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Forum: Tank Journals   03-16-2014, 04:14 AM
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Posted By kirk
Overgrown is cool too. :) Enjoy

Overgrown is cool too. :)

Enjoy
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-15-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By kirk
Nice replies folks! This is the kind of info...

Nice replies folks!

This is the kind of info that is not exactly so obvious from the start. It's nice to hear so that i can approach the set up with someone else's perspective and experience.
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Forum: Tank Journals   03-15-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 72,961
Posted By kirk
How did that new scape turn out? Is the...

How did that new scape turn out?

Is the spraybar and the zoomed 501 at the other end enough flow?

Would two 2213 be enough flow?

Kirk
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-14-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By kirk
Yes, that is certainly one BIG con!! Ouch:eek: ...

Yes, that is certainly one BIG con!! Ouch:eek:

Hopefully a foolproof overflow would sufice with maybe a backup drip tray w/ a drain?

I bet an overflow could be carefully and well enough...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-14-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By kirk
BTW: Luckily I'm on well water w/ decent...

BTW: Luckily I'm on well water w/ decent parameters. Yeah!! :) I think that's what held me back before i moved.

Here is a nice calculator for figuring the drip rate relative to your...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-14-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By kirk
Question Any Cons to a Continuous Drip Water Exchange System?

Hey all,

I am setting up a 5 gal. planted tank. I have researched how a drip system works and i think i have that down. I'm thinking that a continuous drip of about a gallon a day exchange would...
Forum: Equipment   03-14-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By kirk
Question eheim classic CF impeller compatibility's

hey there,

I have heard that a 2213 impeller fits in the 2211 thereby increasing flow.

Is that true? If so, what other impellers fit in the various models?

For example, does the 2215...
Forum: DIY   03-08-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 28,483
Posted By kirk
Just thought i might add... there are large foam...

Just thought i might add... there are large foam blocks available at tractor supply. They use them to ship their trailers. I've asked for them before and they will give them away.

They are about...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-08-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 363,661
Posted By kirk
eheim impellers

Wow!, cool! Does it work effectively the same to put a 2215 impeller in a 2213 to increase flow?

Is there a difference in the wattage of the various power heads?

Thanks,
Kirk
Forum: Tank Journals   03-08-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 363,661
Posted By kirk
one or two eheim 2213?

I love everyones tanks! Beautiful!:proud:

I currently am waiting :bounce: to order my 12L. I have been wanting to get one of these for a couple years now. Ughh. Ever since i had to take down my...
Forum: Algae   03-07-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By kirk
Thank you both for your comments. I just wanted...

Thank you both for your comments. I just wanted know a bit more how BBA and even other algae "move about".

I certainly will maintain consistent quality water conditions. Glad to hear it.
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ   03-05-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 52,228
Posted By kirk
I have just read this whole thread. Great...

I have just read this whole thread. Great information BTW!

I would like to see the article and chart but the link is broken.

It appears to me some people keep referecing the pH of their...
Forum: Algae   03-04-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,098
Posted By kirk
im fortunate enough to have only dealt w/ hair...

im fortunate enough to have only dealt w/ hair algae for the most part thus far.

How about a hair algae wig! hahaha
Forum: Algae   03-04-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By kirk
Question So i'll be starting a new tank. I have some media...

So i'll be starting a new tank. I have some media in a friends tank now to help quicken the cycle. :fish:

The trouble with that is he has some BBA algae. At least i think it's BBA.

Will i be...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-03-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By kirk
i know this is an old thread but the Mame Design...

i know this is an old thread but the Mame Design overflow looks very nice.

I see another application for the Mame OF or at least aportion of the OF. I would like to set up a continuous drip water...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-21-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,334
Posted By kirk
let's see a pic of that tank w/ your CPD's!

let's see a pic of that tank w/ your CPD's!
Forum: Fish   02-20-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,184
Posted By kirk
perhaps two 50 w on the 20 gal for redundancy...

perhaps two 50 w on the 20 gal for redundancy and/or cheap insurance. That way you have some heat if something goes wrong with one of them. And if one of them was stuck on it is less likely to...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-17-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 47,216
Posted By kirk
wow! That UG is getting long... Is it still...

wow! That UG is getting long...

Is it still doing well w/out the CO2?

It looks great by the way! I can't wait to get a 12 long!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-13-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 125,568
Posted By kirk
How's that twelve coming along?

How's that twelve coming along?
Forum: Tank Journals   01-11-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 33,343
Posted By kirk
How is that 12g. doing?

How is that 12g. doing?
Forum: Tank Journals   04-26-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 33,343
Posted By kirk
great looking tank! I was looking for a low...

great looking tank!

I was looking for a low volume 36" long tank and here it is! 12 long. In the long run i'll be tearing down a low tech 46 bowfront which happens to be 36" long, so i can use my...
Forum: Equipment   01-23-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,489
Posted By kirk
well there was an increase in pressure. In my...

well there was an increase in pressure. In my case the bar was trimmed shorter and the holes were the original stock size. Essentially the same thing as pinching the hose a little. This caused some...
Forum: Equipment   01-22-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,489
Posted By kirk
It makes sense that a tag could cause a whistle,...

It makes sense that a tag could cause a whistle, but the holes are perfectly round and burr/tab free.

Cool, at first it was annoying but maybe i need some birds in here too!! haha

I've tried...
Forum: Equipment   01-22-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,489
Posted By kirk
yes, completely submerged.

yes, completely submerged.
Forum: Equipment   01-22-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,489
Posted By kirk
My spraybar is whistling!!!

yes i may be crazy but that's besides the point.

I just got a eheim 2213 from a friend. I don't think it's been used for very long, maybe a year? I set it up today to replace my aquaclear 70. I...
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