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Forum: Equipment 12-21-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By AquaStudent
Bumping up the pressure and dialing it back more...

Bumping up the pressure and dialing it back more with the needle valve worked well. I'm not sure what changed in my system to make the pressure drop. I ended up not changing the needle valve that...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By AquaStudent
I'll bump up the psi and dial it down more using...

I'll bump up the psi and dial it down more using the needle valve. I never played with it and never read up on the best way to set it up. It had always worked well before. Thanks
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By AquaStudent
My diffuser is a glass/ceramic c02 diffuser. I...

My diffuser is a glass/ceramic c02 diffuser. I have that sitting under a powerhead for extra chopping/circulation.

The outflow from the reg/solenoid is 11psi. Not sure what you mean by "why." If...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By AquaStudent
Inconsistent C02 Flow with Pressurized System

Over the past couple months I've been having issues with my Aquatek Regulator. The model is R-76-1.

I got it fairly early in the summer and have it hooked up to a 10 pound c02 tank. It's running...
Forum: Fish 11-14-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By AquaStudent
I did consider GBRs or Bolivians but I want...

I did consider GBRs or Bolivians but I want something a bit more interesting.

Does anybody know of any CARES fish that would be a good fit?
Forum: Fish 11-13-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By AquaStudent
Looking to Restock 29g (PICS)

Hello TPT. I've got a planted 29g aquarium and have mostly been keeping a peaceful South American community.

I've gone with a few different schooling fishes over the years (neon tetras (green and...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-17-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,165
Posted By AquaStudent
Gorgeous looking tank. I love those reds mixed...

Gorgeous looking tank. I love those reds mixed in. It really adds highlights to the tank
Forum: DIY 05-20-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,987
Posted By AquaStudent
This is a very nice read. I'm going to be getting...

This is a very nice read. I'm going to be getting a 135g and am planning on doing some large SA cichlids. I want to get a nice piece of driftwood and have been scouting out the local areas.

Is...
Forum: Photography 05-16-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 49,380
Posted By AquaStudent
Nice. Interesting background/foreground mix with...

Nice. Interesting background/foreground mix with the focus. I think a little bit of editing and cropping will make this even better!

Nice angels too!


Here's one of my syno cats when he was...
Forum: Lighting 05-10-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By AquaStudent
Instead of going with a commercial fixture have...

Instead of going with a commercial fixture have you thought about doing a DIY build? You'd probably want to just build an all inclusive fixture and then use your current light on a growout tank,...
Forum: Lighting 04-25-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By AquaStudent
As Snow said you can go with a T8 fixture from a...

As Snow said you can go with a T8 fixture from a hardware store. I've found spectrum is just as important (if not more important) than intensity. Most of the plants you mentioned are low/medium light...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-20-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By AquaStudent
Thanks guys. I'll see if I can even get the tank....

Thanks guys. I'll see if I can even get the tank. I haven't heard back from my friend.

Gah...it'd be so great to be able to set up a monster tank! Patience is key right?!?!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-19-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By AquaStudent
For the DIY water sensor I'd just wire into a...

For the DIY water sensor I'd just wire into a smoke alarm test. If you press the test button down on a smoke alarm you're completing a circuit which will then sound the alarm (test).

It'd be as...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-19-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By AquaStudent
I forgot to mention that I was planning on...

I forgot to mention that I was planning on building a water sensor using a smoke detector. I can plan out either buying a commercial model or doing a DIY project. Thanks for the reminder.

Yes....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-19-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By AquaStudent
Big Tank in Little Apartment

Hello TPT.

My friend said someone he knows is looking to get rid of a 100+ gallon tank and I could get it for free. This of course caught my interest but I need to make sure I can handle it. I am...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-31-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By AquaStudent
How is this tank developing? I like rummynose :)

How is this tank developing? I like rummynose :)
Forum: Tank Journals 01-31-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,174
Posted By AquaStudent
Nice! How is this setup going? I am literally...

Nice! How is this setup going? I am literally planning out nearly an identical stocking for my planted 29g. I've always wanted to keep angels.
Forum: Photography 01-21-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,912
Posted By AquaStudent
Nice shots Aqua. If your 'crappy' camera has a...

Nice shots Aqua. If your 'crappy' camera has a video setting you could use that to film your rainbowfish. Then search it for a frame you like and pull that out. It's a good way to image quick fish.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-17-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 51,917
Posted By AquaStudent
Kara! Glad to see you back! Hope all is well.

Kara! Glad to see you back! Hope all is well.
Forum: DIY 01-15-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By AquaStudent
Here's an update. I also put together a Design #3...

Here's an update. I also put together a Design #3 which is just a slightly modified version of #2.

http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr58/dawar10ck/Sump%20Design/DSC_0473_zps48624221.jpg...
Forum: DIY 01-09-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By AquaStudent
20L is a 20 Long. I should have been more...

20L is a 20 Long. I should have been more specific.


The reason the growstones (biological filtration) section is after the K1 is because I want to drip over it. If I place the growstones right...
Forum: DIY 01-09-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By AquaStudent
Ideas/Planning for Sump

Hola amigos! My newest major fish project will hopefully be a sump for my 55 gallon African Cichlid tank. I want the extra volume and footprint to hopefully get some plants growing and to provide...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-28-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By AquaStudent
There's nothing more low maintenance than Nerite...

There's nothing more low maintenance than Nerite snails.

A small school of dwarf cory cats would be great also if you want to go fishy
Forum: Aquascaping 12-24-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By AquaStudent
A rubber band around the wood attaching a rock...

A rubber band around the wood attaching a rock works well if the shape of the wood allows it. Then after a month or two the wood should be fully soaked and you can remove the band.
Forum: ACUREL Aquarium and Pond Care 12-21-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,554
Posted By AquaStudent
Thanks for holding this. Grats to the winners.

Thanks for holding this. Grats to the winners.
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