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Forum: Equipment 08-17-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 718
Posted By jart
Though I would agree that the elbow would indeed...

Though I would agree that the elbow would indeed decrease flow, I would thnk this design would be a lot more efficient than one with a 90 degree hose barb on the outlet.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 535
Posted By jart
Could someone direct me to a website that sells...

Could someone direct me to a website that sells different types of barb choices? I'm curious as to what is offered/ available. Is there a way to purchase a fitting with a different sized barb on each...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-23-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,143
Posted By jart
Great thread...

Great thread...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-21-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By jart
In the past, I was helped numerous times by his...

In the past, I was helped numerous times by his posts on several forums. He may have been quite involved with the plantgeek forum when it was still operational. Seemed like a great guy.
Forum: Fish 04-19-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By jart
How many would you put in a 10 gallon, maximum? I...

How many would you put in a 10 gallon, maximum? I would think quite a few as they wouldn't contribute much waste. Is there something about their behavior that dictates how many you can keep?

I...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By jart
Hey fellas, thanks for the input. I have had the...

Hey fellas, thanks for the input. I have had the idea of running a needle wheel pump inline with the output of a canister for a few years now... ever since I read about it in this...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By jart
Take some time and read this ...

Take some time and read this (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=107312) thread. It should explain everything.

Start there... then ask more questions as you learn.

A paintball...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By jart
So the XP3 is rated at 350 gph (I assume that is...

So the XP3 is rated at 350 gph (I assume that is with no media... I'm running mine with a single sponge pad).

I see the Danner Mag 3 needle wheel pump...
Forum: Fish 04-13-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By jart
The Marina slim filters may be worth a look......

The Marina slim filters may be worth a look... prefilter built in.
I have 4 otos in a 10 gallon low tech at the moment and they appear to be quite happy. No other fish with them. I feed them a...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-12-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,331
Posted By jart
Awesome pics... love the choices in plants. Nice...

Awesome pics... love the choices in plants. Nice healthy stems... nice flying foxes too! I'll need to read through the whole thread after the kids are in bed.
Forum: Lighting 04-12-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,073
Posted By jart
Thanks for the link mattinmd. Interesting read. ...

Thanks for the link mattinmd. Interesting read.

burr740... I know there is no gold standard for "heavily planted", but I find it amazing that you are achieving that color and plant health with,...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-10-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By jart
I have a low tech 10 with only 4 oto cats. I use...

I have a low tech 10 with only 4 oto cats. I use a Marina Slim power filter... the sponge comes with it... worth considering if you are planning on shrimp. Not a ton of flow from it, but it seems to...
Forum: Lighting 04-10-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,073
Posted By jart
"...choose your plants carefully..."? Care to...

"...choose your plants carefully..."? Care to elaborate? Are you suggesting that fast growing plants would be best suited for this application?
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By jart
Have you considered a bypass loop?

Have you considered a bypass loop?
Forum: Plants 04-07-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By jart
News to me. Good to know; thanks!

News to me. Good to know; thanks!
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,238
Posted By jart
In my low tech 10 gallon, I simply use the...

In my low tech 10 gallon, I simply use the regimen laid out here (http://www.sudeepmandal.com/hobbies/planted-aquarium/low-tech-planted-tank-guide/).

I dose once weekly as outlined... fish load is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-07-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By jart
In a 6 foot tank, you may want to consider two...

In a 6 foot tank, you may want to consider two needle valves/ reactors.



Are you partial to the Pro 3 line? I have been considering a 2262 (along with a 2215) for a 125 gallon.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-07-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By jart
This works for me. I have one needle valve and...

This works for me. I have one needle valve and solenoid mounted adjacent to the regulator... then a Tee, then a needle valve on each line.

I had a really hard time maintaining a consistent bubble...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-02-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,224
Posted By jart
Wow! Subscribed! Will try to find the time this...

Wow! Subscribed! Will try to find the time this evening to read through the details (baby crying ATM...)
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By jart
Care to elaborate as to why you would suggest 24"...

Care to elaborate as to why you would suggest 24" x 3" for the reactor size? Have you tried this on a larger tank?

I suppose another alternative (though more costly) might be to split the return...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By jart
That is great info... thanks Roy!

That is great info... thanks Roy!
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By jart
In-line needle wheel pump for use with XP3?

Hi all,

I'm looking at options for diffusing CO2 into my 20 gallon long.
Currently it is filtered by a Filstar XP3 (minimal media... right now tank has no fish).

I've tried different methods...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By jart
Great; thanks!

Great; thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By jart
Can you provide any links as to where you read...

Can you provide any links as to where you read this? Or is it from your personal experience? I agree that this may be the most logical approach to achieving good flow... but I'd like to read more, if...
Forum: DIY 10-11-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By jart
Nice job!

Nice job!
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