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Forum: Equipment   03-20-2013, 10:23 PM
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Posted By El Zilcho
It holds constant pressure when you have liquid...

It holds constant pressure when you have liquid CO2 in the tank. When you run out of liquid CO2 pressure starts to drop and you should refill the tank.
Forum: Equipment   03-20-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By El Zilcho
Thank you. That's the number I remember, months...

Thank you. That's the number I remember, months not days. I'll fill my new tank today and see how it goes. I hope it will last longer this time.
Forum: Equipment   03-20-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By El Zilcho
How long does 20oz baintball CO2 tank lasts.

I recently got lucky and got a red sea Paintball CO2 kit with solenoid for about 40$. I have a 45 gallon tank and using about 1-2 BPS was getting my dropchecker green. The only problem, my 20oz tank...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-19-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,910
Posted By El Zilcho
Great looking tank, always wanted to have discus....

Great looking tank, always wanted to have discus. Maybe next year will actually try. Having the same problem with the same looking algae now so a free bump.
Forum: Equipment   03-12-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By El Zilcho
Just dip a sponge in liquid N2 let it sit there...

Just dip a sponge in liquid N2 let it sit there for a second and then you can cut it with anything straight and the cut will more perfect than you can ever imagine :)
Forum: Equipment   09-16-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By El Zilcho
I'm not in a hurry and got them for free. I'm in...

I'm not in a hurry and got them for free. I'm in San Diego, so if anybody local want to come and check them out PM me. I guess I'll try craigslist and if anybody interested PM me with offer, like I...
Forum: Equipment   09-16-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By El Zilcho
OK. You are right I checked serial numbers and...

OK. You are right I checked serial numbers and they are single stage.
Forum: Equipment   09-16-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By El Zilcho
Need price suggestion for used regulators.

Can not put it in For Sale section without the price.
I have several used but in good condition regulators that I can sell, but have no idea what is a fair price for them. New they are crazy...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-31-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,390
Posted By El Zilcho
Oh. I was actually going to make another post...

Oh. I was actually going to make another post asking why my Java fern produce tiny 1-1.5'' leaves. Maybe my new DIY LED light is too high of a light for my tank.
Forum: DIY   07-23-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,345
Posted By El Zilcho
Flower pot hanger with DIY LED light.

Flower pot hanger with DIY LED light.
Forum: DIY   06-26-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By El Zilcho
Driver specification page says: Voltage: 24-48V...

Driver specification page says: Voltage: 24-48V adjustable, so I assume it should handle 30V.
Thank you guys, I'm getting so much great info from this forum and especially from Hoppy's DIY posts.
Forum: DIY   06-25-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By El Zilcho
ELN-60-48 is rated 1.3A output. Does this mean I...

ELN-60-48 is rated 1.3A output. Does this mean I need to run 2 parallel strings of 700mA LEDs?
Forum: DIY   06-25-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By El Zilcho
What driver to use with Typhon LED Controller Kit

I'm currently making a LED light for my 45g tank with 18 3w 750mA white LED emitters. I just found out that I can buy Typhon LED Controler Kit and still be in my budget. But I can not figure out what...
Forum: Lighting   06-16-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By El Zilcho
Thank you. I was planning to use it without...

Thank you. I was planning to use it without optics. If understand everything correctly positioning LED's close to water will eliminate most of the light spill.
Forum: Lighting   06-16-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By El Zilcho
How many LED's

This is really great forum with a lot of useful info, but have a newbe question.
I have a standart 45 gallon bow front tank with standart crapy light. I have java fern and moss on driftwood and and...
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