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Forum: Equipment   Yesterday, 09:56 PM
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Posted By creekbottom
I think I got it!! This is the system. ...

I think I got it!!

This is the system.
http://i1158.photobucket.com/albums/p616/dsoetaert/IMG_0348_zpshmkpyfkn.jpg...
Forum: Equipment   02-08-2016, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By creekbottom
Can't find the leak!

I have a paintball tank running on a 10 gallon and a paintball tank running on a 20 long. Both systems I made with single stage Praxair regulators, solenoids, the whole bit. The 20 long goes...
Forum: Equipment   02-06-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By creekbottom
Does that mean they can't be used with a...

Does that mean they can't be used with a solenoid? I'm having a hard time finding an answer to that question.
Forum: Equipment   02-06-2016, 03:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By creekbottom
Thanks guys. I was thinking of using this to set...

Thanks guys. I was thinking of using this to set up a single stage paintball regulator. Of course, with a solenoid and needle valve. Just wasn't sure what I might be getting into though, no one...
Forum: Equipment   02-05-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By creekbottom
tell me about this regulator

Why is this a bad idea?

http://i1158.photobucket.com/albums/p616/dsoetaert/flotec_zpsya9hhzqf.jpg (http://s1158.photobucket.com/user/dsoetaert/media/flotec_zpsya9hhzqf.jpg.html)
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Forum: Lighting   02-04-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By creekbottom
I have the planted + over my 20 long and I think...

I have the planted + over my 20 long and I think I would prefer that over 3 seperate lights as well. And it is a lot of light.
Forum: Equipment   02-03-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By creekbottom
Yup, that's a pretty good guide. Good luck!!

Yup, that's a pretty good guide.

Good luck!!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-31-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By creekbottom
That doesn't look like very much moss at all.

That doesn't look like very much moss at all.
Forum: Lighting   01-31-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By creekbottom
I've got a planted + over a 20 long. It's mostly...

I've got a planted + over a 20 long. It's mostly crypts though. I have raised the light as high as the legs I have will go, and I've used a layer of window screen. I'm using ferts and CO2 and I...
Forum: Fish   01-23-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By creekbottom
I've definitely got some that are 2 months old. ...

I've definitely got some that are 2 months old. I've pulled one male out but the rest of the older ones look female. I would really prefer to keep the females from getting pregnant so it is kind of...
Forum: Fish   01-23-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By creekbottom
Guppy fry all females?

I didn't want to breed guppies, I still don't. I purchased some males and the breeder through in 2 females, I guess to spread the guppy love throughout the world. That was about 2 months ago.
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Forum: Tank Journals   01-20-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By creekbottom
I've boiled pieces for a solid week to get them...

I've boiled pieces for a solid week to get them to sink! But it was better than having to weigh them down. I was a little worried that a few pieces were never going to sink but just before I turned...
Forum: Lighting   01-13-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By creekbottom
When they burn out.

When they burn out.
Forum: Plants   01-13-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By creekbottom
I've done what you want to do, without the...

I've done what you want to do, without the buttermilk. I'm pretty sure that in a high humidity and warm environment that buttermilk is going to go sour pretty fast, and start growing all kinds of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-06-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By creekbottom
Control how much food there is for the snails to...

Control how much food there is for the snails to munch on. They overpopulate when food is plentiful. No food, no snail problem. Pick out dead plant material, feed the fish less. Keep trapping...
Forum: Lighting   01-06-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By creekbottom
This has happened to a few of their models. My...

This has happened to a few of their models. My fugeray just went a couple of weeks ago (about 2 years old). There have been some threads about how to fix it, if you google you should find...
Forum: Algae   01-05-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By creekbottom
The 1 2 punch is a pretty good way to kill algae,...

The 1 2 punch is a pretty good way to kill algae, in my opinion. I've used it a couple of times before I got better at avoiding algae altogether. The most recent punch was in a tank dominated by...
Forum: Plants   01-04-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By creekbottom
Are you sure you don't mean 'Cyano'? Instead of...

Are you sure you don't mean 'Cyano'? Instead of Cryptocoryne? Crypt is a plant, which may very well take over your tank but not very quickly. Cyano is a bacterial growth that will cover everything...
Forum: Equipment   01-04-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By creekbottom
You can use 16/22 size hose from ehiem, I like...

You can use 16/22 size hose from ehiem, I like using that stuff. Or you can go to Home Depot and pick up the same size hose and use that.
Forum: Equipment   01-03-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By creekbottom
I thought Praxair regs were rebranded Concoa?

I thought Praxair regs were rebranded Concoa?
Forum: Equipment   12-29-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By creekbottom
I had 2 finnex controllers and both the probes...

I had 2 finnex controllers and both the probes went. So I went and got cheap controllers from eBay. Search for digital temperature controller, it's a little grey and orange thing from China. If...
Forum: Equipment   12-24-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By creekbottom
Is your solenoid AC? I had an AC solenoid and it...

Is your solenoid AC? I had an AC solenoid and it started buzzing, the only thing that fixed it was replacing it with a DC solenoid.
Forum: DIY   12-24-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By creekbottom
I just made a second Cerges last night, cost me...

I just made a second Cerges last night, cost me about $50. A PVC reactor like the Grigg's would probably be less than half that (if you can find all the parts, I couldn't). A reactor off Ebay will...
Forum: Plants   12-22-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By creekbottom
I would say you need to find the right variety. ...

I would say you need to find the right variety. I've grown 'standard' java fern, and then I got narrow leaf java fern. The standard one grew big no matter what light I had it under while the narrow...
Forum: Equipment   12-15-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By creekbottom
Use the green eheim tubing. Doesn't kink like...

Use the green eheim tubing. Doesn't kink like hardware store vinyl and I find it easier to use.
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