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Forum: Equipment 07-27-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By RoyalFizbin
You're right. I can see that now after clicking...

You're right. I can see that now after clicking the view full size bar.
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By RoyalFizbin
that solenoid looks like a cheap ebay model. The...

that solenoid looks like a cheap ebay model. The thread might not be 1/4 npt but rather parallel thread or 1/4 pt. The hole does not taper like npt threads do. You can actually force fit it with...
Forum: DIY 07-14-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,625
Posted By RoyalFizbin
I never said anything about there being needle...

I never said anything about there being needle valves included. Just like this diy manifold, you would have to install your own needle valves. A manifold is just a block of metal with threaded...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Super lube and lube tube are two silicone lubes...

Super lube and lube tube are two silicone lubes that I see in hardware stores and auto parts stores. You can also find silicone lube where paintball products are sold. There's also silicone fishing...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 890
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Well what ever it is, there probably isn't a...

Well what ever it is, there probably isn't a stainless for it. I've seen t. Thas asked before.
The difference isn't 1 mm. What I've seen in some pictures is sometimes people with too small of a...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 890
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Wow, just take a ruler or tape measure to it. ...

Wow, just take a ruler or tape measure to it. The aquaclear 70 and up use a much bigger tube than the 50 and lower. I have forced a 16 mm stainless pre filter on a 50 before. 16 is the largest...
Forum: DIY 07-13-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,625
Posted By RoyalFizbin
I don't see a good reason to build a PVC manifold...

I don't see a good reason to build a PVC manifold when you can buy a much stronger, more attractive and more compact aluminum one for under 12 dollars. Search air manifold on amazon and there are...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By RoyalFizbin
There's no reason why you can't use it. Swap the...

There's no reason why you can't use it. Swap the gauge and you should be set. You can even use the current one but it will be hard to tell precisely how many psi you're using. Dual stage is better...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By RoyalFizbin
From what I just googled, you have a single stage...

From what I just googled, you have a single stage regulator that used to be sold at harbor freight. It has a flow gauge and not a pressure gauge which is what you need. You'll have to change the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-06-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Have you looked at pictures? Its pretty had to...

Have you looked at pictures? Its pretty had to confuse something for a tiger shrimp of any color. Ninja shrimp look very different.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 424
Posted By RoyalFizbin
It's not about how many tests you can do but how...

It's not about how many tests you can do but how long the chemicals can be stored. You see stories here all the time about people getting inaccurate results from old test kits. You can't really...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By RoyalFizbin
I think perhaps you've never used purigen. There...

I think perhaps you've never used purigen. There is only one common bag easily acquired that will hold the tiny purigen particles. It's the seachem "the bag" and its bigger than the 100ml bags. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By RoyalFizbin
This is what I would try. Cut the bag and then...

This is what I would try. Cut the bag and then using a piece of aluminium foil on the top and bottom, I would use a clothes iron to try and seal it back together.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,113
Posted By RoyalFizbin
The sun sun intake tubes are made of several...

The sun sun intake tubes are made of several pieces that slip together to make a sliding adjustable length tube. Normally for a fish tank this is not a problem because the joints are usually under...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Find a place that sells aquaflora cell cultured...

Find a place that sells aquaflora cell cultured plants. Guaranteed to be free of any anything. They come in sealed plastic cups. Kind of expensive but the portions are very generous. They survive...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-08-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By RoyalFizbin
I've done it before. Take the unit outside and...

I've done it before. Take the unit outside and hose down the coils and clean out the water tray and you'll be fine. The water should be almost as good as distilled. It's
gonna be many times...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,920
Posted By RoyalFizbin
I had this problem when I first got my sunsun...

I had this problem when I first got my sunsun 302. The problem on mine was with the barb in the picture. It wasn't moulded very cleanly and the two halves of the mould left a line of plastic that...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Remove the whole tube assembly from the filter...

Remove the whole tube assembly from the filter with the sponge attached. No need to even unplug the filter. Don't disterb the sponge while it's in the water. Do it quick and have a container ready...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-25-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By RoyalFizbin
It's the coral. Coral is increasing your gh...

It's the coral. Coral is increasing your gh which is also part of your TDS.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-24-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By RoyalFizbin
I have a tank that I thought had a few trumpet...

I have a tank that I thought had a few trumpet snails but little did I know there were several hundreds of them. Its a sand tank which had a pleco. Didn't see many snails until the pleco died. I...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 343
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Imagine that you released an air bubble out of...

Imagine that you released an air bubble out of the filter at the hose connector. You want that bubble to be able to travel up your hose by itself with the filter not running. This goes for both the...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By RoyalFizbin
As far as I know, the pre filter rings don't do...

As far as I know, the pre filter rings don't do much filtering. Its ment to break up the flow of water so it flows up the other media more evenly instead of flowing in a tight stream. It's a waste...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-19-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Did your previous 5 attempts happen when it...

Did your previous 5 attempts happen when it wasn't as warm? Warmer water has less ability to hold O2 and the water in the trap doesn't circulate much.
Forum: Substrate 05-19-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,113
Posted By RoyalFizbin
I'll say this about fluorite black sand. If you...

I'll say this about fluorite black sand. If you over rinse it, you'll lose volume. I made the mistake of trying to rinse it till it was totally clean.
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Just had a look at 4 regulators and they all are...

Just had a look at 4 regulators and they all are rated for at least 3000 psi, some of them higher. I don't see a normal scenario where a co2 tank will exert that much pressure short of being boiled...
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