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Forum: DIY 09-28-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 349
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Posted By AnotherHobby
Do you mean that the font where the clock is at...

Do you mean that the font where the clock is at the top of the screen is static? It doesn't sound like the RTC because it should work without the RTC connected. Can you take a pic of it?
Forum: Tank Journals 09-24-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By AnotherHobby
My BWCA trip was awesome! Just dipping in for a...

My BWCA trip was awesome! Just dipping in for a day, and then off to a bluegrass music festival.



Thanks! I'm hoping that next week I should be able to start making progress on this. The...
Forum: Plants 09-23-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By AnotherHobby
It'll grow in any direction it can and doesn't...

It'll grow in any direction it can and doesn't require substrate. The nice thing is it doesn't root badly along the way, and it very easy to trim. The vines are pretty strong so you can tug them back...
Forum: Plants 09-23-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By AnotherHobby
I completely agree. It's a very fast growing...

I completely agree. It's a very fast growing plant that needs weekly trimming. You'll have to hunt down the runners that shoot out into other plant groups.
Forum: Plants 09-17-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By AnotherHobby
Yes

Yes
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By AnotherHobby
Ahhhhh... Makes sense.

Ahhhhh... Makes sense.
Forum: DIY 09-15-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By AnotherHobby
PVC didn't fit in mine, but CPVC did (the...

PVC didn't fit in mine, but CPVC did (the yellowish stuff).
Forum: DIY 09-15-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By AnotherHobby
It's all just press fit no cement. It's been in...

It's all just press fit no cement. It's been in there over a year just fine. Not saying it's the right way to do it, just that it's what I did. :)

And yes, they suck to take apart once...
Forum: DIY 09-15-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By AnotherHobby
It definitely could be the 1/2" PVC. I have a...

It definitely could be the 1/2" PVC. I have a fluval 306, and when I had some 1/2" elbow connections in my reactor it restricted flow. I moved them all to 3/4" and my flow came back. Also, I did 3/4"...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By AnotherHobby
Out of curiosity, why did you leave that...

Out of curiosity, why did you leave that secondary valve (smaller black knob) to the left of the main regulator? It's not needed and makes your setup bigger than it needs to be.
Forum: DIY 09-15-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By AnotherHobby
You want the CO2 in at the other end, further...

You want the CO2 in at the other end, further from the output. Aside from that, if you have a big CO2 bubble in your reactor, you need to figure out why, not just turn off your CO2.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-15-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By AnotherHobby
I would say if you don't know what a plant is,...

I would say if you don't know what a plant is, you do need to google it and learn about it, as RWaters said above. You don't want to buy a plant that won't work well in the environment you have...
Forum: DIY 09-15-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 17,419
Posted By AnotherHobby
I seriously can't wait. The only battery powered...

I seriously can't wait. The only battery powered devices in my possession will be a headlamp and a small flashlight. Map, compass, canoe and paddle, fishing rod, and isolation.

In one hobby I try...
Forum: DIY 09-14-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 17,419
Posted By AnotherHobby
Well it's been really cold up there this week, so...

Well it's been really cold up there this week, so I'm hoping the skeeters die down some!



I'm not sure exactly what you are asking. If you just need to switch from IR to PWM, you can change...
Forum: DIY 09-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 17,419
Posted By AnotherHobby
Just giving a quick heads up, I won't be able to...

Just giving a quick heads up, I won't be able to answer any questions in here for the next two weeks. I'm off the the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for a week, and then a bluegrass music festival after...
Forum: Plants 09-14-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By AnotherHobby
In my high tech tank with CO2, ferts, and about...

In my high tech tank with CO2, ferts, and about 80 PAR it grows like a weed. It can double in volume in about 2 weeks. I'd say it's probably not great as a "carpet" plant because it's sort of bushy...
Forum: Algae 09-14-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By AnotherHobby
This is a good point. I feel a pictures is worth...

This is a good point. I feel a pictures is worth a thousand words, so below is a picture of my tank that is adjacent to a south facing window. In the summer it gets zero direct sunlight. In the fall...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-14-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By AnotherHobby
It took me pressurized CO2 and 2 Satellite Plus...

It took me pressurized CO2 and 2 Satellite Plus lights to get a lush carpet of DHG belem in a tank roughly the same height. And it took me 8 months to get it lush. This pic is Nov 30, 2013...
Forum: DIY 09-14-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 17,419
Posted By AnotherHobby
Holy crap O2surplus, that is impressive!...

Holy crap O2surplus, that is impressive! Certainly looks spiffy compared to my soldered up boards. :)
Forum: DIY 09-13-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 17,419
Posted By AnotherHobby
If you have a full 40 pin cable, then every...

If you have a full 40 pin cable, then every single wire you need goes through that cable, except for the 2 wires for the ambient light sensor, and 1 wire that needs to be hijacked for the backlight....
Forum: DIY 09-13-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,199
Posted By AnotherHobby
You know what, I agree with you on the pressure....

You know what, I agree with you on the pressure. Had to think about it a bit. I think it's a matter of both flow and pressure.
Forum: DIY 09-13-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 17,419
Posted By AnotherHobby
Whew! That's a lot! Lets cruise through this... ...

Whew! That's a lot! Lets cruise through this...



I think you can use a small NPN transistor. I'd say take a crack at it... worst case it that it just doesn't work right. It should work though....
Forum: DIY 09-12-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,199
Posted By AnotherHobby
Reducing flow rate anywhere should increase...

Reducing flow rate anywhere should increase dissolution if it's not already at 100%. All I'm saying is that the amount of dissolution is due to flow rate and not actual PSI pressure in the reactor....
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By AnotherHobby
Building your own is pretty easy, and you can get...

Building your own is pretty easy, and you can get higher quality for less (or even buying from the for sale threads here).

I just put another one together this week:

Harris Stainless Steel...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-12-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By AnotherHobby
I was new to the hobby in 2012, and did an...

I was new to the hobby in 2012, and did an impulse purchase on an Edge as well (the 12 gallon). I also had tons of compliments from everybody that saw it, but got rid of it within about 4 months of...
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