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Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By neilshieh
Here I did a write up on how to wire and use a...

Here I did a write up on how to wire and use a cheap temperature controller. The probe itself is super small and not noticeable (i just behind the filter intake) but if you wanted to run things...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-20-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,071
Posted By neilshieh
Lovely tank! If only I had a fraction of your...

Lovely tank! If only I had a fraction of your artistic abilities with hardscape :P
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By neilshieh
Yep, too bad Rex-griggs website stuff got taken...

Yep, too bad Rex-griggs website stuff got taken down but he had a couple builds where he uses a single stage regulator to bring down the pressure from 800 to ~100 (i don't know the specifics) and...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By neilshieh
What oldpunk means by blowing it out is using a...

What oldpunk means by blowing it out is using a burst of higher pressure co2 to blow out debris. aka remove everything after the solenoid, turn up working pressure ~10-20 psi and just let open and...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 405
Posted By neilshieh
i've seen a couple people's tanks with these...

i've seen a couple people's tanks with these acrylic glass top holders but i think they might be ADA specific because they both have ADA tanks and the clips fit perfectly with the glass. might be...
Forum: Fish 03-10-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By neilshieh
plecos with rabbit snails?

I have a 20 gallon long set up for breeding plecos. There's already a bunch of babies, but I've also been thinking about breeding rabbit snails in the same tank. Would the rabbit snails pose any...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 405
Posted By neilshieh
Just 3d print some with clear ABS filament. You...

Just 3d print some with clear ABS filament. You can customize it to have better support. Or just form your own with a heat gun and a strip of acrylic.
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,337
Posted By neilshieh
nice! I should redo the post body on mine too and...

nice! I should redo the post body on mine too and straighten out the gauges lol. Did you use a strap wrench to get the cga inlet out? with my other two the cga inlets came out very easily but this...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,337
Posted By neilshieh
my regulator pool needs an updated group shot...

my regulator pool needs an updated group shot lol, but first I really need to build their post bodies
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,337
Posted By neilshieh
Just looked through their catalog and can't find...

Just looked through their catalog and can't find any 1.5" cga 320, they have some randomly pneumatic assembly in their catalog that lists 1.5" cga 320 but the picture looks really weird and i doubt...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By neilshieh
Ah, sorry for misunderstanding that haha, though...

Ah, sorry for misunderstanding that haha, though I do know a hand full of people who use those sorts of valves as their only valve. I think this whole obsession with these overkill metering valves...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By neilshieh
the shutoff valves wont replace the functionality...

the shutoff valves wont replace the functionality of a metering valve unless you're injecting co2 into a large tank/multiple tanks where bps is meaningless to you.

told ya a pipe wrench was all...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,337
Posted By neilshieh
which company makes them? Western and Superior...

which company makes them? Western and Superior don't carry them :( Do you have any for sale? :hihi:
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,337
Posted By neilshieh
aghhh more tools to buy, ill check the berkeley...

aghhh more tools to buy, ill check the berkeley tool library and see if they have one :P

on a brighter note, I got around to testing both of my hpt 100's and they're a go! It's crazy how small...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,337
Posted By neilshieh
So today I found out that the gauge on the mini...

So today I found out that the gauge on the mini dual stage isn't actually crooked lol. the main body of the regulator actually unscrews into two halves. I found this out while trying to unscrew the...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By neilshieh
I don't think you need to use heat at all on the...

I don't think you need to use heat at all on the inlet, a decent sized pipe wrench and some elbow grease is all it'd take imo. I've been able to remove all the inlets of every regulator I bought that...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By neilshieh
I just use a pipe wrench to remove inlets. ...

I just use a pipe wrench to remove inlets.

@FHF, there's a couple aeriform sgt500's on ebay for ~100. I passed on them because the auction photo they posted looked like the regulator went through...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,337
Posted By neilshieh
they have a stainless steel version??? what! I...

they have a stainless steel version??? what! I did not know about this LOL.


oh another note.... i saw an sgs 160 regulator today on [Ebay Link Removed] so sad, it was basically new but it wasn't...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By neilshieh
I love my eheim jager heater, it keeps my temps...

I love my eheim jager heater, it keeps my temps very steady, very well constructed, and has a very good track record. I also have a hydor inline heater which has kept my temps rock solid at 76. I...
Forum: Plants 02-28-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By neilshieh
what kind of fish do you have in there? could be...

what kind of fish do you have in there? could be something (or snails) eating them.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-28-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By neilshieh
no need to even cover it, just turn off the...

no need to even cover it, just turn off the lights for a day or two as needed... they won't die. I'd take of the top if possible to increase surface gas exchange but it should be fine.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By neilshieh
for. 2.5 gallon a canister filter would be too...

for. 2.5 gallon a canister filter would be too much imo. You'd be better off just making your own canister filter with a powerhead. But imo with 2.5 gallon tanks just get a small hob or a sponge...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By neilshieh
that looks like it'd make your tank look super...

that looks like it'd make your tank look super fizzy with all the bubbles because there's not enough time for it to diffuse. It'd be better to use an inline reactor or inline atomic diffuser.

...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,337
Posted By neilshieh
as long as it works I don't mind! I wouldn't be...

as long as it works I don't mind! I wouldn't be surprised if half the rigs I have were older than me though. at first i got excited as i thought it was an sgt 160 series but then realized it was a...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,337
Posted By neilshieh
thought I was kidding about the gauges being...

thought I was kidding about the gauges being ugly? lol
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