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Forum: Algae 02-25-2013, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Normal dosing of Excel will help. Increase CO2 so...

Normal dosing of Excel will help. Increase CO2 so it won't get back. Read this post: http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=59628
Forum: Lighting 02-12-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
High light or medium?

Samamorgan in his sticky "LED Lighting Compendium" mentioned:
Values between 10-30 are considered low light.
Values between 30-80 are considered medium light.
Values between 80-120 are considered...
Forum: Plants 02-02-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
How about height wise? Are they both grow tall?

How about height wise? Are they both grow tall?
Forum: Plants 02-02-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Plants position help needed

I'm making a sand slope and was wondering which of these should go to the background (higher end of the slope) and which in the midground?

Limnophila hippuroides
Ludwigia 'Cuba'

Thanks
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Just wanted to provide an update. I purchased...

Just wanted to provide an update. I purchased CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD UPS 1500VA / 900W PFC compatible Pure sine wave unit and both my Rena XP3 work just fine on battery power. Yay!

UPS battery...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
CO2 is hooked into surge protector only so it...

CO2 is hooked into surge protector only so it eill be off.
Thanks for all advises!
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
The longest power outage in my area so far was...

The longest power outage in my area so far was 2.5 hours.
Do I need to worry about filters not running for such time provided that there will be no airstones running during this outage?

Thanks
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Which generator would you recommend? I see...

Which generator would you recommend? I see gas/gasoline/diesel powered... tons of options out there.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Anybody has $600 laying around for me to test it...

Anybody has $600 laying around for me to test it out? :red_mouth

Darn, these things are expensive... How do hobbyists go around the backup power problem for their filters/pumps?
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Will this work then? ...

Will this work then?
http://www.amazon.com/CyberPower-CP1500PFCLCD-Compatible-1500VA-Tower/dp/B00429N19W
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
This is from my CyberPower 1500AVR description:...

This is from my CyberPower 1500AVR description: "Line interactive, AVR and GreenPower Corrects brownouts and overvoltage without using the battery. GreenPower UPS reduces energy consumption up to...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
The output wave most likely. It has to be a sine...

The output wave most likely. It has to be a sine wave and CyberPower supposedly has simulated sine wave… I’m scratching my head at the moment…
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Just tested Rena XP3 with an old APC ES 725 -...

Just tested Rena XP3 with an old APC ES 725 - same problem. What the heck?
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Exclamation SOLVED: CyberPower UPS + Rena XP3 (XP-L) = No Good?

I have two CyberPower 1500AVR UPSs that I use for computers.
I just hooked my aquarium equipment (2x Rena XP3) into one of the UPS and decided to do a power outage test and was very disappointed.
...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,116
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Update on power supplies. Instead of 100mA power...

Update on power supplies. Instead of 100mA power supply I received 300mA one from Transtronics as they do not sell 10mA anymore.

Tested 2822 with the following two PSUs after 3 hours of work:
...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 24,129
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Hi, I'm at the step 2 currently. In the...

Hi,

I'm at the step 2 currently. In the morning I had low pressure set to approximattely 98-99 psi. 10 hours later it dropped to around 92 psi.

Is this OK or bad?
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
I went to the Swagelok shop today to buy fittings...

I went to the Swagelok shop today to buy fittings and they helped me to remove that 3/8" fitting! It was blue loctite. These guys are awesome!!!
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
I might just use a reduction nipple as kevmo911...

I might just use a reduction nipple as kevmo911 suggested.
Any issues with using a reduction nipple or better remove that 3/8" fitting?
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
I tried by hand but afraid to damage the gauges,...

I tried by hand but afraid to damage the gauges, they get in the way.
If I do not have an impact driver, maybe I can try to check some workshops who can help to remove it .
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Ouch... The sealant looks kind of brown

Ouch... The sealant looks kind of brown
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Cool, thanks for the tip!

Cool, thanks for the tip!
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Sorry, it's 3/8" not 3/4". Just edited the...

Sorry, it's 3/8" not 3/4". Just edited the post.
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Why would you connect LP outlet to CO2 tank??

Why would you connect LP outlet to CO2 tank??
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Help with CO2 regulator - how to unscrew low pressure fitting?

I have a Smith regulator and it appears to have 3/8" female NPT fitting.
It is very tight and impossible to unscrew without vise or something. I see it has some hard sealant instead of teflon...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-25-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By Bubba_Shrimp
Thanks for the info and a link! It was a good...

Thanks for the info and a link! It was a good read.
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