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Forum: Equipment   11-22-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By yoshi3k
Here is what I just did for mine. Not sure if you...

Here is what I just did for mine. Not sure if you have the access to do this but I made my stand out of mdf and put 6 coats of lacquer on it to seal it. I'm not to worried about it being waterproof...
Forum: DIY   09-30-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,973
Posted By yoshi3k
I now understand what you mean about max voltage...

I now understand what you mean about max voltage with no load.... I did get a new LDD and the same thing happened. Admittedly when I first tried it I had it hooked up to one led that was slightly...
Forum: DIY   09-25-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,973
Posted By yoshi3k
Unfortunately I don't have an oscilloscope, I was...

Unfortunately I don't have an oscilloscope, I was just using my multimeter to check the voltage, all the grounds were connected like the diagram. I ordered a new LDD to make sure I didn't get a...
Forum: DIY   09-17-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,973
Posted By yoshi3k
I hooked it up again (this time connecting the...

I hooked it up again (this time connecting the grounds) I only get .1V of dimming.
https://youtu.be/QOVaF6aa6sg
I filmed it to give a better example of what is happening
Forum: DIY   09-17-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,973
Posted By yoshi3k
Im pretty sure I tried that as well. I can't...

Im pretty sure I tried that as well. I can't really remember. I will set it up and try again just to make sure.
Forum: DIY   09-17-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,973
Posted By yoshi3k
I am waiting for my new 24V 5A power supply to...

I am waiting for my new 24V 5A power supply to come in. I tried an old laptop supply that was 19V 5A. I hooked it up to the input on the meanwell driver, my adruino pwm on the dim and the multimeter...
Forum: DIY   09-07-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,973
Posted By yoshi3k
I have set up my arduino and wiring exactly to...

I have set up my arduino and wiring exactly to what you have, except for I am using a 12v 5A power adapter for my led. The arduino ramps up correctly at 10am to 12pm but the mean well driver outputs...
Forum: Equipment   08-30-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By yoshi3k
Here are the pics, I thought it may have been the...

Here are the pics, I thought it may have been the rubber seal, but I tried another one with the same results.
Forum: Equipment   08-30-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By yoshi3k
Up Aqua Inline Atomizer Troubles

This may be hard to explain but I will try my best.

I recently got a few up aqua inline atomizers and I hooked one up to the output of my fluval 406 on the 30 gallon tank. I have my regulator set...
Forum: Equipment   06-04-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By yoshi3k
Cleaning Equipment

I have some equipment from a tank that has had an outbreak of cladophora. What steps should I do to it before setting up new tank?
Forum: Plants   03-21-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By yoshi3k
I am going to try and use the kitty litter on any...

I am going to try and use the kitty litter on any other pots I add. The lights I am using are 4 - Noma CFL's 16000 lumens, 23 watt, daylight bulbs
Forum: Plants   03-21-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By yoshi3k
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/20/9b9a114...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/20/9b9a1147e4875f4568e02c53f55afe3f.jpg
There is a pic of the full tank shot. I turned down my air stone which has reduced the water movement. When the air...
Forum: Plants   03-14-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By yoshi3k
The pots do have holes in them. I used miracle...

The pots do have holes in them. I used miracle grow potting soil with a root tab in it. I do have an air stone putting oxygen into the set up if that is what you meant by the o2 problem.
Forum: Equipment   02-21-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By yoshi3k
I tried my fluval 405 and still didn't get the...

I tried my fluval 405 and still didn't get the flow I wanted (not enough to make the co2 reactor churn). I am thinking of getting a jebao DC-12000 or a eheim compact+ 5000 so I won't have any flow...
Forum: Equipment   02-11-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By yoshi3k
Cobalt Inline Pump

I have an eheim 2213 hooked up and am running my co2 reactor, inline heater, and uv sterilizer. With all that the output is very weak. I have a circulation pump for better flow in my tank. What I...
Forum: Plants   02-08-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By yoshi3k
Thanks for the advice I will try it. I haven't...

Thanks for the advice I will try it. I haven't had white mold before could it be too humid?
Forum: Plants   02-06-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By yoshi3k
Plants In Emersed Set Up

I have been growing plants in my emersed set up for a few months now. A few of my plants have flowered. Little did I know it seems like one has seeded into another container, is this even possible?...
Forum: DIY   02-05-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By yoshi3k
Thanks for the responses. I bought one of the...

Thanks for the responses. I bought one of the white ones and I may give it a try to see how it preforms over time. Right now I have 3 tanks to dose...there will probably be more in the future. One...
Forum: DIY   02-03-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By yoshi3k
Dosing pumps vs water pump

I am trying to weigh the pros and cons to using a mini micro priming gear water pump vs peristaltic dosing pump. I only ask because there is a $9 price difference and I need a few.
Forum: DIY   10-14-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By yoshi3k
Possibly another silicone question?

I bought a 30 gallon used last week and I wasn't too happy with the silicone job.It was messy and looked bad. The question is... I cut it flush should I leave it flush or apply a new smaller bead of...
Forum: DIY   10-05-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By yoshi3k
I figured I probably would have to. It started to...

I figured I probably would have to. It started to drip a little so I drained it below the crack. I found a 30 gallon today! Time to swap the plants out.

Would it be worth the while to replace the...
Forum: DIY   10-04-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By yoshi3k
Tank Crack

So dumb me I wanted to set up my fluval edge and had it sitting my my 20 gallon tall. I turned my chair and it swung around and hit the corner of the fluval edge into my 20 gallon and cracked it a...
Forum: DIY   09-15-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By yoshi3k
Thanks for the replies. I guess if I have a big...

Thanks for the replies. I guess if I have a big bubble it could be a flow problem.
Forum: DIY   09-15-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By yoshi3k
CO2 reactor with air gap shut off

I have seen a couple of ideas on here and used a few of them to come up with my own. So how this works:

If there is too much buildup in the reactor (an air gap) the float valve will turn on the...
Forum: Algae   09-01-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By yoshi3k
Thank you for the replies. It got me thinking...

Thank you for the replies. It got me thinking that I may have two reasons for the SAE's not eating it.

1. They might not be true SAE's.
2. The current from my fluval 206 might be too strong for...
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