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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-04-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By creekbottom
And quickly realized it was a really inefficient...

And quickly realized it was a really inefficient way to do it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-04-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By creekbottom
I have a 20 long sitting on top of some ikea...

I have a 20 long sitting on top of some ikea furniture and with me being 6'1 it puts the tank at eye level. I love it, such a different perspective than my other tanks and it's the tank I watch the...
Forum: DIY 04-06-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 404,472
Posted By creekbottom
Then you have all that CO2 coming out of the tank...

Then you have all that CO2 coming out of the tank at that really high pressure.

BOOM!!!
Forum: Lighting 03-25-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
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: 14
Views: 666
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: 249
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: 2,401
Views: 404,472
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: 68
Views: 3,222
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: 1,879
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: 1,879
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: 538
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: 547
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: 289
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: 498
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: 314
Posted By creekbottom
Wow, that's still ugly.

Wow, that's still ugly.
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
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: 600
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: 306
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: 248
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: 248
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: 730
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: 730
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: 431
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: 584
Posted By creekbottom
Can you get a pic?

Can you get a pic?
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By creekbottom
Definitely strap the tank to something so it...

Definitely strap the tank to something so it doesn't fall over!!!
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