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Forum: Equipment   Today, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By deeda
Nice write up, Planted Rich!!! You are...

Nice write up, Planted Rich!!!

You are correct that sometimes it's the little things we mess up when servicing equipment and I can see how installing that float upside down will affect the priming...
Forum: Equipment   03-10-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By deeda
The AC20 The gap between the body of the...

The AC20

The gap between the body of the filter and the part that hangs in the tank is .75"

The dimension between the body of the filter closest to the tank and the lip is 1.5".

The actual...
Forum: Fish   02-09-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By deeda
Is Moliwes actually Mollies or is it Malawi?

Is Moliwes actually Mollies or is it Malawi?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-03-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 354
Posted By deeda
The arrow points towards the aquarium and away...

The arrow points towards the aquarium and away from the air pump.
Forum: Equipment   02-03-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By deeda
I did comment on your journal thread but will do...

I did comment on your journal thread but will do so again here.

Your DIY intake strainer doesn't have enough holes in it so you can either add more holes or you can buy a 1" to 3/4" PVC slip...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-03-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,808
Posted By deeda
I answered on your other post about the filter...

I answered on your other post about the filter and I think the problem is your DIY intake strainer doesn't have enough holes and is causing the problem you are experiencing.

I made DIY intakes for...
Forum: Equipment   02-03-2017, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By deeda
I wish your video was a bit longer but meanwhile,...

I wish your video was a bit longer but meanwhile, unplug the filter and let any air trapped in the filter rise up through the output hose/pipe section. Wait 2 minutes and then plug the filter back...
Forum: Equipment   01-28-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By deeda
The specs for the OP's filter from Eheim list the...

The specs for the OP's filter from Eheim list the hose for the intake and output as 16/22mm so the ID is 16mm and the OD is 22mm.

The Hydor ETH heater will work perfectly on 5/8" ID hose which is...
Forum: Equipment   01-25-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By deeda
I have never had a sump so just some suggestions....

I have never had a sump so just some suggestions.

If you decide to use a sump I don't think you would need to change anything or drill additional holes in the back of the tank, just use the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-19-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By deeda
You don't need to glue or seal PVC connections if...

You don't need to glue or seal PVC connections if they are submerged in the tank such as in your picture in the 1st post.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-17-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
  Hi all!
Views: 141
Posted By deeda
Welcome and nice tank!!

Welcome and nice tank!!
Forum: DIY   01-14-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By deeda
Nice job!!! I use a similar method but use fine...

Nice job!!! I use a similar method but use fine sand to fill the pipe, cap both ends and heat the PVC with a heat gun and use a metal can to bend the pipe around.
Forum: Equipment   01-13-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By deeda
1) Assuming the filter works properly, I think...

1) Assuming the filter works properly, I think you got a good deal.
2) You don't have to use Eheim parts for the intake/output and hoses. You can always use hose and PVC pipe to fabricate your own...
Forum: Equipment   01-09-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By deeda
I would have returned it myself since it was...

I would have returned it myself since it was incorrectly labeled.

I don't know the answer for cutting off the plug and using a 'US' one. My concern is that the plug is 'European', meant for...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-08-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By deeda
A quick check online brings up Automated Bird...

A quick check online brings up Automated Bird Watering (http://agselect.com/automated-bird-watering.aspx) .

You don't mention how many birds and or cages but this type of system sounds easy enough...
Forum: Equipment   01-06-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 747
Posted By deeda
Ben, thanks for that update from Eheim though...

Ben, thanks for that update from Eheim though it's sad news for us not having a local option for service.

I wish you lived closer, I'd fix them for the cost of parts.
Forum: Equipment   01-03-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By deeda
30PPI is just fine for shrimp and fry, at least...

30PPI is just fine for shrimp and fry, at least in my experience.
Forum: Equipment   12-31-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By deeda
Yes you can use the same silicone as that for...

Yes you can use the same silicone as that for installing the glass strips.

I find that the fishless cycle wait is the same regardless of filtering method.
Forum: Equipment   12-31-2016, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By deeda
You should be able to use the Fluval foam but...

You should be able to use the Fluval foam but will need to silicone the foam sections together otherwise you'll get some gaps. Be sure to use the correct silicone sealant.
Forum: Equipment   12-29-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By deeda
I think the LFS guy wasn't clear in his...

I think the LFS guy wasn't clear in his statement, the problem with using the larger Mag Float on thinner glass is the chance that the user doesn't take care when installing the Mag Float and the two...
Forum: Equipment   12-22-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By deeda
Yes they can be used as long as they fit the...

Yes they can be used as long as they fit the filter you want to use them in.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-20-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By deeda
I forgot about that possibility. Thanks!

I forgot about that possibility. Thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-19-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By deeda
That is very odd unless your shower is only...

That is very odd unless your shower is only hooked up to a tank-less water heater and doesn't have a separate cold line feed.

I used my Brute can for fresh water and pumped to the tank prior to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-19-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By deeda
I have used the 32G gray Rubbermaid can in the...

I have used the 32G gray Rubbermaid can in the past without issues and also bought the wheeled dolly which helped when moving an almost full can of water around.

You can also double check the...
Forum: DIY   12-15-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By deeda
Beautiful work!! I thought I saw your...

Beautiful work!!

I thought I saw your construction of this stand on the forum before though it could have been on another aquarium forum. You could always just post a link to that post rather...
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