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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 05:29 PM
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Posted By kwheeler91
co2 rate of dissolution and off gassing?

I just went pressurized a few days ago after only ever using diy co2 methods. Im using a up aqua inline atomizer as my diffusion method in a 55 gal tank. I run a split photoperiod 4 on - 4 off - 4...
Forum: Tank Journals Yesterday, 12:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By kwheeler91
This is a nice one. Now get some fish!

This is a nice one. Now get some fish!
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 470
Posted By kwheeler91
Ok so the leak was the connection between the...

Ok so the leak was the connection between the nipple and the reg. Should I use more tape? I know it was tight enough so thinking just not enough sealant
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 470
Posted By kwheeler91
Is it possible I tightened too much? Maybe...

Is it possible I tightened too much? Maybe bending the seal and causing a small leak? Just got off of work about to check it out now.
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By kwheeler91
The mr aqua tank sounds like a good deal. That...

The mr aqua tank sounds like a good deal. That leaves you some money to build a stand if your handy. Couple 2x4's and some 1/4 or 3/8 plywood and your good to go. Never had an eheim but I use an...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 470
Posted By kwheeler91
cycling solenoid on/off and co2 levels?

I am going to be using an stc ss solenoid and a little worried about the warnings about heat from solenoids. I run a split photoperiod 4 on 4 off 4 on so im wondering if that would be sufficient to...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 470
Posted By kwheeler91
Idk I have to look at it tomorrow night. Spent my...

Idk I have to look at it tomorrow night. Spent my time today trying to get glosso planted. No easy task when taking care of a two year old and a 4 month old baby :) 2nd stage pressure was holding...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 470
Posted By kwheeler91
I had a leak there so I pulled it and retaped it...

I had a leak there so I pulled it and retaped it and checked again and it seems to be good there. I will give it another once over in a little while

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Forum: Equipment 04-18-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 470
Posted By kwheeler91
While I have some attention here, im having a...

While I have some attention here, im having a problem gettng a good seal on my cga connection to the tank. I think. Slow leak out of first stage but second stage is holding just fine. Any tips for...
Forum: Photography 04-18-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By kwheeler91
I dont know about how to capture it but let some...

I dont know about how to capture it but let some sunshine in your tank with the lights off and be amazed :)
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 470
Posted By kwheeler91
I guess I got lucky. I dont plan on buying more...

I guess I got lucky. I dont plan on buying more anytime soon either. I do see a lot of these 3104C popping up on ebay lately pretty cheap for anyone who doesnt mind how big they are :)

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Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By kwheeler91
Sponge-filter floss-ceramic media to the brim....

Sponge-filter floss-ceramic media to the brim. How I ran mine and it worked out well. Just rinse your filter floss as needed and replace when it gets to gross. A big bag of the blue and white stuff...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 470
Posted By kwheeler91
Yeah I definitely had it backwards. I feel stupid...

Yeah I definitely had it backwards. I feel stupid but at least it works lol. Thanks OVT
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 470
Posted By kwheeler91
cycling solenoid on/off and co2 levels? pg.2

New question pg 2. Hate starting new thread every time I have a question, which is very often.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 413
Posted By kwheeler91
As has been said the wattage is the same. The...

As has been said the wattage is the same. The cheaper factor comes in materials like wire gauge when installing the system. Higher voltage = lower amps and vice versa.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By kwheeler91
Lol indeed it is large. Thats ok by me though...

Lol indeed it is large. Thats ok by me though just happy to have it and built it within my budget.

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Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By kwheeler91
its finished!... well almost :)

http://i.imgur.com/FDWh8K5.jpg
Matheson 3104c. My table is a mess....

Finally have my regulator assembled! Just need to get a power cord wired on and get the tank filled.

Im so excited I just...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-15-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By kwheeler91
Skip the snails and go with the rcs. Rasboras...

Skip the snails and go with the rcs. Rasboras wont bother them too much. Just keep up on scrubbing your glass or get a little rubberlip pleco. Reason I vote for rcs is that they will keep the...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By kwheeler91
metal tube connections

Do you need to use teflon tape when making a metal on metal tube connection?
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By kwheeler91
I probably tightened down a little tighter than...

I probably tightened down a little tighter than neccessary then but as long as it isnt gonna damage it then its all good.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,365
Posted By kwheeler91
Looks like a reflection

Looks like a reflection
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By kwheeler91
Ok good. I ended up going with the regular push...

Ok good. I ended up going with the regular push to connect fitting.

yet another question for the reg gurus. How tight should the fittings be tightened? I started to attach my cga nipple and am...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 20,957
Posted By kwheeler91
Dont forget paypal can be on your side. If the...

Dont forget paypal can be on your side. If the item is listed as working and it doesnt there is your basis for a claim and its likely you can get your money back.
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,365
Posted By kwheeler91
that is the funniest thing I have seen on this...

that is the funniest thing I have seen on this forum.
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By kwheeler91
I like to use spray bars mounted vertically in...

I like to use spray bars mounted vertically in the corner facing the front center of the tank. If you can place one in each back corner like that it creates good circulation with little to no...
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