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Forum: Substrate 11-05-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 90
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Posted By Bimmer
Thanks James! Since we're absorbing water and not...

Thanks James! Since we're absorbing water and not something as viscous as oil, I think 24 hours is plenty of time to let the fertilized water soak into the Safe-T-Sorb. I used three large buckets...
Forum: Substrate 11-04-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,979
Posted By Bimmer
I've been following this thread a bit lately as...

I've been following this thread a bit lately as I'm wanting to create a 2nd home for plants that I've just brought home or plants in my 72 Bowfront that need attention. Sort of a quarantine if you...
Forum: DIY 03-24-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 333,950
Posted By Bimmer
I hope this doesn't post twice. I posted it just...

I hope this doesn't post twice. I posted it just a little bit ago and it didn't show up.

OK, got the diffusers in the mail today. So I finished up the TEE that is equiping 2 diffusers due to the...
Forum: DIY 03-16-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 333,950
Posted By Bimmer
Awaiting the drop checker and both diffusers in...

Awaiting the drop checker and both diffusers in the mail. Got the entire rest of the system assembled and water-dunk tested. Thought I had thought of everything. Nope. I forgot to put tape on the...
Forum: DIY 03-13-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 333,950
Posted By Bimmer
Stopped at Lowe's and got a 1/4" TEE and a dual...

Stopped at Lowe's and got a 1/4" TEE and a dual outlet timer for my lights. Then I went to Aquaticmagic at the following URL and bought a drop checker for $10 and TWO diffusers $12.95 each. As soon...
Forum: DIY 03-13-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 333,950
Posted By Bimmer
Just about Ready to get this system going...

Couple of ???'s first.

As I've mentioned I'm using this on a 72-Gallon Bowfront.

1. Would you recommend running a TEE off the line and using a diffuser at each end of the tank?

2. I saw...
Forum: DIY 03-04-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 333,950
Posted By Bimmer
Ok, it's been some time since I've been on here...

Ok, it's been some time since I've been on here but that's because I was moving. I now have the 72-gallon setup with heat, lights and filter running. I just added 60# of Eco-Complete and I'm going to...
Forum: DIY 01-29-2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 333,950
Posted By Bimmer
Of that $20 the fill was $4....

Of that $20 the fill was $4....
Forum: DIY 01-29-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 333,950
Posted By Bimmer
Finally Got The Components

Lowe's had all the fitting except for the ASA Valve, Gauge & Needle Valve. Lowe's parts were around $10 total. He charged me $20 to fill my tank, the gauge and a used ASA valve. The Swagelok Needle...
Forum: DIY 01-21-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 333,950
Posted By Bimmer
I'm moving the middle of next month but only...

I'm moving the middle of next month but only about 5 miles away. Right now the PB shop is about 2 minutes away so it's pretty convenient. Same with the hardware stores. Lowe's and Home Depot are all...
Forum: DIY 01-21-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 333,950
Posted By Bimmer
Please give me the justification of running 2...

Please give me the justification of running 2 tanks. Is it the dispersement you're trying to achieve? If so, why not just split the hose so that it supplies 2 diffusers, one at each end of the large...
Forum: DIY 01-15-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 333,950
Posted By Bimmer
You mean the whole setup or just the dual...

You mean the whole setup or just the dual regulator? I've got a 24-oz tank coming in the next couple of days and the same for the Whitey Swagelok 1/8" Brass Needle Valve B-OVM2-BKB. This will bue...
Forum: DIY 01-14-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 333,950
Posted By Bimmer
I had the perfect dual valve deluxe regulator...

I had the perfect dual valve deluxe regulator w/electronic solenoid just like the one used in the beginning of this thread on Ebay and I knew I wasn't going to be at the computer and Auction Snipe...
Forum: DIY 01-08-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 333,950
Posted By Bimmer
Well I'm getting the pieces slowly. I got a used...

Well I'm getting the pieces slowly. I got a used Stryker paintball CO2 tank 24 oz shipped off Ebay for $23. I also took your advice and bought from c6387 on Ebay the Whitey Swagelok 1/8" Brass Needle...
Forum: DIY 01-06-2011, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 333,950
Posted By Bimmer
This one carries a pretty hefty price tag. I...

This one carries a pretty hefty price tag. I think I'm going to try to find one around $50 or so to run on my 72-gallon bowfront.
Forum: DIY 01-05-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 333,950
Posted By Bimmer
Newbie to the forum here. I was prompted to join...

Newbie to the forum here. I was prompted to join based on this thread. I want to do this for a 72-bowfront. I'm sure I can find the parts I need between and Ebay. Just need to make a shopping list....
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