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Forum: Tank Journals 02-23-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Evilgrin
Wow amazing how time flies didn't realize it's...

Wow amazing how time flies didn't realize it's been over a year since I updated this journal.

Quick update had a few months of neglected tank syndrome where I lost a few plants due to them not...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By Evilgrin
I believe you are correct the B simply means the...

I believe you are correct the B simply means the addition of a UV lamp.

The tubing is the same size regardless of model.

If the flow rates are compatible there should be no issue. other then...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 751
Posted By Evilgrin
Best option is to run 2 separate lines into your...

Best option is to run 2 separate lines into your fish room both at 20 amps this would be under ideal conditions of course.

Other wise all of the above suggestions on calculating your current amp...
Forum: DIY 01-26-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By Evilgrin
2liter soda bottle for the reaction chamber with...

2liter soda bottle for the reaction chamber with a smaller bottle as a bubble counter/gas separator. That should last you about 2 - 3 weeks depending.

Other wise is a paintball setup should run...
Forum: DIY 01-16-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By Evilgrin
I've done that in several tanks over the years....

I've done that in several tanks over the years. I've used it to get some good bacteria on some filter media to help start up a new tank faster, Also to help remove fine suspended particles from the...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By Evilgrin
After having my sunsun for over a year now the UV...

After having my sunsun for over a year now the UV does work I had a green water bloom a few months after getting the filter mostly due to lack of maintenance on my part it was a busy couple of...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,171
Posted By Evilgrin
Ryan-man I recently setup my C02 system and found...

Ryan-man I recently setup my C02 system and found it cheaper to get my own parts rather then get a pre-boxed kit. I kept it rather simple for the moment but will be upgrading parts as time and money...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-06-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Evilgrin
Nice start to the 55G planted tank. As for...

Nice start to the 55G planted tank.

As for C02 I just setup my system in the last week I purchased this Aquatek premium regulator as well as a 5# C02 tank from amazon as well as C02 tubing and a...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Evilgrin
I've had mine for just over a year at this point...

I've had mine for just over a year at this point set up in my 55g I've had zero issues to date with it while the plastic for the spray bar and the intake do feel a bit cheap they have held up...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Evilgrin
If i remember correctly the Aquatek mini has two...

If i remember correctly the Aquatek mini has two gauges one for the tank pressure and one for the working pressure go to your diffuser/reactor. I've heard various numbers but the so called safe range...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Evilgrin
sounds more like a loose connection to me...

sounds more like a loose connection to me probably some thing got loose during shipping or just poor QC.
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By Evilgrin
[QUOTE=32Bit_Fish;4966721]The big rubber O...

[QUOTE=32Bit_Fish;4966721]The big rubber O ring?[/QUOTE

That's the one it's probably not necessary but it's an old habit at this point.
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Evilgrin
I'm going to say it's to keep the water from...

I'm going to say it's to keep the water from coming in contact with the bulb.
Forum: DIY 12-30-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Evilgrin
While yes you would lose some but not all of the...

While yes you would lose some but not all of the CO2 that did manage to dissolve in your water but considering the size of your tank as long as the surface agitation isn't excessive You should have...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By Evilgrin
I've had mine for just over a year on my 55g no...

I've had mine for just over a year on my 55g no issues to date no leaks great flow.
I lube the O ring with Vaseline once a year seems, it's a habit I've had for years from running Fluval canisters...
Forum: DIY 12-30-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Evilgrin
Limewood air stone it's a block of wood used as...

Limewood air stone it's a block of wood used as an air stone it produces very fine bubbles with minimal pressure I use them in my DIY CO2 setup's all the time they last a good 6 months or so then...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By Evilgrin
what size tank is this in? I'd be very happy...

what size tank is this in?

I'd be very happy with a 6 month span between refills once I get my system all setup on my 55 still waiting on FedEx to drop everything off hopefully this week.
Forum: Lighting 08-06-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,890
Posted By Evilgrin
OK to put it very simply in the long term LED's...

OK to put it very simply in the long term LED's will be far cheaper then anything else currently on the market as far as cost in powering them for the same amount of time as say a T5. This is offset...
Forum: DIY 06-09-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By Evilgrin
Instead of a regular airstone you may want to...

Instead of a regular airstone you may want to look into a lime wood air stone the bubbles that come out of the limewood are already extremely small I use them in my 55 with DIY CO2 with great...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By Evilgrin
Could be some gas escaping thru the tubing it...

Could be some gas escaping thru the tubing it self, or at one of the connection points.

I'm leaning towards a pin hole somewhere in your air line.
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Evilgrin
+1 on the limewood airstone I use DIY CO2 and...

+1 on the limewood airstone I use DIY CO2 and have been using them for years for CO2 dispersion the bubbles are very very fine. they also work great for air pumps.
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By Evilgrin
As with all manufacturers all GPH measurements...

As with all manufacturers all GPH measurements are done with out any media and most likely no media baskets in the canister.

Why no media how do they know all the possible configurations of media...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By Evilgrin
Easiest way to prime this filter is to partially...

Easiest way to prime this filter is to partially fill it with water before you close it up about 3/4 full is how I usually do mine seems to0 work every time. Also when you press the Primeing button...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-30-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Evilgrin
Yep Bottom to top

Yep Bottom to top
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-10-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Evilgrin
I used this to spot treat BBA in my 55 just used...

I used this to spot treat BBA in my 55 just used a small syringe (no needle) to dose the affected area with all pumps turned of let sit for 10 min or so then turn the pumps back on. did this twice...
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