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Forum: Equipment 09-04-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By suprdave
They are regular shrimp. I'm just looking...

They are regular shrimp.

I'm just looking for a good way of automating the feeding of my bottom feeders, that's all. Not for any particular reason other than that.

Just curious how others have...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By suprdave
Automatically feeding bottom feeders

I am looking into the idea of automating the feeding of my bottom feeders (3 corys and 2 shrimp), and was just curious if anyone else has done anything similar?

I'm having a difficult time coming...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By suprdave
Thanks Ziggy, I ended up just RMAing two of them...

Thanks Ziggy, I ended up just RMAing two of them back to Amazon before I finally got a third one that's silent :)
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,091
Posted By suprdave
I got this as lubricant for my o-ring. Seems to...

I got this as lubricant for my o-ring. Seems to work well: Amazon.com: Super Lube Synthetic Grease with Syncolon Multi Purpose Lubricant 3 oz: Sports & Outdoors
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,091
Posted By suprdave
I've been happy with my Fluval 306.

I've been happy with my Fluval 306.
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 603
Posted By suprdave
Fluval 306 impeller rattle - finally fixed. Tips inside

Figured I would document this for anyone else that runs into this issue.

I was being driven mad by impeller rattle on a brand new 306. Hagen said it was my impeller cover and sent me a new one....
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By suprdave
New fluval also making same noise as old Eheim. Common problem?

.... or am I just too picky? I recorded the sound here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/170406/fluval.mp3


This is a brand new out of box 306. Followed installation instructions to a "T". No...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By suprdave
sbarbee: Intake and output tubing was fine - no...

sbarbee: Intake and output tubing was fine - no bends.

exv152: I did watch several youtube videos on the setup. Once you figure it out it's pretty obvious and easy. It worked fine until I cleaned...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By suprdave
Going to give a Fluval 306 a shot. We'll see how...

Going to give a Fluval 306 a shot. We'll see how that does.
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By suprdave
Thanks all, I've tried both of those priming...

Thanks all,

I've tried both of those priming ideas - made no difference.

Even though I'm way past my return date, Amazon is still going to let me return it.

Going to try something else, see...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By suprdave
Thanks all. It did start happening...

Thanks all.

It did start happening immediately after a cleaning. Tried unplugged and replugging a few times.

I'll try filling it completely, as well as repriming it the way mott mentioned. I...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By suprdave
Getting tired of my Eheim - ideas?

Hi all,

I purchased an Eheim 2215 by recommendation of you fine folks here. The purchase unfortunately has been fraught with issues.

The first one I got from Amazon started out dead quiet, then...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By suprdave
$10 "Daily Double" from walmart works just as...

$10 "Daily Double" from walmart works just as well too :)
Forum: Plants 03-13-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By suprdave
That is indeed the lamp! Got the pair of them...

That is indeed the lamp! Got the pair of them from Ikea if I'm not mistaken :)

I do have root tabs that I fed them with a month or so ago. I also have 3 cory's, but they are not very rough on the...
Forum: Plants 03-12-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By suprdave
How to keep the roots under the sand?

I have an issue with my plants growing their roots up and out for some reason. There's plenty under the sand, but they seem to branch out and come up into the water column as well.

Any tips on how...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By suprdave
What? This is the first time I have ever heard...

What? This is the first time I have ever heard that. Are you saying I can just have a water pump in a 36 gallon tank with a dozen fish, a few plants, and be ok?
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By suprdave
The 2217 is going to blow your fish, and plants,...

The 2217 is going to blow your fish, and plants, out of the water in a 20g tank.

The 2215 is rated for 90 gallons..... Get the 2215.
Forum: Plants 02-12-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By suprdave
New plants having issues

Hi all,

I purchased some new plants from petsmart that looked fairly healthy, however since planting them in the tank many leaves have started dropping off. I am concerned I may lose the plants,...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,506
Posted By suprdave
Just wanted to give an update that I have my 2215...

Just wanted to give an update that I have my 2215 setup now, and I am sufficiently impressed! This thing really puts out some water, and is super quiet! No problems, no leaks - did take a youtube...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By suprdave
Why do you think a UV light that is built into...

Why do you think a UV light that is built into the cannister would only clarify as opposed to sterilize?
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By suprdave
The following is a canister filter + UV light...

The following is a canister filter + UV light built in one: http://www.amazon.com/Aquatop-CF400UV-4-Stage-Canister-Filter/dp/B004GJ43EK/ref=cm_srch_res_rtr_21
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,506
Posted By suprdave
Thanks! I went with the 2215. The 2217 is not...

Thanks! I went with the 2215. The 2217 is not going to fit in the cabinet under the tank.

We'll see how she does!
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,506
Posted By suprdave
Thanks for the feedback! Sounds like I can't...

Thanks for the feedback!

Sounds like I can't go wrong with any model.... The eheim recommendations echo what some other forums are saying as well.

I'm looking at this model in the 66 Gallon...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,506
Posted By suprdave
Recommend a SILENT canister filter

Hi all,

I am still looking at replacing the HOB that my aqueon 36 gallon bowfront came with. It looks like the general consensus is that a canister filter is the way to go if you want silent. And...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By suprdave
Thank you! Excellent information. Would you mind...

Thank you! Excellent information. Would you mind sharing a link to the foam you have found works best? Do you just push the foam into the plastic, or are you not using the plastic housing at all for...
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