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Forum: Plants   01-17-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By neilshieh
I talked to an aroid expert and piptospatha...

I talked to an aroid expert and piptospatha perakensis doesn't vegetatively propagate. It can only be propagated by pollination hence why I'm trying to find a better housing option so it can flower...
Forum: Plants   01-16-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,624
Posted By neilshieh
Oh man I love anubias! I have my own emersed...

Oh man I love anubias! I have my own emersed collection with a few rare gems (nothing variegated) and they're some really awesome plants :) Keep the thread going!
Forum: Plants   01-16-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By neilshieh
Piptospatha Perakensis Problem

Long story short I've had two of these plants for 2-3 years now growing emersed and it's one of my favorite specimens. The problem.... is that this thing is now like 3-4 ft tall and the new leaves...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-17-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By neilshieh
Thanks for all your help guys! I was playing...

Thanks for all your help guys! I was playing around with the stones and randomly just decided to do a mountain-esque scape and I put this together and was finally satisfied. coincidentally it follows...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-14-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By neilshieh
was looking at my tank and realized that maybe...

was looking at my tank and realized that maybe just the two outcropping rocks in the dead middle would look nice. what do you think? even though it breaks all the rules it's the one that looks to...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-14-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By neilshieh
oops rotated the lower right stone and elevated...

oops rotated the lower right stone and elevated the slope more.
yay or nay?
http://i1223.photobucket.com/albums/dd514/neilshieh/Mobile%20Uploads/B825E512-CC70-4EF4-91CD-BAE96ABACC51.jpg
Forum: Aquascaping   09-14-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By neilshieh
played with some more rock formations let me know...

played with some more rock formations let me know what you guys think. tried making the slope for the first layout steeper but after adding the 4th rock everything feels so cramped but if i don't put...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-07-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By neilshieh
I just read up on the rule of thirds and it makes...

I just read up on the rule of thirds and it makes sense, I'll try to rearrange it so that my focal point is closer to one of those sweet spots. I don't want to put them all in the same direction...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-06-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By neilshieh
Need help with scaping a 2.5 gallon tank

Never really tried aquascaping with fancy/expensive rock before but got a new rimless finnex 2.5 gallon tank and some smaller pieces of seiryu and thought that I'd give it a shot. The plan is for a...
Forum: Lighting   07-23-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 22,146
Posted By neilshieh
You can either use a wire coat hanger and just...

You can either use a wire coat hanger and just bend them so that they slide into the notches.
Or you can get acrylic laser cut like this to hang.
http://puu.sh/j9iav/2c4734ba57.png
Forum: Lighting   07-22-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 22,146
Posted By neilshieh
Currently I only make them for finnex lights....

Currently I only make them for finnex lights. People have reached out to me to make custom risers for other lights or hanging hardware, but those are custom orders and require them to either measure...
Forum: Lighting   07-22-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 22,146
Posted By neilshieh
finally got around to cutting the prototypes for...

finally got around to cutting the prototypes for the acrylic 24/7 risers! There are a few problems due to the different design of the legs, but I have a few ideas to remedy them. Sorry for the bad...
Forum: Lighting   06-07-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 22,146
Posted By neilshieh
I make acrylic risers for finnex lights and have...

I make acrylic risers for finnex lights and have been getting a lot of questions from people asking if the ones I make for planted+, fugeray, etc. would work with the 24/7 light. Could anyone with...
Forum: Equipment   03-27-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By neilshieh
Here I did a write up on how to wire and use a...

Here I did a write up on how to wire and use a cheap temperature controller. The probe itself is super small and not noticeable (i just behind the filter intake) but if you wanted to run things...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-20-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,203
Posted By neilshieh
Lovely tank! If only I had a fraction of your...

Lovely tank! If only I had a fraction of your artistic abilities with hardscape :P
Forum: Equipment   03-17-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By neilshieh
Yep, too bad Rex-griggs website stuff got taken...

Yep, too bad Rex-griggs website stuff got taken down but he had a couple builds where he uses a single stage regulator to bring down the pressure from 800 to ~100 (i don't know the specifics) and...
Forum: Equipment   03-10-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By neilshieh
What oldpunk means by blowing it out is using a...

What oldpunk means by blowing it out is using a burst of higher pressure co2 to blow out debris. aka remove everything after the solenoid, turn up working pressure ~10-20 psi and just let open and...
Forum: Equipment   03-10-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By neilshieh
i've seen a couple people's tanks with these...

i've seen a couple people's tanks with these acrylic glass top holders but i think they might be ADA specific because they both have ADA tanks and the clips fit perfectly with the glass. might be...
Forum: Fish   03-10-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By neilshieh
plecos with rabbit snails?

I have a 20 gallon long set up for breeding plecos. There's already a bunch of babies, but I've also been thinking about breeding rabbit snails in the same tank. Would the rabbit snails pose any...
Forum: Equipment   03-10-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By neilshieh
Just 3d print some with clear ABS filament. You...

Just 3d print some with clear ABS filament. You can customize it to have better support. Or just form your own with a heat gun and a strip of acrylic.
Forum: Equipment   03-10-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,664
Posted By neilshieh
nice! I should redo the post body on mine too and...

nice! I should redo the post body on mine too and straighten out the gauges lol. Did you use a strap wrench to get the cga inlet out? with my other two the cga inlets came out very easily but this...
Forum: Equipment   03-10-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,664
Posted By neilshieh
my regulator pool needs an updated group shot...

my regulator pool needs an updated group shot lol, but first I really need to build their post bodies
Forum: Equipment   03-09-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,664
Posted By neilshieh
Just looked through their catalog and can't find...

Just looked through their catalog and can't find any 1.5" cga 320, they have some randomly pneumatic assembly in their catalog that lists 1.5" cga 320 but the picture looks really weird and i doubt...
Forum: Equipment   03-09-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,145
Posted By neilshieh
Ah, sorry for misunderstanding that haha, though...

Ah, sorry for misunderstanding that haha, though I do know a hand full of people who use those sorts of valves as their only valve. I think this whole obsession with these overkill metering valves...
Forum: Equipment   03-09-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,145
Posted By neilshieh
the shutoff valves wont replace the functionality...

the shutoff valves wont replace the functionality of a metering valve unless you're injecting co2 into a large tank/multiple tanks where bps is meaningless to you.

told ya a pipe wrench was all...
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