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Forum: Lighting 07-23-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,127
Posted By neilshieh
You can either use a wire coat hanger and just...

You can either use a wire coat hanger and just bend them so that they slide into the notches.
Or you can get acrylic laser cut like this to hang.
http://puu.sh/j9iav/2c4734ba57.png
Forum: Lighting 07-22-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,127
Posted By neilshieh
Currently I only make them for finnex lights....

Currently I only make them for finnex lights. People have reached out to me to make custom risers for other lights or hanging hardware, but those are custom orders and require them to either measure...
Forum: Lighting 07-22-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,127
Posted By neilshieh
finally got around to cutting the prototypes for...

finally got around to cutting the prototypes for the acrylic 24/7 risers! There are a few problems due to the different design of the legs, but I have a few ideas to remedy them. Sorry for the bad...
Forum: Lighting 06-07-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,127
Posted By neilshieh
I make acrylic risers for finnex lights and have...

I make acrylic risers for finnex lights and have been getting a lot of questions from people asking if the ones I make for planted+, fugeray, etc. would work with the 24/7 light. Could anyone with...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By neilshieh
Here I did a write up on how to wire and use a...

Here I did a write up on how to wire and use a cheap temperature controller. The probe itself is super small and not noticeable (i just behind the filter intake) but if you wanted to run things...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-20-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,041
Posted By neilshieh
Lovely tank! If only I had a fraction of your...

Lovely tank! If only I had a fraction of your artistic abilities with hardscape :P
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By neilshieh
Yep, too bad Rex-griggs website stuff got taken...

Yep, too bad Rex-griggs website stuff got taken down but he had a couple builds where he uses a single stage regulator to bring down the pressure from 800 to ~100 (i don't know the specifics) and...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By neilshieh
What oldpunk means by blowing it out is using a...

What oldpunk means by blowing it out is using a burst of higher pressure co2 to blow out debris. aka remove everything after the solenoid, turn up working pressure ~10-20 psi and just let open and...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By neilshieh
i've seen a couple people's tanks with these...

i've seen a couple people's tanks with these acrylic glass top holders but i think they might be ADA specific because they both have ADA tanks and the clips fit perfectly with the glass. might be...
Forum: Fish 03-10-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By neilshieh
plecos with rabbit snails?

I have a 20 gallon long set up for breeding plecos. There's already a bunch of babies, but I've also been thinking about breeding rabbit snails in the same tank. Would the rabbit snails pose any...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By neilshieh
Just 3d print some with clear ABS filament. You...

Just 3d print some with clear ABS filament. You can customize it to have better support. Or just form your own with a heat gun and a strip of acrylic.
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,847
Posted By neilshieh
nice! I should redo the post body on mine too and...

nice! I should redo the post body on mine too and straighten out the gauges lol. Did you use a strap wrench to get the cga inlet out? with my other two the cga inlets came out very easily but this...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,847
Posted By neilshieh
my regulator pool needs an updated group shot...

my regulator pool needs an updated group shot lol, but first I really need to build their post bodies
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,847
Posted By neilshieh
Just looked through their catalog and can't find...

Just looked through their catalog and can't find any 1.5" cga 320, they have some randomly pneumatic assembly in their catalog that lists 1.5" cga 320 but the picture looks really weird and i doubt...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 847
Posted By neilshieh
Ah, sorry for misunderstanding that haha, though...

Ah, sorry for misunderstanding that haha, though I do know a hand full of people who use those sorts of valves as their only valve. I think this whole obsession with these overkill metering valves...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 847
Posted By neilshieh
the shutoff valves wont replace the functionality...

the shutoff valves wont replace the functionality of a metering valve unless you're injecting co2 into a large tank/multiple tanks where bps is meaningless to you.

told ya a pipe wrench was all...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,847
Posted By neilshieh
which company makes them? Western and Superior...

which company makes them? Western and Superior don't carry them :( Do you have any for sale? :hihi:
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,847
Posted By neilshieh
aghhh more tools to buy, ill check the berkeley...

aghhh more tools to buy, ill check the berkeley tool library and see if they have one :P

on a brighter note, I got around to testing both of my hpt 100's and they're a go! It's crazy how small...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,847
Posted By neilshieh
So today I found out that the gauge on the mini...

So today I found out that the gauge on the mini dual stage isn't actually crooked lol. the main body of the regulator actually unscrews into two halves. I found this out while trying to unscrew the...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 847
Posted By neilshieh
I don't think you need to use heat at all on the...

I don't think you need to use heat at all on the inlet, a decent sized pipe wrench and some elbow grease is all it'd take imo. I've been able to remove all the inlets of every regulator I bought that...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 847
Posted By neilshieh
I just use a pipe wrench to remove inlets. ...

I just use a pipe wrench to remove inlets.

@FHF, there's a couple aeriform sgt500's on ebay for ~100. I passed on them because the auction photo they posted looked like the regulator went through...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,847
Posted By neilshieh
they have a stainless steel version??? what! I...

they have a stainless steel version??? what! I did not know about this LOL.


oh another note.... i saw an sgs 160 regulator today on [Ebay Link Removed] so sad, it was basically new but it wasn't...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By neilshieh
I love my eheim jager heater, it keeps my temps...

I love my eheim jager heater, it keeps my temps very steady, very well constructed, and has a very good track record. I also have a hydor inline heater which has kept my temps rock solid at 76. I...
Forum: Plants 02-28-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By neilshieh
what kind of fish do you have in there? could be...

what kind of fish do you have in there? could be something (or snails) eating them.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-28-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By neilshieh
no need to even cover it, just turn off the...

no need to even cover it, just turn off the lights for a day or two as needed... they won't die. I'd take of the top if possible to increase surface gas exchange but it should be fine.
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