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Forum: Photography   01-07-2013, 06:52 AM
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Posted By TheKribKeeper
Here is one that I took on my recent visit to The...

Here is one that I took on my recent visit to The California Acadamy of Sciences today. They have some awesome aquarium biotopes and alot of other cool stuff there if you are ever in San Fransico.
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Forum: Equipment   12-25-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,636
Posted By TheKribKeeper
I prefer the smaller co2 tanks because if a 20lb...

I prefer the smaller co2 tanks because if a 20lb tanks burst disk blows it could suffocate you quickly if it is in an area with poor ventilation. Not likely to happen but always a possibility. Just...
Forum: Equipment   12-25-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,636
Posted By TheKribKeeper
My 5lb co2 tank lasts about 4-5 months at about...

My 5lb co2 tank lasts about 4-5 months at about 4-5 bubbles per second so that will give you a rough idea. I figure a 20lb tank would last around 16 months at that bubble rate. Less if you have a...
Forum: Equipment   12-22-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By TheKribKeeper
I also broke the clear plastic trying to remove...

I also broke the clear plastic trying to remove it to clean it. So I bought a glass one and like it much better. The white was nice on the plastic one though because it made reading the color easier.
Forum: Equipment   12-22-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By TheKribKeeper
I also use that atomizer on my 29 gallon . It...

I also use that atomizer on my 29 gallon . It does create a misty appearance not too bad but it works great and best of all it's inline. Like the other poster said it is easy to gas your fish with it...
Forum: Equipment   12-21-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,278
Posted By TheKribKeeper
The 2217 would use a 13mm lily pipe because it...

The 2217 would use a 13mm lily pipe because it attaches to the outflow which is 12mm I.D. hose not the inflow which is 16mm I.D. Hose.
Forum: Equipment   12-20-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By TheKribKeeper
The filter was sitting around for atleast a year...

The filter was sitting around for atleast a year before I actually used it. So I figured it was out of warranty. No big deal because now I have 5 spare ceramic shafts and 1 spare impeller just in...
Forum: Equipment   12-19-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By TheKribKeeper
The problem turned out to be the impeller. The...

The problem turned out to be the impeller. The magnet seperated from the plastic impeller causing it to wobble and break the ceramic shaft. Must of been a poor glue job at the factory. Since it's...
Forum: Algae   12-18-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By TheKribKeeper
Looks to me like it is staghorn algae does it...

Looks to me like it is staghorn algae does it branch out? In the picture it kind of looks like it branches but hard to tell. If not its hair algae like the other two posters said.
Forum: Fish   12-10-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By TheKribKeeper
I use hikari sinking algae wafers to feed my fry...

I use hikari sinking algae wafers to feed my fry at first that way the parents can keep them grazing on it all day.After that decapsulated brine shrimp eggs with a long feeding straw. Also if when...
Forum: Equipment   12-09-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By TheKribKeeper
It ran quiet as can be before this I just woke up...

It ran quiet as can be before this I just woke up and it was making noise. When I opened the impeller housing ( I was very careful opening it ) there didn't appear to be anything blocking the...
Forum: Equipment   12-09-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By TheKribKeeper
Eheim 2213 Broken Shaft Help!

I woke up this morning to my 2213 making a rattling noise I thought it was an air lock so I was shaking the filter to no avail. So I took the filter apart and the ceramic shaft was snapped in half....
Forum: Equipment   11-27-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By TheKribKeeper
Are you sure it is not evaporating and going into...

Are you sure it is not evaporating and going into the aquarium as humid co2? This is what mine does I have to refill it every 1.5 weeks or so. I know it is not leaking down to the regulator or needle...
Forum: Algae   11-27-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,021
Posted By TheKribKeeper
Cleaning your filter too much (every water...

Cleaning your filter too much (every water change) kills all the good bacteria and you get a tiny ammonia spike which triggers the green water. If you really want to get rid of it you can use a...
Forum: Fish   11-27-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 985
Posted By TheKribKeeper
There are many different species of otos some...

There are many different species of otos some look very exotic. Search for some other species. The plain looking ones I have are otocinclus affinis I believe.
Forum: Fish   11-27-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 985
Posted By TheKribKeeper
I agree with the oto's I have 15 in my 29g and...

I agree with the oto's I have 15 in my 29g and they keep grazing on the algae non stop rocks plants and the glass. I love them.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-18-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By TheKribKeeper
Eye luv tha spel chek poleese thay mayke mi...

Eye luv tha spel chek poleese thay mayke mi hapee!!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-17-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By TheKribKeeper
You don't need a new tank it just needs a new...

You don't need a new tank it just needs a new burst disc installed. If there is somebody local that hydrotests co2 tanks they should be able to replace it. I dont like trade ins because you never...
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,602
Posted By TheKribKeeper
I ordered 1 more for my 40 breeder just because...

I ordered 1 more for my 40 breeder just because it was such a good deal I didn't want to pass it up. Thanks again.
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,602
Posted By TheKribKeeper
Will do.

Will do.
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,602
Posted By TheKribKeeper
Well I am thoroughly impressed those crappy brass...

Well I am thoroughly impressed those crappy brass ones are a PITA to adjust 1/4 turn and its full flow on those crappy brass ones this will be 100 fold better. Thanks again bettatail you too...
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,602
Posted By TheKribKeeper
Thank you for the heads up I am stoked on this.

Thank you for the heads up I am stoked on this.
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,602
Posted By TheKribKeeper
So it was 27.98 shipped. He has 25 more available...

So it was 27.98 shipped. He has 25 more available if anybody else is interested. Thanks for the info I feel like I just got a serious f-ng deal on this if it retails for 364$. Now I have to tell the...
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,602
Posted By TheKribKeeper
Oh I am was just reading some testing of valves...

Oh I am was just reading some testing of valves on barr report im going for it. Screw it.
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,602
Posted By TheKribKeeper
I just saw the price on a site at 364$ holy crap...

I just saw the price on a site at 364$ holy crap give me the word and I will buy this right now. I am using those crappy brass ones that come with the bubble counters.
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