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Forum: DIY 03-27-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By BaltimoreGuy
Taken from the Arduino Uno specs: Operating...

Taken from the Arduino Uno specs:
Operating Voltage 5V
Input Voltage (recommended) 7-12V
Input Voltage (limits) 6-20V
Forum: DIY 03-27-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,645
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
Hi Shift, thank you very much for posting this....

Hi Shift, thank you very much for posting this. You have encouraged me to try it myself, but first I have a question regarding your setup though. Please keep in mind I am just in the process of...
Forum: DIY 08-19-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
Could be improved with a check valve so the hose...

Could be improved with a check valve so the hose doesn't empty between doses. or put in a T with 2 drop checkers and pump it directly into the tank.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-06-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,645
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
Thought I should throw up a picture of the...

Thought I should throw up a picture of the current setup since its filling in nicely now!

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/9409532/Internet%20forum%20pics/DSC07728.jpg

This is right after a trim job:...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-27-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
Blue Velvet with red belly babies

My blue velvet's have had 1 set of babies, now I have 2 more pregnant in the tank. Both females had tan colored bellies, but the latest one is berried red. Any reason that could be? It may sound...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-16-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,645
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
So without having to spend a ton of time filling...

So without having to spend a ton of time filling up gallon jugs to figure out my required drips per minute I used a test tube and some math to get me at least close. According to this site...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-16-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
That is reassuring! I would love to see more...

That is reassuring! I would love to see more pics, and could you post the link? Looks like it wasnt included.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-15-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
Well the good news is that my local treatment...

Well the good news is that my local treatment plant uses chlorine and because of the area he said there aren't any plans of switching to chloramine. I may try setting up a bubble style ladder for my...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-14-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,645
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
That is a good idea but mostly I see these...

That is a good idea but mostly I see these (aqualifters) used on overflows with high GPH. Mine being a drip water top off would be flowing at a rate of .29GPH and the aqualifter is rated at 3.5GPH....
Forum: Tank Journals 02-13-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,645
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
New plants are planted but its kinda thin....

New plants are planted but its kinda thin. Hopefully it fills in quickly! Im debating what should I should put in the front right corner. Any thoughts?
Also check out the newly painted background...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-08-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
I've decided not to use a filter at all. Ill...

I've decided not to use a filter at all. Ill divide a weekly dose of prime by 6 and add it to my diy liquid ferts. As long as prime doesn't affect the fertilizers or glut, should be fine.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-08-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,645
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
These are the plants I have shipping on Saturday:...

These are the plants I have shipping on Saturday:
eleocharis belem
Blyxa Japonica
Fissidens
Hygrophila corymbosa lookalike (true identity unknown atm)
Rotala rotundifolia
Rotala sp. green...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-07-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
Automatic water changes and chlorine

So I am setting up the automatic water change system by using a DIY overflow and a slow trickle from an ice-maker kit. What is recommend for the chlorine? Would it even matter at such a small but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-05-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
If you paint it use acrylic paint (craft section)...

If you paint it use acrylic paint (craft section) and a foam roller. Peels off easy too.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-03-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,645
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
It was so cold I couldn't keep my arm in there...

It was so cold I couldn't keep my arm in there long, it felt like it was ice cold.
The house was 43F and the tank was at 48F if I remember correctly... Yep, if you want some hearty fish go with...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-03-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,645
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
I couldn't help myself, I had to fill up the...

I couldn't help myself, I had to fill up the aquarium. I made a trip up to "Thatfishplace" today and got 5 bristle-nose plecos. Need to get some zucchini since there isn't a spec of algae in there......
Forum: Tank Journals 02-03-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,645
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
I used my MSPaint skills to draw up a layout of...

I used my MSPaint skills to draw up a layout of what I have in mind.
Thoughts?

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/9409532/Internet%20forum%20pics/layout.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 01-27-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,645
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
75G Deep Freeze

I have been keeping fish for at least 12 years now and I started getting into planted aquariums around the beginning of 2010. Since then I have dabbled with some common plants, nothing too fancy, and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-25-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
What causes a stem to branch off?

It seems like so many of the nice tanks I see have single stem plants from substrate to surface, but mine love to branch all over the place.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-11-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
The IR remote is really easy to make. Cost me ~7...

The IR remote is really easy to make. Cost me ~7 dollars.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
Malaysian Trumpet Snail Timelapse

I made this last night while experimenting with my new camera :thumbsup:

http://youtu.be/i9DgRrPR400

Fast little suckers!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-28-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 956
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
I started with a reactor, then bought a mister...

I started with a reactor, then bought a mister because of all the hype. Went back to the reactor 2 weeks later because I couldn't stand the sprite water anymore. I <3 my crystal clear water and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
Might have better luck posting in the Swap n Shop...

Might have better luck posting in the Swap n Shop thread (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/swap-n-shop/).
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-19-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
I boosted my CO2 by .5 bps, which is now 2.5 bps....

I boosted my CO2 by .5 bps, which is now 2.5 bps. I'm going to increase kh2po4, but how much would you recommend? I'm dosing 1/4 tsp daily right now.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-18-2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By BaltimoreGuy
Well, after reading the Phosphate deficiency...

Well, after reading the Phosphate deficiency description here (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/fertilizers-water-parameters/113834-nutrient-deficiency-chart.html) that very much describes the...
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