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Forum: DIY 08-15-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By rpddink
when using teflon tape remember to wrap the tape...

when using teflon tape remember to wrap the tape in the same direction you will thread the fitting on. This will give you a much better seal and eliminate the tenancy for the tape to be "pushed...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-06-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,196
Posted By rpddink
wow troll

wow troll
Forum: DIY 08-03-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By rpddink
do not let the line going to your tank reach the...

do not let the line going to your tank reach the yeast water sugar mix or the air pressure will force the mix up the line and into your tank
Forum: DIY 07-31-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By rpddink
remember when using a glass cutter that you need...

remember when using a glass cutter that you need a lubricant on the wheel for it to work well... we used to use kerosine =)
Forum: DIY 07-27-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,097
Posted By rpddink
dang I was think of trying them :(

dang I was think of trying them :(
Forum: DIY 07-19-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,583
Posted By rpddink
I made mine out of pvc and put a air compressor...

I made mine out of pvc and put a air compressor "pop off" valve in it . the valve can be found at almost any hardware store for only a few bucks and is adjustable with regards to pressure. it will...
Forum: DIY 07-18-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By rpddink
Well in no expert but I'll give my thoughts...

Well in no expert but I'll give my thoughts anyway. Once the plants get established my filter is basically just providing mechanical filtration and water flow. What I'm trying to say is that I have...
Forum: DIY 07-18-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By rpddink
Remember with anything in series like that...

Remember with anything in series like that ....... One clog ( plant parts, dead fish, or even restricted flow) your filter will continue to run and overflow your tank till the ones "down stream" are...
Forum: DIY 07-18-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By rpddink
I tried several different types of yeast and...

I tried several different types of yeast and never noticed a significant change in length of production or amount of of co2 production.
Forum: DIY 07-18-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By rpddink
this is a pic of the tank i did the co2 into ithe...

this is a pic of the tank i did the co2 into ithe intake of a hob
Forum: DIY 07-18-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By rpddink
Running diy co2 into the intake of a hob is done...

Running diy co2 into the intake of a hob is done a lot and I have seen no neg effects from it. I have done it myself and i worked well for me


Just my 2 cents:D
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By rpddink
would like to hear the response to this...

would like to hear the response to this myself.........
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By rpddink
here

here
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By rpddink
this is the cabinet I was going to use for the...

this is the cabinet I was going to use for the 20ls
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By rpddink
Opinions on tank sizes wanted!!

Im thinking of building a stand to hold multiple tanks in the same spot ....

Trouble is cant pick what size tanks. I was thinking about two 30 or 40 gal breeders side by side or a stand with 4 20...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-11-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By rpddink
If you look you can see the four rock mounds and...

If you look you can see the four rock mounds and on the left one rock that I have not covered yet peeking out from behind.

Note if your rock is 2 inches around the riccia will grow to 4 or 5...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-11-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By rpddink
I love it! go to hobby lobby or walmart and get...

I love it! go to hobby lobby or walmart and get some small netting (mine has holes alittle smaller than an 1/8 inch and cost me .98 cents for a yard) Then i took a round rock and cut the mesh to wrap...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-11-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By rpddink
Its pennywort in the middle. riccia on each side...

Its pennywort in the middle. riccia on each side of that with fourleaf clover on the far right side.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-10-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By rpddink
I am haveing trouble finding a plant that will...

I am haveing trouble finding a plant that will fill out the back corners..
Forum: Tank Journals 06-10-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By rpddink
A pic of my newbe tank!

This is my first planted tank......
figured I would share a pic, Im new an been hanging around the site a little and thought someone might have some advice on how to improve the looks fo the tank....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-22-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By rpddink
caco3 and ca

my water averages 70 ppm caco3 and 25.5 ppm ca.
this seems to not mesh with the numbers you guys are posting. Can anyone explain this too me? and what are safe ranges for plants!?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-20-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By rpddink
No Help ???

No Help ???
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-19-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By rpddink
Help set up my ferts.

I thank you all for your time...

I have a 29 gallon tank with 4 18 watt t8 bulbs about 2 inches off the water.
I inject co2 at about 1bps into a reactor.

been growing plants great but...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-19-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By rpddink
I forgot to say - I put in co2 to a "riccia"...

I forgot to say - I put in co2 to a "riccia" green color on my drop checker.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-19-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By rpddink
Sorry picslooked better befor up load

Sorry picslooked better befor up load
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