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Forum: DIY   10-07-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 24,355
Posted By Dobie Swift
Thanks to xtremebassist I now have a working...

Thanks to xtremebassist I now have a working iAqua Lite. His RAOK for sending me his RTC module and a spare Zigo has me up and running. I plan on tinkering with the "stock" version for a bit and...
Forum: Plants   10-05-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By Dobie Swift
"Pearling" ...

"Pearling"

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/8-general-planted-tank-discussion/110298-what-plant-pearling.html
Forum: DIY   10-02-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 24,355
Posted By Dobie Swift
That'd be solid. I'll pay your cost plus postage....

That'd be solid. I'll pay your cost plus postage.

Also, with a name like xtremebassist I would guess that you have several, so which is your favorite bass?
Forum: DIY   10-02-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 24,355
Posted By Dobie Swift
My Mega, LCD and IR emitter all arrived today. My...

My Mega, LCD and IR emitter all arrived today. My RTC is still WAY out. Bummer.
Forum: Substrate   10-02-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By Dobie Swift
Thanks so much Diana, you are a fantastic...

Thanks so much Diana, you are a fantastic resource. As for the filter, my plan was to run it in a Brute trashcan and not the 10 gal. I have a Aquaclear 20 for it. My plan is to put some of the...
Forum: Substrate   10-02-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By Dobie Swift
Replacing dirt/sand with Eco Complete

I've had my 40b setup for about 2 years now. I used MGOCPM with a Black Diamond blasting sand cap. I'm ready to rework the hardscape totally and I want to get rid of the dirt. I've never been...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-01-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Dobie Swift
Snail ID Please

I have not introduced anything new to my tank in months. No new flora, no new fauna. I have had one assassin snail in the tank for a little over a year.

I am planning on tearing down the tank and...
Forum: DIY   09-30-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 24,355
Posted By Dobie Swift
I can't seem to find the dimensions on the...

I can't seem to find the dimensions on the website. Do you all think this enclosure is big enough?

https://solarbotics.com/product/60105/
Forum: Equipment   12-05-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,672
Posted By Dobie Swift
I'm using an Eheim 2217. Working well for me.

I'm using an Eheim 2217. Working well for me.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-05-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,282
Posted By Dobie Swift
In an interview with 60 Minutes, I believe Bezos...

In an interview with 60 Minutes, I believe Bezos said it would only be available to customers who live within 10 miles of a fulfilment center.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-05-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By Dobie Swift
Place a small glass dish (Pyrex brand petri...

Place a small glass dish (Pyrex brand petri dishes work well as do cheap glass ashtrays from Walmart) in the bottom of the tank with food in it. When they swarm, remove the dish.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-05-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,282
Posted By Dobie Swift
I live in KY. There is a fulfillment center in...

I live in KY. There is a fulfillment center in Lexington. There will be people setting up "drone blinds" near the fulfillment center and shooting those things down and stealing the cargo. Wait and...
Forum: Equipment   12-04-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By Dobie Swift
Same at my location, but the loading dock guy...

Same at my location, but the loading dock guy came sprinting in waving his arms and yelling "the test is out of date! the test is out of date!" as if I had just placed a bomb on the dock.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-04-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By Dobie Swift
I own and use Aquarimate for Android. The limited...

I own and use Aquarimate for Android. The limited Aquaribase is my only complaint. Thanks for posting this info.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-04-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By Dobie Swift
Mesh laundry bag material aquarium safe?

I want to make some bags to put my bio media in to make rinsing easier. Is the material that the cheap mesh laundry bags made out of safe for aquarium use?

...
Forum: Equipment   12-03-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 372
Posted By Dobie Swift
The last piece of my CO2 puzzle

Ok, so I now have a full 20# CO2 tank and my regulator should arrive any day. Now it's time for a Cerges reactor. The original Cerges thread has grown quite long and a lot of the images are now...
Forum: Equipment   12-03-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By Dobie Swift
I have an Airgas and its 1/2 mile from my office...

I have an Airgas and its 1/2 mile from my office and they had 10# tanks. They just wanted an arm and a leg for them. I asked for a price to just buy a 10# filled... $225! :-o




Sent from my...
Forum: Equipment   12-03-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By Dobie Swift
Persistence paid off. Called around and finally...

Persistence paid off. Called around and finally found Holston Gasses. They swapped out my tank for a full 20# tank with a up to date test stamp for $21 + tax.


Sent from my Motorola StarTac using...
Forum: Equipment   12-03-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By Dobie Swift
I just went to my local Airgas. What a...

I just went to my local Airgas. What a disappointment. They would not take it because the test was out of date. They referred me to a local business and said they would test it for me for $50. Once...
Forum: Equipment   12-02-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By Dobie Swift
Thanks for all the help and info. I think I'm...

Thanks for all the help and info. I think I'm going to pull the trigger on it and build it up.
Forum: Equipment   12-02-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By Dobie Swift
$35 is the seller's asking price, with a "full...

$35 is the seller's asking price, with a "full money back guarantee". I was looking at the GLA and notice that the GLA's low pressure gauge is a much lower range. How tough and how expensive would it...
Forum: Equipment   12-01-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By Dobie Swift
Can someone ID this regulator?

I have an offer of a regulator. Doesn't look like any that I've seen on the forum...
...
Forum: Current-USA and Ecoxotic   12-01-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,725
Posted By Dobie Swift
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=show&type=f&id=43489&title=rampc.jpg

Also... http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showpost.php?p=4729705&postcount=15
Forum: Current-USA and Ecoxotic   11-30-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,725
Posted By Dobie Swift
Dimming the Satellite LED+ is not on the...

Dimming the Satellite LED+ is not on the supported list for the ramp timers. They only support On/Off for this very reason. See Current-USA's website for verification:

...
Forum: Equipment   11-30-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By Dobie Swift
CO2 Cylinder Swap

Someone gave me a 20# CO2 cylinder. The problem is that it is too tall to fit under my stand. My best option for filling around here is Airgas. Does anyone know if Airgas will swap a 10# for a 20#?...
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