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Forum: DIY 02-07-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 144,396
Posted By fattboa
A cerges reactor with a tee. Do you see water in...

A cerges reactor with a tee. Do you see water in the airline from the needle valve? Should the gas pressure overcome the water pressure?
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By fattboa
Nope. It was a generic rubber o-ring set. Cross...

Nope. It was a generic rubber o-ring set. Cross threaded the male co2 valve. I dont think it can be repaired with threaded bolt repair kits, right? Guess I'll visit the pepsi company
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By fattboa
Ok an update Didn't find a washer at both gas...

Ok an update
Didn't find a washer at both gas companies.
They suggested rubber o-rings. Tried one that was too small and it leaked.
Tried a larger one and after torquing the nut it still leaked....
Forum: Substrate 03-07-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By fattboa
More in the way of nutrients? Perhaps topsoil or...

More in the way of nutrients? Perhaps topsoil or compost?
They list the nutrient content at 1.1% etc, which I assume is w/w% therefore 1.1 g of iron per 100g of soil. What type of iron? I have no...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By fattboa
I'll search around for one. Finally after a few...

I'll search around for one.
Finally after a few months it is complete. Thank you for your sincere help.
Just have to get over the fear of 1000+ psi.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By fattboa
I think I found it. ...

I think I found it.
http://s20.postimage.org/q1lt7id3h/20130306_210442.jpg
Will this work on the above cylinder? I believe it will.
Btw I may connect it with no washer since there are none in the...
Forum: Substrate 03-06-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By fattboa
I live in Kuwait. There is no online ceramic...

I live in Kuwait. There is no online ceramic supply stores or any other online store for that matter. I have to physically go around searching for things. The best "clay" I found was modelling clay...
Forum: Plants 03-05-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By fattboa
Makes excellent sense. Many thanks I...

Makes excellent sense. Many thanks


I think coymbosa angustifolia?
Thanks once again for your constant help
Forum: Substrate 03-05-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By fattboa
I have used one bag of Ace hardware garden soil...

I have used one bag of Ace hardware garden soil and one bag of Ace hardware topsoil. Top soil has peat, composted forest products sand (not exceeding 10%). It also says it contains inorganic...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By fattboa
I guess the CGA320 nipple/nut the premier...

I guess the CGA320 nipple/nut the premier gas/oxygen company in Kuwait sold me is not a CGA320 nipple/nut after all.
Many thanks
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By fattboa
A CGA320 nut and nipple? It won't be a problem....

A CGA320 nut and nipple?
It won't be a problem. The problem now is figuring out what valve is on the cylinder. It has CGA320 stamped on it but the stores say it is unlike any CGA320 valve they have...
Forum: Plants 03-04-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By fattboa
Thank you once again. The fourth one has grew...

Thank you once again.
The fourth one has grew a little since yesterday, is it not supposed to do that if is the emersed form?
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By fattboa
Well so much for the premier gas company in...

Well so much for the premier gas company in Kuwait being able to identify a CGA320 stem. Although from the link given by danakin it seems similar to the Tailpiece long (120 mm) G1/4A cone. Anyone can...
Forum: Plants 03-04-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By fattboa
Something for you to see. I do not think this is...

Something for you to see. I do not think this is normal for aquatic plants? The leaf was half dead as you see.
http://s20.postimage.org/naolauzm5/roots.jpg...
Forum: Plants 03-03-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By fattboa
Try refreshing? Maybe the server was busy. ...

Try refreshing? Maybe the server was busy.


Thank you. I thought it was didplis diandra when I first got it. It just finally started growing (no CO2)


Thank you very much. Seems like you're...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By fattboa
Weird CGA320 valve?

Hello all. Bought this used 20# Co2 cylinder a while ago. I believe it came from a recently closed restaurant store? I saw the CGA320 and said schwing. However my euphoria was short-lived and...
Forum: Plants 03-03-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By fattboa
A few IDs

Hello all, need help with a few IDs since as usual LFS only knows prices and not names. I think I identified a few correctly but need some peace of mind.
This is Didiplis Diandra I assume?...
Forum: Substrate 02-24-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By fattboa
Humus/leonardite based substrate

Hello,
Going to change my compost substrate. Heavy root feeders/plants in general not growing as much as they used to and I believe it compacted too much preventing root growth. The plants' roots...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,173
Posted By fattboa
EDIT: Nevermind. Different connections so will...

EDIT: Nevermind. Different connections so will have to redo/research everything.
Edit 2: Can I attach the metering valve directly to regulator? Metering valve is 1/8" swagelok tube fittings and...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,173
Posted By fattboa
I doubt I can import Israeli products. Anyone...

I doubt I can import Israeli products.
Anyone have an idea if nitrogen purging regulators work?
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,173
Posted By fattboa
I am extremely grateful for your answer. There is...

I am extremely grateful for your answer. There is no official Swagelok dealer so I'll have to dig around for the ferrules/adapter.
I contemplated the Harris (it was 20$ after all) but nobody...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,173
Posted By fattboa
Found an angled metering valve marked Nupro, made...

Found an angled metering valve marked Nupro, made by Swagelok. Apparently it's 1/8" and has Swagelok fittings? It is used so I have no idea if it is working or not. I've been searching about how to...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,173
Posted By fattboa
Since this is a related topic I'll ask here....

Since this is a related topic I'll ask here. Found an oxygen regulator (Harris 25-100c) but that won't work I believe. I dont see any CGA540 (oxygen?) to CGA320 adapter and I dont think they make...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,173
Posted By fattboa
I know how expensive they are. I was shocked when...

I know how expensive they are. I was shocked when I heard the price for a I think an 8kg aluminum tank.
In the Friday market itself opposite Al-Rai nurseries, go to the used section. Find the...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,173
Posted By fattboa
I'll also ask the shop that I found the metering...

I'll also ask the shop that I found the metering valves at about the regulator. He has all types of valves/pipe equipment so he should have regulators as well. I think inert gas regulators (argon...
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