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Forum: Equipment   Yesterday, 05:52 PM
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Posted By mott
I'm going to try it for a few hours but I only...

I'm going to try it for a few hours but I only plan on placing the diffuser near the intake so it only sucks in say 30% of the bubbles, I plan on keeping a close eye on it and listening for obvious...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-15-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By mott
20l filter on the floor

20l filter on the floor
Forum: Equipment   02-03-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By mott
Replace or Lube up the o ring that seals the head...

Replace or Lube up the o ring that seals the head to the can, it's worth a shot
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-25-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By mott
One word... Algea

One word... Algea
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-25-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By mott
DSM= Dry Start Method DHG= Dwarf Hair Grass ...

DSM= Dry Start Method
DHG= Dwarf Hair Grass

Hope that helps :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-25-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By mott
I have new AS so I've just been misting with tap...

I have new AS so I've just been misting with tap water, no molding happening.
I did see a few people on YouTube injecting C02 into a dry tank,
wanting to hear a few more opinions on injecting...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-24-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,974
Posted By mott
Sorry to hear about your fish, other than a...

Sorry to hear about your fish, other than a controller the only way I've found to avoid a deadly EOTD is as soon as the pressure drops change the tank out, if you are able to check the pressure...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-24-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By mott
My tank is sealed with Saran Wrap, I mist two...

My tank is sealed with Saran Wrap, I mist two times a day. Growth definitely sped up with the long photo period.
I understand what you are saying with the C02.
anyone else think it's a waste of C02...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-24-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By mott
Awesome! I've never heard of anybody doing this,...

Awesome! I've never heard of anybody doing this, I was almost feeling silly asking the question but then thought about the process, makes sense.

Got a what if tho,
What happens if you get an...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-24-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By mott
Thanks for the reply! That's good to know, I'll...

Thanks for the reply! That's good to know, I'll go for an 18 hour period. So you are suggesting running my C02 in the unflooded tank? I was actually going to ask that question lol
As I was testing...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-24-2017, 03:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By mott
DSM question

Hi all! Two weeks ago I started a DSM in my 120p with AS and Eleocharis Belem.
I went away for the night last weekend and left my lights on for close to 20 hours!
I noticed a lot of new growth...
Forum: Equipment   01-18-2017, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By mott
Definitely helps in an emergency situation!

Definitely helps in an emergency situation!
Forum: Equipment   01-18-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By mott
Works great, I have one although it's an older...

Works great, I have one although it's an older model.
Forum: Equipment   01-13-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By mott
Remember the in and out are two different sizes! ...

Remember the in and out are two different sizes!
Good deal I believe.
Forum: Equipment   12-28-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,257
Posted By mott
I've had my used 2217 and 2026 for ten years now...

I've had my used 2217 and 2026 for ten years now and not sure how long they were in service before hand but they drop in flow like any can when it's dirty.
Redoing my tank and completely cleaned...
Forum: Equipment   12-25-2016, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By mott
Did you replace the impeller itself or just the...

Did you replace the impeller itself or just the shaft?
Forum: Equipment   12-23-2016, 02:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 853
Posted By mott
All Eheims come with ceramic shafts, they never...

All Eheims come with ceramic shafts, they never wear like the metal shafts do.
Forum: Equipment   12-02-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By mott
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Equipment   12-01-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By mott
has anyone ever cleaned a tank and filters at the...

has anyone ever cleaned a tank and filters at the same time by adding bleach to the tank after a breakdown?
I only need to know if bleach will hurt anything in the filters or silicone in tank?
...
Forum: Equipment   11-28-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By mott
Thanks for the quick reply!! Really? Hmm so...

Thanks for the quick reply!!
Really? Hmm so you don't think I need to blast everything with bleach?
If it's impossible to rid everything of the spores, will at least be safe to run the...
Forum: Equipment   11-28-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By mott
Maybe this should be in the algae section? I...

Maybe this should be in the algae section?
I thought it might get more attention here but I guess not lol

I just need to know if it's ok to run bleach in my enclosed system with my two eheim...
Forum: Equipment   11-26-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By mott
Cleaning tank and filters after BBA

Hi guys! Been a long time since I've posted on Tpt!

Anyhow, I have a 120p that I've neglected for a few years now, all plants and some of the substrate have BBA and I plan on ridding of all and...
Forum: Equipment   08-24-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,391
Posted By mott
I think your sunsun is on its way out, I doubt...

I think your sunsun is on its way out, I doubt the reactor had anything to do with it, saw your reactor vid and it looked like it was running fine.
Unless their was an air bubble that made its way...
Forum: Equipment   03-29-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By mott
So if it was running fine until you cleaned it?...

So if it was running fine until you cleaned it? Try taking it off the tank, run in a bucket with no media to try and find the problem, it's either sucking in air from the input side or you have a...
Forum: Equipment   03-21-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By mott
Parts for the Eheims are available just about any...

Parts for the Eheims are available just about any major online fish stores.
As far as bypass goes, yes they can slow but I've never had mine stop, I let my 2217 go for a year without cleaning with...
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