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Forum: Equipment 06-16-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 709
Posted By watercage
I pay $16 and change at the local welding supply...

I pay $16 and change at the local welding supply company

$18 at a beer distributor for an exchange

and like $35 when the bottle needs to be recertified
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-10-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By watercage
My pH gets down to 5.8 with the co2 on for a few...

My pH gets down to 5.8 with the co2 on for a few hours and my tank is flourishing.

But I dont keep shrimp
Forum: Photography 06-03-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 27,894
Posted By watercage
heh, I was just using it as a blanket statement...

heh, I was just using it as a blanket statement to say Im a terrible photographer.

I'll elaborate on my main problems later on. Running out the door right now.
Forum: Photography 06-03-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 27,894
Posted By watercage
I have a question about my T4i. Why do all...

I have a question about my T4i.

Why do all my pictures come out blurry!!!!!
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 05-26-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 18,533
Posted By watercage
I have no problem with the content of the ads,...

I have no problem with the content of the ads, only the ones that try to infect my computer with a virus for the last 2 months.
Forum: Algae 04-20-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By watercage
Ive cut my ferts back about 50% and I see an...

Ive cut my ferts back about 50% and I see an improvement.

The driftwood is clean and the algae is starting to recede from the anubia leaves.

My tank is dirted with Miracle Grow as well....maybe...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By watercage
I made mine, 2x4s and wood screws Might have...

I made mine, 2x4s and wood screws

Might have cost me $25
Forum: Algae 04-09-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By watercage
Sunday - 50% Water Change + Macros Monday -...

Sunday - 50% Water Change + Macros
Monday - Plantex & Iron
Tuesday - Macros
Wednesday - Plantex & Iron
Thursday - Macros
Friday - Plantex & Iron
Saturday - nothing
Forum: Algae 04-08-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By watercage
My tank ...

My tank

http://img268.imageshack.us/img268/589/imag2277g.jpg
Forum: Algae 04-08-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By watercage
My tank is heavily planted, I couldnt put another...

My tank is heavily planted, I couldnt put another plant in there if I wanted to.

Also, I have very fast stem growers that will typically grow 3+" in 7 days.

Complete dwarf sag/hairgrass carpet...
Forum: Algae 04-08-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By watercage
anybody?

anybody?
Forum: Algae 04-08-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By watercage
Green Hair Algae?

Im dealing with this algae for the last month or two...

at first I thought it was just hair algae, but in researching it appears that HA gets pretty long...

this stuff in my tank stays short....
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By watercage
should you run as much co2 as possible, without...

should you run as much co2 as possible, without causing the fish distress?
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By watercage
Without the Dennerle valve today, my co2 system...

Without the Dennerle valve today, my co2 system is acting completely different!

Im definitely getting more co2 into the tank, but at the same bubble rate.

I know this because:

My PH is much...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By watercage
Yea, it is a compression style nut. Came with a...

Yea, it is a compression style nut. Came with a little o-ring as well so I put the o-ring on the tubing, slide it onto the barb, push the oring down, then tighten the nut.

Sometimes the tubing...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By watercage
My "JBJ" check valve is a JBJ knock off from e...

My "JBJ" check valve is a JBJ knock off from e bay. Its filled with water.

Let me clarify my setup.

I have it like this:

CO2 tank -> Solenoid -> Metering Valve --> Swagelok Check...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By watercage
Dennerle Check Valve, bad?

Ive had this valve in service since December 2012 and havent really thought about it since I installed it.

Today I noticed after a few hours of co2 that the PH was pretty high and my drop checker...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By watercage
Cool, thanks in my 2nd pic, what are the...

Cool, thanks

in my 2nd pic, what are the white shooters for? Should I trim them off?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-23-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By watercage
i was also thinking, maybe this is a result of...

i was also thinking, maybe this is a result of lack of flow near the substrate?

Im running a Eheim 2217 which the spray bar is along the top, and a Koralia Nano 240 on the other side, also at the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-23-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By watercage
Trimming Advice

I think my tank has too much growth, and one of the problems I'm having is that on my stem plants (particularly Rotala Macandra ) they get so big that the bottom of the plant gets kinda dingy because...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,249
Posted By watercage
I have a 2217 in my 40B and im very happy with it...

I have a 2217 in my 40B and im very happy with it

I also added a Koralia Nano 240 powerhead
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By watercage
at 20psi, I get 1 more bubble going up after the...

at 20psi, I get 1 more bubble going up after the solenoid goes off.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-06-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By watercage
Yeah, this is the calc I used. I had a...

Yeah, this is the calc I used.

I had a 500ml bottle (empty water bottle) and wanted to dose an easy to remember amount, so I chose 5mL

using the calculator, plug in those values and it will...
Forum: Lighting 03-04-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By watercage
6500k is only referring to the color of the...

6500k is only referring to the color of the light.

It's not a value of how bright something is.

you can have 5 watts of 6500k light

or 5,000,000 watts.

you need to find out how many...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 600
Posted By watercage
Id hook the chiller up to the output of the...

Id hook the chiller up to the output of the filter.
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