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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By tylergvolk
I thought I maybe able to use it without a...

I thought I maybe able to use it without a needles valve too as the pressure can get very low. But a needle valve will get me the precision I'm looking for.

The gauge says Sentine and the solinoid...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By tylergvolk
I tested it quickly without a needle valve and it...

I tested it quickly without a needle valve and it seems to work fine. I got it used. What do you mean exactly about the max psi? How would I make sure of that?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By tylergvolk
Aquarium Safe

I picked up this pressurized unit. Is it safe to use to inject co2? Are they reliable with a good needle valve?

I've never seen one like it...
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By tylergvolk
Funny you should mention that because in the same...

Funny you should mention that because in the same day I picked up this contraption with a solenoid connected to it. I paid $35 for the whole thing. Good deal or bad deal?

What is this thing for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-23-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By tylergvolk
Good deal or bad deal? (Co2 Regulator)

I picked up a fisher brand multistage co2 regulator for $75 from a lab professor at the University of Minnesota. It appears to be like new. I haven't tested it yet, but I thinking this was a steal of...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By tylergvolk
Thank you for your responses. So I gotta buy or...

Thank you for your responses. So I gotta buy or make calibration fluid as the fluid doesn't come with the probe. I'll look on Amazon.
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By tylergvolk
Dial back with quick disconnects

Dial back with quick disconnects
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By tylergvolk
In my 125 gallon I have them placed at either end...

In my 125 gallon I have them placed at either end of the 6 foot tank pointed towards the bottom because I'm injecting Co2 on each side through reactor. In addition I have to call Koralia circulators...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By tylergvolk
Pinpoint ph controller question

I just purchased a used American Marine pinpoint pH controller from a local hobbyist and I need to purchase a new probe and calibration fluid. Does calibration fluid generally come with a new probe? ...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-16-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,705
Posted By tylergvolk
I would like to retract my previous post to this...

I would like to retract my previous post to this thread. After "really" turning up my co2 in my 125g it was clear to me that co2 is defiently the issue in my 125g not nutrient toxicity.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-11-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 20,597
Posted By tylergvolk
Update: spliced my co2 after the solenoid to two...

Update: spliced my co2 after the solenoid to two Fabco nv-55-18's and his injecting inline with Griggs reactors on both ends of the tank. Dialing back my ferts as I believe I'm over doing it with...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-11-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By tylergvolk
I'm excited to follow along with the one. Keep up...

I'm excited to follow along with the one. Keep up the good work!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-11-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,705
Posted By tylergvolk
Im glad I'm not the only one who is having/had...

Im glad I'm not the only one who is having/had the same issue as the OP.

I think it's important to note those dosing ei with low plant growth/plant mass and/or low light/low co2 is a bad idea as...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-10-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,705
Posted By tylergvolk
I stumbeled upon this thread as I am having...

I stumbeled upon this thread as I am having similar issues.

125g; dirted; 60-70par; O+ Tabs; dosing 1/2; EI levels including csm+b and iron.

The plants doing well: bacopa Polysperma, Cardinal...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,546
Posted By tylergvolk
I wanna make one DIY style!

I wanna make one DIY style!
Forum: Plants 06-07-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By tylergvolk
I currently have Bacopa caroliniana

I currently have Bacopa caroliniana
Forum: Plants 06-07-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By tylergvolk
Bacopa suggestions.

Bacopa does extremely well in my tank and I'd like to get maybe a different variety of a similar plant but different color.

Any suggestions?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-07-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,354
Posted By tylergvolk
Add something in there that will eat it. Like a...

Add something in there that will eat it. Like a worm culture.
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 393
Posted By tylergvolk
EHEIM is a much more reliable quality build over...

EHEIM is a much more reliable quality build over sun sun.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-03-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By tylergvolk
Tough sell indeed... Thanks guys!

Tough sell indeed...

Thanks guys!
Forum: Fish 06-02-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By tylergvolk
Going Rate For Zebra Plecos?

What's the going rate for buying a Zebra Pleco from a local hobbyist?

There a local guy getting 4 for $800 or 8 for $1500.

Seems expensive...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-02-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By tylergvolk
I paid $55.64 for both of these. Do you think it...

I paid $55.64 for both of these. Do you think it worth using or selling these...

They seem like more of a hassle and expensive parts.

In lieu of these, I ordered x2 Fabco nv-55-18.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-01-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By tylergvolk
Thank you. At least I've now identified the part!...

Thank you. At least I've now identified the part!

Will it work for co2 injection?

If, so where do I find parts to fit it in?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-01-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By tylergvolk
Swagelok Needle Valve doesn't fit 1/4npt Need Help!

I ordered these two metering valves off eBay but they don't fit standard parts here in usa.

Here's the valve:
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-01-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By tylergvolk
Thanks to your help I think I got this one...

Thanks to your help I think I got this one figured out. Thanks. I have two other needle valves to figure out but I'll start another post for those.
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