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Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 716
Posted By mott
I modified my intake on the 501. All I did was...

I modified my intake on the 501. All I did was remove the strainer and drilled a few holes in the intake pipe, I then slipped a sponge over the intake pipe and it works wonderfully now. I can go a...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 547
Posted By mott
I could be wrong but is that sand on the...

I could be wrong but is that sand on the impeller? Sand will cause noise Fyi
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By mott
That's the best thing about canisters, you can...

That's the best thing about canisters, you can add whatever you want, more mech less bio visa versa, sponge pre filter on the intake. More mech means frequent cleanings tho.
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By mott
I'm not sure about this can but with my Eheims I...

I'm not sure about this can but with my Eheims I have to open the quick disconnect to get the pump head off, you seemed to have a little trouble opening up the can, I was wondering if there is a...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 747
Posted By mott
Actually I have the fluval skimmer on my 2217, I...

Actually I have the fluval skimmer on my 2217, I used the installation kit and a short 5/8 tube piece and it slipped right on the skimmer, works perfect.
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By mott
I've had mine for about 5 years EOTD only if you...

I've had mine for about 5 years EOTD only if you don't like looking at your tank every day, myself I've only had one time where I gassed a few fish, not the whole tank just a few.
As soon as...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By mott
Drill larger holes in the spraybar if you like.

Drill larger holes in the spraybar if you like.
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 741
Posted By mott
Can he replace with the one without the UV or do...

Can he replace with the one without the UV or do you absolutely need one? I mean if you can't buy that part I wouldn't even bother.
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 741
Posted By mott
Seems like a lot of them show up this way

Seems like a lot of them show up this way
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-14-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By mott
Looks like you found the answer! Top skimmer an...

Looks like you found the answer! Top skimmer an lower intake, works great you only need to adjust it once or so a week, takes two seconds. Only way it would suck in straight air is when the lower...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-13-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By mott
You can also buy a fluval or toms surface skimmer...

You can also buy a fluval or toms surface skimmer to add to your canister, I have one and wouldn't run my tank without it.
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 674
Posted By mott
I wouldn't run any canisters on their side, they...

I wouldn't run any canisters on their side, they just aren't designed to operate that way, plus I would think all the dirt, sediment would colect on the one side.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,328
Posted By mott
Again I have to disagree here, owned a 350 and i...

Again I have to disagree here, owned a 350 and i still own a 250
To me the marineland feels thinner than the Ehiem in every way.
Don't get me wrong here I still love my 250 but the classics are...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,328
Posted By mott
There are many methods to prime an Eheim, sucking...

There are many methods to prime an Eheim, sucking just happens to be the easiest. I actually don't put my mouth on anything but my own hand. Grab the output pipe, make a fist, fit your fist over the...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,328
Posted By mott
Seriously? Classics are so easy to prime, with an...

Seriously? Classics are so easy to prime, with an empty can just suck on the output for a few seconds until the water starts to syphon, let the can fill boom you're done! At water change the water...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By mott
All the classics come with QD's I think the 2211...

All the classics come with QD's I think the 2211 would be perfect for that tank.
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 565
Posted By mott
501 won't work on the floor, pump isn't strong...

501 won't work on the floor, pump isn't strong enough.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By mott
I know some of my tetras sleep like that, is this...

I know some of my tetras sleep like that, is this happening all the time? Might be better off qng him with the lights off.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-23-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,793
Posted By mott
Nice tank and your photography skills are off the...

Nice tank and your photography skills are off the chart!
Love the gourami shot!
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,156
Posted By mott
Yup that's you! :)

Yup that's you! :)
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 246
Posted By mott
Might be a different model, there are, were two...

Might be a different model, there are, were two different kinds, the Ecco and Ecco pro, the one in the pic is the pro, the normal Ecco don't have the top ring FYI
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,156
Posted By mott
They used to have a cracking lid problem, I have...

They used to have a cracking lid problem, I have no idea if they still do.
There is a user here named speedie I forget the rest of his name anyway he uses a 500 I believe and he seems to love it, he...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By mott
No, I used to use one on my ADA mini M which is...

No, I used to use one on my ADA mini M which is almost 6 gallons and it was perfect!
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By mott
Sounds like a good deal, jus run it in a bucket n...

Sounds like a good deal, jus run it in a bucket n make sure it don't leak.
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By mott
All of the rock like bio should last forever. ...

All of the rock like bio should last forever.
Many will argue that bio in a filter is not even needed in a planted tank, I for one like to have a fail safe in place. I use a mix of Eheim substrat...
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