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Forum: Equipment 04-11-2011, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Captain
Eheim 2026 in storage 8 years

I have a Eheim 2026 that's been in storage for the past 8 yes. Does anyone have any experience using one that's been dry that long?

I am wondering if seals or tubing will need to be replaced....
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2003, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,189
Posted By Captain
I have a similar homemade reactor and a 2026...

I have a similar homemade reactor and a 2026 driving it. The CO2 goes in at the top and I am getting great results. I don't see any bubbles in the output and I am keep a stable pH of 6.8 during the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-20-2003, 06:17 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 44,096
Posted By Captain
I am a Research Scientist/PhD student (CS,...

I am a Research Scientist/PhD student (CS, simulation) at Georgia Tech.
There never seems to be many people in the Atlanta Ga area on these boards. I feel like I am in planted tank exile. :)
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2003, 01:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By Captain
The bubble counter helps when adjusting the...

The bubble counter helps when adjusting the amount of CO2 going in. My reactor is not clear so I would have no way to judge how much CO2 is going in without waiting to check pH. Small changes to the...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2003, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,023
Posted By Captain
Clippard is a popular brand of needle valve. I...

Clippard is a popular brand of needle valve. I think you need the MNV-4K2 model. You can go to www.clippard.com to find a retailer near you.
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2003, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,338
Posted By Captain
There are 2.5lb tanks. Perhaps that will fit...

There are 2.5lb tanks. Perhaps that will fit under your stand. A brewery supply shop should have them or can order them.
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2003, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By Captain
Have you tried removing the lip of an HOB? I have...

Have you tried removing the lip of an HOB? I have the output of my canister running into the hOB then into the tank. If I can reduced turbulance by just cutting the lip I'll do it. Just want to know...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-19-2003, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,099
Posted By Captain
Try aerating the tap water for a while and see if...

Try aerating the tap water for a while and see if that lowers the pH. By aerating you will actually add CO2 to the water thus lowering the pH. With a KH of 2 and pH of 9.5 means there is virtually no...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-18-2003, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,099
Posted By Captain
What is the KH of the water? If the KH is low,...

What is the KH of the water? If the KH is low, say around 1 or 2, then simply aerating the water will lower the pH.
Forum: DIY 01-17-2003, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,921
Posted By Captain
It shouldn't matter if the maker of the test kit...

It shouldn't matter if the maker of the test kit is also the maker of the iron supplement. Does it? If the iron in the water is in a plant usable form then the test kit should detect it regardless of...
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