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Forum: Lighting 03-25-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By creekbottom
This is an easy one. I ripped out the current...

This is an easy one. I ripped out the current lighting that was in the hood, purchased the same size finnex fugeray and screwed it in place. I have medium light and it grows crypts and anubias...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By creekbottom
I like the shiny metal ones from china, those...

I like the shiny metal ones from china, those have been the best for me so far.
Forum: Plants 03-24-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By creekbottom
The three grasslike plants you recieved look like...

The three grasslike plants you recieved look like dwarf sag. The other plants you recieved look like emersed grown sword plants, or crypts.

And that link to liveaquaria has a pic that looks...
Forum: DIY 03-19-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 376,766
Posted By creekbottom
Cv values are a pretty good way to tell, there is...

Cv values are a pretty good way to tell, there is a pretty good discussion going on here: http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=837474
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,540
Posted By creekbottom
I'm with OkeyDokey on this. I've had it with...

I'm with OkeyDokey on this. I've had it with Cardinals, green neons, and zebra danios. In fact, the zebra danios liked playing in the suction. Maybe don't have it running at full blast if things...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,261
Posted By creekbottom
I really like those Praxair regs. I use single...

I really like those Praxair regs. I use single stage on my paintball tanks but I think those are just rebranded Concoa aren't they? In which case this is a single stage (see how much fun this is...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,261
Posted By creekbottom
Just use item numbers for ebay pages, those links...

Just use item numbers for ebay pages, those links don't work.

Finding the fittings is the easy part, Acklands or Gregg distributors will have almost everything you need for fittings. Look at...
Forum: Algae 03-15-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By creekbottom
It's water change day today. kH - 9 gH -...

It's water change day today.

kH - 9
gH - 15
nitrates - 10-20
phosphate - 1

I think I'm headed in the right direction, and I'm not overly concerned with my parameters because I think I just...
Forum: DIY 03-15-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By creekbottom
I think if you are getting mist in the tank then...

I think if you are getting mist in the tank then the flow through the reactor is too high. Can you adjust it?
Forum: DIY 03-15-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By creekbottom
That is just measuring the pressure in the tank. ...

That is just measuring the pressure in the tank. I like to buy a cheap single stage regulator and all the appropriate fittings and use that^^ to make a paintball system. Works pretty well and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-14-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By creekbottom
There is a sponge in there that is about an inch...

There is a sponge in there that is about an inch square, that's it. That is all the room you have for bio-filtration.

I would look for other alternatives.
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By creekbottom
Wow, that's still ugly.

Wow, that's still ugly.
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By creekbottom
The clear plastic stuff, not the fish store...

The clear plastic stuff, not the fish store stuff. Try your Tygon stuff first though, I didn't see that it is also 1/4 OD. It should work. Just make sure to leak check. I've had trouble getting...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By creekbottom
That will work for 1/4" OD tubing. The kind of...

That will work for 1/4" OD tubing. The kind of stuff you can easily find at Home Depot or Lowes.
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By creekbottom
Close the valve on the tank, turn on the solenoid...

Close the valve on the tank, turn on the solenoid so the regulator empties out. Turn the solenoid off. Disconnect tank and get a new one.

Connect everything back together, Turn the pressure...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By creekbottom
Your poetry is lovely lol. It's been holding at...

Your poetry is lovely lol. It's been holding at 35psi or less all day now.
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By creekbottom
New - old regulator

I recieved a regulator I purchased off of ebay this week. Is it common or a sometimes thing that if a regulator hasn't seen service in a while that the internals might need some time to "warm up"? ...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-02-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By creekbottom
I loved my 2.5 gallon. It was a great place for...

I loved my 2.5 gallon. It was a great place for a betta. I had a turtle canister filter so nothing in the tank. Then I put a large Marina breeder box on the back so there was more water volume. ...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-02-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By creekbottom
The Lilaeopsis species of grass like plants will...

The Lilaeopsis species of grass like plants will do well in your tank. I also used crypt wendtii and parva. Anubias will do well, as will java fern. The java fern I started with small plants and...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By creekbottom
NOT the Fusion Quiet Power!!! If you get one big...

NOT the Fusion Quiet Power!!! If you get one big enough to have an adjustment knob you can adjust the volume, from loud to very loud, otherwise you're just stuck with very loud.
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By creekbottom
Can you get a pic?

Can you get a pic?
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By creekbottom
Definitely strap the tank to something so it...

Definitely strap the tank to something so it doesn't fall over!!!
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,511
Posted By creekbottom
For sure, and I haven't looked through the whole...

For sure, and I haven't looked through the whole site to see what they are offering. But if you want an SMC speed controller that isn't 10/32, you can use the SMC site and find the right part...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By creekbottom
Not sure of a specific benefit to having...

Not sure of a specific benefit to having stainless steel for CO2 but they sure look nice and shiny.
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,511
Posted By creekbottom
Once I've gotten it set to the bubble count I...

Once I've gotten it set to the bubble count I want, it has not moved. Right now it's at about 1bps. The 1200 series is 10/32 but you can play around with the part numbers and get 1/8" or 1/4" as...
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