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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-25-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By ipkiss
see this thread. ...

see this thread.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=815209
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 779
Posted By ipkiss
Here's another thought to give you some safety...

Here's another thought to give you some safety when you're fiddling with the co2.

http://www.ukaps.org/forum/threads/co2-ph-level-in-planted-tank.26559/

Run good surface agitation and skim it...
Forum: DIY 03-19-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,003
Posted By ipkiss
Thanks for debugging guys! Can't wait to start...

Thanks for debugging guys! Can't wait to start futzing with this. Zigo is accepting paypal again so I went for that case. Hard to argue with cheap and good. I'm willing to give up fast.
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,528
Posted By ipkiss
For what it's worth and as promised, here's pics...

For what it's worth and as promised, here's pics on how I rigged mine:


http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/images/pGallery/pg_10866c.png

The gaps on the edges can conceivably let some critters...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,528
Posted By ipkiss
oh! the grate is the win! now why can't eheim go...

oh! the grate is the win! now why can't eheim go make a grate like that for theirs?? there was another thread about some people 3d printing aquarium products. hmm! someone talented with drawings...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,528
Posted By ipkiss
man, a cardinal/neon tetra will still fit into...

man, a cardinal/neon tetra will still fit into that ocean free surf clear!

Kman, aren't you a fellow fluval owner? We can probably try this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZGeZzkh3yI
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,528
Posted By ipkiss
See how the water is building up behind the...

See how the water is building up behind the screen? That right there is where the film would build up and cause it to fail in my case. That was the first design I had with my plastic mesh. Just...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,528
Posted By ipkiss
kman, I see. all cool things to try next! ...

kman, I see. all cool things to try next!



yea, I may try that too, but I think solcielo and dragram said that they didn't seem to have success with that. perhaps you have to set the flow to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-17-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By ipkiss
man, I hope your wife is trusting. can't imagine...

man, I hope your wife is trusting. can't imagine that conversation ..

yea.. so, I was NOT at a club when this happened. really!
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,528
Posted By ipkiss
sort of like a cross eh? yea, that could...

sort of like a cross eh? yea, that could probably work. it would at least make the hole quarter of it's size over the top, maybe I may "borrow" that idea to do the next one when mine breaks again. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,528
Posted By ipkiss
I, too, played with this endlessly after I lost a...

I, too, played with this endlessly after I lost a tetra or two, and I settled on making a small rectangular piece of this black plastic mesh...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,253
Posted By ipkiss
which is why it's important to figure out exactly...

which is why it's important to figure out exactly what the model number is .. 3012 or 3032 series is a dual stage and 3002 or 3022 is a single stage. or a pic of the back to see if there's the...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,253
Posted By ipkiss
you're missing a number on the first one I think....

you're missing a number on the first one I think. and the second one is being sold by one of the forum sponsors, co2art. There was an interesting thread about whether or not it's truly a 2 stage...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,253
Posted By ipkiss
PierreG, Here's a thread...

PierreG,

Here's a thread (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=148509) that has some advice on what brands are good if you're going your own route. It's too bad the images are...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By ipkiss
nice. I had the same conundrum. thanks for...

nice. I had the same conundrum. thanks for pointing out the sera, kilauea91
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-13-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By ipkiss
5 is doable for decent accuracy. I'll admit to...

5 is doable for decent accuracy. I'll admit to +/- 1. +/- 3 is really careless :) You just need to highlight that line with a sharpie and hold it up to the light! :)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-13-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By ipkiss
NilocG...

NilocG (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=832018&highlight=nilocg) has some dosing bottles in his EI package, but I'm not sure if he's willing to sell them separately. Might want to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-13-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By ipkiss
Sorry for your struggles :/ but I'd be happy to...

Sorry for your struggles :/ but I'd be happy to take on some of your culls too when you're ready. I just want to start a colony in my community tank.
Forum: Algae 03-12-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By ipkiss
Yea, if you don't want to go too far, nilocG...

Yea, if you don't want to go too far, nilocG sells some packages right here on the forum (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=832018). Otherwise, some of the sites that roadmaster...
Forum: Algae 03-12-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By ipkiss
These are all good steps, but please don't forget...

These are all good steps, but please don't forget about the macro fertilizers that roadmaster mentioned. Unless I missed it somewhere, you seem to be dosing flourish comprehensive only. It is...
Forum: DIY 03-03-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,219
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, 02:41 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,003
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, 05:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,003
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, 04:12 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,003
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, 03:46 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,003
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...
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