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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-12-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By deeda
Here is a favorite pic someone named vampie on...

Here is a favorite pic someone named vampie on aquaria central posted awhile back that I like to use to tell the difference.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y109/prissmonster/aquaria/9e930a0b.jpg...
Forum: DIY 04-11-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By deeda
Very nice job, I love it!! The only thing I...

Very nice job, I love it!!

The only thing I would add are drying posts for the test tubes.
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By deeda
Check the bottom of the air pump and see if there...

Check the bottom of the air pump and see if there is a small felt filter in the bottom. Many air pumps have one and it is to prevent any particles from getting into the pump.

You can remove it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-01-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 379
Posted By deeda
Sorry to hear of the problems with the filter. ...

Sorry to hear of the problems with the filter.

I actually had a small piece of media get stuck in the intake elbow which caused a reduction in suction and therefore flow.
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 427
Posted By deeda
I made some DIY acrylic hangers to replace the...

I made some DIY acrylic hangers to replace the suction cups, details can be found here http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=236218&highlight=diy+heater+holder
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By deeda
Great to hear, thanks for the update!

Great to hear, thanks for the update!
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By deeda
I highly doubt the filter failed and you would...

I highly doubt the filter failed and you would need to replace it.

Improper filter priming may be the culprit though I would think it would have resolved itself after 2 weeks.

If you are using...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-27-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By deeda
I used the 2" thick Poret to divide a 48" tank...

I used the 2" thick Poret to divide a 48" tank into 3 sections for temporary holding 'tanks' for small fish. However I used an Eheim 2215 filter and made a long spray bar to circulate the water...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-27-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By deeda
You need to perform frequent water changes to...

You need to perform frequent water changes to remove any dead and dying worms. I like to rinse them until the water runs clear and any whitish dead worms are gone.

Are these in an aquarium or a...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By deeda
Is the chip on the inside or outside of the tank...

Is the chip on the inside or outside of the tank and is it on the long or short side of the tank?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-16-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By deeda
1. I've bought from EA one time, 5 lbs, and they...

1. I've bought from EA one time, 5 lbs, and they arrive in great condition, well packed.
2. I used a 20 long tank, filled to normal height. You must used aged dechlorinated water.
3. I fed algae...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By deeda
Look in the home improvement store for J-shaped...

Look in the home improvement store for J-shaped stainless mirror clips. You will just need to bend them to the correct shape so they will hang correctly on the tank trim.

Just placing the glass...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By deeda
The mfg. guarantees against defects in material...

The mfg. guarantees against defects in material or manufacturing defects is for 24 months and these can be difficult to prove but you are already outside that time frame.

If you were happy with...
Forum: DIY 02-06-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By deeda
Which model Eheim filter? The instruction manual...

Which model Eheim filter? The instruction manual should note the height requirements.
Forum: DIY 01-28-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 42,774
Posted By deeda
Nice job on the video! I'm sure it will be...

Nice job on the video! I'm sure it will be helpful for those that prefer video instructions.
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 419
Posted By deeda
I forgot that shipping out of the U.S. is...

I forgot that shipping out of the U.S. is expensive.

If you are just looking to protect the pump from plant debris, I would consider a 20 PPI sponge pre-filter. You may even be able to use the...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 419
Posted By deeda
Check out swisstropicals for the Poret foam, he...

Check out swisstropicals for the Poret foam, he should have the size you need.
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By deeda
Did you take the impeller out of the filter?

Did you take the impeller out of the filter?
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By deeda
When you remove the intake tubing, the impeller...

When you remove the intake tubing, the impeller should come out with it. It is attached on the end of the intake tube that seats in the wet compartment of the filter. You should also clean out the...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By deeda
I haven't been able to find any. DIY ones are...

I haven't been able to find any. DIY ones are even longer or I would have made my own.
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By deeda
Thanks. The info I found states that head-max is...

Thanks. The info I found states that head-max is 1.4m or about 55 inches. My suggestion is to make a separate stand for the filter.

In my experience, canister filters operate better if you...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By deeda
Just curious what brand and model filter you are...

Just curious what brand and model filter you are using?

The reason I ask is that many canister filters will state the maximum recommended height for the filter installation of the hoses/tubing.
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By deeda
Never look at the UV light, it can damage your...

Never look at the UV light, it can damage your eyesight!!

I don't think you can check if the light is working unless you disconnect the fittings and briefly plug the unit in to see if the light is...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By deeda
I'm using a Jehmco LPH60 linear piston pump for...

I'm using a Jehmco LPH60 linear piston pump for my fish room, currently running 20 tanks with with 2 airlifts per tank + some additional sponge filters with air to spare. However, all these tanks...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-02-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By deeda
Bumble bee Nerite snails will lay eggs in...

Bumble bee Nerite snails will lay eggs in freshwater but they won't hatch. They look like Nerite snail eggs.
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