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Forum: Lighting   08-18-2016, 12:00 PM
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Posted By zavikan
Photoperiod on 2.5g with stingray clip?

Looking to figure where to start the photo period on a non co2, minimal ferts 2.5 gal tank with a stingray clip 10" off substrate.
Forum: Lighting   08-08-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By zavikan
He sold it locally :(

He sold it locally :(
Forum: DIY   08-07-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By zavikan
This is interesting. I like the idea that it's...

This is interesting. I like the idea that it's disposable. I have more than once scratched a tank trying to over use a worn cleaning pad
Forum: Lighting   08-05-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By zavikan
Well 'a bit brighter' is vague... ...

Well 'a bit brighter' is vague...



Stingray clip 12" 17 par
Fugeray-r. 12". 25 par
Planted+ clip 12" ???


My 2.5 is quite a bit shorter than your tanks, and I can't be getting co2 atm.
Forum: Lighting   08-04-2016, 03:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By zavikan
Wish the stingray clipped to tank in BACK...

Got myself a little 2.25 metaframe Im attempting to swag out. I fell in love with the fugeray-r online and found out its discontinued and not available ANYWHERE....

To stay in the par range, That...
Forum: Lighting   07-20-2016, 03:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By zavikan
Help with unobtrusive light choice for 2.5 low maintenance

I've got a 2.5 metaframe I want to set up in my classroom.

I'm thinking zoomed canister filter, 15watt heater, flourite.

Java fern, Anubias, ludwigia repens, a little moss and some drift wood....
Forum: Lighting   02-08-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By zavikan
never seen either of those before. That opened me...

never seen either of those before. That opened me up to find the rx18 too.

Looking into them all it looks like the halo is what I'm looking for, near ideal for a 24x18 footprint.

Thanks!
Forum: Lighting   02-06-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By zavikan
High Suspended light options??

Co2 injected, looking for 50ish par at substrat in a 24x18 foot print, 18 high.

I've always liked the pics of rimless tanks with the light suspended a bit above the tank and nothing going over the...
Forum: Equipment   02-03-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By zavikan
Keeping eq from going over the rim. Flow issues.

So I have a 38gal run by a 2217. I'm not impressed with my flow around the tank. Corners collect gunk quickly.

The goal is to get all eq out of the tank that I can, and only have bulkheads through...
Forum: Equipment   02-01-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By zavikan
That answers it. Thnx

That answers it. Thnx
Forum: Equipment   02-01-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By zavikan
Eheim 2217 strength?

If I had 20 gallons high on a basement shelf under the main tank...

With my main tank half empty....

Could my eheim 2217 suck the water up from that tank to refill the main tank? The normal...
Forum: DIY   01-31-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By zavikan
So if I put a tub in the basement, what kind of...

So if I put a tub in the basement, what kind of pump do I need to push it up that kind of head?
Forum: Equipment   01-31-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By zavikan
Need for more then 2 peristaltic pumps?

I currently dose 1 for micro, 1 for macro (and I can adjust exact recipes for each pump of course.

I have a 3rd sitting doing nothing...

I'm in process of replacing/upgrading parts of and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-31-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By zavikan
Your right. I was thinking of micros when I said...

Your right. I was thinking of micros when I said excel.


Alright good. Cause I did it. And I didn't want to go fix it :)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-31-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By zavikan
Can I mix all my macros?

I have 2 peristaltic pumps.

One for micro one for macro.

My pumps dose large volume, so I am not worried about solubility.

Can I mix K2SO4,KNO3,KH2PO4 in water to make my macro solution for...
Forum: DIY   01-31-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By zavikan
That is my concern with a thermo valve. I live in...

That is my concern with a thermo valve. I live in Massachusetts with a shallow well. Season changes seem to swing it a lot (unscientific observation).

Perhaps pipe in the thermo valve to approx...
Forum: DIY   01-29-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By zavikan
Easy fill options? How to regulate fill temp?

Ok. So I hate my python.

I own my house. Tank location is permanent. (38 currently. Switching to 40b)

Planing on hard plumbing a drain T with ball valve off the outlet of the eheim 2217. This...
Forum: Equipment   01-27-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By zavikan
I believe his internal version is identical...

I believe his internal version is identical premise wise.


Ok thnx
Forum: Equipment   01-27-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By zavikan
The Barr Venturi reactor question..

Ok, so I understand Venturi...but


He keeps showing designs and I keep seeing designs with two Venturi holes. An upper and a lower...

You can only have one running at a time right? (so why are...
Forum: DIY   01-16-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,289
Posted By zavikan
Python

I use the python without wasting any water at all....


Hook it up, start the Syphon, remove the unit from faucet WITHOUT turning off water (will spray for a split second. Cover with rag). Shut...
Forum: Equipment   09-19-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By zavikan
It appears to be the clippard 15453 number. Thank...

It appears to be the clippard 15453 number. Thank you very much.

This seems like an enherently weak design...Is it replaceable with a 1 piece?
Forum: Equipment   09-18-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By zavikan
Neither. It's a very small male thread on both...

Neither. It's a very small male thread on both ends threaded hollow rod type thing, that connects part 6 and 7 on the above diagram. (though my bubble counter is fatter and shorter).

Still lookin.
Forum: Equipment   09-17-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By zavikan
little threaded thing between bubble counter and needle valve?

I snapped mine. It was a greenleaf aquarium co2 system….

The bubble counter began leaking fluid at the base. I went to tighten it thinking it was a standard pipe thread brass fitting….and its NOT....
Forum: DIY   03-14-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By zavikan
Lowes was no go. Ordered what I needs tho....

Lowes was no go.

Ordered what I needs tho. Thnx guys.
Forum: DIY   03-14-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By zavikan
Looking for 1/4 mip to 1/2 barb...

Title says it... Nylon or stainless preferably...anyone know a source? My online
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