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Forum: DIY Today, 01:27 AM
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Posted By Hilde
Well calculating your cost on the 1st post you...

Well calculating your cost on the 1st post you spent $64. That is less than the mini regulators, U.P. Aqua and Aquateck. They don't get many good reviews thus I think this setup will last longer.
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 10:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By Hilde
I was thinking of connecting them with tubing and...

I was thinking of connecting them with tubing and barbs but I am not certain if that is safe. Guess I have to buy another needle valve. So what is the numbers on your needle valve that you bought on...
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By Hilde
Swagelok B-1VS4 tube fitting. It just slides...

Swagelok B-1VS4 tube fitting. It just slides over the threads.
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 09:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By Hilde
I am having trouble finding that adapter. One I...

I am having trouble finding that adapter. One I got from HD says 1/4 in FIP x 1/8 in FIP. The 1/8 side fits but the 1/4 sides does not. It is LFA-734. What is the number on your adapter?
Forum: DIY 05-25-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 17,441
Posted By Hilde
Wish I had thought of that. Read about it but...

Wish I had thought of that. Read about it but didn't understand the placement of them. Well to late for that, for the CA is gone. Still have Co2 coming out so I will leave it on tonight.
Forum: DIY 05-24-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 17,441
Posted By Hilde
Probably. For even though I have a leak the...

Probably. For even though I have a leak the pressure is good.

Seems the post that the tube fits on is not big enough. For even though the tube completely covers the post I feel air coming out...
Forum: DIY 05-23-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 17,441
Posted By Hilde
No!! When it restarts no bubbles come out. I have...

No!! When it restarts no bubbles come out. I have to reset the needle valve and then it restarts.
Forum: DIY 05-23-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 17,441
Posted By Hilde
That is what I said. I turned the system on and...

That is what I said. I turned the system on and adjusted the needle valve to 1.5bps. Turn everything off and 5 min. later turned it on. No bubbles came out. Thus running it without the solenoid....
Forum: DIY 05-22-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By Hilde
Since you bought it on Ebay you might be able to...

Since you bought it on Ebay you might be able to return it for a refund. Just contact the seller and see if he will work with you.
Forum: DIY 05-22-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 17,441
Posted By Hilde
I think will just put it on before I leave for...

I think will just put it on before I leave for the day. For just move 8 gold skirt tetra in the tank, 20g high. Concerned that it is a bit to many fish for amount of plants.
Forum: DIY 05-22-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 17,441
Posted By Hilde
I have it running for 2 days. When I come home no...

I have it running for 2 days. When I come home no co2 is coming out. I have to turn the needle valve up. Might have to run it without the solenoid. Something I have to try when home all day for I...
Forum: DIY 05-22-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By Hilde
It works fine but needs fidleing to get it to...

It works fine but needs fidleing to get it to last long enough to make it worth using long term.
Forum: DIY 05-22-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By Hilde
Tubing Watts SVEB10 from HD has 1/4O.D. x...

Tubing Watts SVEB10 from HD has 1/4O.D. x 0.170I.D (aprox 4mm). This is what is used with 1/8npt. Is the tubing you are going to use?

I found barbs on fleebay with 1/8npt and barbs 4 to 7mm
Forum: DIY 05-22-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 17,441
Posted By Hilde
Is that with the mixture you poste 3-24? 200g...

Is that with the mixture you poste 3-24?
200g CA + 500 ml water
200g BS + 200ml water
1 bps
Forum: DIY 05-21-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By Hilde
So since NPT inches is not the same as actual...

So since NPT inches is not the same as actual inches what size tubing will you be using?
Forum: DIY 05-21-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By Hilde
Not worth the cost doing the citric acid Co2...

Not worth the cost doing the citric acid Co2 system. I finding paintball co2 system just $20 more. Here (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=815241) is a thread on the citric acid Co2...
Forum: DIY 05-20-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By Hilde
Here...

Here (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=290122&highlight=wine) is a good thread on yeast DIY Co2. If your system leaks you can get caps with tubes on feebay cheap. The more bottles...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-19-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,421
Posted By Hilde
Your location is listed as Ohio but you say you...

Your location is listed as Ohio but you say you are in Germany.

Very interesting tank!!

Are you dosing ferts. Looks like plants, vals and anubias, need calcium sulfate. If you were in the...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-19-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,329
Posted By Hilde
Nitrates range is good between 10 - 20 ppm. Monte...

Nitrates range is good between 10 - 20 ppm. Monte Carlo is a nitrate hog. Supplement dosing with KNO3.
Forum: DIY 05-18-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By Hilde
Perhaps!! Just the needle valves and...

Perhaps!!

Just the needle valves and solenoid are so small and they are not made to hold that amount of pressure. The ASA valve is made to hold the pressure.

I realize something could happen...
Forum: DIY 05-18-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 17,441
Posted By Hilde
I will moving to Paintball Co2 system soon. Even...

I will moving to Paintball Co2 system soon. Even with 2 needle valves it will be aprox $18 less than this Citric acid Co2 system. Also to refill the tank is cheaper than buying citric acid. Just...
Forum: DIY 05-17-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By Hilde
Yeh but if 1 of the needle valves fail and the...

Yeh but if 1 of the needle valves fail and the pressure gets to high for the solenoid there could be a problem, which I would not like to invision.
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Hilde
Question Filter for 10g Tank

I have set up a 10g for my killifish. They don't really need a filter but I don't like to do water changes more than 1x a month so I think I should use a filter.

What filter do you use on your...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-16-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,619
Posted By Hilde
I don't that to view the pics I have to download...

I don't that to view the pics I have to download something I don't anything about. Why can't you post the pics in attachement like everyone else does.
Forum: DIY 05-16-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By Hilde
What did you read that makes you think the final...

What did you read that makes you think the final output will be around 30 PSI?
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