster
Hitchhiker Mosses?

I have what I think are mosses that were introduced by the hard scape pieces or fragments stuck on some buce rhizomes.
This one is located @ the surface of a tank where a buce rhizome is attached....
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