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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 191
Posted By deeda
I forgot that shipping out of the U.S. is...

I forgot that shipping out of the U.S. is expensive.

If you are just looking to protect the pump from plant debris, I would consider a 20 PPI sponge pre-filter. You may even be able to use the...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 191
Posted By deeda
Check out swisstropicals for the Poret foam, he...

Check out swisstropicals for the Poret foam, he should have the size you need.
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By deeda
Did you take the impeller out of the filter?

Did you take the impeller out of the filter?
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By deeda
When you remove the intake tubing, the impeller...

When you remove the intake tubing, the impeller should come out with it. It is attached on the end of the intake tube that seats in the wet compartment of the filter. You should also clean out the...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By deeda
I haven't been able to find any. DIY ones are...

I haven't been able to find any. DIY ones are even longer or I would have made my own.
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By deeda
Thanks. The info I found states that head-max is...

Thanks. The info I found states that head-max is 1.4m or about 55 inches. My suggestion is to make a separate stand for the filter.

In my experience, canister filters operate better if you...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By deeda
Just curious what brand and model filter you are...

Just curious what brand and model filter you are using?

The reason I ask is that many canister filters will state the maximum recommended height for the filter installation of the hoses/tubing.
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By deeda
Never look at the UV light, it can damage your...

Never look at the UV light, it can damage your eyesight!!

I don't think you can check if the light is working unless you disconnect the fittings and briefly plug the unit in to see if the light is...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By deeda
I'm using a Jehmco LPH60 linear piston pump for...

I'm using a Jehmco LPH60 linear piston pump for my fish room, currently running 20 tanks with with 2 airlifts per tank + some additional sponge filters with air to spare. However, all these tanks...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-02-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By deeda
Bumble bee Nerite snails will lay eggs in...

Bumble bee Nerite snails will lay eggs in freshwater but they won't hatch. They look like Nerite snail eggs.
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 458
Posted By deeda
What size tank and what are the dimensions? ...

What size tank and what are the dimensions? Also, what is the thickness of the glass?

It's possible the tank is bowing, I would consider lowering the water level and see if the cracked section of...
Forum: DIY 12-30-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 37,474
Posted By deeda
Looks great, nice job!

Looks great, nice job!
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By deeda
I use Seachem Matrix or Pond Matrix as a...

I use Seachem Matrix or Pond Matrix as a substitute for the Substrat Pro when I get used filters without media.
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By deeda
I don't think the shelf is wide enough to accept...

I don't think the shelf is wide enough to accept a 40B tank since the tanks are usually 36 1/4" long.
Forum: DIY 12-18-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By deeda
What about making a short wooden canopy, use 2 x...

What about making a short wooden canopy, use 2 x 3 wood, standing on edge, to make a box frame that will rest on the top of the tank? Very similar design to your drawing in post #19 that will...
Forum: DIY 12-17-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By deeda
Thanks for posting the pics!! Is the tank...

Thanks for posting the pics!!

Is the tank 48" long and 36" wide? I didn't see this specifically mentioned so I am assuming the 48" is the front and back of the tank.
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By deeda
Is this filter a new installation?

Is this filter a new installation?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-12-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 581
Posted By deeda
Can you tell if they have a slightly triangular...

Can you tell if they have a slightly triangular shaped head? If so, they are probably planaria.
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 694
Posted By deeda
Thanks for the update, glad you were able to get...

Thanks for the update, glad you were able to get the part replaced.

I'm sure if Marineland wanted the old part back, they would have included a return shipping label.
Forum: DIY 12-11-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By deeda
Can you just post a pic or two of the top of the...

Can you just post a pic or two of the top of the tank, it was difficult viewing your video to get a clear idea of how best to advise you.

BTW, very nice job so far on setting the vivarium up!!
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Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By deeda
You are welcome. Their website has a very funky...

You are welcome. Their website has a very funky log in procedure to access the manuals or instructions, it took me about 1/2 hour to figure it out.

For anyone else interested, go to Penn Plax,...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By deeda
The part number is CCF221 and is called the media...

The part number is CCF221 and is called the media basket joint seal. A search online shows a couple places that sell it for about $2.

Here is the owners manual if needed...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By deeda
Do you have anything over the intake strainer...

Do you have anything over the intake strainer such as a pre-filter or pantyhose?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-22-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By deeda
I check the forum always in this order: ...

I check the forum always in this order:
Equipment
DIY
General
and then whatever catches my eye.

I've never considered checking New Posts and probably never will.
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
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Views: 231
Posted By deeda
Make sure the rubber connector for the intake...

Make sure the rubber connector for the intake strainer pipe is at least 1 inch below the water level to avoid drawing in air.
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