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Forum: Equipment   07-06-2010, 03:14 AM
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Posted By donaldbyrd
ok I have a 150 gallon tank so regular scissors...

ok I have a 150 gallon tank so regular scissors don't reach the bottom anyone have really good long scissors that they are happy with?
Forum: Equipment   08-19-2009, 11:38 PM
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Views: 187,958
Posted By donaldbyrd
anyone?

anyone?
Forum: Equipment   08-19-2009, 02:59 AM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 187,958
Posted By donaldbyrd
So any suggestions on where to find a VTS253A-320...

So any suggestions on where to find a VTS253A-320 ?
Forum: Equipment   01-20-2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By donaldbyrd
so how many that are using a timer are doing it...

so how many that are using a timer are doing it because it is cheaper?
Forum: Ponds   11-29-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,927
Posted By donaldbyrd
moving right along this is going to look really...

moving right along this is going to look really nice.
Forum: Equipment   04-07-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By donaldbyrd
Thanks, just wanted to make sure it was not a...

Thanks, just wanted to make sure it was not a left handed thread, I know a lot of times fittings used for different types of gasses are LH.
Forum: Equipment   04-07-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By donaldbyrd
I have not taken the needle valve off yet. Do you...

I have not taken the needle valve off yet. Do you know if this is normally a righthand thread? I tried taking it off but it turns really hard and I did not want to break it.
Forum: Equipment   04-07-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By donaldbyrd
yep did all of that already. When I crank the...

yep did all of that already. When I crank the pressure way up the flow does increase some. I am wondering if I can take it apart.
Forum: Equipment   04-07-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By donaldbyrd
Milwaukee regulator low bubble flow

I have a Milwaukee regulator that has worked great for 3 years now. But now the bubble rate is very slow and opening the needle valve all the way does not increase it. Any ideas , could it be the...
Forum: Plants   03-21-2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By donaldbyrd
On a weekly bases 4.5t kno3 1.5t k2so4 .75t...

On a weekly bases 4.5t kno3 1.5t k2so4 .75t kh2po4 also CSM+B plus iron
It was looking great but then I spot treated BBA with excel and that was when I noticed the yellowing which now has holes.
Forum: Plants   03-20-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By donaldbyrd
deficiency with a Anubias

what would cause the leafs on my Anubias to be turning yellow and getting holes?
Forum: Algae   03-02-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 136,796
Posted By donaldbyrd
I have been spot treating for about two weeks now...

I have been spot treating for about two weeks now all of the BBA is gone along with the BGA I was seeing but my Anubias Nana leaves are turning yellow.
Forum: Algae   02-22-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 136,796
Posted By donaldbyrd
I have about 20 cardinals and have been dosing at...

I have about 20 cardinals and have been dosing at about 2x and have not seen any problem with them or my discus.
Forum: Algae   02-21-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 136,796
Posted By donaldbyrd
I know what the problem is with the bba I have a...

I know what the problem is with the bba I have a solenoid, that is sticking.
Forum: Algae   02-21-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 136,796
Posted By donaldbyrd
Started spot treating bba 4 days ago it is all...

Started spot treating bba 4 days ago it is all turning red and now white seems to be working great. But now I am starting to see bga.
Forum: Equipment   09-05-2007, 01:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,145
Posted By donaldbyrd
Glad to hear you are not going to use lava rock...

Glad to hear you are not going to use lava rock it is a real PITA to clean. Have you thought about pvc shavings or plastic strapping or bird netting?
Forum: Equipment   09-05-2007, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By donaldbyrd
thanks for the reply, how does one go about...

thanks for the reply, how does one go about having the meter calibrated?
Forum: Equipment   09-05-2007, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By donaldbyrd
is it my probe or calibration solution?

I have a pinpoint controller. I have started getting BBA so I knew my co2 was low. I calibrated my probe/controller using 7 and 4 for solutions. My controller is reading 6.64 in the tank. Two...
Forum: DIY   03-31-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,002
Posted By donaldbyrd
If you are getting sediments in your bottles,...

If you are getting sediments in your bottles, could that be a sign that you are mixing the solutions to concentrated?
Forum: DIY   03-30-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,002
Posted By donaldbyrd
I have 2 APT peristaltic pumps with the lines in...

I have 2 APT peristaltic pumps with the lines in the water it seems to create some head pressure for the pumps I think I am going to try to figure out a way to have them above the water to see if...
Forum: DIY   03-28-2007, 02:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,002
Posted By donaldbyrd
Just curious for those of you that are auto...

Just curious for those of you that are auto dosing into the tank do you have the line in the water or above it and dripping into the tank? Also how do you have the tubing attached to keep it in place?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-21-2007, 02:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,780
Posted By donaldbyrd
The pit of the avocado is indeed toxic, it is not...

The pit of the avocado is indeed toxic, it is not worth taking the chance feeding any avocado, also chocolate is toxic to them. I have used newpaper in some of my cages for over 20 years and have...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-17-2007, 04:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,780
Posted By donaldbyrd
I would also avoid the sand, you will find it...

I would also avoid the sand, you will find it very difficult to keep clean, and the birds may eat it. While digesting a small amount is not harmful some birds will fill up on it which will cause a...
Forum: Equipment   03-17-2007, 03:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By donaldbyrd
what do you mean no luck with females?

what do you mean no luck with females?
Forum: Equipment   03-17-2007, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By donaldbyrd
Krebensis if I could only have one kind of...

Krebensis

if I could only have one kind of fish this would be it..
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