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Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
Eheim Filter not priming

I'm trying to set up my Eheim 2213, but I can't get it to work. When I try to prime it, it won't flow. Now if I hold the outflow tubing downwards, gravity pulls the water out like it should work. But...
Forum: Algae 11-24-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
Bad green water outbreak

I came back from a vacation to find that my tank water is deep green. I don't really know how this started, I had a friend take care of it (adding ferts). So far I've done a 50% wc and another 15-20%...
Forum: Sevenports 10-11-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
More durable but only lasts a year? Wow.

More durable but only lasts a year? Wow.
Forum: Lighting 10-07-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
Nobel Prize in Physics given to inventors of blue LEDs

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/10/07/354243388/3-scientists-win-nobel-in-physics-for-development-of-blue-led

LED users, you should thank these men for their innovation.
Forum: Substrate 10-01-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
I think it's actually detritus. There might not...

I think it's actually detritus. There might not be a lot of fish, but plants, algae, and microorganisms can all contribute to detritus.
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,716
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
The nipple I bought was CGA320 CO-3 one. I don't...

The nipple I bought was CGA320 CO-3 one. I don't know if the washer is plastic or not, I got them free from the welding store. They are black, hard, flat, and grainy. No obvious scratches on the nut,...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,716
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
When I used soapy water it bubbled up immediately.

When I used soapy water it bubbled up immediately.
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,716
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
So the leak was still coming from the nut (where...

So the leak was still coming from the nut (where it is around the nipple). I'm thinking the problem might just be that the washer is bad--it is completely flat on both sides, unlike this kind, which...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
Overpriced, but functional and solid.

Overpriced, but functional and solid.
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,716
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
So... what the heck should I do now?

So... what the heck should I do now?
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,716
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
Nope, it's down withing 20-30 minutes. Will do...

Nope, it's down withing 20-30 minutes. Will do soapy water check.
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,716
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
Good news, the leak is gone. At least, I can't...

Good news, the leak is gone. At least, I can't here it anymore. I will use a solution to make sure it isn't leaking at all.




So I did all of this, and the left gauge stayed the same, but the...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,716
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
I've done it all the way and then some. It helped...

I've done it all the way and then some. It helped a little. The gas I think is coming from the hole in the nut for the nipple.
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,716
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
Any ideas?

Any ideas?
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,716
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
Yes, this is the first time I opened of the tank...

Yes, this is the first time I opened of the tank valve. The gas seems to actually be coming from around the nut. Bad washer?
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,716
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
So, I opened up the valve and gas started...

So, I opened up the valve and gas started escaping from the regulator audibly and feel-ably. I'm going to get pipe dope and see if that works, in the mean time... DSM for now.
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,556
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
Wouldn't that be blatant false advertising?

Wouldn't that be blatant false advertising?
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,556
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
Seems cheap for a dual stage.

Seems cheap for a dual stage.
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,716
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
So is this the right crimp-connect to get? That's...

So is this the right crimp-connect to get? That's all that they had, besides fork and circle ones. How and where do I solder the wires on?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-11-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
USPS Tracking Problems?

Has anyone been having issues with USPS tracking? I have two different packages that are stuck at "shipping label created" after a few days. It seems weird that they haven't changed yet. I'm pretty...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-05-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
It's against the housing's policy. It's not...

It's against the housing's policy. It's not terribly important to me, but it's too bad.

I started work on my Mini M. This scape I think I will call "Simple Pasture." I think that encompasses the...
Forum: Lighting 09-05-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,668
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
I recognize that you aren't really being...

I recognize that you aren't really being hypocritical here, it's more like Azoo isn't following through.
Forum: Lighting 09-05-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,668
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
Basically, to get back to the point of the...

Basically, to get back to the point of the thread, Tom was very hyped up because they showed him good "data" like the spectrum graph. However, based on PAR, it seems that this light is basically only...
Forum: Lighting 09-04-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,668
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
Stainless steel and the Iwaki pump make the Super...

Stainless steel and the Iwaki pump make the Super Jets last longer and have better performance. So I disagree that it doesn't add anything from a functional perspective.

And NJ, I agree, but as...
Forum: Lighting 09-04-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,668
Posted By ThatGuyWithTheFish
The Aquasky came out in early 2012. Also, there...

The Aquasky came out in early 2012. Also, there are few manufactured LEDs that are really comparable. Ecotechs, Ray IIs, and Satelites all are fairly limited in depth of penetration, in that they...
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