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Forum: Fish 02-15-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By Chiefston
I had a dwarf gourami and cherry shrimp and after...

I had a dwarf gourami and cherry shrimp and after two weeks I no longer had shrimp. The dwarf gourami hunted them down. Not saying it's impossible to keep them together, but if the gourami can find...
Forum: DIY 02-03-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,388
Posted By Chiefston
Notorious, I'm glad my posts have helped someone!...

Notorious, I'm glad my posts have helped someone! I haven't had any problems with my dosing setup since I started using it. I have mL markings on my bottles, and it's been injecting 15mL rock solid...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Chiefston
This, or use boiling water to soften the tubing...

This, or use boiling water to soften the tubing first
Forum: Lighting 01-15-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By Chiefston
Ecoxotic E-series extension cord

Hello all. Just bought an Ecoxotic E-series 24" to put above my 60P. I have conduit hangers already setup for my current light (Ray2), and currently have the power cord ran up the hanger and...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By Chiefston
So, after more google-fu, it seems many people...

So, after more google-fu, it seems many people use 2217 impellers on 2215 canisters with no problem. The 2215 has 1/2" inlet and outlet. So I imagine there should be no issues?
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By Chiefston
Question Stainless Inflow/outflow question

Hello all,
Been looking into getting stainless inflow/outflow pipes for my 60p. I am running an Ehiem 2217 right now. During my searches online, I've only been able to find 12mm or 17mm sets. The...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,964
Posted By Chiefston
I believe so. They are standard 1/8" needle...

I believe so. They are standard 1/8" needle valves AFAIK


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Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,964
Posted By Chiefston
I have two aquatek regs, one on a paintball tank,...

I have two aquatek regs, one on a paintball tank, one on a 5lb tank. Both work great. The needle valves aren't amazing, but they are good enough. Never had an issue in 2 years


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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-10-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Chiefston
I put the food in a small cup (from a Salifert...

I put the food in a small cup (from a Salifert PO4 test kit) with some aquarium water. Swirl around, then dump in tank. Flakes fall to bottom.
Forum: Lighting 01-09-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By Chiefston
Ecoxotic sells a kit on their website. I'm...

Ecoxotic sells a kit on their website. I'm looking for any diy ideas out there. Another Hobby has some awesome laser cut holders that are beyond my expertise


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Forum: Lighting 01-08-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By Chiefston
Pretty good idea. Thanks

Pretty good idea. Thanks
Forum: Lighting 01-08-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By Chiefston
Ecoxotic E-Series hanging

Hello all,
I'm looking to upgrade my lighting to an E-60 to put over my ADA 60P. I am looking to suspend it from above. Ecoxotic has a hanging kit, but for $34 I'm sure there are cheaper diy...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-05-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Posted By Chiefston
I had the same thing happen on Manzanita wood in...

I had the same thing happen on Manzanita wood in my tank. I had boiled mine well before hand. That slime came and stayed for about a week. I kept cleaning it off and it stopped coming back on its...
Forum: Algae 01-03-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Chiefston
Looks like BBA to me. Dip it in some hydrogen...

Looks like BBA to me. Dip it in some hydrogen peroxide and it will turn pink and die. :icon_twis
Forum: Lighting 12-03-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Chiefston
Thumbs up Thank you for the info. It is much appreciated :)

Thank you for the info. It is much appreciated :)
Forum: Lighting 12-02-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Chiefston
When to replace Ray2

Hi all. I know with bulbs, it is recommended to replace yearly to maintain spectrum. I have a Finnex Ray2 that i've had for a little over a year. Does this rule apply, as its led?
Thoughts?
TYIA
Forum: DIY 09-10-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,388
Posted By Chiefston
Heres a new link for the code. Mind you, its...

Heres a new link for the code. Mind you, its rather messy...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/9sjpbdw5ih743q4/LCD_and_RTC.ino?dl=0
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-16-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Chiefston
I figured some sort of leech. Thanks for the...

I figured some sort of leech. Thanks for the replies.
I haven't noticed anything affecting my fish, they seem to prefer living in the substrate. Think its ok to just leave em? Doesn't seem like...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-16-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Chiefston
Question Whats this worm?

Is this a worm, or leech? Heres two of them I pulled out of my substrate today. One side seems to have a sucker of some sort maybe? The other end is constantly wiggling around probing. Whatcha...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-07-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,221
Posted By Chiefston
I can normally smell cyanobacteria (BGA) when it...

I can normally smell cyanobacteria (BGA) when it starts growing in my tanks. It has a distinctive "fish tank" smell to it. Maybe thats what you're smelling?
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By Chiefston
I use my long tweezers to give the impeller a...

I use my long tweezers to give the impeller a little nudge when it doesn't fire up right away. Has worked countless times. Don't even have to remove the input pipe, just push it over to the low flow...
Forum: Plants 04-22-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Chiefston
If they came grown emersed, they will melt down a...

If they came grown emersed, they will melt down a ton. Like half will probably die off. If you have good co2 and lights they will spring back quicky. It just took me about 7-10 days to get past the...
Forum: Fish 04-21-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Chiefston
Well, I was fairly set on a pair of GBRs, and the...

Well, I was fairly set on a pair of GBRs, and the rest of the tank would sort itself out. I was hoping to keep some CRS in this tank, however I've read/seen youtube vids of GBRs using them as food. ...
Forum: Fish 04-20-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Chiefston
So thats one vote for temps are OK, and one vote...

So thats one vote for temps are OK, and one vote for my tank is too small. Any other opinions?
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By Chiefston
You can fix it. The button should be held in...

You can fix it. The button should be held in place with a screw at the bottom with a spring around it. Unscrew the button, stretch the spring some, and replace or lube the small o-ring on the button....
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