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Forum: DIY 05-26-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 884
Posted By Beer
The Arduino platform was originally created for...

The Arduino platform was originally created for artists to create interactive and responsive art installations. The majority of whom have zero programing experience. The code was written to be fairly...
Forum: DIY 05-20-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By Beer
I am aware that silicone is used in cooking and...

I am aware that silicone is used in cooking and baking quite frequently. But not all silicone is the same, it comes down to additives. Which is why things like Silicone II are unsuitable for...
Forum: DIY 05-19-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By Beer
Incidental is not the same as continuous food...

Incidental is not the same as continuous food contact, which RTV108/103 is rated for. 108/103 also do not carry warnings against aquarium use. The black (103) carries all of the same ratings as the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-14-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By Beer
I had a striatum pair in a 2.3 gallon tank with...

I had a striatum pair in a 2.3 gallon tank with no filtration. Didn't notice any behavioral difference from them being in both a larger tank and a slightly smaller cube that had filtration.

Just...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 29,754
Posted By Beer
This thread has been linked to recently and there...

This thread has been linked to recently and there were requests for pH calibration.

This (http://web.archive.org/web/20021015005420/www.animalnetwork.com/fish2/aqfm/2000/feb/bio/default.asp) link...
Forum: DIY 05-14-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By Beer
I found that the running pliers helped out a lot....

I found that the running pliers helped out a lot. Easier to get clean breaks and the edge is more even. I noticed that when using the method of laying the score line over the back of the cutter, the...
Forum: DIY 05-13-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Beer
Interested in how well this will work as a macro...

Interested in how well this will work as a macro lense and what the focal depth is.
Forum: DIY 05-13-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Beer
Other than the first link actually being for the...

Other than the first link actually being for the GE product, which hasn't actually been manufactured by GE for some time (potentially way out of date), the only difference I am seeing is the working...
Forum: DIY 05-13-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Beer
That looks like a possibility. It isn't the site...

That looks like a possibility. It isn't the site I remember coming across, but I may be able to work with the extruded pieces. The standard sizes don't match up with what I was looking for, but it is...
Forum: DIY 05-13-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By Beer
It is only a few bucks more for the Momentive and...

It is only a few bucks more for the Momentive and it is better suited for building aquariums. There have been reports lately of people having issues with GE I. Loss of life in their tanks....
Forum: DIY 05-12-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Beer
Website for tank trim

I came across a link to a website on here a little while back for a place that sold tank supplies, but I can't seem to find the site or thread. They sold tank rims, lids, light housings and...
Forum: DIY 05-12-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 791
Posted By Beer
How noisy are these methods that use the...

How noisy are these methods that use the filter/pump to diffuse the CO2?
I get an air bubble through my filter every now and then and it is kind of loud. I'd imagine having the CO2 dumped directly...
Forum: DIY 05-12-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By Beer
I looked it up, it is Uaru Joey. You don't get...

I looked it up, it is Uaru Joey. You don't get many results with the other spelling.
And if his forum is DIY Fishkeepers, don't plan on looking around without creating an account. You can view two...
Forum: DIY 05-12-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By Beer
Don't skimp on the silicone. Get Momentive...

Don't skimp on the silicone. Get Momentive (formerly GE) RTV103 (black) or RTV108 (clear), or go with SCS1200 which has a higher tensile strength.
You can get both on Amazon for around $10 a tube....
Forum: DIY 05-09-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By Beer
I am pretty sure that Heterandria Formosa are...

I am pretty sure that Heterandria Formosa are native for you as well as Pygmy sunfish (can't recall the scientific name). Although they may not be compatible, the heterandria may quickly become...
Forum: DIY 05-04-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By Beer
How long was it hoked up before you decided it...

How long was it hoked up before you decided it wasn't working?
Was it producing CO2? How rigid was the bottle when you disconnected it?
How did you leak test it?
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By Beer
I would love to be able to set a tank like that...

I would love to be able to set a tank like that up.

Sumps can be quite quiet if set up properly. The Bean Animal overflow is extremely quiet (beananimal may return more results. It is a screen...
Forum: DIY 04-26-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By Beer
I've seen a saltwater setup where he built them...

I've seen a saltwater setup where he built them out of acrylic; glass would be easy enough too. Cheaper, not fittings to deal with, and easier to build them large enough for what ever fish are housed...
Forum: DIY 04-26-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,635
Posted By Beer
If you are using different wavelength LEDs, I'd...

If you are using different wavelength LEDs, I'd definitely go with optics wider than 60*. The colors will not blend well even if the LEDs are right next to each other unless the fixture is raised...
Forum: DIY 04-26-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Beer
Once the yeast get going, they will out compete...

Once the yeast get going, they will out compete other organisms for resources. The alcohol will kill off anything that is in there, which is why beer was essential back before modern water sanitation...
Forum: DIY 04-25-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By Beer
10g, 7g bow (2 different ones), 8" cube, &...

10g, 7g bow (2 different ones), 8" cube, & plastic storage containers.
Forum: DIY 04-25-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By Beer
DIY CO2 and ceramic diffusers

I see all these threads where people say that ceramic diffusers do not work with DIY CO2, but I wonder how many of these people have tried it.

I have used three or four Fluval ceramic diffusers...
Forum: DIY 04-25-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By Beer
Sometimes if the yeast cools rapidly, they will...

Sometimes if the yeast cools rapidly, they will go dormant.
At 65* their metabolism will be a little slower. I haven't made champagne before, but wine yeasts tend to take off a little slower.

The...
Forum: DIY 04-14-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By Beer
Not one that would be cost effective. I did...

Not one that would be cost effective.

I did think of one way to do it with a pump. You could run the pump on a timer so it cycles for a minute or two several times a day. Feed each tank with a...
Forum: DIY 04-14-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,389
Posted By Beer
The fluval ceramic diffuser has worked well for...

The fluval ceramic diffuser has worked well for me. It doesn't look as nice as a glass diffuser, but it is small, unobtrusive, and can be tucked out of the way.

I use 20 oz soda bottles for tanks...
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