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Forum: DIY Yesterday, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By zavikan
Easy fill options? How to regulate fill temp?

Ok. So I hate my python.

I own my house. Tank location is permanent. (38 currently. Switching to 40b)

Planing on hard plumbing a drain T with ball valve off the outlet of the eheim 2217. This...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By zavikan
I believe his internal version is identical...

I believe his internal version is identical premise wise.


Ok thnx
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By zavikan
The Barr Venturi reactor question..

Ok, so I understand Venturi...but


He keeps showing designs and I keep seeing designs with two Venturi holes. An upper and a lower...

You can only have one running at a time right? (so why are...
Forum: DIY 01-17-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,215
Posted By zavikan
Python

I use the python without wasting any water at all....


Hook it up, start the Syphon, remove the unit from faucet WITHOUT turning off water (will spray for a split second. Cover with rag). Shut...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By zavikan
It appears to be the clippard 15453 number. Thank...

It appears to be the clippard 15453 number. Thank you very much.

This seems like an enherently weak design...Is it replaceable with a 1 piece?
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By zavikan
Neither. It's a very small male thread on both...

Neither. It's a very small male thread on both ends threaded hollow rod type thing, that connects part 6 and 7 on the above diagram. (though my bubble counter is fatter and shorter).

Still lookin.
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By zavikan
little threaded thing between bubble counter and needle valve?

I snapped mine. It was a greenleaf aquarium co2 system….

The bubble counter began leaking fluid at the base. I went to tighten it thinking it was a standard pipe thread brass fitting….and its NOT....
Forum: DIY 03-14-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By zavikan
Lowes was no go. Ordered what I needs tho....

Lowes was no go.

Ordered what I needs tho. Thnx guys.
Forum: DIY 03-14-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By zavikan
Looking for 1/4 mip to 1/2 barb...

Title says it... Nylon or stainless preferably...anyone know a source? My online
Searching has been not good.
Forum: Fish 03-01-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,105
Posted By zavikan
Is it kind of like tequila and the worm? ...

Is it kind of like tequila and the worm?

(you were suggesting we then drink the fish right?)

......how large of a fish have you ingested in this manner? Do you use a 'chaser'?
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 823
Posted By zavikan
Please do some google research as to the needs of...

Please do some google research as to the needs of a goldfish. The 'goldfish bowl' concept has really misdirected a lot of otherwise well meaning people.

And I hope you take it seriously. Yes,...
Forum: DIY 02-22-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By zavikan
If you already want to put it under the knife...

If you already want to put it under the knife that extremely, I would suggest the water bridge as well. Huge cool factor.
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By zavikan
Heck tried to get it for $20 already and she got...

Heck tried to get it for $20 already and she got mad at me. Claiming 'it's a deco piece' ....to which I replied 'lady, they were making these in the 70s'
So walk out I did.
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By zavikan
Metaframe...

I really want one, So a local antique store has one...approx 10 gallon...frame should buff easy to a mirror except for small initials scratched on the rear lower center (visible only if behind tank...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By zavikan
Yea, meant to link to the 12mm.... It's the...

Yea, meant to link to the 12mm....

It's the 12 I needed as well. Another member on the site here showed it to me, glad I could pass it forward!

Good luck with the project. I hadn't thought of...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By zavikan
http://www.aqua-medic.com/product/reducing-t-piece...

http://www.aqua-medic.com/product/reducing-t-piece-12mm/

This what you are looking for?

I use it on the 2217 return line to pipe in the air pump to run it at night to avoid having any tubes...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By zavikan
Well. The brand on it is labeled "labclear". I...

Well. The brand on it is labeled "labclear". I found the unit on their website, but no price. The smaller step down version is on ebay for $150. I suppose that's like a lot of lab equipment...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By zavikan
Supa cool co2 reactor....aluminum ok?

Got the coolest thing at a warehouse full of old lab equipment (was looking for pumps...nothing I could hack off unfortunately). I put the bottle next to it for size reference.
...
Forum: Plants 02-19-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By zavikan
Fissidens losing ground to moss. What to do?

Sooo... I've got a 38 gal, co2 injected, 2x39w t5ho tank.

Had a large piece of driftwood with fissidens all over it. Very healthy.

Fast forward a few years...4 months ago I some how introduced...
Forum: Ponds 04-12-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By zavikan
New to me Natural pond 25'x 20'..few ft deep

I just bought a house (omg yay). It has a naturally occurring pond out front that i would like to work with. Could you guys point me in a direction to educate myself on ponds like this? No surface...
Forum: Fish 04-09-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By zavikan
CPDs or rummynose for tank..

Local store has CPDs for $2.50 a pop. 20 of them. I've got my 38 established planted w/ only a few otos and a Siamese.

I was going to get a school of rummies, but these are beautiful!

I've...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By zavikan
That's a good list of the lesser systems. What...

That's a good list of the lesser systems. What names should I be on a look out for as quality ones? I'm a Craigslist/ used market junkie.

J
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By zavikan
Differences between expensive & cheap co2 regulators?

Title says it. I got my system from Greenleaf and love it (though sold off the ph controller).

I've heard of others having difficulties with cheaper systems.

any chance we could work out a list...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-11-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By zavikan
Water solubility of equilibrium

Any of you science heads know/can figure the water solubility limits of equilibrium? I want to make a premix with tap water to use with my spare peristaltic pump...I'm using 1 liter bottles, large...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-17-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By zavikan
How do I EI dose flourish for trace

Do I just follow the bottle directions for dosage, and figure the amount for 3x a week?

20-40 gallon tank, co2 pressurized, med light, 2217 filter yadda yadda.
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