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Forum: Plants   01-21-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By Jalopy
Personally I don't think this is mechanical...

Personally I don't think this is mechanical damage or a deficiency. I had this issue before on my rotala along with some micro nutrient poisoning on my staurogyne (curled up and stunted leaves). ...
Forum: Equipment   01-14-2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By Jalopy
I think this is a common failure for Aquatek...

I think this is a common failure for Aquatek regulators. Who knows how many were thrown out because of this issue. They ought to post this fix on their website. When I contacted them they didn't even...
Forum: Equipment   12-24-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Jalopy
Sure the glass is the weakest part of the system....

Sure the glass is the weakest part of the system. I'd be conservative on the bond strength of these joints because there's a lot more manufacturing errors that can happen whereas glass is usually...
Forum: Equipment   12-24-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Jalopy
Glass still deflects under load. You can see this...

Glass still deflects under load. You can see this in some of the tanks with the rim removed.

The issue with statics analysis is that people usually assume perfect load transfer through the load...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-07-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 30,869
Posted By Jalopy
Hey Jeff, I was wondering if you ever had java...

Hey Jeff, I was wondering if you ever had java fern leaves melt? I was able to grow trident and needle leaf java ferns before but there's something with the tap at my new house. The translucent...
Forum: Plants   07-23-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By Jalopy
UG worked for me too.

UG worked for me too.
Forum: Plants   06-24-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By Jalopy
You could just leave them there. It'll get fuller...

You could just leave them there. It'll get fuller and start to look like a bush if you trim it right.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-19-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 962
Posted By Jalopy
Their bacteria starter, Stability, works pretty...

Their bacteria starter, Stability, works pretty well. I've used it to help cycle a tank from day one with livestock in it. No spikes of any kind whatsoever. This is probably useful if you do a huge...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-19-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Jalopy
Rubbing alcohol works pretty well for me.

Rubbing alcohol works pretty well for me.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-15-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 32,539
Posted By Jalopy
The Green Killing Machine from Petco works fine....

The Green Killing Machine from Petco works fine. I'd cheap on it since I've only used it once. Also I find that my drop checker is useless since at light green it was killing my nerites. As long as...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-08-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 32,539
Posted By Jalopy
I just spray some hydrogen peroxide.

I just spray some hydrogen peroxide.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-04-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,070
Posted By Jalopy
Tank looks amazing. Thanks for the update.

Tank looks amazing. Thanks for the update.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-22-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 32,539
Posted By Jalopy
Regular water is fine. It'll eventually disappear...

Regular water is fine. It'll eventually disappear though but by then it won't matter since your bubble rate is set. Looking good!!
Forum: Tank Journals   05-22-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 32,539
Posted By Jalopy
Did it just spring a leak? It might be the o ring...

Did it just spring a leak? It might be the o ring right after the threaded part and the little particulate filter. That happens when you twist the regulator body. You can buy a close enough o ring at...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   05-21-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
  Mossery
Views: 1,325
Posted By Jalopy
Thanks for the reply. I'm so impressed with how...

Thanks for the reply. I'm so impressed with how vibrant it looks and certainly looks easier than a planned tank. Correct me if I'm wrong on that last part. Definitely going to try this.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   05-21-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
  Mossery
Views: 1,325
Posted By Jalopy
This is really cool. Why would you want to be...

This is really cool. Why would you want to be able to siphon the water though?
Forum: Finnex   05-19-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 55,346
Posted By Jalopy
I was half kidding. I was actually waiting for...

I was half kidding. I was actually waiting for the Finnex as well but gave up and bought an AI Prime since I never got the larger tank in my original plan. That's why I subscribed to this thread and...
Forum: Finnex   05-19-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 55,346
Posted By Jalopy
This thread is blowing up. It's just a light! Get...

This thread is blowing up. It's just a light! Get a Satellite Pro and be done!
Forum: Plants   04-08-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,009
Posted By Jalopy
So jealous. Good luck on growing the new ones.

So jealous. Good luck on growing the new ones.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-31-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 32,539
Posted By Jalopy
How much did you pay for the glass to build the...

How much did you pay for the glass to build the aquarium? The tank and stand both look great by the way.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-26-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,965
Posted By Jalopy
It's hard to see how it works. Can you take a...

It's hard to see how it works. Can you take a video? Looks really clean. Good job!!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-24-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,051
Posted By Jalopy
Turn the 40b into your high tech tank and store...

Turn the 40b into your high tech tank and store the other two. I'm kind where you are now and my old 50 gaskin was too much work. I only have a 60p now.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-21-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,573
Posted By Jalopy
The hard scape looks amazing. Good job!!!

The hard scape looks amazing. Good job!!!
Forum: Aquascaping   03-16-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,109
Posted By Jalopy
The tank looks really good. Do you ever readjust...

The tank looks really good. Do you ever readjust your dosing and light when you rescape?
Forum: Tank Journals   03-09-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,504
Posted By Jalopy
The tank looks great! Thanks for sharing.

The tank looks great! Thanks for sharing.
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