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  1. Equipment
    I have a pressurized co2 system. v_v GAHH!!, I have to present what I have, story and everything...okay listen up.. I know it's long, but please bear with me, you will get to the main problem I am having soon after hearing about the hardwares I am using, etc I am currently using Rex Grigg's...
  2. Equipment
    I am getting ready to set up my 29 gal planted tank. In the past, I always used a DIY yeast reactor, but want to go to a more dependable/consistent system. However, after reviewing some of the previous threads, I am more confused than ever. Bearing in mind that cost is a consideration, what is...
  3. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I have a 24g planted tank and I am looking to go pressurized. Is this a decent system? I would get it with the solenoid and have it set to a timer. Any other suggestions would be great too. http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3578+3747+15526&pcatid=15526 thanks
  4. Equipment
    Last week i got the redsea DIY co2 generator. It was working fine up until a few days ago. No bubbles are coming out of it except for when the timer goes on in the morning and i give the canister a good shake. Then big bubbles come out then ALOT of little misty bubbles. I need help bad. Its...
  5. Equipment
    I just got my CO2 system: a 5 lb. canister, a JBJ dual gauge majiggy, bubble counter, blue airline hosing, and a clay swirly diffuser thingy. There is a check valve on the line too. I believe that the connection between the tank and the JBJ valve was where the leak was (when I turned the...
  6. Equipment
    I heard there is someone who makes CO2 regulators on this site. can any one tell me his name or send me a link. Does any one now how much they cost too?
  7. Equipment
    I have nice clippard Solenoid that came with a needle valve. Now im pretty new to the pressurized co2 game and I dont know the terms too well. So I took pictures. Here is the whole deal. Here is the needle valve. I need whatever screws onto here so I can run co2 through the solenoid. Im...
  8. The Planted Tank FAQ
    Here's a collection of DIY CO2 articles that include directions for making various reactors, yeast recipes, and CO2 bottles units. DIY CO2 References - Understanding the Basics of DIY CO2 diffusion with how to guides Comprehensive DIY CO2 Report - reasons for CO2, DIY bottles, yeast...
  9. The Planted Tank FAQ
    We often read that folks need help hooking up their Milwaukee regulators. Here are some instructions. Operating Instructions for the Milwaukee MA957 BEFORE YOU START! : Secure cylinders so that they will not tip or fall. Inspect the cylinder valves for damaged threads, dirt, oil...
  10. The Planted Tank FAQ
    I am looking for the best DIY recipes for the Hagen CO2 unit. I was reading a couple of past threads, and while the discussion was about the Hagen unit, the recipes always seemed to revert back to the 2l bottle. The Hagen canister is no where near 2l, so those recipes don't translate easily! We...
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