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Forum: Substrate 11-07-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,359
Posted By Orion
My $.02 worth of experience... Got an Ebi...

My $.02 worth of experience...

Got an Ebi tank back in the summer, rinsed it and the water was cloudy for a few days. Just added an 8 lbs bag to my Mr Aqua 7.5 gallon, I didn't rinse it at all and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-30-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,428
Posted By Orion
Where did you find that stand? Something like...

Where did you find that stand? Something like that just might keep my Ebi out of the SnS :-)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-07-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,301
Posted By Orion
I see maybe 5-10 Fire Reds at any given time just...

I see maybe 5-10 Fire Reds at any given time just walking by my Fluval Ebi tank. But we have no idea what's lurking in the shadows of our own plants. I noticed this little guys the other day at...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Orion
DaveK - If I could make a long distance run I...

DaveK - If I could make a long distance run I would love too. I've got a Fluval Ebi by the kitchen sink and have plenty of room in the cabinets to store all Co2 equipment, and it would be nice to run...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Orion
Being a 8 or 9' vanity, I've got a bit of room to...

Being a 8 or 9' vanity, I've got a bit of room to spare and keep dry :) If this is even possible to work, Its going to be going in a box that I've yet to build to keep everything as hidden as...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Orion
Not really. Co2 tank & regulator under the sink >...

Not really. Co2 tank & regulator under the sink > Co2 supply line to Solenoid that is on top of the vanity > electricity to solenoid > Co2 to tank

oldpunk, like in the photo of the Co2 regulator...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Orion
Remote Solenoid?

On the regulators I've seen and used, the solenoid is connected directly to the regulator (or at the regulator). Is there any reason I couldn't have the solenoid away from the regulator, about 7'? I...
Forum: Lighting 10-03-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By Orion
75g Light Comments

So the wife has thoughtfully found a place to setup my 75 gallon standard tank in our new house. The tank has been in the garage for over a year now, so as long as it still holds water, this whole...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-30-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,007
Posted By Orion
I'm just a bit south of Richmond and I gave up...

I'm just a bit south of Richmond and I gave up looking for one in a store a while back and just ordered one. (Got it via UPS no problem though)

I do know The Aquarium down in Knoxville had a few...
Forum: DIY 08-22-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By Orion
Sorry, was out of town most of last week and took...

Sorry, was out of town most of last week and took the entire weekend to catch up the 'honeydo' list. :)

The sides I tried to Gorilla Glue on, however it seems that what ever plastic the flange is...
Forum: DIY 08-14-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By Orion
Good to know! Pushing mine at less than a third...

Good to know! Pushing mine at less than a third what you were running I definitely wont burn up my plants.
Forum: Lighting 08-13-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By Orion
I removed the driver from the fixture, and added...

I removed the driver from the fixture, and added a DC plug to the back to easily plug and unplug the driver leads. This also allowed me to use a smaller gauge wire that goes to the fixture and now my...
Forum: DIY 08-13-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By Orion
Yes it sure was. I sorta have that issue resolved...

Yes it sure was. I sorta have that issue resolved now. I moved the driver out from the fixture and a Radioshack trip got me a few DC power plugs. One went right in the middle in the back of the...
Forum: DIY 08-12-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By Orion
Thanks! Opps, see I'm bad at these things....

Thanks!

Opps, see I'm bad at these things. It's going on a standard 5.5 gallon. I'll eventually get some nicer glass, but this is in our master bathroom so no hurry.

I tried taking a photo...
Forum: DIY 08-12-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By Orion
Orions DIY LED fixture

I just had to try my hand and an LED array after being out of the hobby for a short time and just recently jumping back in. I don't have a PAR meter, so my lighting choices were made solely based on...
Forum: Lighting 08-12-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By Orion
Thanks again for all the suggestions folks! ...

Thanks again for all the suggestions folks!

jason - that's exactly what I'm thinking I'm going to do today. (This is the end of a weeks holiday, so time to do something useful other than lay...
Forum: Lighting 08-11-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By Orion
Ugh, that makes perfect sense cggorman. Using 4...

Ugh, that makes perfect sense cggorman. Using 4 attachment points never once occurred to me. I've already got this far, and to make it look decent that would require me making an entire new top and...
Forum: Lighting 08-11-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By Orion
Getting a light weight suspended fixture hanging properly, need help

I built a fixture to hold some LED's and now that I've got everything hung from the ceiling, the power cord for the LED driver wants to pull the fixture to one side. (I have the driver mounted inside...
Forum: Lighting 07-10-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,392
Posted By Orion
I went low tech on a 75g a few years ago and got...

I went low tech on a 75g a few years ago and got great results growing crypts, anubias and vals using a two bulb shop light setting right on the glass top. Cheap, and didn't look too bad after I took...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-09-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Orion
Thanks for the feedback! This is a totally new...

Thanks for the feedback! This is a totally new area for me, and good to know it's not that difficult to deal with.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-26-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Orion
Tanks and Toddlers. How do you deal?

Hi Everybody! I'm not completely new to the hobby, been out for a bit over a year. But now getting back into it I am facing an issue that I've never had before. My two year old daughter.

I've got...
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