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Forum: Tank Journals 04-19-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,365
Posted By llamabob
Wow, love the angel tank, beautiful angels.

Wow, love the angel tank, beautiful angels.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-05-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By llamabob
There are several sites with decent reviews....

There are several sites with decent reviews. Bob's, LiveAquaria, Aquariumplants.com, ebay, aquabid (primarily paypal) etc.. Also, this forum has a great trade/sell section I would consider first if...
Forum: Fish 03-27-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By llamabob
Wow that was fast, great to hear! I was eagerly...

Wow that was fast, great to hear! I was eagerly waiting to see how it turned out. I figured it'd be Thursday delivery being cross country. Hoping I get the same results in Upstate NY. I have my eyes...
Forum: Fish 03-25-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By llamabob
Well at least some of you have had luck with...

Well at least some of you have had luck with priority. I've not had any luck with it for anything other than shrimp/plants, especially from the west coast (I'm in NY).

Good to know though for...
Forum: Fish 03-25-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By llamabob
It's certainly possible, but I'm pretty sure...

It's certainly possible, but I'm pretty sure you'll have significant losses. But you never know.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-21-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By llamabob
Pretty neat, def. a nice piece to attach plants...

Pretty neat, def. a nice piece to attach plants to. Make a moss pole or slap a batch of ferns on top and make a "tree."
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-19-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 44,742
Posted By llamabob
Did you remove the glosso? I couldn't tell in the...

Did you remove the glosso? I couldn't tell in the last pic you posted.

Amazing tank. I just got my little Fluval Spec V in the mail yesterday and am still deciding on a carpet plant.
Forum: Lighting 03-15-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By llamabob
Yes it looks like your distance/spacing and PAR...

Yes it looks like your distance/spacing and PAR values are correct.

Personally, I don't think the cost is worth it for two Fugerays.

Two Fugerays: 63-73-76-73-63

Ray2: ...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-01-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 59,779
Posted By llamabob
Stupid question, are the Fluval Spec series...

Stupid question, are the Fluval Spec series aquariums acrylic or glass? I've seen conflicting comments regarding this, and seller websites say "etched glass" but I'm not sure if they mean the tank or...
Forum: DIY 09-27-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
Sent you a PM with link to the on/off valve. I...

Sent you a PM with link to the on/off valve. I couldn't find my old paintball tank in the basement so I bought the 20oz Wal-mart one, think it was like $20, it didn't come filled. I had it filled at...
Forum: DIY 09-25-2010, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
Ebay sweat shop glass diffusers are good and...

Ebay sweat shop glass diffusers are good and cheap.
Forum: DIY 09-25-2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
Yup! I used your advice you gave earlier, I had...

Yup! I used your advice you gave earlier, I had similar connectors left over from old air stones, I got one on the end of that short hose.

Just for reference for others considering this project,...
Forum: DIY 09-25-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
I just grabbed the vinyl tubing because I was in...

I just grabbed the vinyl tubing because I was in a hurry and it was cheap, I can replace later. They also have polyetheleyne(sp?) which is suppose to have a better permability rating. I didn't see...
Forum: DIY 09-24-2010, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By llamabob
I had this same problem. I have a 20g, the bottle...

I had this same problem. I have a 20g, the bottle was about 2.5 ft under the tank, and the bubbles would not reach the water. I hooked up a second bottle connected to a "T" and the combined pressure...
Forum: DIY 09-24-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
Got mine up and running. Triple wrapping the...

Got mine up and running. Triple wrapping the teflon tape worked great! No leaks as of now.
Forum: DIY 09-23-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
You're right my mistake, I was looking at the 1/4...

You're right my mistake, I was looking at the 1/4 x 1/4 model, there is only one shaped like the one we all used, so he must indeed have the 400 rated one. Sorry.
Forum: DIY 09-23-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
There were 2 when I got mine, one is infact rated...

There were 2 when I got mine, one is infact rated at 150 and one at 400. It would be bitter sweet if he has the 150 that way we know the problem and he can get the correct one. If he has the 400, I'm...
Forum: DIY 09-23-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
Im using the same needle valve as the OP and mine...

Im using the same needle valve as the OP and mine if working properly, if I close it, nothing comes out. Im stumped as to what your problem could be, as the chances of 2 defective needles is...
Forum: DIY 09-23-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
Pretty sure I catch your drift on the brand, I...

Pretty sure I catch your drift on the brand, I have some laying around Ill try that tomorrow after I try multiple wraps of tape. My needle valve is fine/tight, it's just those little plugs that come...
Forum: DIY 09-23-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
Made mine today. Used the same needle valve as OP...

Made mine today. Used the same needle valve as OP and a 20oz paintball tank. Gauge didn't come in mail so I made mine without it. What I did was just open the on/off until I heard air, then slowly...
Forum: DIY 09-19-2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
Oh and is a check valve necessary?

Oh and is a check valve necessary?
Forum: DIY 09-19-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
Couple of dumb noob questions, did you get your...

Couple of dumb noob questions, did you get your co2 hosing at home depot or paintball :thumbsdowshop? What size and will the hose fit a glass diffuser? Did your needle valve come with the hose...
Forum: DIY 09-18-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
Touche! :D

Touche! :D
Forum: DIY 09-18-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
One more question, the Home Depot needle valves...

One more question, the Home Depot needle valves are typically rated for 80-100psi. Have you not had any problems opening your on/off all the way and pushing the gauge to 800psi? I read in another...
Forum: DIY 09-18-2010, 01:55 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 354,358
Posted By llamabob
Nice, think ill give this a try. It will be on a...

Nice, think ill give this a try. It will be on a 20g high heavily planted. Ill post back in a few days with how it turned out!
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