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Forum: Equipment Today, 02:23 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By RoyalFizbin
Aqueon Pro, it's black plastic with red and...

Aqueon Pro, it's black plastic with red and green LED indicators. It's also nice and compact for it's wattage. The aqueon page lists the box dimensions and not the actual heater dimensions.
I...
Forum: Equipment Today, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Con, you will get ph swings which could be small...

Con, you will get ph swings which could be small or big depending on the KH of your water.
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By RoyalFizbin
An aquatop is great value in a canister filter if...

An aquatop is great value in a canister filter if you get it at the right time. They go on sale at amazon sometimes and can be had for 50-60 dollars with free shipping.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-11-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By RoyalFizbin
It contains ammonia. If it makes its way up to...

It contains ammonia. If it makes its way up to the surface, it will kill your shrimp. Osmocote was never intended to be used as an aquarium fertilizer. We get away with it by burring it deep in...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By RoyalFizbin
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I think this is what you're trying...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By RoyalFizbin
This is how I do my paintball setups. It started...

This is how I do my paintball setups. It started as a non regulated ASA to needle valve but I never felt safe about it and never used it that way. I added a regulator and instead of buying a...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Big tank or small tank, the only thing you need...

Big tank or small tank, the only thing you need is to have a tank that has a syphon tube installed inside it so that it can release liquid CO2. Without a syphon in the tank, you can still use it but...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-08-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 714
Posted By RoyalFizbin
I knew it couldn't be apple snails. Nobody has...

I knew it couldn't be apple snails. Nobody has ever said they were over run with apple snails before. They breed much slower. Those pond snails you have can be eliminated manually if you have the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-07-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 714
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Are you confusing apple snails for some other...

Are you confusing apple snails for some other type of snail? Apple snails are relatively large when they are breading size and they lay egg clutches above the water line. It would be easy to...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Have you ever watched someone fill your paintball...

Have you ever watched someone fill your paintball tanks for you at a store? It's the same set up. Search paintball fill station.
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Every mechanical timer I've used made the buzzing...

Every mechanical timer I've used made the buzzing sound. Some of them were louder than others but they all made the sound of spinning internal clockwork gears. I switched to only digital timers.
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By RoyalFizbin
When an Aqua clear starts to need manual help...

When an Aqua clear starts to need manual help starting up, usually that's a sign that its time to replace the impeller shaft and/or the impeller. I'd recommend replacing both at the same time. The...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Every analog timer I've owned has a manual...

Every analog timer I've owned has a manual override on mode so that you can turn on the power when the timer is at an off state but the opposite is not true. None of my analog timers had a manual...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By RoyalFizbin
I fill the bottom two baskets with a foam pad cut...

I fill the bottom two baskets with a foam pad cut to shape from a large pad of filter foam I purchased on E-bay. I don't bother with cotton batting or polishing pads. That stuff clogs too fast. ...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By RoyalFizbin
That hole is definitely drilled too high. The...

That hole is definitely drilled too high. The hole is supposed to be in a position where it will be below the paintball tanks o-ring when it's screwed together. That hole is there to make it easier...
Forum: Substrate 08-13-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,082
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Don't listen to them. MTS are a plague that...

Don't listen to them. MTS are a plague that you'll never rid yourself of. At first you think there are only a few but eventually you get over run with them. I tore down a tank and bleached it...
Forum: Substrate 07-16-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Bought a small bag of the black sand and doing...

Bought a small bag of the black sand and doing some water testing. Washed about half cup with tap water, drained it and then soaked it in RO water. My RO water started at TDS 10. Initial test...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-11-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,565
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Now that I think harder about it, I think I know...

Now that I think harder about it, I think I know what might have happened. About 2 years ago I changed all the plants in the tank, I got rid of Christmas moss and planted subwassertang and dwarf...
Forum: Substrate 07-10-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Saw it in the black sand version today at a...

Saw it in the black sand version today at a petsmart. Says on the back that it might or might not contain minerals that will affect the ph. Tells you to monitor and adjust accordingly. Anybody...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-10-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,565
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Long term inbreading leading to population crash?

Hey guys I had a colony of cherry shrimp which I stared about 10 years ago. This started with a purchase of 12 shrimp which eventually became hundreds of shrimp for many years but for the last two...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By RoyalFizbin
You're right. I can see that now after clicking...

You're right. I can see that now after clicking the view full size bar.
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By RoyalFizbin
that solenoid looks like a cheap ebay model. The...

that solenoid looks like a cheap ebay model. The thread might not be 1/4 npt but rather parallel thread or 1/4 pt. The hole does not taper like npt threads do. You can actually force fit it with...
Forum: DIY 07-14-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,085
Posted By RoyalFizbin
I never said anything about there being needle...

I never said anything about there being needle valves included. Just like this diy manifold, you would have to install your own needle valves. A manifold is just a block of metal with threaded...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Super lube and lube tube are two silicone lubes...

Super lube and lube tube are two silicone lubes that I see in hardware stores and auto parts stores. You can also find silicone lube where paintball products are sold. There's also silicone fishing...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,107
Posted By RoyalFizbin
Well what ever it is, there probably isn't a...

Well what ever it is, there probably isn't a stainless for it. I've seen t. Thas asked before.
The difference isn't 1 mm. What I've seen in some pictures is sometimes people with too small of a...
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