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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-18-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 781
Posted By sh55
Never heard of Clinton welding, but I know about...

Never heard of Clinton welding, but I know about liberty. I'd be fine doing an exchange program, but do you know if there are any places open on Sunday? I won't be able to refill/exchange until after...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 781
Posted By sh55
Thanks all for the input. The shop I got it...

Thanks all for the input. The shop I got it filled at is a combination paintball/scuba shop (Stingray Ops). Not too sure they would be able to fix the burst disc so will probably end up at Liberty...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 781
Posted By sh55
It was just a refill, either the 3rd or 4th time...

It was just a refill, either the 3rd or 4th time I have filled this tank. Bought it brand new from GLA... I'll probably reach out to Orlando, but does anyone know if I have to replace the whole tank?...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 781
Posted By sh55
HOLY %$%^#%!!! CO2 Safety Valve Just Blew

Wow, I just got scared out of my shoes.

I refilled my 5lb Co2 tank a few hours ago and had it sitting in my kitchen to get up to room temp (not in the sunlight/near heat etc.) and it blew with no...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-31-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By sh55
Managed to find a solution, I cut the bubble...

Managed to find a solution,

I cut the bubble chimney down much shorter so it would just peak out of the water about a half inch. This completely reduced the "bubble burst spray" in case someone...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-31-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By sh55
Air diffuser = Air Stone, so yea tried that :) ...

Air diffuser = Air Stone, so yea tried that :)

I have a valve on my air pump right now, but I can't restrict the air enough to stop the splashing.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-31-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By sh55
"Spray" from sponge filter

I have an ADA Mini-M shrimp tank with a large aquarium technologies sponge filter.

My issue is that the filter is tall and the air bubbles are bursting with enough force to spray a little water...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By sh55
Victory at last! Heated both and cooled the male...

Victory at last! Heated both and cooled the male part with an upside down duster can.

Wow, I've worked on cars for years but never met anything this stubborn.

Thanks dmifflin!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By sh55
Hmmm I do have a butane lighter type torch for...

Hmmm I do have a butane lighter type torch for cigars. I don't want to heat the solenoid, but the solenoid is the female part. Would it make sense to heat the male brass fitting or would that defeat...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By sh55
Unfortunately I don't have a vice, but more...

Unfortunately I don't have a vice, but more leverage may help. My only fear is that I apply too much force and destroy the corners on the fitting (already starting to get a little mushed)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By sh55
Unhappy Brass CO2 fitting stuck

I have a GLA CO2 system and I recently bought a 2 way needle valve splitter in order to run CO2 to another tank.

My issue is that I can not separate the current needle valve fitting from the...
Forum: Fish 05-03-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,247
Posted By sh55
Female mollies can store sperm for up to 4 sets...

Female mollies can store sperm for up to 4 sets of fry, how long has your mollie been without a male mollie?


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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-29-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By sh55
I keep my RCS with neons and harlequin rasboras...

I keep my RCS with neons and harlequin rasboras without any issues. However my tank is densly planted and has a lot of cover.


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Forum: Fish 04-19-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By sh55
Little guy is still alive, but I've yet to find...

Little guy is still alive, but I've yet to find more, he may be a lone survivor.

Thanks all!


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Forum: Fish 04-17-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By sh55
Baby Otto Appeared today!

Sorry for the crappy phone pic, but I had to catch him before he swam away.

I've only had my ottos for about a month so I'm really surprised to see this little guy already. He seems to be eating...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By sh55
Diffuser Leak - Help

I just got a new Glass Ceramic Disk type diffuser and when I hooked it up to my CO2 line I noticed the CO2 is bubbling from a gap between the Ceramic disk and the glass.

I can only see the problem...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By sh55
Thank you accord! I have a noisy Gla solenoid as...

Thank you accord! I have a noisy Gla solenoid as well and unplugging it and plugging it back in (sometimes a few times) solves the problem.
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