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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Matsnork
How are things moving along?

How are things moving along?
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 915
Posted By Matsnork
Eheim classic series filters are awesome. If you...

Eheim classic series filters are awesome. If you want a cleaner scapier look a later on, just buy some cheap clear pvc tubing and glassware. Youll be set for 20+ years with this setup.

Also go...
Forum: DIY 06-26-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Matsnork
Great build. But why red?

Great build. But why red?
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By Matsnork
Googling on the "brand" and came across this; ...

Googling on the "brand" and came across this;

http://www.ukaps.org/forum/threads/green-hair-algae-battle.33219/

"A Chinese copy of the Aquasky 601 called a Chihiro Aquatic Studio - with one...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By Matsnork
Best Ive got for now. Bed time! ...

Best Ive got for now. Bed time!
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f253/Cuprinol/Akvarium/20140625_204843_zpsguoxurfu.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By Matsnork
Recieved my knock off today. Looks really nice...

Recieved my knock off today. Looks really nice and puts out... light. It comes with a simple remote with dimmer function so it can be dimmed in about 10 stages.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-11-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,044
Posted By Matsnork
Experimenting with Co2 injection. Placed the...

Experimenting with Co2 injection. Placed the inline diffusor on the pre filter inlet to se if the pre filter can work as a reactor and dissolve all Co2 before hitting the main filter (2217).

Goal...
Forum: DIY 06-11-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By Matsnork
Thanks for taking the time Joey. A few...

Thanks for taking the time Joey.

A few thoughts/questions:

* As an experiment this algae scrubber setup would be very nice to see used in a heavily planted tank and very high light without...
Forum: DIY 06-10-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By Matsnork
I have yet to see plants in any of 'DIY Joe's'...

I have yet to see plants in any of 'DIY Joe's' tanks. I guess that he uses this algae pad as a substitute.

Would be nice to know if this scrubber idea would work like an algea trap in a planted...
Forum: Aquascaping 06-02-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Matsnork
Superglue (gel) is quick and easy. Lets you fit...

Superglue (gel) is quick and easy. Lets you fit plants on flat surfaces etc.
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,041
Posted By Matsnork
Also check out those super cheap SunSun...

Also check out those super cheap SunSun canisters. People seem to like them. Most likely wont last 30yrs like an eheim classic but for the bucks spent they seem like great deal.

Regardless of...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By Matsnork
Already did, they said they would ask the...

Already did, they said they would ask the supplier. Nothing after that so I took the plunge.

The aquasky comes with smd leds run on pretty high current (i think because of the heatsink) But one...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By Matsnork
So I went ahead and ordered an "aquasky 601". It...

So I went ahead and ordered an "aquasky 601". It was a fraction of the price of the original so kind of a gamble. It is dimmable and looks really good in pictures, but if it turnes out the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-30-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Matsnork
Sponge is great. Cheap, re-usable, easy to...

Sponge is great. Cheap, re-usable, easy to install and clean.
Wish I knew that before I spent a bunch of money on fancy ceramic stuff.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-28-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Matsnork
So what is Walstad about your setup? Is it the...

So what is Walstad about your setup? Is it the use of diy soil substrate?

I thought Walstad was the complete lack of tech combined with dirt substrate. I will have to google this :) To me, using...
Forum: Lighting 05-26-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By Matsnork
The par38s listed as 36w are really maximum 18w...

The par38s listed as 36w are really maximum 18w (18x1w) in my experience. With 18w the heatsink gets really hot, the leds would burn up if powered with 36w.

Ive been using two 18x1w cold white...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Matsnork
So the japs are using undergravel filter as an...

So the japs are using undergravel filter as an intake for the external filter...? Never heard of that, but it sounds pretty clever if you want to keep the substrate super clean. Shrimp has a tendency...
Forum: Current-USA and Ecoxotic 05-26-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Matsnork
Im on the other side of the pond so I dont know...

Im on the other side of the pond so I dont know how this translates in ters of shipping/duties etc, but I am looking at getting an ada aquasky knock off for my 60p from the *bay. Free shipping world...
Forum: Current-USA and Ecoxotic 05-25-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Matsnork
They are available on amazon and e*bay

They are available on amazon and e*bay
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Matsnork
I use an eheim 2217 + a sunsun pre-filter for my...

I use an eheim 2217 + a sunsun pre-filter for my 60p and its perfect. Foam in the prefilter and bio media in the 2217.

Edit: Why do you want both an under gravel and external filter on the same...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-25-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,483
Posted By Matsnork
Banana!! ...

Banana!!

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f253/Cuprinol/Akvarium/20140524_194303_zpsy6zvjnpd.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,041
Posted By Matsnork
For flow reduction in small tanks, those new ADA...

For flow reduction in small tanks, those new ADA spin lily pipes look nice. Expensive though.
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,041
Posted By Matsnork
Good point. Forgot to say that you may need/want...

Good point. Forgot to say that you may need/want to swith to something like a bowl style lilypipe. I used a do!aqua (pictured below) with my 2217, but later switched to a classic lily pipe when the...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,041
Posted By Matsnork
+1 Got a 2217 on my 60l / 15g and its ...

+1

Got a 2217 on my 60l / 15g and its perfect. A little big on flow at first, but they clog up in and simmer down in a few weeks.
Forum: DIY 05-15-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By Matsnork
Very nice and tidy. Beware that all those...

Very nice and tidy.

Beware that all those sharp bends will decrease flow.
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