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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-25-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By psych
Recently I've been redoing mine every year or so...

Recently I've been redoing mine every year or so as my lease ends and I move. I'm looking to buy a home in the next few months so hopefully that will be the last redo for a few years. Currently on a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-27-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By psych
I did this just recently. I think the most...

I did this just recently. I think the most important thing I did was go slow and watch my fish. I had everything come in on a Friday and planned to set everything up Saturday. Saturday morning I...
Forum: Equipment   08-24-2016, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By psych
No proper way. Ensure it is placed somewhere...

No proper way. Ensure it is placed somewhere where it won't get knocked over easily. Might be a good idea to also avoid temperature extremes but so long as it's stored in your home or storage locker...
Forum: Equipment   08-17-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By psych
I have mine in the same orientation, it looks...

I have mine in the same orientation, it looks like. The nipple for the CO2 injection point is facing downwards towards the direction of where the filter is and where the water is coming from. I've...
Forum: Equipment   08-16-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By psych
I actually read this way back in July and am glad...

I actually read this way back in July and am glad you followed up with the solution. I recently purchased a similar setup and while I'm not experiencing that issue right now I'll file this...
Forum: Equipment   08-15-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By psych
If pressurized there's...

If pressurized there's http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=107312

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-14-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By psych
I suppose this counts as neglect. I was young,...

I suppose this counts as neglect. I was young, had just gotten into the hobby probably a few months or a year before this incident. Did little to no research because I had no idea wonderful places...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-14-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By psych
I purchased mine from junglefowl recently. He/she...

I purchased mine from junglefowl recently. He/she also frequently has For Sale threads up. I know another user used to as well but I can't remember for certain the username. Try posting in the WTB...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-14-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By psych
FYI in addition to foam a few people around here...

FYI in addition to foam a few people around here sell stainless steel filter mesh. IMO it looks nicer and, at least when I had the foam block, it clogged awfully quick to the point where I could just...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-13-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By psych
Person who would take them off your hands here....

Person who would take them off your hands here. I've often wanted to keep shrimp but am unsure if they would survive/thrive in my water. Can't exactly spend too much trying to establish a decent...
Forum: Fish   08-12-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By psych
I use Omega One Flakes and NLS Flakes. I've...

I use Omega One Flakes and NLS Flakes. I've never kept rummy nose but other tetras I've kept go for them without issue.

I've also attempted the use of ground up nls pellets but not one of the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-12-2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By psych
Interesting you say that. Central Fl here....

Interesting you say that. Central Fl here. Ordered plants Saturday, here Monday. Pretty good cond.
Forum: Equipment   08-11-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 924
Posted By psych
Weird that 40 PSI wouldn't get things moving....

Weird that 40 PSI wouldn't get things moving. Certainly not worth paying shipping back at that price. Perhaps just a bad batch.
Forum: Equipment   08-10-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 924
Posted By psych
I appreciate you sharing this. I purchased the...

I appreciate you sharing this. I purchased the drop checker from this company recently and saw the check valve as well. I didn't purchase it at the time because it wasn't needed, but I understand...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-10-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,050
Posted By psych
I've ordered Prime, canister filters, heaters,...

I've ordered Prime, canister filters, heaters, power heads, NLS and other assorted foods, and more. Those are just off the top of my head. My wife just ordered a new hob since our dog chewed the...
Forum: Equipment   08-08-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By psych
Ditto everyone else. There's a lot of information...

Ditto everyone else. There's a lot of information and options out there and no one size fits all answer. Though nearly all the options on GLA's website will likely do the trick you have the option to...
Forum: Equipment   08-08-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By psych
I was in this situation just recently and ended...

I was in this situation just recently and ended up purchasing mine from GLA because I was lazy. There are cheaper solutions out there for sure and if I had to do it over I would probably purchase...
Forum: Lighting   08-04-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By psych
Although I can't talk about which I would lean...

Although I can't talk about which I would lean towards as I haven't used both I will say I have a Planted+ on my 40B. I've had it for about a year and so far really enjoy it. Due to the width of the...
Forum: Equipment   08-04-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By psych
This is pretty much exactly what I'm looking for....

This is pretty much exactly what I'm looking for. Thanks! Why don't you recommend? Is there one that you would or an alternative?

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Forum: Equipment   08-03-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By psych
Question on Timers

Just ordered a regulator and such which should be here shortly. My lights are already on a timer and I'll be attaching another one to the solenoid as recommended.

I also like to use an air stone...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-03-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By psych
I looked the other day before I made my order....

I looked the other day before I made my order. Ended up just purchasing w/o one. From what I hear it's good, quality stuff, from a quality company. Still more expensive than I would have liked, but...
Forum: Equipment   08-03-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By psych
I do have a canister, a 2217. So I guess I would...

I do have a canister, a 2217. So I guess I would place this as close to the set of shut off valves it comes with to maximize diffusion time and then just buy the one ball valve to close it off after....
Forum: Equipment   08-03-2016, 03:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By psych
Don't want to hijack this thread too much, but I...

Don't want to hijack this thread too much, but I ordered this atomizer from GLA so this might apply to me.

I understand buying two so one can be used while the other is cleaned, but what's the...
Forum: Equipment   07-31-2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By psych
Looking at the first and third pictures I...

Looking at the first and third pictures I initially thought it was just a single pane of glass and that this was just some joke. The second picture shows how narrow it is. Six inches maybe?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-04-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By psych
Is Ista the one that needs replacement...

Is Ista the one that needs replacement canisters/cartridges? I've no experience with either but depending on the cost of your refills for it a true pressurized system might be cheaper and more...
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