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Forum: Tank Journals   04-24-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,746
Posted By magnum
That's a gem alright

That's a gem alright
Forum: DIY   04-17-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,028
Posted By magnum
Replace the controller with an inexpensive...

Replace the controller with an inexpensive electronic thermostat (heating and cooling capable) and a couple relays. Literature can be found here...
Forum: Equipment   02-14-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By magnum
Bulk Reef Supply

Bulk Reef Supply
Forum: DIY   01-23-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By magnum
For shrimp, you should definitely consider a...

For shrimp, you should definitely consider a sterilizer especially if the shrimp are higher quality. Hate to see everything die because of an unbeknownst disease in one tank.
Forum: DIY   01-22-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By magnum
I'd prefer the 2nd option. Consider incorporating...

I'd prefer the 2nd option. Consider incorporating a UV sterilizer to help unwanted fungi/algae from spreading to all your tanks.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-15-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,685
Posted By magnum
Bummer that slate wall was pretty niffty

Bummer that slate wall was pretty niffty
Forum: Tank Journals   01-14-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,214
Posted By magnum
Those eggs look similar to ramshorn eggs and...

Those eggs look similar to ramshorn eggs and which I and others would not consider a pest. If the eggs have disappeared they have most likely hatched. Do some research before you decided you don't...
Forum: Equipment   01-08-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By magnum
I have one of the bulk reef supply 75 GPD RO/DI...

I have one of the bulk reef supply 75 GPD RO/DI hooked up to my faucet works great. The input/output/waste lines are all around 10 feet long.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-05-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,934
Posted By magnum
It's best to trim your baby tears very low almost...

It's best to trim your baby tears very low almost to the substrate even.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-05-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By magnum
Interesting tank good luck

Interesting tank good luck
Forum: DIY   12-31-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 28,222
Posted By magnum
I'll be looking forward to the mega, but until...

I'll be looking forward to the mega, but until then I get to enjoy finding individual projects that I'll put in the final controller. Once the code is gone over with a fine toothed comb for efficient...
Forum: DIY   12-31-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,031
Posted By magnum
I concur. But shoot its worth a try. Since...

I concur.

But shoot its worth a try. Since your considering using LEDs from a tv to light an aquarium, I doubt spectrum will be an issue. It sounds like you are just looking for a unique way to...
Forum: DIY   12-28-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 28,222
Posted By magnum
Thanks I'm sure I will. It'll take some time...

Thanks I'm sure I will. It'll take some time however I plan on testing each feature independently before I put it all together. It's been even longer since I messed with hardware than coding.

The...
Forum: DIY   12-28-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 28,222
Posted By magnum
That's impressive, I've been brushing up on my...

That's impressive, I've been brushing up on my programming because I have an Arduino on the way and I plan to build my own tank controller. I'm sure I'll find quite a bit of inspiration from this...
Forum: Equipment   12-11-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,077
Posted By magnum
Well, that is definitely a bummer.

Well, that is definitely a bummer.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-23-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By magnum
Yep, I personally would wait for at least 4-5...

Yep, I personally would wait for at least 4-5 days then do a small 10-20% water change. If it helps put your mind at rest you can add the prime but I don't think it's necessary. You need to let the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-23-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By magnum
10-20 nitrates is within reason but it's always...

10-20 nitrates is within reason but it's always best to have no ammonia or nitrite.

I personally would not recommend more than two water changes a week. It's best to have as little user...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-17-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 28,350
Posted By magnum
Impressive set up all around. I especially like...

Impressive set up all around. I especially like the earlier rolling mounds of HC.
Forum: Equipment   04-14-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By magnum
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=162633

Proaudio55 has some pretty impressive DIY's. I'm sure he wouldn't mind pointing you in the right direction.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-01-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 46,919
Posted By magnum
Awesome thanks.

Awesome thanks.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-31-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 46,919
Posted By magnum
Awesome tank. Hey Pejerry or anyone what plant is...

Awesome tank. Hey Pejerry or anyone what plant is that sticking out of the water? It's mighty cool.
Forum: Plants   03-20-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By magnum
Subwassertang has no roots and will not attach...

Subwassertang has no roots and will not attach itself to anything in my experience. I have heard someone say there's did but that would have to have been one in a million. I like subwassertang; I pin...
Forum: Plants   03-20-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By magnum
If your heart is set on HC, I'm here to tell you...

If your heart is set on HC, I'm here to tell you it's still possible. Here is one of my current set ups. No CO2 or ferts (except for the original root tabs) and the lighting is an Innovative Marine...
Forum: Equipment   02-22-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By magnum
Cool that is pretty neat. One of these days, if I...

Cool that is pretty neat. One of these days, if I ever buy a scale I'd probably upgrade to this.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-11-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By magnum
My biggest question is why use 18000K bulbs did...

My biggest question is why use 18000K bulbs did you mean 8000k?
I doubt you'll be able to achieve 1 bps over an extended period of time. DIY co2 is a very dynamic system. Your photoperiod isn't...
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