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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-25-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By Marc
RO waste water?

I agree. Especially people on top of a well. Achieving 60+ psi needs a booster pump.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-25-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By Marc
RO waste water?

You can also test the permeate "pure water" and compare it to the tap. This should get you the rejection rate.

TDS tap - permeate / TDS Tap

Anything above 90% would be fine. Personally...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-25-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By Marc
I would have to disagree with 6-8:1 being normal....

I would have to disagree with 6-8:1 being normal. That's double of what is normal to me, 3-4. If low pressure is the cause of dumping out 6-8 gallons then this RO unit doesnt have adequate enough...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By Marc
RO waste water?

Something is wrong with your RO unit. It's not suppose to dump 6-8 gallons for every gallon of pure water. Not sure how your ro is set up but either your auto shut off valve is bad or your membrane...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,588
Posted By Marc
Does GLA sell a nipple that will fit the jbj...

Does GLA sell a nipple that will fit the jbj regulator by chance? What metric size is it?
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,588
Posted By Marc
Did you mean a 10-32? because I'm thinking it...

Did you mean a 10-32? because I'm thinking it might be this size. I wonder if Orlando knows.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,588
Posted By Marc
Hey Martin, it's Marc from baaps! A 1/8th...

Hey Martin, it's Marc from baaps!

A 1/8th doesn't thread in for me. Let me know how yours turns out.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,588
Posted By Marc
Yeah I tried a 1/8 npt and it didn't thread in....

Yeah I tried a 1/8 npt and it didn't thread in. I'm wondering if it's metric.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By Marc
If the filter is in good working condition, it...

If the filter is in good working condition, it should not back siphon when the power is turned off. Sound like the clip is the problem, caused water siphon out.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2010, 02:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,588
Posted By Marc
JBJ regulator thread size

Does anyone know what the thread size is for the nipple between the regulator and solenoid? Doesn't seem to be a standard US size...metric maybe?
Forum: Substrate 03-13-2010, 02:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,582
Posted By Marc
3X dose of excel! no need to bleach.

3X dose of excel! no need to bleach.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-17-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 100,226
Posted By Marc
Thanks Wasserpest!

Thanks Wasserpest!
Forum: Tank Journals 01-16-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 100,226
Posted By Marc
Pump in the bucket

Hey Wasserpest,

What kind of pump is that in the bucket with the floats? I'm looking for a pump just like that- one that will accept a small line and submersible.

Thanks,

Marc
Forum: Tank Journals 04-15-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,712
Posted By Marc
Sounds like you got an infection dude.....should...

Sounds like you got an infection dude.....should get that checked out.
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,724
Posted By Marc
From what i understand dr. tran, you plumb a...

From what i understand dr. tran, you plumb a pump, inline with your return hose on a canister filter. You modify the impeller in the pump with some sort of mesh that shreds all the co2 bubbles into a...
Forum: Plants 04-14-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,972
Posted By Marc
Ive never had a problem when i plant glosso this...

Ive never had a problem when i plant glosso this way. Try it, you got nothing else to lose.
Forum: Plants 04-13-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,972
Posted By Marc
I see your problem, they arent being planted...

I see your problem, they arent being planted correctly. You want to just plant one node (2 leaves). In the picture you got 2 nodes....guess where the new node will grow? straight up!
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,941
Posted By Marc
Ive come to my own conclusion with the help of...

Ive come to my own conclusion with the help of others, that the 2217 impeller increases flow. How much? I dont know but I guess its noticeable.

Also dont buy a 2215 canister filter, get the 2217....
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,941
Posted By Marc
Left C, is this the new thing people are...

Left C,

is this the new thing people are doing now to chop up co2 bubbles to mist the tank?
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,941
Posted By Marc
LOL I dont really post alot per say, ive...

LOL

I dont really post alot per say, ive just been on the forum long enough.
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2009, 03:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,941
Posted By Marc
brohawk, Why do you think we are arguing? I...

brohawk,

Why do you think we are arguing? I dont think we are. We are simply having a conversation about how something works and thus telling people that sticking in a 2217 impeller in a 2215...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,941
Posted By Marc
If the two men exert the same energy on to EACH...

If the two men exert the same energy on to EACH oar then they move twice as fast. But if they only use the same total energy used from the one oar and applied that to the two a then they move at the...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,941
Posted By Marc
Ive read the post by lescarpentier and he adds at...

Ive read the post by lescarpentier and he adds at the end of his first post

"However,my biggest surprise was that the output on both of the filters was the SAME,with the included Eheim filter...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,941
Posted By Marc
I dont deny that 6 blades move more water than 3,...

I dont deny that 6 blades move more water than 3, period. But i'm less likely to believe that a 6 blade impeller in the same size housing running on the same strength motor moves more water.

If...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,941
Posted By Marc
how can you have a larger impeller when the...

how can you have a larger impeller when the housing is the same?
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