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Forum: DIY Today, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Darkblade48
Unfortunately, the fertilizers that you may have...

Unfortunately, the fertilizers that you may have lying around your house (for terrestrial plants) are not really suited for aquarium use as their source of nitrogen is often urea (which breaks down...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Darkblade48
Standard cubic feet per hour, most likely. ...

Standard cubic feet per hour, most likely.

That being said, I would imagine the amount of CO2 we are injecting per hour to be too low to be accurately resolved by a flow meter.

You can try...
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Darkblade48
Excellent work. Looks like a Rostock? I have...

Excellent work. Looks like a Rostock?

I have a Prusa i3 myself and am using it to build a Delta (RichRap) myself :)
Forum: Plants Yesterday, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Darkblade48
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Plants Yesterday, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Darkblade48
I use staples with no problem to attach plants to...

I use staples with no problem to attach plants to driftwood. I find the rusting to be a plus, since it blends the staple in with the wood over time.
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ Yesterday, 06:32 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 116,343
Posted By Darkblade48
Here are some threads with regards to the topic: ...

Here are some threads with regards to the topic:

Take a look at what people have said about the electronic regulators that Aquarium Plants.com produces:
...
Forum: DIY 10-21-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Darkblade48
The material cost would probably be negligible. 1...

The material cost would probably be negligible. 1 kg of material usually is about 20-30 USD, and something like this would probably be a few tens of grams only.
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ 10-20-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 116,343
Posted By Darkblade48
There was a thread several years ago where a user...

There was a thread several years ago where a user took apart this product. It is simply a solenoid that opens and closes rapidly.

I believe the general consensus was that having an entire system...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-20-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By Darkblade48
There are different kinds of water faucet filter...

There are different kinds of water faucet filter systems - some are RO, while some are not.
Forum: Substrate 10-19-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By Darkblade48
Have a look through my Planted Guide (linked in...

Have a look through my Planted Guide (linked in my signature below) for some basic information that should help you get started.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-19-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Darkblade48
As I mentioned in my first post, yes, you can...

As I mentioned in my first post, yes, you can adjust EI dosing such that water changes are conducted every 2 weeks instead of every week.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-19-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By Darkblade48
Please see the thread in the Planted Help Desk...

Please see the thread in the Planted Help Desk section.
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ 10-18-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 116,343
Posted By Darkblade48
Sounds like you're trying to use the premise of a...

Sounds like you're trying to use the premise of a RUGF and pumping CO2 rich water through it.

Might be more hassle than it's worth, since generally RUGF plates are not used for fear of roots...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-18-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Darkblade48
You can adjust your fertilizer dosing regimen so...

You can adjust your fertilizer dosing regimen so that water changes are done every two weeks rather than every week.

From the wording of your question, I am unsure if you are thinking of this, but...
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ 10-18-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 116,343
Posted By Darkblade48
The substrate would probably prevent the CO2 from...

The substrate would probably prevent the CO2 from coming out until it became a rather large bubble, at which point it would float to the surface, possibly moving your substrate at the same time.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Darkblade48
The CO2 kit does what it is supposed to do,...

The CO2 kit does what it is supposed to do, namely get CO2 into your water column.

However, that being said, you'd end up spending a lot on replacement cartridges (if you decide to stay with it),...
Forum: DIY 10-16-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By Darkblade48
I will PM you.

I will PM you.
Forum: DIY 10-15-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By Darkblade48
Seems a bit expensive for what you get. I know...

Seems a bit expensive for what you get. I know there are other sources where you can get the exact same functionality (pH measurements), but has an integrated Arduino chip already for a few dollars...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By Darkblade48
I have never replaced mine, and I have been using...

I have never replaced mine, and I have been using it for 10+ years now.

Unless the filter material is literally breaking down, I don't see any reason to throw it out.

Of course, I do give the...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Darkblade48
From what I recall, the empty bag is open (comes...

From what I recall, the empty bag is open (comes with a reusable zip tie) so that you can put in whatever amount of Purigen you want.
Forum: Algae 10-11-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 461
Posted By Darkblade48
While temperature can be a factor, it is also...

While temperature can be a factor, it is also possible that any organic contaminant that made its way into the bottle could also accelerate the peroxide decomposition.

There are some inorganic...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-10-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By Darkblade48
Enter your kH in German degrees (4, in your...

Enter your kH in German degrees (4, in your case).

With 1 bubble every 5 seconds, it is likely you do not have sufficient CO2. Optimal levels are generally ~30 ppm.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-09-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Darkblade48
Either should be fine for CO2 diffusion purposes,...

Either should be fine for CO2 diffusion purposes, though I like inline reactors as this means one less piece of equipment inside the aquarium.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-08-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Darkblade48
Looks fine to me. Water might be a bit warm, but...

Looks fine to me. Water might be a bit warm, but it depends on what kind of fish you are keeping.

It is unlikely that your CO2 is at 10 ppm; the pH/kH/CO2 relationship can only be used if...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-08-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,389
Posted By Darkblade48
As has already been mentioned, currently, the...

As has already been mentioned, currently, the moderation team does not see a need for the addition of another subforum for CO2.

Currently, CO2 related threads can go into either the Equipment...
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