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Forum: Equipment   07-11-2015, 07:54 PM
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Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
Something wrong if you have to run a reg at 110...

Something wrong if you have to run a reg at 110 psi to get adequate output. Seen this more than enough times to be a coincidence IMO.
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Forum: Equipment   06-17-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
You can also run two timers/valves to...

You can also run two timers/valves to automatically blend tap/RO using flow restriction valves like ones on RO units or drip irrigation compensators
Forum: Equipment   06-16-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
Yes that's correct, just RO with a dosed liquid...

Yes that's correct, just RO with a dosed liquid GH Bosster from Nilocg Aquatics. Occasionaly I use a siphon to do some spot cleaning and then I tuned on a virtual switch that will auto fill the tank...
Forum: Equipment   06-16-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
A mix (RO/Tap) would be your best bet. You could...

A mix (RO/Tap) would be your best bet. You could take the tap post micron/carbon blocks but before your membrane and that way it would be filtered at least.
Forum: Equipment   06-16-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
He means that you wouldnt want to endless use RO...

He means that you wouldnt want to endless use RO water changes as you would eventually remove all gh/kh etc..

Yes only adding water in and having a set overflow/drain off level is half of the...
Forum: Equipment   06-16-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
I have been doing auto water changes for a while...

I have been doing auto water changes for a while using my RO system, an Apex, and some irrigation 24vlt valves. It also does auto top off for me.

Every Sunday my Apex turns on timers that use...
Forum: DIY   12-03-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
That tank is local to me and a member if local So...

That tank is local to me and a member if local So Cal club, SCAPE. It uses an eshop overflow box. It is visible in the photos.

For what you are talking about, look into MAME Overflow. There is a...
Forum: Plants   09-23-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
Matt, I'm following you on that and sounds...

Matt, I'm following you on that and sounds plausible. The bright green strands amongst the dark green I accounted for being contamination of the samples it's hard to keep it all clean when coming...
Forum: Plants   09-23-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
This study you have linked to seems to mostly...

This study you have linked to seems to mostly apply to Ricciocarpos natans which seems to be of a different Genus than R. Fluitans. Also it deals with the study of growth upon ground and not...
Forum: Plants   09-23-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
Thank you for the link, I will read it and see...

Thank you for the link, I will read it and see what I may find relative to this topic.
Forum: Plants   09-23-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
Riccia Variant ID

Dormant suggests a state of being alive with little to no growth. The dark green (dormant as suggested) is growing at the same rate as the suggested "non dormant" riccia (bright green).
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Forum: Plants   09-23-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
Apologies, I edited a response above. Do...

Apologies, I edited a response above.

Do you have any reference information on the "Dormant" state of Riccia to base this theory on that I can read?

It still does not sit well with me the...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-23-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
In addition to the above suggestions I have a...

In addition to the above suggestions I have a technique that could help alleviate water quality issues during up rooting.

I don't have any pictures currently so I will be as descriptive as I can...
Forum: Plants   09-23-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
Day 1 ...

Day 1

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Day 12

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Day 25
Forum: Plants   09-23-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
Riccia Variant ID

If you are speaking of the "lighter color" larger piece in the middle, that was a stone to which "normal" riccia was attached to as more or less a comparison to the other riccia. To see how it would...
Forum: Plants   09-23-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
Riccia Variant ID

Ok lest talk about that.

One would expect a "dormant" state to be just that. This riccia was growing rapidly from one small section in the grow out tank wen discovered. It was then removed,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-21-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,692
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
I did not. I am speaking of those who will....

I did not.

I am speaking of those who will. And as you request, break granted as I have spoken my mind. Carry on
Forum: Lighting   09-21-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47,477
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
The best LED I have seen to date: Flex mini Azoo

I would point out that he does not actively push the "flare" version which I geared a little more towards plants. His main business and focus is for reefs and where he spends 98% of his focus. The...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-21-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,692
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
Yep, store it all up and watch some "common...

Yep, store it all up and watch some "common denominator" accidentally spill/mix a little bleach in. Or any number of other possibilities that this could react badly with.

Darwin Award goes to the...
Forum: DIY   09-21-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
Great, thanks for adding to the topic. Best of...

Great, thanks for adding to the topic. Best of luck on your new scape.
Forum: Plants   09-21-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
The "structure" is slightly narrower and possibly...

The "structure" is slightly narrower and possibly more compact. I was thinking it could be "mini" but it does not appear small enough to me.

It's light out already, I will attempt some close up...
Forum: Plants   09-21-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
Riccia Variant ID

It's somewhat insightful for me, lol.

All riccia I have ever grown has been very bright green, also rather rigid in a sense. The darker green is soft compared to the other.

They also pearl...
Forum: Plants   09-21-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
Riccia Variant ID

I noticed in a grow out tank a clump of riccia growing differently than what has been normal color/growth for me. So as a small experiment, I took this clump and attached it to several stones while...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-06-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,237
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
It's been long enough, need another obligatory...

It's been long enough, need another obligatory update photo.
Forum: Lighting   08-17-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By Cardinal's Keeper
It's likely yours was an instant start fixture...

It's likely yours was an instant start fixture from what I have been reading. The ones I am using are in series.

"Instant start electronic ballasts are quickly replacing rapid start magnetic...
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