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Forum: Equipment   01-12-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By SlammedDC2
I found a blown out o ring in the coil. I'm going...

I found a blown out o ring in the coil. I'm going to try replacing it tomorrow and see how it goes. Thank you for your replies and I'll post what happens
Forum: Equipment   01-11-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By SlammedDC2
The washer is new, Teflon tape was used on...

The washer is new, Teflon tape was used on threads, and it is tightened as much as I can with a wrench.
I'll go take a look at the solenoid now.

Edit: put new tape on threads and I'm good there....
Forum: Equipment   01-11-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By SlammedDC2
Leaking co2, can I fix it?

So I recently set my co2 back up, it took about 3 days to use a 10lb tank. I sprayed everything down with windex and found bubbles coming from where the regulator threads on to the tank. There is...
Forum: Equipment   12-10-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By SlammedDC2
Forgive my ignorance, where are the o rings...

Forgive my ignorance, where are the o rings located? I don't remember seeing any.
Forum: Equipment   12-10-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By SlammedDC2
New canister making noise

So I just switched from a sump to a sunsun hw 304b. I hooked everything up, primed it and turned it on, I have to say I am a little surprised at how loud it is. There is an almost constant gurgling...
Forum: Algae   03-30-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 223
Posted By SlammedDC2
algae ID and help please

So this has popped up about a week ago. I've hit it with peroxide and it did nothing.

Tank is a 125g T5 lighting. No ferts or co2. I think the tank has good circulation (ask the plants have some...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-24-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By SlammedDC2
Not really wanting a native tank. Actually...

Not really wanting a native tank. Actually thinking of maybe some bucktooth tetras.
There is lid not will there be a lid.
My daughter has been told multiple times, but she's 4 so there's not a lot...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-24-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By SlammedDC2
massive fish die-off need suggestions for restock

So last night I come home to my 6yo telling me that my 4yo took the opportunity of my wife taking a smoke break to pour sugar, powdered sugar, chocolate syrup and bc powders into my 125g.
I did a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-15-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By SlammedDC2
When I first went from hob to sump I pulled all...

When I first went from hob to sump I pulled all the media from the hob and put them in the sump. I also bought me media for the sump (ceramic rings, bio balls). That was about 3 years ago and the hob...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians)   10-14-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By SlammedDC2
I feed my sliders a combination of foods, who...

I feed my sliders a combination of foods, who wants to eat the thing everyday?

I feed them
Night crawlers
Cat food (occasionally)
Feeder fish
Cut up shad guts
Hot dogs (occasionally)...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-27-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By SlammedDC2
If I have to be away for an extended period of...

If I have to be away for an extended period of time I'll cut my lights to just a few hours, no co2 and no ferts. No problems yet.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-25-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By SlammedDC2
Flame all you want but I've had fish tanks all my...

Flame all you want but I've had fish tanks all my life, planted tanks for about 4 years. I've only quarantined once, and after the fish came out it became a shrimp tank.
I've never had a problem...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-24-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By SlammedDC2
I have been using craigslist to buy, sell, and...

I have been using craigslist to buy, sell, and trade things for years now. I've been to parking lots, people's houses, jobs and had them meet me at my house and job. I've never had anyone try...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-22-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By SlammedDC2
One branch has anubis, one has peacock moss and...

One branch has anubis, one has peacock moss and the other Christmas moss
Forum: Tank Journals   09-22-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By SlammedDC2
Slammeddc2 New and improved 125g

After buying our first house I took my 125 down, lost all the plants to heat, and managed to keep a few fish. Other than that everything is new or redone.
I ditched the sand for some black plant...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-12-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,297
Posted By SlammedDC2
My kids cats drink out of the hobs on their...

My kids cats drink out of the hobs on their tanks. If it wasn't for fish tanks they would probably die of dehydration, the dog isn't real keen on sharing her water bowl.
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians)   09-12-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By SlammedDC2
I can attest to this. I currently have 2 sliders...

I can attest to this. I currently have 2 sliders in a 150gal. In my wife's first 2 years of teaching we kept a slider in her room.
We removed the turtle for multiple reasons. Having to come up to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-29-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,537
Posted By SlammedDC2
I rarely dress up, but every so often it's nice...

I rarely dress up, but every so often it's nice to "suit up"
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-29-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By SlammedDC2
I know the thread is a little old but I saw this...

I know the thread is a little old but I saw this and felt like venting.

I have been waiting on a significant insurance check for sometime. Well today I rushed home to be there when usps arrived....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-02-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By SlammedDC2
garage tank...Will it be okay?

So we're moving this weekend, the house doesn't have room to house two 125g tanks. I'm thinking of putting my turtle tank in the garage.
I live in middle Tennessee a little north of Nashville, the...
Forum: Ponds   06-07-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 977
Posted By SlammedDC2
need a little insight/help with backyard pond

We are in the process of buying a house, it has a nice backyard and we would like to compliment it with a pond.

I know what I would like to accomplish with the pond, just need some pointers to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-23-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By SlammedDC2
Like I said in the original post, she doesn't do...

Like I said in the original post, she doesn't do snakes.


She has her own ac and heater so it's under her control. However if it becomes an issue on weekends it's possible that we can bring it...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-22-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By SlammedDC2
Need ideas for a classroom pet...

We are looking for a new classroom pet for my wife's 2nd grade class for next school year. We've done fish tanks for the last 6 years, but that won't be possible next year as she well be in a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-02-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By SlammedDC2
I prefer larger tanks. I have a 15g shrimp tank...

I prefer larger tanks. I have a 15g shrimp tank that I'm probably going to break down and get rid of. I've also recently taken down a 30L that I'm probably going to get rid of. However I now have two...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-13-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By SlammedDC2
I have a few tanks with the same problem. My...

I have a few tanks with the same problem.
My 125 had a little algae problem with very little pruning on daily ferts, co2, and high lighting.
My son has a 10 gallon with almost no water changes no...
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