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Forum: DIY   01-19-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By player 2
I was at West Elm and saw these glass bowls that...

I was at West Elm and saw these glass bowls that were sitting on wood. They must have been placed on the wood when the glass was still hot since the bottom was shaped to the wood's contour. The...
Forum: DIY   01-05-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 255,014
Posted By player 2
Look for all lines with led1Pin and comment them...

Look for all lines with led1Pin and comment them out. Do the same for the rest of the ones in the group. Look around lines 243, 676, 2278. Here are the first lines to comment out.

//const...
Forum: DIY   01-02-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 255,014
Posted By player 2
Perfect. I have a Current Satellite light so I...

Perfect. I have a Current Satellite light so I won't be using those pins anyway.
Forum: DIY   01-02-2016, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 255,014
Posted By player 2
WOO! Went back and thought "well if I want to...

WOO! Went back and thought "well if I want to use pins 6-2, then let me make sure that nothing else is using those pins." A few comments later (which I need to find out what I disabled) I can now...
Forum: DIY   01-01-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 255,014
Posted By player 2
I've tried that but when I run it, it will...

I've tried that but when I run it, it will automatically display the -1, -1 every second or so as if something is triggering a screen press.

edit: Let me rephrase that. I've modified the code to...
Forum: DIY   01-01-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 255,014
Posted By player 2
I'm about to break my touch screen. I load an...

I'm about to break my touch screen. I load an example for uTouch library and do the calibration and set it to print to serial the x and y coordinates which it does just fine. I can load other...
Forum: DIY   12-20-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By player 2
The bypass that is in the filter area I could do...

The bypass that is in the filter area I could do that but the one on the side of the tank is so low. I might be able to get away with it though. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: DIY   12-16-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By player 2
That's what I was thinking. Everything I found...

That's what I was thinking. Everything I found said nontoxic when cured. I have a plastic sheet blocking flow but I know it's not water tight. I may use this as an excuse to rescape.
Forum: DIY   12-16-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By player 2
Underwater sealant

I have a Fluval Spec that I want to close the bypass on but the tank is already setup. Does anybody know a sealant that can be applied underwater? It doesn't even need to be sealant but something...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-27-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By player 2
Yup. The bottom one has no top although I may...

Yup. The bottom one has no top although I may add one and seal it off since the Matrix doesn't need to replaced. The middle has a side open so I can pull out the purigen back and recharge it as...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-27-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By player 2
I wanted to get the inTank filter box but I don't...

I wanted to get the inTank filter box but I don't have the overhead clearance. I contacted Tap Plastics and ordered some precut acrylic and made 3 boxes. Bottom has Seachem Matrix. Next is a bag of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-27-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By player 2
Are these just tiny snails?

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/11/26/06df6c1653c5132064bde36d28b783dc.jpg

Think I have some hitch hikers. I didn't have any snails before (hope they are snails). They stick to the glass or...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-19-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By player 2
Question InTank Fluval Spec media basket dimenions?

Can anybody provide the exact dimenions for the InTank Fluval Spec media basket? I have a restriction on overhead clearing of my tank that would prevent me from being able to insert and remove the...
Forum: Fish   11-19-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By player 2
Thanks for the additional information. The white...

Thanks for the additional information. The white growth was only under its mouth and was a growth not discoloration. I don't recall any flesh rotting. I think I will avoid any new fish for a while...
Forum: Fish   11-18-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By player 2
Thanks for the replies. There was one fish with...

Thanks for the replies. There was one fish with the white growth under its mouth when I brought them from the fish store. I just wish I was more proactive early on. I'll wait and see how the...
Forum: DIY   11-17-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 255,014
Posted By player 2
I did a quick search for "water change" in this...

I did a quick search for "water change" in this thread and didn't see anybody ask this but would it be feasible to use this to perform water changes for set amounts?

- Add a pump dedicated to...
Forum: Fish   11-16-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By player 2
Question Do my neons have Plistophora hyphessobryconis?

Bought some neon's from a local fish store and had one of them die a few days ago but I took this before it died. Now I have two more that are showing the same discoloration. Wondering if it is...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-11-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,771
Posted By player 2
That looks great. I'm actually tearing down my...

That looks great. I'm actually tearing down my spec now and looking for some ideas. Might have to think about it.
Forum: Equipment   05-03-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By player 2
It is just one solid click, not ongoing noises....

It is just one solid click, not ongoing noises. I'll look into the dynamat though. Sounds like a good option.


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Forum: Equipment   05-02-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By player 2
Any way to quiet the clicking from an Aquatek mini regulator?

Whenever the timer goes on or off, there is a very loud clicking from the solenoid which scares my dog into the other room. Since this is a small apartment, she is almost always in the room with the...
Forum: DIY   08-31-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By player 2
Just wanted to thank burr740 again. Set up the...

Just wanted to thank burr740 again. Set up the generator like you recommended and no leaks, no messy silicon, and actually had to pour out some of my mixture because I was making too much co2 for my...
Forum: DIY   08-27-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By player 2
Lots of great information. My problem is that...

Lots of great information. My problem is that sometimes I over-engineer simple solutions. I'm going to try a different bottle and connect the lines like burr740 suggested. I did a simple test and...
Forum: DIY   08-25-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By player 2
PVC SCH40 for DIY CO2 Generator

I need to replace my leaky soda bottle setup and was thinking of using PVC pipe (4" pressure rated pipe not foam core). But I have heard horror stories of PVC shattering under pressure. I know some...
Forum: Substrate   08-17-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By player 2
That plant weight is perfect. I know I have some...

That plant weight is perfect. I know I have some larger chunks of eco complete that I could use. As for the shaker box, that's a good idea. I was thinking of using a kitchen colander but I will...
Forum: Substrate   08-17-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By player 2
The problem was that the store I got it from...

The problem was that the store I got it from trimmed them instead of giving me the root intact. I would rather not use sand since I like the look of eco-complete. If I sorted it into large and...
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