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Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By mr_bob
Just a heads up water weighs 8 pounds per gallon...

Just a heads up water weighs 8 pounds per gallon so you're looking at 672 lbs in just water alone. Add the stand and decor and sub. and you're looking at close to 700lbs to move and I don't think...
Forum: Plants 03-11-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By mr_bob
comal river plant id

I've had this plant in my tank for a couple years now after i picked it up on a tubing trip out in the comal river never knew what it was and thought I'd finally ask.

...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,324
Posted By mr_bob
I wonder what the resistance of his coil is???...

I wonder what the resistance of his coil is??? Its possible that once he put the transformer with the high voltage on it it shorted out a few of the winds. Cause at 24v @ 83ma that takes 1.9 watts of...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,324
Posted By mr_bob
Most electronics are ok with a 10% +/- range of...

Most electronics are ok with a 10% +/- range of voltage and current requirements and if its a 24 volt transformer then yes that 2.8 volts will make a huge difference. Doesn't seem like much but it...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By mr_bob
Hey again guys!!! I just got my Harris 9296 reg...

Hey again guys!!! I just got my Harris 9296 reg in the mail and it looks amazing and is heavier then I ever expected it to be. Just thought I'd show you all some pictures
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Forum: Equipment 12-11-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By mr_bob
well guys it looks like I'm a proud new owner of...

well guys it looks like I'm a proud new owner of a used harris 9296 regulator. I got it for under $30. I don't think its a bad deal looks pretty clean.


Now on to the post body. Lots and lots...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By mr_bob
Thanks for the advice guys but it doesn't look...

Thanks for the advice guys but it doesn't look like I'm going to get this one for a price that I'm going to be happy with.

If ya'll want I'll post the auction number so that ya'll can have a go at...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By mr_bob
From what I can tell it says max delivery...

From what I can tell it says max delivery pressure of 50 psi max and 3000 psi max inlet pressure. I'm not worried about looks as much as I'm worried about cost. I'm just sick and tired of diy co2. It...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By mr_bob
Harris 9296 CO2 regulator opinion

Hey guys I have a chance to get a Harris 9296 model 2 stage regulator on the cheap. I was wondering what every ones opinions are on this particular regulator??

I'll be building the whole thing...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By mr_bob
suck on the out put hose to get the water up and...

suck on the out put hose to get the water up and over the edge of the tanke after that just let it fill and plug it in
Forum: Fish 07-21-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By mr_bob
youd be amazed at where fry can hide i have a 55...

youd be amazed at where fry can hide i have a 55 with platys and lightly planted and ive had a few platies become full grown in that tank
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-21-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By mr_bob
I had got some from the lfs for like a dollar a...

I had got some from the lfs for like a dollar a node and got like 3 of them and in a month in a tank that has poor lighting and no dosing they took off like a weed to the point my girlfriend told me...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By mr_bob
I have been thinking about getting some kordon...

I have been thinking about getting some kordon breather bags because at some point I'm prolly going to be shipping some shirmp out (although not high grade but my tank is getting a little packed)
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-18-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By mr_bob
Shipping Fish First time

Hey guys I think it's time to start thinning out my guppy and platy collection and I want to list them on the sns but I have never shipped fish before.

I have shipped plants and that turned out...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By mr_bob
It's really nice to have especially if you have a...

It's really nice to have especially if you have a carpet in the tank. I had some chain sword in my tank and it works great to pull all the stuff outta it. I saw that its worth the investment you just...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By mr_bob
they don't work well if you have a fine sand sub....

they don't work well if you have a fine sand sub. I have one and its nice to be able to get all the stuff out with out taking water out but once you get sand in the impeller it wears it out and make...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-05-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,113
Posted By mr_bob
1 2.5g 3 10's 2 20l's 1 35 hex 1 half...

1 2.5g
3 10's
2 20l's
1 35 hex
1 half wine barrel
1 bow front can't remember gallons 30 to 40
1 40B (newest)
2 55's
1 55 falt back hex(resealed)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 75,608
Posted By mr_bob
it prolly the thickness of the galss and the...

it prolly the thickness of the galss and the pressure from the press i would make a small jig to hold the bit in the same place and try to hand drill it

if i run across a picture of the jig i'm...
Forum: Algae 06-08-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By mr_bob
I'm pretty sure my like period is too long...

I'm pretty sure my like period is too long because of my work schedule. I need to get a timer just keep putting it off. but the light period is anywhere between 8 to 12 hours depending on when i go...
Forum: Algae 06-08-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By mr_bob
Algae Id and fix

Hey guys I have a 55 gallon tank setup as a fry tank with plants. well I'm having some trouble controling the algae in this tank.

I know I have staghorn and hair algae but there is a new one...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,912
Posted By mr_bob
I use a couple of these also i think i have the...

I use a couple of these also i think i have the 10 and the 20 and to me they just dont have enough flow or create enough water movement in the tank but they do their job and do it well
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By mr_bob
i'd rather plug the hole then just silicone a...

i'd rather plug the hole then just silicone a piece of glass over it.
you should be able to find something to cap the bulk head with a home depot or the like
Forum: Fish 03-22-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By mr_bob
i have tons of guppy and platies fry and thats...

i have tons of guppy and platies fry and thats what these two look like. but the smaller fry could be either or but the bigger one is more then likely a platie
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-12-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By mr_bob
is that mix all I'd need with my setup??? i...

is that mix all I'd need with my setup???

i know overall i need more light right???
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-10-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By mr_bob
Want to start Dosing

Hey guys I have a 55g tank set up with a few plants but low light.

I want to start dosing ferts but really don't know where to start.
I've look around a read alot but I'm not positive.

Tank...
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