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Forum: Equipment 11-29-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,292
Posted By xGROMx
PIMP #25 here, that is an Fx5 Pimp!

PIMP #25 here, that is an Fx5 Pimp!
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By xGROMx
Thinking of your two tanks, you can modify a...

Thinking of your two tanks, you can modify a regulator and put two bubble counters/needle valves on the same regulator for two tanks.
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By xGROMx
I am about 3 months having pressurized Co2, I am...

I am about 3 months having pressurized Co2, I am loving it. My plants are looking great, and I am starting to win the battle with Staghorn Algea.

I have a Milwaukee regulator on a 5lb bottle, its...
Forum: DIY 10-19-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,591
Posted By xGROMx
I love the two tone! You should make a ring for...

I love the two tone! You should make a ring for the top out of a 1" peice of matching wood. That would bring it all together.

What are you doing for lights?
Forum: DIY 09-28-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,520
Posted By xGROMx
I did the same thing, painted a spray bar and...

I did the same thing, painted a spray bar and intake. It seems that there are imperfections with the paint that while under water it lets the bond break between the pvc and the paint. I have...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,251
Posted By xGROMx
Are you building one?

Are you building one?
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,204
Posted By xGROMx
quite, very! the only noise it makes is if...

quite, very! the only noise it makes is if excess gasses build up in the canister. but this is because i have it setup different then suggested.
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,204
Posted By xGROMx
No, no priming, the pump is at the bottom of the...

No, no priming, the pump is at the bottom of the canister. Also, it automatically turns it self off every 24hrs for one minute to let the gasses that build up in the canister out.
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By xGROMx
I accualy didn't use a "cord" I have mine wired...

I accualy didn't use a "cord" I have mine wired into relays to work with my auto water fill and cleaning system i built. But 14 gauge (15Amp) cord will be best.
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By xGROMx
no cleaning, I've been running this thing for...

no cleaning, I've been running this thing for around two years now, haven't touched it. I have it hidden behind my water intake so that it gets a good flow of water. Better temp readings.
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By xGROMx
Yeah, it seems to be spot on! I had a glass...

Yeah, it seems to be spot on! I had a glass thermometer and another digital when i first started using it, it was very accurate, the digital is to the tenth. *XX.X
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By xGROMx
The heater is your regular under water heater, I...

The heater is your regular under water heater, I have it set to 92 (highest setting on the heater) so its always on and the controller will control it. My intentions are to have a titanium heater...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By xGROMx
I was just thinking, if you are skeptical of your...

I was just thinking, if you are skeptical of your electrical work, get the one with the cord already installed, and get the tubing installed for you also.

If you feel that the cord is way too...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By xGROMx
I put my own cord on it, took a short extension...

I put my own cord on it, took a short extension cord and cut it. The temperature probe is NOT water proof. The tubing is to seal the prob and wire. I do electrical work so it was easy for me, but...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By xGROMx
none, just treat it for chems

none, just treat it for chems
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By xGROMx
Ranco ETC-111000-000 Digital Temperature...

Ranco ETC-111000-000 Digital Temperature Controller

http://www.etcsupply.com/ranco-etc111000000-digital-temperature-controller-p-86.html

You can't beat one of these, I got the idea of using...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,204
Posted By xGROMx
You need an Fluval FX5, no such thing as...

You need an Fluval FX5, no such thing as priming... :P
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-09-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,514
Posted By xGROMx
I had an R/O setup years ago, thought it was...

I had an R/O setup years ago, thought it was needed to keep my water params perfect. First thing, it took forever to water out of it without a pressure pump added. (running at 55spi) After months of...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-09-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By xGROMx
I've been useing the plant food, small bottles,...

I've been useing the plant food, small bottles, for a few years now. add some once week. No problems, and normal algea amounts, no soup.
Forum: DIY 09-09-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,578
Posted By xGROMx
What is the specs on your power source? I had...

What is the specs on your power source? I had used a 12v power adapter for some old electronc item. I think it put out 12v ac, dose your put out 12v dc or ac?
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By xGROMx
Get the Milwaukee and if the needle valve isn't...

Get the Milwaukee and if the needle valve isn't good enough, replace it. You can get a good Needle for 25 bucks.
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,033
Posted By xGROMx
longer hose, use window

longer hose, use window
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By xGROMx
When looking for pumps, look out side of the box,...

When looking for pumps, look out side of the box, haha, it doesn't have to say aquarium or pond on it. There are many pumps out there that can be perfect for a project that are not made for an...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2010, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By xGROMx
I had this setup when I was useing an R/O. I...

I had this setup when I was useing an R/O. I bought a 30 gallon trash bin, the rubber made ones, from homedepot. Put a sealed threaded fitting on the bottom/side of the can then to a pump. This...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By xGROMx
Seems to me that there are a lot better option...

Seems to me that there are a lot better option out there.... but more info is needed. As always.

What size tank?
What size/type of Canister Filter?
DIY Co2 or Pressurized?
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