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Forum: Equipment   03-03-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,001
Posted By Jackfrost
Take it from someone who welds alot ... 1....

Take it from someone who welds alot ...

1. Buy filled tank from welding supply store.
2. Throw in back on truck. (Do not secure. Tanks are round because they were meant to roll around !)
3....
Forum: Equipment   02-21-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,488
Posted By Jackfrost
I will ask the question also. What are the...

I will ask the question also.

What are the dimesnions of this ring ?

Thanks !
Forum: Tank Journals   02-16-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 161,955
Posted By Jackfrost
Steve ! Looking good. :icon_lol:

Steve !

Looking good. :icon_lol:
Forum: Equipment   12-11-2007, 02:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By Jackfrost
Boy ! I have been away from the forum for a...

Boy !

I have been away from the forum for a while but my two year old Eheim 2126 themocontroller is going nuts ! The temperature readout on the controller is swinging from 15C alll the way to 30...
Forum: DIY   01-25-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,600
Posted By Jackfrost
Steve How have you been ? Long time...

Steve

How have you been ?

Long time since I posted to you.

I think you are on travel somewhere this month.

Anyway, I have been reading you threads (I see you have been busy !), with great...
Forum: Equipment   01-24-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By Jackfrost
Here is some things you could check: 1. Shut...

Here is some things you could check:

1. Shut down the solenoid and remove the needle completely and inspect it for burrs and/or smoothness of surface. If it is not smooth, buy some 800 grit sand...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-24-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,933
Posted By Jackfrost
Mike Relax ! Enjoy the Plants, the fish, the...

Mike

Relax ! Enjoy the Plants, the fish, the shrimp and life.

Life is good you know !

Not everyone is evil !

According to you, any topic and any response will turn into a fight and closed...
Forum: Equipment   01-19-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,132
Posted By Jackfrost
ALWAYS FILL THE CANISTER WITH WATER BEFORE...

ALWAYS FILL THE CANISTER WITH WATER BEFORE HOOKING UP AGAIN

:bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

Also, having a turbop twist myself in the loop, I found out that the TT would hold air that needed to be...
Forum: Equipment   01-19-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,532
Posted By Jackfrost
I have the 2227. I have used it for several...

I have the 2227. I have used it for several years, with the airtube being fed by the CO2 silicone tube.

The unit works well but needs regular cleaning. I used it on my 65 G tank.

The part that...
Forum: Equipment   01-05-2007, 10:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,036
Posted By Jackfrost
Bigals is the worst in packaging. I have...

Bigals is the worst in packaging.

I have never received a shipment from them that was not in a banged up half open box !
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-31-2006, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,634
Posted By Jackfrost
I didn't see any water numbers, but I would not...

I didn't see any water numbers, but I would not worry too much. Keep doing some 50% water changes.

You do not want to start "over correcting"

P.S. I have done the same thing also !
Forum: Equipment   12-30-2006, 06:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 31,690
Posted By Jackfrost
This is incredible planning and workmanship. I...

This is incredible planning and workmanship.
I cant belive no one else has commented on your work.

Excellent !

Do you have a picture of how the Eheim Liquidoser is set up in your system ?
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-21-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Jackfrost
freshwaterinverts - Great Guy

I just received my order from Mike Hall of 20 Amano shrimp.

Excellent packaging, shipped on time, and shrimp looked great.

Only problem was that there were a lot more of them, than I ordered.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-18-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Jackfrost
I would actually recomend you also look at...

I would actually recomend you also look at Aquabotanic.


Remember that from whoever you buy.

The quality and hardiness of the plants is what maters !;)

You want to start with good healthy...
Forum: Lighting   12-18-2006, 01:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,012
Posted By Jackfrost
Intensity of a CF actually decreases by 30%...

Intensity of a CF actually decreases by 30% within the first 3 to 6 months. The variance in time is due to manufacturing differences.

After that it levels off exponentially until "death".

So...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-12-2006, 02:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,743
Posted By Jackfrost
Any updates here ? I love this series !

Any updates here ?

I love this series !
Forum: Equipment   12-11-2006, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By Jackfrost
Always go with the biggest one you can afford to...

Always go with the biggest one you can afford to get.

I use a 6x (18 Watts) on my 65G. Remeber that you want the most intensity and dwell time possible.

I would go with a 12x or two 6x.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-09-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By Jackfrost
Thanks Andrew. Looks like the temps are...

Thanks Andrew.

Looks like the temps are moving upwards next week.

I will be placing an order with him.

Thank you again for pointing him out to me.

Nick
Forum: Equipment   12-08-2006, 08:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,265
Posted By Jackfrost
Eheim is king. All others just try to be...

Eheim is king.

All others just try to be like eheim

Quality of materials.

Quality of electronics.

Quality of hoses.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-08-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By Jackfrost
Anyone shipping shrimp in winter to New England ?

I am looking for any shops that guarantee shipments of Shrimp to New England in winter.

Styro + Heat Packs and all.

Aquariumfish.net seems to ship at a good price, but at 20 deg temps without a...
Forum: Substrate   12-17-2005, 12:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,905
Posted By Jackfrost
Where can one buy Soil Master from ?

Where can one buy Soil Master from ?
Forum: Equipment   12-17-2005, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Jackfrost
Just use silicone. A dab will do.

Just use silicone. A dab will do.
Forum: Equipment   12-15-2005, 08:38 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,333
Posted By Jackfrost
My point exactly ! Precision and quality come...

My point exactly ! Precision and quality come with a cost, and most people would rather complain and own a JBJ and Mil, rather than shell out $600.

However, I still believe that everyone can do...
Forum: Equipment   12-15-2005, 05:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,333
Posted By Jackfrost
Comparable to what ? These units are the bottom...

Comparable to what ? These units are the bottom of the barrel. The JBJ, and Mil regulators, are intended to be cheap, and mass produced. People want cheap and thus there is a market for them. Then...
Forum: Equipment   12-15-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,594
Posted By Jackfrost
I sold mine on ebay for $150 used. I feel...

I sold mine on ebay for $150 used.

I feel like a crook ! :icon_redf

People will buy anything on Ebay !
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