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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-27-2013, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Rev2eight
Looks like it's also a magnet for uneaten flake...

Looks like it's also a magnet for uneaten flake food. :icon_eek:
Forum: Equipment   02-27-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By Rev2eight
I say definitely double, or even triple up on...

I say definitely double, or even triple up on check valves. These things don't come cheap however, the two brass ones from Clippard cost almost as much as my Aquatek mini. :icon_cry:
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-22-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By Rev2eight
Im using the old Boyu CD-01. For some reason...

Im using the old Boyu CD-01. For some reason these have all but disappeared from E b a y

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_TzITsl7rB8c/Sc9Rg5ypwtI/AAAAAAAABNI/fiSzsKJcSY0/s1600/Boyu-CD-01_CO2_diff.jpg
Forum: DIY   02-20-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 448,751
Posted By Rev2eight
Paintball tanks typically expire 5yrs from the...

Paintball tanks typically expire 5yrs from the date of manufacture. I've been told it's probably more cost effective to simply buy a new tank, rather than getting it hydro tested.
Forum: Aquatek of California   02-19-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,844
Posted By Rev2eight
I contacted then through their contact us link...

I contacted then through their contact us link provided on their website and they usually responded in less than 24hrs. My aquatek mini was also leaky and I sent it back and they sent out a...
Forum: Equipment   02-12-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By Rev2eight
I have this regulator and it developed a leak on...

I have this regulator and it developed a leak on the connection between the working pressure gauge and the regulator body. Emptied my 20oz bottle in less than a month. I sent it back to them and...
Forum: Equipment   01-21-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By Rev2eight
Ouch. Take it back and raise a huge stink is what...

Ouch. Take it back and raise a huge stink is what i would do.
Forum: Equipment   01-20-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By Rev2eight
Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks kevmo....

Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks kevmo. Looks like I might need a female adapter. Perhaps this one...
Forum: Equipment   01-19-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By Rev2eight
Need help with Clippard/Swagelok check valves

Hello, I have an Aquatek mini paintball regulator http://aquatek-california.com/co2-regulator-solenoid/#r-78 with a JBJ bubble counter. Reading up on how the check valves fail on these particular...
Forum: Fish   01-15-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,207
Posted By Rev2eight
Could explain why that tank in the fourth pic is...

Could explain why that tank in the fourth pic is full of clado. :icon_lol:
Forum: Fish   01-15-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By Rev2eight
My discus used to get this when I did large water...

My discus used to get this when I did large water changes and especially during the winter. Just make sure the water entering the tank gets splashed a bit.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-15-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,983
Posted By Rev2eight
The home depots around here sell 1/2 ID tubing...

The home depots around here sell 1/2 ID tubing that fit perfectly around my lily pipes without needing clamps. I believe I paid around 7 dollars for 10ft and they have black ones.
Forum: Equipment   01-14-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,797
Posted By Rev2eight
Thanks for the informative review. I've been...

Thanks for the informative review. I've been running one of these attached to a 20oz bottle for about a week and the bubble count appears to be holding steady.
Forum: Equipment   01-09-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,389
Posted By Rev2eight
if there were water inside the atomizer, won't...

if there were water inside the atomizer, won't the pressure from the co2 push it back out? I suspect water from your tank is draining into your bubble counter and is causing it to fill up over night.
Forum: Aquascaping   01-08-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,490
Posted By Rev2eight
It would look pretty sweet if you could grow some...

It would look pretty sweet if you could grow some moss on it.
Forum: Equipment   01-04-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 27,268
Posted By Rev2eight
I've got lily pipes on my 306 and it flows out...

I've got lily pipes on my 306 and it flows out slow like that as well. I figure it was just the design of the pipe that made it appear like that. I also had switch back to the stock inlet because...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-03-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,056
Posted By Rev2eight
After 10 or so years of smoking, I also quit with...

After 10 or so years of smoking, I also quit with Chantix. Been smoke free since Sept. 12, 2012. I will say, it's not a miracle drug. You still really have to want to quit but it was a hell lot...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-25-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,643
Posted By Rev2eight
I went into the PetSmart in shaumburg at 7:30am...

I went into the PetSmart in shaumburg at 7:30am and picked up the only 306 on the shelf. I. think they only had one on hand.
Forum: Equipment   09-12-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By Rev2eight
I bought the lattice screens and use the basket...

I bought the lattice screens and use the basket as a strainer. I too fail to see how the basket would make things easier. You would still have to pour everything out to get to the sponges.
Forum: Fish   08-14-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,887
Posted By Rev2eight
Mine actually stay mostly at the top. I think its...

Mine actually stay mostly at the top. I think its because I have frogbit with really long roots and this makes them feel safe. I have 8 in a 26g bow front and they form a rather tight school. The...
Forum: Fish   08-13-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By Rev2eight
Have you tried frozen blood worms? they he...

Have you tried frozen blood worms? they he doesn't eat that then quarantine, turn up the heat and add metro. Angelsplus mentioned above sells it.
Forum: Equipment   08-07-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21
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Views: 1,347
Posted By Rev2eight
I use a Brinks analog timer. 5 dollars from...

I use a Brinks analog timer. 5 dollars from walmart and works good, for now.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-31-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,830
Posted By Rev2eight
Good thread. My girlfriend brought me a Tag F1...

Good thread. My girlfriend brought me a Tag F1 for birthday and i was thrilled. That is until i realized it cost me 50 bucks to replace a battery...
Forum: Fish   07-26-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By Rev2eight
Since theyre eating, you could try the deworming...

Since theyre eating, you could try the deworming flake from angelsplus which contains fenbendazol.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-25-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By Rev2eight
Here some better pics from imageshack since...

Here some better pics from imageshack since photobucket butchered my last ones. :icon_roll
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