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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By tylergvolk
Trying not to get to far off topic but I can...

Trying not to get to far off topic but I can achieve the vortex with my Koralia circulators.
Forum: Algae Today, 03:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,016
Posted By tylergvolk
With my mild case of GDA, I just turn my lights...

With my mild case of GDA, I just turn my lights back an hour and GDA never comes back. I have a full grown long fin BNP but he doesn't seem to take care of business...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By tylergvolk
Well both... I'd like to buy 14 of each part in...

Well both... I'd like to buy 14 of each part in one place. To make 14 identical setups for resale.

On a scale of 1-5; 1=bad, 5=good. How good in the solenoid in kit 1?
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By tylergvolk
I'm getting warm with: ...

I'm getting warm with:

http://www.diyco2regulator.com
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By tylergvolk
Buying Co2 Parts

I'm wanting to buy parts in bulk to setup co2 systems and I'm wondering if there a good place where I can buy all of the following items all in one spot:

Solenoid
Needle valves
Bubble counters ...
Forum: Lighting 07-22-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By tylergvolk
Light Reduction! (Need Advice)

I got x4 36" Finnex Planted+'s on my 125g and I get GDA with an 8hr photoperiod.

I want I've done is cranked up the co2 & added x2 more Finnex Planted+'s; use these two for a 1hr burst of light...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By tylergvolk
Co2 deficiency can mask all others so I'm hunna...

Co2 deficiency can mask all others so I'm hunna give this time.. Then assess.bi do have some gh booster on standby.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-14-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By tylergvolk
I'm also having some curling or twisting in...

I'm also having some curling or twisting in plants. I'm already dosing EI. Is it not enough? Or is it too much? It can't be too much. Our friend Tom Barr is adimate about over feetilizing not being...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-13-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By tylergvolk
My 3 GBR are okay so far. But it's to early to...

My 3 GBR are okay so far. But it's to early to say for sure.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-12-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By tylergvolk
Today I've got the ph all the way down to 6.10 so...

Today I've got the ph all the way down to 6.10 so far. The fish are fine.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-12-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By tylergvolk
This was one of the very first things I tested...

This was one of the very first things I tested several months ago and realized my macro were Way high and dialed those back. My levels are all in range now. Tested with calibrated kits.



Good...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-12-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By tylergvolk
I've been tinkering with ferts and co2 the last...

I've been tinkering with ferts and co2 the last few months trying to solve these issues but I don't think I've cranked up co2 enough yet. I'm really gunna turn up co2 and assess.

Here is the deal...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By tylergvolk
Bump.

Bump.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-10-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By tylergvolk
Phew, okay. Still gunna follow your instruction...

Phew, okay. Still gunna follow your instruction and review...

Anyone else have any thoughts?

Another issue I'm having is very old growth that is starved of light tends to lose all of its leaves...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-09-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By tylergvolk
Thank you very much for your reply. I was afraid...

Thank you very much for your reply. I was afraid you would say that. So, more CO2 OK. I can do that. Thanks for the helpful instructions as well. One quick thing about the math, can you share with me...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-09-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By tylergvolk
Co2 Help! (Pro's Welcome) & Plant Diagnosis Help! (Curling)

Hey everyone!

Help me take my tank from good to great!

Here's a quick description:

125G MGOCPM & Black Diamond
x4 Finnex Planted+ 8hrs/day
x2 Koralia 850 Circulators
x2 Eheim 2217
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-07-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By tylergvolk
The Diana above is not Diana Walstad. lol

The Diana above is not Diana Walstad. lol
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By tylergvolk
I thought I maybe able to use it without a...

I thought I maybe able to use it without a needles valve too as the pressure can get very low. But a needle valve will get me the precision I'm looking for.

The gauge says Sentine and the solinoid...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By tylergvolk
I tested it quickly without a needle valve and it...

I tested it quickly without a needle valve and it seems to work fine. I got it used. What do you mean exactly about the max psi? How would I make sure of that?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By tylergvolk
Aquarium Safe

I picked up this pressurized unit. Is it safe to use to inject co2? Are they reliable with a good needle valve?

I've never seen one like it...
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By tylergvolk
Funny you should mention that because in the same...

Funny you should mention that because in the same day I picked up this contraption with a solenoid connected to it. I paid $35 for the whole thing. Good deal or bad deal?

What is this thing for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-23-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By tylergvolk
Good deal or bad deal? (Co2 Regulator)

I picked up a fisher brand multistage co2 regulator for $75 from a lab professor at the University of Minnesota. It appears to be like new. I haven't tested it yet, but I thinking this was a steal of...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By tylergvolk
Thank you for your responses. So I gotta buy or...

Thank you for your responses. So I gotta buy or make calibration fluid as the fluid doesn't come with the probe. I'll look on Amazon.
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By tylergvolk
Dial back with quick disconnects

Dial back with quick disconnects
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By tylergvolk
In my 125 gallon I have them placed at either end...

In my 125 gallon I have them placed at either end of the 6 foot tank pointed towards the bottom because I'm injecting Co2 on each side through reactor. In addition I have to call Koralia circulators...
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