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Old 05-22-2013, 10:29 PM   #256
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An oldie but a goodie.
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Old 05-23-2013, 12:06 AM   #257
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actually these pictures are old and I posted them in some of the TPT threads for two years.
Oh man, why haven't I seen those! That would saved me a good amount of teflon.....

Only when I'm done do I see these awesome diagram...
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Old 05-23-2013, 12:37 AM   #258
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Luckily the tape is only a couple bucks
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Old 05-23-2013, 04:14 AM   #259
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^ I'm dirt poor man....
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Old 05-23-2013, 05:24 AM   #260
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I dont know, I have seen that fancy ADA tank and regulator
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Old 05-30-2013, 06:34 AM   #261
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Anyone selling a matheson 3810?
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Old 05-30-2013, 11:04 PM   #262
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Anyone selling a matheson 3810?
I want to get one too,
there is a Parker hannifin on the bay currently.
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Old 05-31-2013, 11:18 PM   #263
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I want to get one too,
there is a Parker hannifin on the bay currently.
I saw that Parker. Kind of rusty looking. I just want the Matheson 3810. You want to buy some of my regulators? I don't know why I buy this many.
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Old 06-01-2013, 10:08 AM   #264
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What thread size is the concoa 432? 1/4-??
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:48 PM   #265
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stupid question but what is the difference between a center fold tape and one that is not? is it just the 1/2" fold in half? and if so what is the benefit of doing that?

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single density teflon tape






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Old 06-03-2013, 09:53 PM   #266
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stupid question but what is the difference between a center fold tape and one that is not? is it just the 1/2" fold in half? and if so what is the benefit of doing that?
most of the teflon tape we can find are single density, and to center fold it, make it thicker. another benefit is pure cosmetic, a 1/4" wide tape wrap around the threads is better than 1/2" tape, which will leave less tape out in the visible area.
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Old 06-06-2013, 01:25 AM   #267
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for years of planted tank fish keeping, I feel stupid because just found out the proper fertilizing method.

first of all, most of the aquatic plants absorb the nutrition from the soil, so to target the water dosing fertilizing is on the wrong track, very wrong track even this method does work.
and there is polymer coated fertilizer, granular what we call.
the trick to apply polymer coated fertilizer in the substrate, is the right amount and to further prolong the releasing period of the fertilizer which is 3 month the most under submerged condition.
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Old 06-06-2013, 01:33 AM   #268
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for years of planted tank fish keeping, I feel stupid because just found out the proper fertilizing method.

first of all, most of the aquatic plants absorb the nutrition from the soil, so to target the water dosing fertilizing is on the wrong track, very wrong track even this method does work.
and there is polymer coated fertilizer, granular what we call.
the trick to apply polymer coated fertilizer in the substrate, is the right amount and to further prolong the releasing period of the fertilizer which is 3 month the most under submerged condition.
You just opened a can of worms lol. There is a long list of debates when it comes to ferts. My experience is to experiment and observe. It works for me
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Old 06-06-2013, 01:47 AM   #269
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You just opened a can of worms lol. There is a long list of debates when it comes to ferts. My experience is to experiment and observe. It works for me
I know, but can't keep my mouth shut.
both methods work, but I can't bear with the constantly adjusting water parameters.
and for EI method, I don't against it because its goal is to push the max plant growth with a combination of aspects involved.

I will leave this topic to others, it will be time consuming to debate.

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Old 06-06-2013, 02:00 AM   #270
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I see that someone here bought that $40 Linde regulator
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