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Forum: Equipment 12-28-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,955
Posted By inthemix
Digging this thread up to ask a followup...

Digging this thread up to ask a followup question.

How do you go about cleaning (removing algae) from the top of the diffusor? I can't get anything to clean it properly...

Thanks
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By inthemix
Stumbled on this thread. Looking for suggestions...

Stumbled on this thread. Looking for suggestions for making EHeim 2211 intake RCS friendly. Can you guys give a little more detail on what these strainers look like and wehre you get them? Pictures...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-28-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By inthemix
did anyone end up finding the lid for this...

did anyone end up finding the lid for this online? The ebay reference led nowhere for me.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-15-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By inthemix
Looking for ideas for a long, yet shallow nano

I'd like to setup a fairly small (volume wise) tank that is much longer than it is tall. Does anyone have something like this setup? It seems most tanks tall and not that long.

Will be putting in...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By inthemix
The one thing I cannot find anywhere is an actual...

The one thing I cannot find anywhere is an actual link to a solenoid with timer. People reference them all the time.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By inthemix
It's a DoAqua co2 system similiar to this ...

It's a DoAqua co2 system similiar to this
http://www.adgshop.com/ADA_MINI_CO2_s/101.htm


I am turning off the lights with a standard timer
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By inthemix
Turning off CO2 at the same time as lights

What options are there to rig up the lights and CO2 to turn off at the same time? Any controllers out there people are using that are not too expensive?

Right now I just turn off the CO2 when I...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,955
Posted By inthemix
The way I understand it, the bubble counter in...

The way I understand it, the bubble counter in this kit IS the diffusor.

Does that mean I need to fill the defusor with water most of the way? I just am not seeing any bubbles at all in the whole...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,955
Posted By inthemix
I bought one of these guys and I'm trying to...

I bought one of these guys and I'm trying to figure out how the bubble counter works. I just installed it today, but the only bubbles I see are coming out the top and there are too many to count.
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-28-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By inthemix
Yeah, the swords are defintely getting bigger...

Yeah, the swords are defintely getting bigger every day. I figured I'll have to replace them with something else in the next 3-6 months.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-27-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By inthemix
The tank is doing really well. The swords are...

The tank is doing really well. The swords are thriving and moss is starting to cover up bottom of the tank front. Shrimp seem very happy and are active and don't hide much.

Thinking of getting a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-12-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By inthemix
Picked up 4 RCS who seem to be doing well. 2 have...

Picked up 4 RCS who seem to be doing well. 2 have molted already and all 4 are eating algae off the plants.

They won't touch the fluval shrimp pellets though. Maybe just give them some time? or,...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-08-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By inthemix
Amazon Swords growing very tall now, for such a...

Amazon Swords growing very tall now, for such a small tank. Will see how they play out or if I will end up having to remove them eventually and get something smaller in their place.

Java Moss is...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-30-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By inthemix
I ended up ditching the Mopani for some rocks....

I ended up ditching the Mopani for some rocks. I'm happier with the water clarity this way.

My DIY CO2 is up and running at about one big bubble per second.

GOing to start dosing macros soon...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-30-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By inthemix
Update on water chemistry readings: Ntrite-...

Update on water chemistry readings:

Ntrite- zero
Nitrate- zero
Ammonia- negligable
Total Hardness- 45
PH- 6.4ish
Alk- 0?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-29-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By inthemix
Starting to get some browning on the leaves of...

Starting to get some browning on the leaves of the Sword. I think I will grab some of the Seachem macro nutrients: Potassium, Nitrogen, Phospate and start dosing. I don't want to go dry right away...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-29-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By inthemix
So you put a chopstick (assuming small wooden...

So you put a chopstick (assuming small wooden take out kind?) into the actual airline tubing, then fasten the tubing to the intake so the bubble get sucked in- then cover it all with the foam?
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-29-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By inthemix
http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/2625/p1020867x.jp...

http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/2625/p1020867x.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/21/p1020867x.jpg/)
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Shot of the tank from afar.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-28-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By inthemix
Thanks. Do they typically sell at LFS? My...

Thanks. Do they typically sell at LFS?

My only hesitancy was that I am using DIY Co2 and it vents into the intake. I'll have to figure something else for diffusion.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-28-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By inthemix
Foam on HOB intake needed?

Do I need to cover my HOB intake with foam or anything, or am I just paranoid about the shrimp getting sucked up...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-27-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By inthemix
A quick update and a few questions: Decided...

A quick update and a few questions:

Decided on a 2 inch Flourite base without sand.

Just put 2 bunches of Amazon Swords and a chunk of Java Moss in last night. I didnt break up the Swords,...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-16-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By inthemix
Can anyone recommend two species of plants that...

Can anyone recommend two species of plants that my shrimp would like?

I don't want to get too crazy with my first planted tank and also want some time to settle in and get used to co2...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-16-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By inthemix
Thanks for the feedback! From my reading...

Thanks for the feedback!

From my reading there seems to be some debate about this. I am tempted to stick with the included bulb for now and switch as needed.



Thanks for the feeback!
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-16-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By inthemix
Thanks. I'll consider adding a bit less of each.

Thanks. I'll consider adding a bit less of each.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-15-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By inthemix
Newb startup nano- feedback requested

I have quite a bit of experience with reefs, but it's been a while for that. I kept FW fish as a kid, but it's been even longer.

Requesting help three ways:

1) Please let me know of any...
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