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Forum: Equipment   12-03-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,690
Posted By Uwish
yeah, beer gas is getting very popular and you...

yeah, beer gas is getting very popular and you can find 5lb tanks all over the place. I bought one new and took it to my local fire and safety store. They fill it up for me with Co2 for about $25....
Forum: Equipment   09-17-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Uwish
yup pretty sure this is an air issue. Either a...

yup pretty sure this is an air issue. Either a bubble is being pushed around or your o-ring is 'leaking' and allowing some air in which creates cavitation.

Only think I can think of.
Forum: Substrate   09-17-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,578
Posted By Uwish
When I started I was just plain gravel as well. ...

When I started I was just plain gravel as well. I went into my LFS and a guy with many years of experience gave me a bag of gravel (can't remember the name) that has some of the elements normal...
Forum: Equipment   09-17-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,586
Posted By Uwish
CO2 tanks shouldn't explode. Never heard of one....

CO2 tanks shouldn't explode. Never heard of one. Only danger is not securing the regulator correctly or tight enough and then opening the feed valve and it could blow off the regulator assembly. ...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-17-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,465
Posted By Uwish
500 gal species only tank, maybe ATF or...

500 gal species only tank, maybe ATF or Barracuda. Then I could have company over and feed them port chops :)
Forum: Equipment   09-17-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,777
Posted By Uwish
should have READ the posts before I responded,...

should have READ the posts before I responded, just what I was thinking as well
Forum: Equipment   09-17-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,777
Posted By Uwish
Could be just a pressure issue. I had a similar...

Could be just a pressure issue. I had a similar problem then I shortened the length of the tubing from the needle valve to my diffuser and never that the issue since.

It is possible there is not...
Forum: Fish   09-17-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Uwish
when rams do that it isn't good. They need to be...

when rams do that it isn't good. They need to be removed from the tank and place somewhere else. There is something in your water parameters that is shocking them. If you are using a solenoid for...
Forum: Fish   08-27-2008, 04:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,786
Posted By Uwish
Tiger barbs need about 6 or 8 in order to not...

Tiger barbs need about 6 or 8 in order to not bother tank mates.

Introduction of any fish will make the barbs curious but when kept in large schools they tend to loose interest in the new...
Forum: DIY   08-26-2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 6
  DIY co2
Views: 779
Posted By Uwish
for tanks up to about 35 Gal, DIY CO2 works well,...

for tanks up to about 35 Gal, DIY CO2 works well, for any tank larger maintaining the right PPM for real growth can be problematic.

A pressurized CO2 system while a little pricey is by far the...
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