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Forum: Substrate 08-04-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By kroner19
Ok. Thanks for the responses. May go with the...

Ok. Thanks for the responses. May go with the screen method being I have some lying around. Appreciate the help.
Forum: Substrate 08-03-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By kroner19
Tank breakdown-best way to dry out/store aquasoil?

About to break down my 60P setup and don't know what to do with the aqua soil. I'd like to sell the whole setup. What is the best way to dry out or best storage method? Should it be kept moist?...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By kroner19
Thanks for the quick replies. I thought I read...

Thanks for the quick replies. I thought I read somewhere that the regs should be run at 30psi or greater but I guess that's only for diffusers requiring that amount of working pressure. I use your...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By kroner19
Question re: airgas Y12-244A regulator

I was just gifted a brand new airgas Y12-244A two stage regulator. After checking the specs I found out that the max working pressure is 25-30psi. My question is: is it ok to run the regulator at the...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By kroner19
Regulator issues - help needed

For some reason lately my regulator had been acting funny. Upon start up it seems that the bubbles are barely trickling out at the bubble counter. In order for me to get things flowing I have to kick...
Forum: Algae 04-23-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By kroner19
I haven't seen any of them get bigger than this...

I haven't seen any of them get bigger than this which is about the size of a small piece of Nerds candy. I feel like they might be parasitic or one of those organisms that shows up when over feeding...
Forum: Algae 04-22-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By kroner19
Unidentified organism in my tank

Can anyone tell me what these are? They look like snails but their shells grow sideways. Almost like a flat spiral. And what causes them to show up or how to eradicate them?

Thanks in advance....
Forum: Plants 03-19-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By kroner19
Do plants require more CO2 the closer they get to the light?

Just as the title says. I was wondering if a plants need for CO2 and thus fertilizers increase as it grows from the bottom of my 20" tall tank to the top? Seems like they would but i never really...
Forum: Lighting 03-18-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By kroner19
Possible to make Finnex ray 2 dimmable?

Is it possible to maybe swap out the driver in a Finnex ray 2 with dimmable driver? Or maybe add a dimmer in-line somewhere? It would be nice to get that little extra bit of PAR control. Has anyone...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By kroner19
This isnt really a bigger is better situation. ...

This isnt really a bigger is better situation. More like taking advantage of a situation presented to you. I would've probably went with a 2215 if I had to match a filter to my aquarium. But being...
Forum: Lighting 03-15-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By kroner19
Does anyone know if my calculations for the...

Does anyone know if my calculations for the overlapping PAR are correct? If not, could you please explain how I could calculate it given the data I have from Finnex.

Thanks,

Mike
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By kroner19
Is there a specific shape lily pipe that would...

Is there a specific shape lily pipe that would help to reduce the flow? Like the poppy, etc?
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By kroner19
Glad to hear that. So long as it wasn't a bunch...

Glad to hear that. So long as it wasn't a bunch of "No's" from everyone ill go ahead and pick it up then. I was able to get one for $100 with everything included barely used for 2 weeks after...
Forum: Lighting 03-14-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By kroner19
Haha...I wish it did. This is the exact post...

Haha...I wish it did. This is the exact post that came up when I did a search of the lighting sub-forum that brought about my question. While it does provide PAR data for each of Finnex's lights...
Forum: Lighting 03-14-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By kroner19
Finnex Ray2 and Fugeray question

If you had to choose a light setup for a 60-P would (1) 24" finnex ray2 dual 7000k fixture or (2) 24" fugeray's be the best option? I know the par data for the ray2 is better one on one but would the...
Forum: Substrate 03-14-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By kroner19
Aqua Soil alone or with power sand?

I recently purchased some ADA amazonia new aqua soil as well as the power sand special. I have been gathering supplies for my new 60-P setup and the time has come for me to set it up. My original...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By kroner19
2217 too much for a 60-P

Just wanted to get some thoughts from everyone.....

Is an Eheim 2217 too much filter for a 60-P?
Forum: DIY 03-14-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By kroner19
Lots of great info here. Thanks everyone. Now...

Lots of great info here. Thanks everyone. Now some questions about Formica. I haven't looked for any yet but I'm assuming it comes in 4x8 or 4x10 sheets. In order to keep the pieces more managable,...
Forum: DIY 03-13-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By kroner19
Should I use 3/4" or 1/2" plywood? or a...

Should I use 3/4" or 1/2" plywood? or a combination thereof? And, should I construct the whole cabinet and then seal/lacquer it prior to applying the glue for the formica?
Forum: DIY 03-12-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By kroner19
Best plywood to use for stand construction?

Hey fellow TPT do-it-yourselfers,

I'm planning on constructing an ADA style stand for a 60-P and was wondering what would be the best type of plywood to use. I see from some other members projects...
Forum: Plants 03-11-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By kroner19
Curling/crumpled leaves on a few species

A few species in my tank are exhibiting this type of growth of new leaves. Nothing has changed.Its a 55 gal with 2x55w T5HO. CO2 is what its always been. Im dosing EI. I checked James' planted tank...
Forum: Lighting 03-07-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By kroner19
Thanks O2 for the info. Looks like a pretty good...

Thanks O2 for the info. Looks like a pretty good driver and a really low price.

Hey hoppy, glad you popped in. I read your post about DIY LED lighting andpar and all that stuff. Very...
Forum: Lighting 03-06-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By kroner19
Building my own LED - need advice please

To all LED gurus,

I'm planning on putting together my own LED fixture for a 60P (24" long 14" high) can I get away with only 2 rows of LEDs as I only have two 24" heatsinks with about a 1" pocket...
Forum: Lighting 03-02-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By kroner19
Damn, that sucks. I thought I might've cut the...

Damn, that sucks. I thought I might've cut the costs of building an LED setup in half. All well, thanks for the response.
Forum: Lighting 03-01-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By kroner19
Need help w/LED -have parts

Hey all,

I'm not really familiar with LEDs so bear with me. I'm looking to build a fixture, possibly two, for an ADA 60-P. I have a bunch of LED gear but have no idea if its useful. It was given...
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