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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-08-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,336
Posted By fiftyfiveG
I hookup one end of plython to a pump (quietone...

I hookup one end of plython to a pump (quietone 3000) drop it in the tank to about 50% then turn on the pump. Fast and save water use to drain the tank. Remove the pump before refill.
Forum: Lighting 08-31-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By fiftyfiveG
I would go with 4x54w for 90G tank. The fixture...

I would go with 4x54w for 90G tank. The fixture is 48" and will fit any 48" tank profile. The only problem with this light is the legs. They are too low. About 4" off the water surface. I hang my...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-28-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,673
Posted By fiftyfiveG
IMO...you have pressure CO2 then EI dosing with...

IMO...you have pressure CO2 then EI dosing with root tabs would be the best route and you would safe alot of $$$ for plants or light.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-15-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By fiftyfiveG
Here is an awesome link for diy co2. ...

Here is an awesome link for diy co2.

http://www.qsl.net/w2wdx/aquaria/diyco2.html
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 915
Posted By fiftyfiveG
CALIBRATION PROCEDURE: • Remove the protective...

CALIBRATION PROCEDURE:
• Remove the protective cap from the electrode.
• Immerse the electrode tip into a new sachet of pH 7
calibration solution and allow the reading to stabilize.
• Adjust the...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By fiftyfiveG
http://www.greenleafaquariums.com/co2-diffusers/di...

http://www.greenleafaquariums.com/co2-diffusers/diffuser-3000.html

You can use any one of these diffusers.
Forum: DIY 07-27-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 180,950
Posted By fiftyfiveG
Craigthor...nice and clean setup. Where did you...

Craigthor...nice and clean setup. Where did you get that dual buble counters setup?

As for inline reactor, I used the Rex's inline reactor with eheim 2260 canister filter so I don't have problem...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-26-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By fiftyfiveG
lauraleellbp....thanks for the info. So far I...

lauraleellbp....thanks for the info. So far I have not experiencing with algae yet. :) This tank been up for about 2 months now. I like the slow growing rate of this tank.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-26-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By fiftyfiveG
55 Gallons Low Tech

Catalina 4x54w T5HO but I only used one bulb for period: 4 on 2 off 2 on 2 off then 4 on.

Subrate John Deer Soil Master Select and I capped it with black sand.

Eheim 2250 filter

I have...
Forum: DIY 07-18-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By fiftyfiveG
you might try hydrogen preoxide or imo the best...

you might try hydrogen preoxide or imo the best way is use Excel
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-17-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By fiftyfiveG
Or you can change out your pc bulb with lower...

Or you can change out your pc bulb with lower wattage.

6,700K Compact Fluorescent Lamp 55 Watt
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By fiftyfiveG
If your setpoint @ 7.0 and you move setpoint...

If your setpoint @ 7.0 and you move setpoint above 7.0 then solenoid will run until the new setpoint is reach. If you move to below 7.0 setpoint then the solenoid should turn off. I recalibrate it...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-13-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,233
Posted By fiftyfiveG
Thit cay is my favor dish!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thit cay is my favor dish!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,407
Posted By fiftyfiveG
Is this FW or SW? For SW setup then you want...

Is this FW or SW?

For SW setup then you want to setup a sump but you don't need a sump for FW setup. If it a FW setup I would recommend a canister filter...i.e Eheim 2262
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By fiftyfiveG
Google Rex Grigg CO2 Reactor...Alot cheaper to...

Google Rex Grigg CO2 Reactor...Alot cheaper to build and if you want to see what happen inside the reactor then use clear 2" pvc.
Forum: Plants 06-05-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By fiftyfiveG
I believe you have T5HO single @ 24W? I have a 29...

I believe you have T5HO single @ 24W? I have a 29 gallons with 55w pc and I have some of your plants and HM as background. The HM are doing fine but slow grow. I think you should be able to grow...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-28-2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,241
Posted By fiftyfiveG
GLA CO2 System. First is link to RO/DI unit which...

GLA CO2 System. First is link to RO/DI unit which is more for saltwater.
Forum: Substrate 03-28-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,449
Posted By fiftyfiveG
Hi fishyjoe24...i mixed it with ADA amazon on my...

Hi fishyjoe24...i mixed it with ADA amazon on my 75 gallons. Never have problem with that mix.

You might want to try soilmaster select from John Deer. There is JD landscape place on Jupiter and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-18-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 36,243
Posted By fiftyfiveG
Awesome tanks!!! Dep Wa bro ui! Could you...

Awesome tanks!!! Dep Wa bro ui!

Could you explain the tank setup? CO2? Nutritient schedule? Light schedule? How many WPG? I'm setting up a 30 gallon tank with soilmaster select and cap it with...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,058
Posted By fiftyfiveG
Don't buy it. I wasted 189.00 for it.

Don't buy it. I wasted 189.00 for it.
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,547
Posted By fiftyfiveG
This is Eheim part site for Eheim 2217 ...

This is Eheim part site for Eheim 2217

http://www.eheimparts.com/client/homepage.aspx
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,085
Posted By fiftyfiveG
Eheim tubing size: 9/12mm = 3/8" dia ...

Eheim tubing size:

9/12mm = 3/8" dia

12/16mm = 1/2" dia

16/22mm = 5/8" dia

25/34mm = 1" dia
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,225
Posted By fiftyfiveG
or you can go with the electronic regulator from...

or you can go with the electronic regulator from aquariumplant.com. You dont need solenoid, bubble counter, or check valve.
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,828
Posted By fiftyfiveG
I received my AP electronic regulator and Co2...

I received my AP electronic regulator and Co2 reactor 500 with Rio pump yesterday. This is my first regulator and I find setup this system is very easy and the ER works like AP claimed. The only time...
Forum: Lighting 06-11-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By fiftyfiveG
My is 4x54 version with 2 65K and 2 10K. I have...

My is 4x54 version with 2 65K and 2 10K. I have this about one week now and I love it especially three switches to control the lights. I hope you also order the leg for it.
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