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Forum: Equipment   12-15-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By clang
The 2075 is an excellent solution to your...

The 2075 is an excellent solution to your problem! Its rated 330 gph is a nice improvement. I hope that it serves you well.
Forum: Equipment   12-14-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,538
Posted By clang
This is true, but there is more to it. ...

This is true, but there is more to it.

Actually, the current VTS250 model numbers for CO2 duty are below and their delivery ranges are given too:
VTS253A-320 ... 2 to 15 PSIG
VTS253B-320 ... 2...
Forum: Equipment   12-14-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,308
Posted By clang
It doesn't seem to be extremely slow or anything...

It doesn't seem to be extremely slow or anything like that to me. But, I really like having an inline Eheim pump that is adjustable after my 2028. I have a Coralife UV and a Hydor heater inline with...
Forum: Equipment   11-19-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,308
Posted By clang
Eheim has the Compact+ line of pumps that are...

Eheim has the Compact+ line of pumps that are adjustable. The 2000 model has a flow rate of 264 to 528 gph.
...
Forum: Equipment   11-18-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,261
Posted By clang
Been around for years, they have .... Wiper wipes...

Been around for years, they have .... Wiper wipes the outside of the quartz sleeve .... Keeps quartz sleeve clean so UV works basically unimpeded. No mineral buildup, no trash buildup, etc

Great...
Forum: Equipment   11-18-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,308
Posted By clang
I placed an adjustable flow inline pump after the...

I placed an adjustable flow inline pump after the output on my 2028. The adjustable flow allows me to tune it.
Forum: Equipment   11-18-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,261
Posted By clang
I'd either get a 8 or 15 watt Classic Aqua...

I'd either get a 8 or 15 watt Classic Aqua Ultrviolet UV with wiper or a 15 watt Stainless Steel Series UV with wiper: http://www.aquaultraviolet.com/industries/aquariums
Forum: Equipment   11-18-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 128,058
Posted By clang
I believe that stainless steel threads can be...

I believe that stainless steel threads can be galled (http://www.fastenal.com/content/feds/pdf/Article%20-%20Galling.pdf) by brass and some other metals. Be especially careful when working with...
Forum: Equipment   11-17-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By clang
Some folks are using lava rock for bio media. You...

Some folks are using lava rock for bio media. You can get it at Home Depot, Lowes, etc. Just break it up some into smaller pieces.
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By clang
You can simply saw (or cut) off the unwanted...

You can simply saw (or cut) off the unwanted length.

I use Eheim's installation sets 1 and 2. Set 2 is the spray bar assembly. What is good about them is that they are sectional. You can increase...
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By clang
It does suck! Eheim's manuals are bad!!! I...

It does suck! Eheim's manuals are bad!!!

I thought that you really didn't have one. Dumb me ....
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
  Pemco
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Posted By clang
It is very nice though!!

It is very nice though!!
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By clang
There should be a manual that came with it. There...

There should be a manual that came with it. There is also an online manual available. You can find it here: http://www.eheimna.com/downloads/index
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
  Pemco
Views: 1,822
Posted By clang
Your metal framed aquarium looks terrific! What...

Your metal framed aquarium looks terrific! What size is it?

I had a 29g with the metal frame and a slate bottom. I had had it since I was 12. I gave it away when I moved. I should of kept it. It...
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By clang
That DrsF&S kit is about as bad as they come. ...

That DrsF&S kit is about as bad as they come.

Build your own or have someone build you one.

Run a 5 lbs to 20 lbs CO2 cylinder on your 30g; nothing smaller. I like the 20 lbs models. I don't...
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By clang
I surely understand about waiting until my cash...

I surely understand about waiting until my cash replenishes on the next month. It is how I had to purchase my CO2 stuff. A regulator one month. A CO2 cylinder the next. A solenoid the next and so on....
Forum: Equipment   11-15-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,823
Posted By clang
Have you seen the following thread in the FAQ...

Have you seen the following thread in the FAQ section? It's titled: "WANTED: Your best Hagen CO2 recipes!" (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=10071)
Forum: Equipment   11-15-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By clang
I hate to be the bearer of bad news. When going...

I hate to be the bearer of bad news. When going with Swagelok for a needle valve selection, you need to go with their metering valves (http://swagelok.com/products/valves/metering-valves.aspx). Their...
Forum: Equipment   11-13-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By clang
If the bubble count is very slow when the...

If the bubble count is very slow when the regulator is supposed to be off, it may not pose a problem. The added concentration of CO2 could be low enough so that it doesn't gas the fish or cause any...
Forum: Equipment   11-12-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,757
Posted By clang
dihydrogen monooxide

dihydrogen monooxide
Forum: Equipment   11-12-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 29
  co2?
Views: 1,323
Posted By clang
If you think that you will be in the hobby for a...

If you think that you will be in the hobby for a while and you don't want to deal with regulators with finicky, imprecise needle valves, bump up your $200 limit a bit. Take a look at GLA's site...
Forum: Equipment   11-10-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By clang
The 36w/40w CF's are shorter than the 55w/65w...

The 36w/40w CF's are shorter than the 55w/65w CF's. You will have one side a little dimmer with the 36w CF. The lighted side will be just as bright as with the 65w CF.

A better solution would be...
Forum: Equipment   11-10-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,898
Posted By clang
I've used the AC 70's for a long time. They are...

I've used the AC 70's for a long time. They are excellent filters.

Another good HOB series are the Eheim Liberty series (http://www.eheimna.com/products/detail/1/category). These are quiet and...
Forum: Equipment   11-10-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By clang
What is your working pressure? If it is set low,...

What is your working pressure? If it is set low, try increasing it some.
Forum: Equipment   11-10-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By clang
The parts number for 50 feet of clear Urethane...

The parts number for 50 feet of clear Urethane Clippard tubing in 1/4" OD x 1/8" ID is: URH1-0804-CLT-050 as kevmo911 mentioned. Here's Clippard link. Their new web site is a bit different than their...
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