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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-05-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By FlyingShawn
I think he was referring to how quickly the waste...

I think he was referring to how quickly the waste adds up if you're making more than a couple gallons of RO. Using your 4:1 ratio, you'd only need to make 25gal of RO to create 100gal of waste water.
Forum: Lighting 03-23-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By FlyingShawn
Could you give us an update about how it turned...

Could you give us an update about how it turned out?

I'm thinking of replacing the T5NO light on my low-tech 55 and asking a lot of the same questions you were.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-22-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By FlyingShawn
Dolly weight limit for Brute containers - Solved!

(This is a follow-up to a discussion in the "RO Storage Container?" thread that went off-topic and was locked earlier today.)

After hearing that the red-wheeled "quiet" model of the dolly was...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 37,211
Posted By FlyingShawn
That's the funny part: I can find the 8W versions...

That's the funny part: I can find the 8W versions all over the web for $45-50, but the Daylight version of the 6W seems to bottom out around $65 on reputable sites and eBay (MarineAndReef is the only...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 37,211
Posted By FlyingShawn
1. I think I might have figured out the source...

1. I think I might have figured out the source of the misunderstanding: I was asking about the multiple-diode model you mentioned below, not the single-diode on a suction cup you talked about here...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 37,211
Posted By FlyingShawn
It's true that there is a fantastic amount of...

It's true that there is a fantastic amount of information here (and we're very grateful for the effort you've put into it!). I'm not trying to be lazy; I've read through this thread several times...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 37,211
Posted By FlyingShawn
Is the "Solarflare mini" on the top left of this...

Is the "Solarflare mini" on the top left of this (http://www.deepblueprofessional.com/solarflare.html) page the Deep Blue you were referring to? How well do you think it'd work on one of the AquaTop...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-20-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,211
Posted By FlyingShawn
For those of you who use the Brute containers,...

For those of you who use the Brute containers, what cleaning do you do when you first buy them? I'm assuming a good rinsing is smart to get rid of any dust from the store, but do you use a bleach...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-18-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,211
Posted By FlyingShawn
Good timing: I was actually just about to post a...

Good timing: I was actually just about to post a thread asking if anyone had experience with those wheel adaptors!

Is the red-wheeled version rated for more weight than the one available at...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-18-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,758
Posted By FlyingShawn
APB: how true have they been breeding for you? ...

APB: how true have they been breeding for you? Are you having to cull the majority of each litter to maintain that highest grade?
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By FlyingShawn
Here is a version with a larger 1" valve,...

Here is a version with a larger 1" valve, although I'm not sure if the valve materials would be aquarium safe:
Amazon - Onsite Pro FS1NPT Water Heater FloodStop, 1 Inch Valve

I also saw they have...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By FlyingShawn
Bump/update: It's been a while since I...

Bump/update:

It's been a while since I posted this and I've been distracted with other projects, but I've continued trying to research this without much success. Here are my two main questions:
...
Forum: Substrate 01-22-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By FlyingShawn
I've been experimenting with a different way to...

I've been experimenting with a different way to sift that is easier and biased towards more removing materials that won't stay down than removing them based on size (the side effect is that some...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By FlyingShawn
Contemplating RO for Fish and Shrimp Need Advice!

TL;DR: See first reply below.

I’m thinking about getting an RO system, but at this point I’m not even sure I’m asking the right questions, much less if it’s a smart move for my tanks. I have two...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-28-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 24,926
Posted By FlyingShawn
Liam, did you ever post the pictures of your...

Liam, did you ever post the pictures of your latest-generation Purigen reactor? I tried searching to see if they were in a separate thread, but couldn't find anything.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-23-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 24,926
Posted By FlyingShawn
I just had this exchange over email with Stephan...

I just had this exchange over email with Stephan Tanner of SwissTropicals.com (quoted with permission):





In other words: the hybrid design is not one of my better ideas. :redface: I still...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-23-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 24,926
Posted By FlyingShawn
I was thinking of using a JetLifter...

I was thinking of using a JetLifter (http://www.swisstropicals.com/Poret%20Filter%20Foam%20Pricelist.html) to power the air side (they have a REALLY impressive flow rate), so that possibility hadn't...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-22-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 24,926
Posted By FlyingShawn
I think he's referring to something like this,...

I think he's referring to something like this, where the pipes reconnect to make a complete loop:
http://imageshack.us/a/img600/7223/l3rm.jpg

However, you'd have to change Liam's drilling pattern...
Forum: Substrate 07-15-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By FlyingShawn
Look into the "dry start method" (DSM). I'm no...

Look into the "dry start method" (DSM). I'm no expert, but my understanding is that some mineralization goes on during that process, so it'd probably be enough to get your substrate about 90% done...
Forum: Fish 07-14-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,487
Posted By FlyingShawn
Wnkracer, what are the latest thoughts on the...

Wnkracer, what are the latest thoughts on the idea of using "sentinel" fish as part of a quarantine protocol to help screen new arrivals for Myco?

If memory serves, I first saw the idea proposed...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,797
Posted By FlyingShawn
Feel free to cross-post anything you feel would...

Feel free to cross-post anything you feel would be informative or add to the discussion. The more that thread can be a resource for anyone dealing with this the better!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-20-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,844
Posted By FlyingShawn
While it is commendable that you are not "naming...

While it is commendable that you are not "naming and shaming" while in the middle of this, please make sure you leave pTrader feedback once this is all over. Even if he comes through and gives you...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,797
Posted By FlyingShawn
It seems that some of the confusion may stem from...

It seems that some of the confusion may stem from differing understandings of the word "recovery" as it pertains to Walstad's UV experiment:
--Wkndracer seems to have been approaching it from an...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,797
Posted By FlyingShawn
Thanks for the update on the latest research and...

Thanks for the update on the latest research and your own experiments!

My apologies to the OP for the thread jack, but hopefully this will at least get you off to a running start on your own...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-15-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 37,211
Posted By FlyingShawn
I'm really surprised to hear they put electronics...

I'm really surprised to hear they put electronics in the clamp since it seems extremely shortsighted and I haven't seen any mention of that in the product descriptions or reviews I've seen. I'll...
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