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Forum: Plants 05-07-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By flight50
Looks healthy and that's always a good thing. The...

Looks healthy and that's always a good thing. The one thing I would have done differently is slit up the HC a bit more. You could have probably covered the tank more densely with smaller plugs. It...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,097
Posted By flight50
There are many people that run multiple tanks...

There are many people that run multiple tanks from one setup. Check out post 33 http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=860394&page=3. I am setting up a couple of these bad boys. Check out...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By flight50
Look into the Jebao pumps on Amazon. They are...

Look into the Jebao pumps on Amazon. They are fairly quite, controllable, soft start, pushes a lot of water to be dc powered, good head height, low wattage consumption compared to non dc powered...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 845
Posted By flight50
I didn't take your post as if there was attitude...

I didn't take your post as if there was attitude behind it. I didn't sense that at all so your good with me. Once I put my rig together and marked top dead center, I gave it a spin and realized it...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 845
Posted By flight50
FlyingHellfish, I owe you an apology. You were...

FlyingHellfish, I owe you an apology. You were pretty much correct on the 5 turns for the fore mentioned valves . It's actually 5 1/2 turns to full open but you were closer than I interpreted. I did...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-02-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By flight50
That is a waste of money for most of us that are...

That is a waste of money for most of us that are in the hobby to enjoy fish and the tanks we create. That product is geared to a flashy fish keeper. A fish keeper is different than a hobbyist. I am...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 845
Posted By flight50
They sent me a catalog and its probably the same...

They sent me a catalog and its probably the same as the pdf. But using the chart and the product description on their webpage, I interpret it as at 5 turns it does 1.5 scfm and 125 psi. At full turn...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 845
Posted By flight50
They have both 10-32" and the 1/8". The also sell...

They have both 10-32" and the 1/8". The also sell all the adapters that go with it. They have the metal check valves in which you will want to pick up as well to protect your solenoid if you run one....
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 798
Posted By flight50
Did you recently get that from evil bay. That one...

Did you recently get that from evil bay. That one looks just like the one I tried bidding on this past weekend, lol. I ended up with that brand new Prostar Concoa 312 unit in which that same seller...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 845
Posted By flight50
I just recently ordered Pneumadyne C070601's at @...

I just recently ordered Pneumadyne C070601's at @ $11.00 a piece. There are valves that are actually listed in one of Bettatail's signature links located here,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-30-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,171
Posted By flight50
In the first 1-2 months I figure out what look...

In the first 1-2 months I figure out what look works and relocate here or there. After that period, I never rescape. If you have the urge to do so, this is one of the reasons why most people have the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-28-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By flight50
It's possible I got a very lucky break. I didn't...

It's possible I got a very lucky break. I didn't plan on buying it but I just looked for the heck of it with the intent to buy 3 bags. Once I found out they were clearanced at check out, the...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,440
Posted By flight50
It probably could actually. The regulator they...

It probably could actually. The regulator they give you can be swapped out and they do sell the box solo. The regulator is what supplies the pressure, not the box. Plus not too many use atomizer...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-18-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By flight50
Are you setting up a New Dirt Tank. Stop! Read First

I just went to Home Depot today to pick up some Osmocote Plus and some more bags of MGOCPM. In my area HD has the 32 qt for $7.40 regular price. As I was picking up the bags, an associate informed be...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,440
Posted By flight50
When I started with pressurized CO2, I didn't...

When I started with pressurized CO2, I didn't know what I know now and I was on a budget. I went from diy to pressurized because I got tried of how much of a chore diy was. The Milwaukee isn't the...
Forum: Substrate 04-17-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By flight50
There have been many people on this site and many...

There have been many people on this site and many others that have used MGOCPM without the issue you list. It's not the product that is at fault, its the way the tank is setup. Plant selection,...
Forum: Substrate 04-16-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By flight50
Your number 2 & 3 are only opinions. Neither is...

Your number 2 & 3 are only opinions. Neither is critical and not necessary. In fact, should be avoided. I asked about screen MG a couple of years back when I was getting into dirt and the person who...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By flight50
A rimless tank is dependent on the glass or...

A rimless tank is dependent on the glass or acrylic thickness. Otherwise, at the least euro brace if you don't want to put a single glass/acrylic brace in the center. I derimmed (4) tetras from the...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,097
Posted By flight50
I started the hobby in 02'. I did diy the first...

I started the hobby in 02'. I did diy the first year on a 55g moderately plant tank. A complete pain. I too was on a budget, so I started with a Milwaukee kit. Not the greatest but it took away the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By flight50
Are you using it as degree or in ppm. That chart...

Are you using it as degree or in ppm. That chart has to be converted to ppm.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,984
Posted By flight50
30 years ago, they made good stuff, lol....

30 years ago, they made good stuff, lol. Nowadays, you get what you pay for. Adding MS is basically the same as using one that you fill with oil I guess. I use 3 in 1 and it works well for me. The...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,139
Posted By flight50
The dry ice sounds interesting yet expensive. One...

The dry ice sounds interesting yet expensive. One would have to go out and get it first. Depending on tank size, it could be a nice wait.

Draining the tank down is one option. Less water to get...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By flight50
I will state, that the tubing does matter. For...

I will state, that the tubing does matter. For the longest, I too have been using the vinyl and poly tubing that you find at Lowes or Home Depot. Everyone does it, has been doing it and will continue...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-09-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By flight50
I am not sure how relevant the method I used from...

I am not sure how relevant the method I used from back in the day still is but I remember using kH and ph to get your co2 concentrations. You will need this chart,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By flight50
I am pretty much doing that now. I probably won't...

I am pretty much doing that now. I probably won't be setting up my 90g until this fall pretty much. I am currently setting it up in conjunction with my garage tanks so I am still testing things out...
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