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Forum: Fish 03-01-2014, 12:52 AM
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Posted By pglenn
resin/plastic barrel safe for fish?

I want to put a mini "pond" on my apt balcony. I was wondering if this would be fish-safe (small school of mosquitofish most likely). I estimated it to be about 23gallons
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-12-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By pglenn
in lieu of brackish water, would adding aquarium...

in lieu of brackish water, would adding aquarium salt increase the chances of a few survivors? I do tend to add a small amount after water changes anyways, maybe increasing the amount a bit for the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-12-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By pglenn
I do have a few nerites in the tank.had them for...

I do have a few nerites in the tank.had them for 6-10 months. but havent seen these before (well maybe did but didnt take notice because it wasnt in this number) and the nerite number hasnt been...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-12-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By pglenn
white spots on plants and glass - WTF?

in the last few weeks I have begun seeing white spots on my plants and on the aquarium glass. on close inspection they look almost like poppy seeds. I assume they are eggs of some type but I have...
Forum: DIY 06-19-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By pglenn
tank is definitely alot "whiter" with the LED. ...

tank is definitely alot "whiter" with the LED. very nice fit in the canopy too.need to let the water clear some (salts and medication for ich, popeye - thanks alot Pet Supermarket ugh) to how well...
Forum: DIY 06-17-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By pglenn
Fluval Ultra Bright fitted to Eclipse Hood

mid project of re-engineering an Eclipse Hood for my 25g. The filter was removed already by the person that sold me the tank/hood/stand. currently using a whisper 60. I added a length of treated...
Forum: Lighting 06-01-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By pglenn
Supplemental LEDs for Eclipse-2 Hood

I have a 25g tall, with an eclipse 2 hood over it. The filter was replace by the former owner with a whisper 60 (opening up lots of space under back of hood). I may possibly replace the original...
Forum: DIY 03-26-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By pglenn
thats a concern. dunno what I could give them...

thats a concern. dunno what I could give them that wouldnt leach out into the tank
Forum: DIY 03-26-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By pglenn
in-tank daphnia breeder

I am looking for ideas - either DIY or retail - for a self-sustaining daphnia breeder for in-tank. I would like to have the culture "spill-over" into the main tank in some way, either a cut portion...
Forum: DIY 02-03-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 339,040
Posted By pglenn
first you have to realize exactly how this system...

first you have to realize exactly how this system works. it is not actually "regulating" the pressure. it is slowing the flow. similar but not quite the same. the pressure will still build even...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By pglenn
these fluval 22g systems are good for short term,...

these fluval 22g systems are good for short term, and/or small tanks, and/or low tech tanks that have limited plants or plants that dont require alot of CO2 like java ferns and crypto's. you can use...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-29-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By pglenn
haha right now he still pretty much lives on the...

haha right now he still pretty much lives on the filter of the 3g eclipse. and good thing he does - he survived a chemical accident (overdosed tank on plant food) that clouded the tank water and...
Forum: DIY 01-28-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 339,040
Posted By pglenn
this kind of setup does work, there are 100's of...

this kind of setup does work, there are 100's of ppl here that would attest to it. EOTD is also not really reported as a problem. the real issue is, having a "real" setup is not much more expensive...
Forum: DIY 01-27-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 339,040
Posted By pglenn
under $50? can be done easily... $20 for...

under $50?

can be done easily... $20 for the tank. $10 for the ADA Adapter.$10 for the "needle valve".$10 for a diffusor. odds/ends include check valve and tubing. and those prices are top-end...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-11-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By pglenn
Red Claw Crab adventures

recently received a Red Clawed Crab and rather than put him in my 25g as planned I put him in my 3g eclipse. no chance of escaping from it. I knew it would use the filter for leaving the water once...
Forum: Fish 11-25-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 169
Posted By pglenn
Okefonokee Sunfish with Least Killifish

thinking of adding some okefonokee sunfish with some least killifish - mainly hoping the okefonokee's will use the constant supply of fry as food. will the sunfish eat them or are they too slow and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-21-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,247
Posted By pglenn
not gonna argue and continue hijacking the...

not gonna argue and continue hijacking the thread. I'll hold to my analogy to Mandarin's in salt water tanks - both look nice but are only for very experienced aquarists. yes you need a very mature...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-21-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,247
Posted By pglenn
by "dirty" I dont actually mean green/brown...

by "dirty" I dont actually mean green/brown smelly water but rather they need food material floating within the water that they can filter out. and they need a decent water current and a perch...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-21-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,247
Posted By pglenn
stay away from the bamboo. they rarely last even...

stay away from the bamboo. they rarely last even a year in the most optimal environment. which for them is actually dirty water that they can filter. clean tanks which we all strive for is...
Forum: DIY 06-11-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 339,040
Posted By pglenn
solenoids are designed to have a max input...

solenoids are designed to have a max input pressure, and with this system you are working with the tank pressure of 800psi. most solenoids work on a much lower PSI than that. be VERY careful on that
Forum: DIY 04-18-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 339,040
Posted By pglenn
no needle valve needed. you need to turn the...

no needle valve needed. you need to turn the knob REAL slow as it is very sensitive. I did add an extra needle valve on mine just cas I wanted to. you can look at my profile in my regulators album...
Forum: DIY 04-17-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 339,040
Posted By pglenn
if you wanna go the route similar to the Up-Aqua...

if you wanna go the route similar to the Up-Aqua (and I confirmed previously that one isnt threaded for USA) look at this one. I have been using it for a couple months and it works alright tho I am...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By pglenn
questions on Clippard EV-P-10-2507

looking for opinions on the Clippard EV-P-10-2507. is it good or bad? any pressure range it should be used at? its proportional but I assume it can still be set for on/off?

Patrick
Forum: DIY 03-25-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 339,040
Posted By pglenn
$21.32 shipping? that will easily fit in a...

$21.32 shipping? that will easily fit in a medium-flat-rate box and ship for $11.35
Forum: DIY 03-23-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 339,040
Posted By pglenn
ebay, or just about any paintball store

ebay, or just about any paintball store
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