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Forum: DIY 03-03-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By ipkiss
That's pretty cool. I might not light my tank...

That's pretty cool. I might not light my tank with this, but it could probably light some cabinets or what not. How hot does it get? Too hot to touch or not really? I think you can get away with...
Forum: DIY 02-28-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,378
Posted By ipkiss
Thanks for those pics, kman. That's cutting it...

Thanks for those pics, kman. That's cutting it pretty close. I was thinking maybe I'll shimmy the top cover higher with some washers/bolts if I have to. Hopefully the lack of a floating sheet will...
Forum: DIY 02-27-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,378
Posted By ipkiss
Maybe this one in clear... ...

Maybe this one in clear...
https://solarbotics.com/product/60105/
It looks like it has enough height and they claim it'll hold a full shield.

edit:

okay, the vendor replied and said the...
Forum: DIY 02-27-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,378
Posted By ipkiss
Yea, I did that when I was crafting an enclosure...

Yea, I did that when I was crafting an enclosure for the led drivers for my makersled fixture. Thought I'd press the easy button this time around -- especially since anotherhobby went out of his way...
Forum: DIY 02-27-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,378
Posted By ipkiss
Drilling the holes to mount is not so bad. What...

Drilling the holes to mount is not so bad. What bugs me is dremeling a square/rectangle for the usb connectors. I'm surprised not more people simply make something similar to this...
Forum: DIY 02-26-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,378
Posted By ipkiss
So I just bought me some parts... wish me luck! ...

So I just bought me some parts... wish me luck! But wouldn't you know it, the zigo guy is having problems accepting paypal payments! Can't get a case. I wonder if this case on fleabay would...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-26-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By ipkiss
I forgot about this thread. I did wonder how...

I forgot about this thread. I did wonder how efficient the canister would run if you had such long hoses since it had to pump all the way back up. Then again, gravity ought to help it going down...
Forum: Fish 02-26-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By ipkiss
:icon_lol: haha. You made me laff. I love how...

:icon_lol: haha. You made me laff. I love how creatively humorous some people on here are with their posts. Sorry for your predicament though. I'd leave him since he deserves it for his...
Forum: Algae 02-24-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By ipkiss
Kman, It seems like you have multiple...

Kman,

It seems like you have multiple tanks, do they all use co2 and high light? If not, and if large enough, just dump the anubias over to the non co2, low light tank -- the spec V maybe? ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-18-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By ipkiss
A canister and an inline heater may suffice...

A canister and an inline heater may suffice without the headaches of an overflow or drilling that the sump requires. With the canister, you can probably even just hook the plumbing directly to...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-14-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By ipkiss
That's awesome! Another quality build. I still...

That's awesome! Another quality build. I still ogle at your other one .. http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=312721&highlight=vampire+crab . I recently came across a 12x12x18...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-12-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,034
Posted By ipkiss
Heh, thanks, but I wouldn't call it innovative. ...

Heh, thanks, but I wouldn't call it innovative. I've seen quite a few variants of it when I first started poking through these forums looking for a way to combat my substrate disturbance. I think I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-11-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,034
Posted By ipkiss
You need to make something like this .. ...

You need to make something like this ..

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/images/pGallery/pg_10657c.jpg
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/images/pGallery/pg_10665c.jpg

I got the idea from...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-21-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By ipkiss
nice tank!

nice tank!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-21-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By ipkiss
but .. if you're running a pump, wouldn't that...

but .. if you're running a pump, wouldn't that use as much power as a filter? I mean, there's plenty justifications of joining tanks .. "saving power" might not exactly be one of them.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-27-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,023
Posted By ipkiss
Petsmart is having a sale on their Fluval 306!! ...

Petsmart is having a sale on their Fluval 306!! $75 pre tax with code PLAY1114
Forum: Tank Journals 11-24-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,256
Posted By ipkiss
Glad to hear that you're figuring things out. I...

Glad to hear that you're figuring things out. I just watched some of your videos and just wanted to comment that you're doing a great job. Very detailed and interesting videos. Thanks for posting...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-21-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By ipkiss
Well, that's a different way of approaching it. ...

Well, that's a different way of approaching it. If you look at the reactor pictures in the third link, you'll notice that the co2 is injected after the output of the pump. The output current is...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-19-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By ipkiss
So, if I were you, I would probably try it on a...

So, if I were you, I would probably try it on a day that I'm home first to make sure I don't come home to a surprise, but you can cause some surface agitation somehow by directing the outflow to the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-18-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By ipkiss
I've heard good things about Seachem's paraguard,...

I've heard good things about Seachem's paraguard, but seeing as my LFS is almost staunchly against it, and to use it as a last resort because it's a broad spectrum product, I've resorted to using it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-18-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By ipkiss
Just a speculation, but sometimes those disc...

Just a speculation, but sometimes those disc diffusers are sort of hard to push through if your working pressure is low. Maybe trying increasing the working pressure or going to a small in tank...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 964
Posted By ipkiss
If you're going to mess with ladder diffusers ,...

If you're going to mess with ladder diffusers , why not just go with a mini reactor? More efficient and no diffuser back pressure issues. There's all sorts of DIY ones and commercial ones ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-14-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By ipkiss
:proud:

:proud:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-13-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By ipkiss
Well, what's your "out of balance" problem or...

Well, what's your "out of balance" problem or what's really bugging you? The ammonia or the slow growth?

I can see that you're concerned about the ammonia from the fish aspect, but as for the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-13-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By ipkiss
Pretty cool idea. Does it lift off in the middle...

Pretty cool idea. Does it lift off in the middle or I suppose you can reinforce with more doublesided tape?
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