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Forum: DIY Yesterday, 01:11 AM
Replies: 456
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Posted By jrill
Going good. Still 2 bps. Bit under half of ca...

Going good. Still 2 bps. Bit under half of ca left. The trend has been it uses quite a bit of ca and builds a lot of pressure which lasts awhile before it needs more.
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 12:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,878
Posted By jrill
My last one. Here is the post : Today was...

My last one. Here is the post :

Today was the last day on the charge of: Was good for 30 days, 2bps for 8 hours a day.<br />
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Bottle A = Citric Acid 400g to 600ml water<br />
Bottle B =...
Forum: DIY 07-01-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,878
Posted By jrill
I on the other hand really like it. Have gone 30...

I on the other hand really like it. Have gone 30 days on mix.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-01-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By jrill
Just like any other shipment. Select on line or...

Just like any other shipment. Select on line or pay at post office for priority mail. Post office even has non flat rate priority mail boxs for free.
Forum: Plants 07-01-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By jrill
I use jdaquatics13 on no ebay links allowed $6 shipping.

I use jdaquatics13 on no ebay links allowed $6 shipping.
Forum: DIY 07-01-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By jrill
No, similar though. Mine has the solid bar.

No, similar though. Mine has the solid bar.
Forum: DIY 07-01-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 22,997
Posted By jrill
Hard to say for sure, usually means there is a...

Hard to say for sure, usually means there is a leak so all the citric acid gets used up trying to stabilize the pressure as its lost. Do you have a picture of your setup.
Forum: DIY 07-01-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By jrill
I have had mine go higher than than 5. No worries.

I have had mine go higher than than 5. No worries.
Forum: DIY 06-30-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 22,997
Posted By jrill
I think your spot on. The instant pressure would...

I think your spot on. The instant pressure would be too much unless you used very little of both ca and ba.
And I'm thinking it was your post where I saw the single metal canister.
Forum: DIY 06-30-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 22,997
Posted By jrill
Its a question of longevity. With one bottle your...

Its a question of longevity. With one bottle your done when the pressure is gone. With two the pressure keeps renewing. There is a system out there though does it that way using a stainless steel...
Forum: Algae 06-30-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By jrill
I see some bba. Usually caused by poor co2.

I see some bba. Usually caused by poor co2.
Forum: Lighting 06-29-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By jrill
Interesting indeed. In Illinois and Kentucky I...

Interesting indeed. In Illinois and Kentucky I almost never see 20 highs. Tons of 20L.
Forum: Lighting 06-29-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By jrill
Beg to differ. 20 long is the standard wherever I...

Beg to differ. 20 long is the standard wherever I shop.
Forum: DIY 06-29-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 22,997
Posted By jrill
So how did it go?

So how did it go?
Forum: DIY 06-27-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 22,997
Posted By jrill
I buy my citric acid by the pound on amazon 5...

I buy my citric acid by the pound on amazon 5 pounds is like $16. Much more cost effective. Even cheaper if you go bigger.
Forum: DIY 06-27-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 22,997
Posted By jrill
Well, it cost more than yeast but you can buy a...

Well, it cost more than yeast but you can buy a lot of citric acid and baking soda for the price of a good regulator, bottle and bottle fill. I think I show a pretty fair cost comparison earlier in...
Forum: DIY 06-26-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 22,997
Posted By jrill
Yep, read more than a few problems with vinegar....

Yep, read more than a few problems with vinegar. I like the results I am getting with the citric acid.
Forum: Plants 06-26-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By jrill
Light or co2 is not high enough.

Light or co2 is not high enough.
Forum: Fish 06-26-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By jrill
I have had them live a few days and others a...

I have had them live a few days and others a couple of years. Its a crap shoot with Otto's.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-26-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By jrill
At 30 your not going to need a lot. If it were me...

At 30 your not going to need a lot. If it were me I would be happy with 20 ish ppm on the pH/kh scale with that light. Higher as you lower it. Just remember that as you add more light and co2...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-26-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By jrill
The amount of light you have will be a large...

The amount of light you have will be a large factor in determining how much co2 your plants can use and how much you need. Do you know what par your at.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-25-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By jrill
It won't

It won't
Forum: Fish 06-24-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By jrill
I never have but I am interested to see what...

I never have but I am interested to see what others do.
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By jrill
I use an eheim 2211 on my 10. I like it.

I use an eheim 2211 on my 10. I like it.
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By jrill
That's like no co2 at all for that size take. I...

That's like no co2 at all for that size take. I would start at 3bps and see what your pH drop is from that. Shoot for a full 1 degree drop for starters.
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