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Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 04:24 PM
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Posted By bsantucci
Hey man, thanks for the reply. I did buy the...

Hey man, thanks for the reply. I did buy the aqualifter with it so I'm good on that. I understand I'll have to stick with the maintenance, but I just couldn't deal with the giant box in the tank...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By bsantucci
I use those furniture sliders. Drain 80 percent...

I use those furniture sliders. Drain 80 percent of water as mentioned and have someone to help. Lift the stand by a corner just enough to get a slider under the front two edges. You'll be able to...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 07:52 PM
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Posted By bsantucci
Just keeping a running update here of this in...

Just keeping a running update here of this in case it helps others.

Current plan and items ordered:

CPR CS102 with Toms water lifter.
CPR CR900 Wet/Dry filter
Jebao DCT4000 pump
Rio Plus 800...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2015, 01:35 PM
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Views: 643
Posted By bsantucci
Do any of you see any issue with this idea I had?...

Do any of you see any issue with this idea I had?

The overflow will be a dual bulkhead for herbie mod. I'm using flexible vinyl tubing, but the wet dry only has 1 bulkhead entrance. Would joining...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By bsantucci
Well, phase 1 was a bust. I'm not happy with the...

Well, phase 1 was a bust. I'm not happy with the overall size of the inside box of the PF-1000 that comes with this kit. So I'm returning the whole kit.

New plan is to go with a CPR CS-102 with...
Forum: Algae 05-15-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By bsantucci
Doubling your co2 sounds like it would be the...

Doubling your co2 sounds like it would be the answer. Your nice cleanup crew probably just helped speed it along once the algae stopped growing. Congrats!
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By bsantucci
Thought so! Final decision made and ordered....

Thought so!

Final decision made and ordered.

Went with Eshopps WD-150CS kit. Comes with a dual 1" overflow which I decided I wanted so I can do a herbie mod, felt like it was better piece of...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 10:25 PM
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Views: 643
Posted By bsantucci
Sounds good! Lifereef was wrong and out of stock....

Sounds good! Lifereef was wrong and out of stock. I'm impatient and going to go with eshopps tube overflow. Same design. They have combos with the wet dry filter too so I think i'll go with that. Can...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 10:03 PM
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Views: 643
Posted By bsantucci
I thought that was only needed for the cpr type...

I thought that was only needed for the cpr type overflow? Lifereef states theirs won't break siphon due to design
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-13-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By bsantucci
I'll do some tweaking for a few weeks and see. I...

I'll do some tweaking for a few weeks and see. I have CO2 circulating well so I see no issue. The Ludwigia Red I received is a deep red actually, definitely not golden, and the Glandulosa I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-13-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By bsantucci
I'm running dual BML lights mounted on the rim. ...

I'm running dual BML lights mounted on the rim. Below is my lighting schedule. Do you think my levels are just too low? It's about 5 hours total of lighting at 55% or higher with the burst...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By bsantucci
Great, thank you and I appreciate it! I ordered...

Great, thank you and I appreciate it! I ordered the single siphon slimline and should have it early next week. I'm working on the details now for my filter, going to definitely convert my 10 gallon...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-13-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By bsantucci
Question here for you all. How do you know if...

Question here for you all. How do you know if you need more iron in your dosing?

I ask because I have some Ludwigia Red, Ludwigia Glandulosa, and A. Reineckii that are red, but more of a dull red...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2015, 08:06 PM
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Views: 643
Posted By bsantucci
Sounds good, I'd like to see the pic, photos...

Sounds good, I'd like to see the pic, photos help!

So you don't think running the Cerges in-line on the return line will be too much flow through it? I mean I have a ball valve I can use to...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By bsantucci
Thanks again for the reply and additional info. ...

Thanks again for the reply and additional info. I went ahead and ordered their single slimline model with silencer. Where did you get the mesh that was used for the teeth? Just curious so I have...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-10-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By bsantucci
Thank you both. With 6dGH I probably don't need...

Thank you both. With 6dGH I probably don't need GH booster.....I think I'll pick up MgSO4 as well and dose that as well as Okedokey said.

Zorfox, I'll do 2tsp GH booster until I can get the...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By bsantucci
Any quality pre-made wet dry filters? I see...

Any quality pre-made wet dry filters? I see aqueon proflex and they look ok. Wondering if I should just make my own?

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Forum: Equipment 05-10-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By bsantucci
Which model did you go with? Since I'm so new to...

Which model did you go with? Since I'm so new to this I'm still trying to understand how these with a single siphon work and are safe when on here I see people building theirs with 3 tubes.

Oh and...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By bsantucci
Thinking about setting up a wet / dry filter, have questions

Hey everyone. I've been reading up on sumps and wet / dry filters and think I've decided I want to give a wet/dry a try. I just had my first daughter 6 weeks ago and do lack a lot of time which has...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-09-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By bsantucci
I'm using GLA's gh booster. It does have K I...

I'm using GLA's gh booster. It does have K I believe. I'll stop the k2so4.

I'm going to play with moving my koralia in different places to see if that helps circulate better. I think aiming down...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-08-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,538
Posted By bsantucci
How on earth do you keep your plants growing so...

How on earth do you keep your plants growing so straight up? Even your Aromatica doesn't bend. My Aromatica bends, turns, corkscrews, never straight.

Love your tank though, looks great!
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By bsantucci
Yep, still thought it was too much at that point....

Yep, still thought it was too much at that point. I sold the second 2217 so I only have that one and the fluval 406 now. I'll play around with my setup as is tonight (lily pipe and koralia) and...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By bsantucci
I tried two 2217's previously and it was too much...

I tried two 2217's previously and it was too much flow. My apistos like it a bit less turbulant. I'll try the custom spray bar that runs the length of the tank with my fluval and see how that works...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By bsantucci
48g, 36x17x17

48g, 36x17x17
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By bsantucci
Custom Spray Bar Question

Hey everyone,

I'm revisiting a spraybar for my tank. I'm currently running a lily pipe on my tank would like to get a more even flow across the tank.

Previously I created a 34" bar running...
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