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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By oldpunk78
The 2217 has too much flow. You could try using a...

The 2217 has too much flow. You could try using a ball valve to slow the filters output. That might help. Basically, the co2 doesn't have time to dissolve and builds up into a gas pocket.

Perhaps...
Forum: Substrate Yesterday, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 438
Posted By oldpunk78
The whole idea with mineralized topsoil is that...

The whole idea with mineralized topsoil is that you're breaking down the soil into powder basically. If you just throw it in your tank as dirt, your loosing a lot of the benefits.

Make mud. Let...
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By oldpunk78
That's cga-330 I think. You should just need the...

That's cga-330 I think. You should just need the nipple as I believe the nut is the same. (Maybe - 90% sure)
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By oldpunk78
There's no way to fix splashing from the lily....

There's no way to fix splashing from the lily. You needed one that drops down more. Is your water level as high as it will go?

The 2217 is too big the mix max.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 143
Posted By oldpunk78
Wanna know how avoid this type of problem...

Wanna know how avoid this type of problem completely?

In - line, glass bubble counter. Zero leaks. Don't like pulling it apart to refill it? CalAqua makes one with a stopper in it.

You can...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By oldpunk78
This will answer some questions: ...

This will answer some questions:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=107312
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By oldpunk78
Metering valves and regulators are two different...

Metering valves and regulators are two different things. If your regulator regulates pressure well, then I guess the answer is a better needle valve if you want more control of your bubble count. If...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By oldpunk78
If you've decided on a custom, AlanLe has the...

If you've decided on a custom, AlanLe has the best eye for making a pretty one. Perhaps also the most expensive. I bet if you tell him that you're on a budget he can work with you on cost and...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By oldpunk78
I've been using the crap from lowes (and i hates...

I've been using the crap from lowes (and i hates it). I just ordered some of the ada tubing from afa and it's the best stuff I've seen so far(I think it was $20). The Rena tubing is good as well....
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By oldpunk78
16/22mm pipes. You should ditch the fluval...

16/22mm pipes. You should ditch the fluval tubing. Also, lily pipes won't get rid of the dissolved organics floating on the surface without daily adjustment. A surface skimmer will be a lot more...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-26-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By oldpunk78
You could totally strap that to the top of a car....

You could totally strap that to the top of a car. :hihi:
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-26-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By oldpunk78
Because it is truly different up here. We a very...

Because it is truly different up here. We a very rural compared compared to the rest of the state.

It will never happen. It would just be nice to not be thought of as Californian and all the...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-26-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By oldpunk78
You nailed the 4 footer. Should be awesome as it...

You nailed the 4 footer. Should be awesome as it grows in. :)
Forum: Aquascaping 07-26-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By oldpunk78
Have you contacted plantbrain? He sells it. ...

Have you contacted plantbrain? He sells it.

It's funny... I'm surrounded by the stuff. I tried to sell it myself but people didn't like what I'd have to charge for shipping. Plus, I don't dig...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-26-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By oldpunk78
this would be so cool

I'm nor sure if it crosses the line as to what we're able to post here and if so, I'm sorry.

We've been trying to get this on the ballot for years. It won't ever happen. If it did, I'd smile.
...
Forum: DIY 07-25-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 117,311
Posted By oldpunk78
Has anyone done this type of stand and used a...

Has anyone done this type of stand and used a coastal grey stain? If so, pics would be awesome!
Forum: Tank Journals 07-25-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,319
Posted By oldpunk78
Mot, I received the tubing from afa yesterday....

Mot, I received the tubing from afa yesterday. I'm impressed. Thanks for the suggestion. It also has a smell to it that reminds of the plastic they used to make toys out of in my youth. So it...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-25-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By oldpunk78
Every once in a while I want something different...

Every once in a while I want something different and add a little garlic, chili powder, and cumin.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-25-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By oldpunk78
I just made some awesome marinara sauce. I guess...

I just made some awesome marinara sauce. I guess I like it best with onions. Crazy.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-23-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By oldpunk78
Ya. Too many plants this year. :) I think...

Ya. Too many plants this year. :)

I think we're going to can some of them. I'm getting a box like this about every three days.

I do loves me fresh salsa and Pico de gallo.

I feel like trying...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-23-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By oldpunk78
I've got tomatoes coming out of the ying-yang. ...

I've got tomatoes coming out of the ying-yang.

http://i1315.photobucket.com/albums/t591/palkos5/Mobile%20Uploads/20150723_132552_zpskavcfoc0.jpg

Anyone have a new recipe I can try?
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By oldpunk78
I haven't the foggiest. My 'guess' would be that...

I haven't the foggiest. My 'guess' would be that it's probably just a manufacturer's sample. I didn't bother to ask Karol went he sent me the pictures.
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By oldpunk78
It's stamped into the cylinder. The original...

It's stamped into the cylinder. The original hydro test date should look like this:

http://i1315.photobucket.com/albums/t591/palkos5/Mobile%20Uploads/20150722_154212.png_zpslftzcq52.jpeg

My big...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By oldpunk78
(In response to the packaging concerns voiced in...

(In response to the packaging concerns voiced in this thread, CO2Art gave me an update on the new boxes.)

CO2Art is new company. As such they are learning as they go. Having custom made boxes made...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-22-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By oldpunk78
The added ducting from the house to the garage is...

The added ducting from the house to the garage is a no go. I built a really well insulated room in our garage and I ran ducting from the house a/c into the room. It's not nearly enough. I even went...
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