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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   04-12-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,411
Posted By fade2black
Wow, this looks great! You did a nice job. I...

Wow, this looks great! You did a nice job. I have one of these and this is inspiring me to set it up again. How did you make the background? I love it.
Forum: Equipment   04-12-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 817
Posted By fade2black
The bulkhead washer goes on the inside of the...

The bulkhead washer goes on the inside of the tank. When you tighten the bulkhead nut, if the washer was on the outside, would spin against the washer potentially causing a bad seal. Some people...
Forum: Equipment   04-12-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By fade2black
No, loc-line needs a bulkhead adapter, typically...

No, loc-line needs a bulkhead adapter, typically threaded, to attached the line to. I think they make a slip fitting too, but not sure.

http://www.modularhose.com/
Forum: DIY   04-08-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 245,050
Posted By fade2black
Did you use something like this? ...

Did you use something like this?

http://amzn.com/B006HKMO06
Forum: Substrate   04-05-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By fade2black
That picture is the background on my phone. ...

That picture is the background on my phone. Haha. Good luck with the tank
Forum: Lighting   04-05-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By fade2black
I'm in the same situation, just with a Radion...

I'm in the same situation, just with a Radion xr30w. I decided to keep mine and use the freshwater preset and run it at 40-50% Probably way overkill for planted, but I have it already so why not...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-30-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By fade2black
If those are acrylic make sure they are very...

If those are acrylic make sure they are very reinforced or the warping with be an issue. Especially the doors, they are typically unsupported and in a vivarium environment will warp to the point you...
Forum: Equipment   12-28-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By fade2black
I think you are using the wrong terminology. On...

I think you are using the wrong terminology. On average cast acrylic PASSES 92% of most light. It does block UVA, UVB and UVC although you can buy special types that do pass UV spectrum light. I have...
Forum: Equipment   12-28-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By fade2black
Cast and extruded yes. Do an experiment. Put a...

Cast and extruded yes. Do an experiment. Put a piece over your tank and after 3-4 weeks it will start to curve away from the moisture. The exact same thing will happen if you apply heat to one side....
Forum: Equipment   12-28-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By fade2black
The edges of the tank are supported by the other...

The edges of the tank are supported by the other sides. On a lid or a cover, none of the edges are supported in any way.
Forum: Equipment   12-28-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By fade2black
Acrylic will warp if one side is continuously...

Acrylic will warp if one side is continuously exposed to moisture. I owned an acrylic fabrication business for years and this was a common complaint and one reason I stopped selling covers.
Forum: Equipment   12-11-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By fade2black
Sounds about right. When in kept reefs and used a...

Sounds about right. When in kept reefs and used a ton of ro/di it was about 4:1 ratio of waste to filtered.

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Forum: Equipment   10-05-2004, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,008
Posted By fade2black
Hmm, that's interesting, never thought of it that...

Hmm, that's interesting, never thought of it that way. I guess if the flow through the reactor is slow enough it works that way. Wouldn't your theory depend on the flow rate though? If the flow...
Forum: Equipment   10-01-2004, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,008
Posted By fade2black
Interesting idea. Thanks for the info and that...

Interesting idea. Thanks for the info and that is easily done. Like I said, these are made the way you want them =) So you want the reactor to push any unused CO2 out of it instead of forming at...
Forum: Equipment   10-01-2004, 03:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,008
Posted By fade2black
I can make them any way you want. The CO2 can...

I can make them any way you want. The CO2 can come in the top, bottom, middle, wherever you want. It doesn't have to be a hang on tank either, that is just one I made for another customer that...
Forum: Equipment   09-30-2004, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,008
Posted By fade2black
Check out this CO2 reactor too. ...

Check out this CO2 reactor too.

http://www.firstclassaquatics.com/catalog1.htm?#co2
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-23-2004, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,039
Posted By fade2black
That's what I thought. I keep reef tanks as well...

That's what I thought. I keep reef tanks as well and just wondered if this product was making it's way over to this community.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-23-2004, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,039
Posted By fade2black
Does anyone in the planted tank community ever...

Does anyone in the planted tank community ever use these Phosban Reactors to controll PO4?
Forum: Equipment   09-09-2003, 02:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,346
Posted By fade2black
Check out the PinPoint monitors at premium...

Check out the PinPoint monitors at premium aquatics. http://www.premiumaquatics.com. I got the monitor, AC adapter, and a bunch of calibration fluid for under $100 total. I run mine 24/7 on my...
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