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Forum: Equipment 01-18-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By bobt2
no, i said 40 and i gave up. i never tried 60.

no, i said 40 and i gave up. i never tried 60.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By bobt2
this is interesting. i gave up on mine when i got...

this is interesting. i gave up on mine when i got no flow at 40 psi. this with a new inline model.
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By bobt2
xp3 and 2 powerheads on a planted 75.works fine....

xp3 and 2 powerheads on a planted 75.works fine. no carbon, just a couple of filter pads for the loose crud and a few bio stars
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By bobt2
thanks, i only use water in the bubble counter.i...

thanks, i only use water in the bubble counter.i am going back to the glass difuser. maybe building it into a gravel vacuum tube with a power head hooked up for reverse flow.
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By bobt2
ok, no leaks. tried up to 40 psi. no co2 thru the...

ok, no leaks. tried up to 40 psi. no co2 thru the inline difuser. and it's new so it can't be clogged with crud.
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By bobt2
i use a 2300 watt generator from pep boys. $300....

i use a 2300 watt generator from pep boys. $300. i take it outside and run a few cords. does 4 tanks easy.plus my refridge. here on li it's a must have.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By bobt2
i will check that. it's the one on the milwaukee...

i will check that. it's the one on the milwaukee regulator.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By bobt2
heres what happens with my gla. i increase the...

heres what happens with my gla. i increase the pressure,i get a burst of bubbles into the bubble counter, than nothing. i turn it up more, another burst, than nothing. on and on. at 40 psi i give...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By bobt2
can't get my co2 up

i have a greenleaf co2 inline defuser, 40 psi and i still can't get any flow, does that sound right. than i tried the glass defuser and altho i get a flowof bubbles, the c02 never seams to rise....
Forum: Lighting 11-14-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By bobt2
so i still ask. will the 2x65 pc work well enough?

so i still ask. will the 2x65 pc work well enough?
Forum: Lighting 11-12-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By bobt2
bottom line, no. homeowners doesn't cover floods...

bottom line, no. homeowners doesn't cover floods and flood has a 5000 deductable
Forum: Lighting 11-12-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By bobt2
post sandy lighting help

lost everything to sandy tank wise. 3 reefs and all the fish in my planted 75. plants are still green even with the 45 deg water. i had 2x54 t-5s about 14" above the water with co2. that fixture may...
Forum: Plants 03-29-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By bobt2
sword help

i,ve been out of touch for awhile and can't seam to remember, 75 gal tank, 2x54t5ho's good co2 and i think the ferts are ok. i also use root tabs. everything is lush, except the older sword leaf...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By bobt2
ok, thanks. now i only have to deal with the reef...

ok, thanks. now i only have to deal with the reef tank temp.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-09-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By bobt2
i,m running t-5 and i have the fan running. i...

i,m running t-5 and i have the fan running. i also use 1 qt blocks of ice in a ziplock bag in the tank to help
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-09-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By bobt2
max temp?

summer in the north east. whats the max safe temp? high light, co2 heavy plants and guppies. right now i,m 83-84 and all looks well. i,ve also run with the lights off for the last few days to keep...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By bobt2
thanks all

thanks all
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By bobt2
cleaning clogged difusser

so, how can it be done? soak in vinigar? or something stronger?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-27-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By bobt2
their about the same. i thought a planted tank...

their about the same. i thought a planted tank would be less work, it's not! however the reefs are more $
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-26-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By bobt2
than that's the reverse of a reef tank, of which...

than that's the reverse of a reef tank, of which i have a few
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-25-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By bobt2
thats what i think, as needed. thanks. otherwise...

thats what i think, as needed. thanks. otherwise they get to high, than the algea starts
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-25-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By bobt2
do i need to add n

if my nitrate is already at 10ppm, do i need to add more or should i just dose p&k ?
Forum: Algae 04-23-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,354
Posted By bobt2
as i just posted a few days ago, i found i had...

as i just posted a few days ago, i found i had too many stem plants and they were sucking all the ferts up. i got rid of most stem plants and the algea started retreating. my slow growing plants are...
Forum: Algae 04-21-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By bobt2
algea problems solved?

i,ve been fighting hair algea for awhile. tried everything. when i set up the tank 4 months ago, i put in a lot of bunch plants in addition to slow growers. the bunch plants took over, but i liked...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-17-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By bobt2
different floor

different floor
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