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  1. Equipment
    For a while I have been using a needle wheel pump for my co2 diffusion and while it works well, I’m not convinced that just the mist is enough for my sumped setup, not to mention its unsightly. I have not been happy with my plant growth and have noticed some unsightly algae that I believe is due...
  2. DIY
    i made a cheap filter using a water bottle, powerhead, and a sponge. Air started accumulating in it. I think it's CO2 from aerobic bacteria in the sponge. But I don't know, it could be methane or something. Thoughts? It used to look like the first image, but after a day, the air bubble...
  3. Equipment
    Basic dimensions aside if I divide either tank into 3-sections is there any real difference in mechanics of how the tanks would behave? I'm thinking about water flow however minor and temp. mainly. Height all being the same; My thought was a 30g breeder at 36x18 would be easier to heat and...
  4. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I'm taking the plunge and buying a RO filter so I can finally have happy CRS and OEBTs (tap water runs 7.7). At the moment I am leaning towards iSpring's 75GPD 5-stage unit, but would greatly appreciate any input on it, or other units. I live far enough off the beaten path that buying and...
  5. Equipment
    Hi, I bought a 100GPD 3 stage regulator from purewaterclub. I've tried every combination to get it to work, but nothing would work, all the water would just go out the waste water line. I think a valve is broken. Anyway, I put the waste water line into the post filters and it goes through those...
  6. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I am looking for info on a small inline water filter. it goes in a 12x12x18. It have about 2.5" of water in it and so I need something that is small and I can hide under the false bottom. I want to have a running river in my tank so I am going to start on the casting of it this week but am...
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