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white horse T1
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hand itchy and got myself this new toy recently.

and it DID NOT WORK, mad.gif end up having to modify and DIY.
still trying the setup and it is now running but result unknown.....

less those old birdies, anyone want to guess what is this? wink.gif
CP
Either my eyes are cocked or your photoghraphic skills need to improve.Does not look vertical.

Hmm.. let me guess.Looks like containing bio balls but not too sure on the small attachment.Suppose to increase DO by maximising contact area of water and air when water is filtered thru.

Just my guess.
Chinmo
Denitrater... Right? smile.gif and how come it did not work? unsure.gif
cktan
That looks like a CO2 reactor to me. unsure.gif
mrchoco
if denitrator need to cycle also.
already said is new toy. if not matured how to work.
Chinmo
it take mths before can see some results. smile.gif
The Matrix
CO2 diffuser is it ? chim leh ....
desireless
Ah Tan! QUICK! Better paste this on your new "toy" IPB Image

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Looks like denitrator lah. You need some time for the right bacteria to mature for it to work. See the water slowly drip drip drip can really puke blood. ATOS. Choco super experienced in this field because he has made 3 of this in his house liao yes.gif Confirm mastro in denitrator.

How much you buy?
Seacucumber
wah Tan....you into "kinky" stuffs nowadays ah?? biggrin.gif
white horse T1
QUOTE(g-string @ Wed, 06 Oct 2004 8:39 am)
wah Tan....you into "kinky" stuffs nowadays ah?? biggrin.gif
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hey, many here don't exactly "qualified" here as newbie when giving answer, that include Chinmo yeah....

yes it is a denitrator. wanted to DIY from a CO2 reactor but can't find a good size. no place for a big 4 inch PVC tube, scare leakage also.

by "NOT working" , i mean the built in dosing pump does not seem to draw water at the super slow rate. end up swirling the water in the cannister. i end up removing the built in pump, use a old submerged power head to push water via tubing to the cannister and regulate water flow with a air regulator.

no manual or instruction to follow some more. LFS no help also as they also donno how to setup and let alone use.

look like radioactive container huh? no wonder the rest of the customer look at me in awe while i was purchasing it at yishun. maybe tot i J I new recruit...

ask the LFS for freebies like plastic flow regulator and tubing; LFS happy to give as they finally found one nut to buy their only stock that is alien to them.

will let it run in stream for 2 weeks before lowering the flow to 1 drop per sec.
it is now in my sump tank.
Chinmo
QUOTE(white horse T1 @ Wed, 06 Oct 2004 11:13 am)
hey, many here don't exactly "qualified" here as newbie when giving answer, that include Chinmo yeah....

yes it is a denitrator.  wanted to DIY from a CO2 reactor but can't find a good size. no place for a big 4 inch PVC tube, scare leakage also.

by "NOT working" , i mean the built in dosing pump does not seem to draw water at the super slow rate.  end up swirling the water in the cannister.  i end up removing the built in pump, use a old submerged power head to push water via tubing to the cannister and regulate water flow with a air regulator.

no manual or instruction to follow some more.  LFS no help also as they also donno how to setup and let alone use. 

look like radioactive container huh?  no wonder the rest of the customer look at me in awe while i was purchasing it at yishun.  maybe tot i J I new recruit...

ask the LFS for freebies like plastic flow regulator and tubing; LFS happy to give as they finally found one nut to buy their only stock that is alien to them.

will let it run in stream for 2 weeks before lowering the flow to 1 drop per sec.
it is now in my sump tank.
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bro, u looking for the clear pipe? or pvc pipe? if pvc pipe, u can get at any harware store, if clear ones..... u gotta go wubi rd to search for it, there have a acrylic shop selling(think it's 4 inch clear pipe).

thoght the denirater works better if not exposed to light? cos light will cos algae groth inside the denirnater..... smile.gif
mrchoco
denitrator for normal fish can...
for goldfish, wah lanz....
at that drop rate, you need a lot!
goldfish nitrate raise too quickly.....
no matter how hard you try,
Water change is still a must.... unless you have big pond and plant the place heavily
cktan
That toy is used to remove nitrate from tank water? Cheem. Are those plastic bio-balls? How does that thing work to remove nitrate? unsure.gif
HappyBuddha
Where's square_dude? I think when he see your new toy he will faint. biggrin.gif
white horse T1
QUOTE(mrchoco @ Wed, 06 Oct 2004 9:38 pm)
denitrator for normal fish can...
for goldfish, wah lanz....
at that drop rate, you need a lot!
goldfish nitrate raise too quickly.....
no matter how hard you try,
Water change is still a must.... unless you have big pond and plant the place heavily
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this thing is supposed to treat 400 litre of water. my idea is to prolong the Freq of WC and not eliminate it. i read in the DIY thread is that once the anaerobic bacteria is matured after the initial 1 drop per sec, i could do this:

" Over time you will have to increase the flow rate as the filter matures and becomes more efficient. When your filter is fully mature your flow rate should be a steady stream."

thus achieve the prolonged WC i am looking for.


QUOTE(HappyBuddha @ Thu, 07 Oct 2004 2:34 pm)
Where's square_dude?  I think when he see your new toy he will faint.  biggrin.gif
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why faint? i believe he and u did some DIY previously but did not work so well.
i modify this alittle from its original setup, it is still running but intend to lower the rate down later after i got enough aerobic bacteria. got any tips?
white horse T1
QUOTE(cktan @ Wed, 06 Oct 2004 9:50 pm)
That toy is used to remove nitrate from tank water? Cheem. Are those plastic bio-balls? How does that thing work to remove nitrate? unsure.gif
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this will help.....

http://www.aquaworldaquarium.com/DenitratorInstructions.html
CP
QUOTE(cpiw2002 @ Tue, 05 Oct 2004 6:29 pm)
Either my eyes are cocked or your photoghraphic skills need to improve.Does not look vertical.

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I retract my statement.Photo adjusted. smile.gif
Allan
I admire your DIY skill. How about DIY an automatic water change device next time? Water is relatively affordable and if I can press a button to change water daily, I won't even need to install any biological filtration!
jowy_ham
There -> tongue.gif
white horse T1
QUOTE(Allan @ Sat, 09 Oct 2004 5:11 pm)
Water is relatively affordable
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save water compaign don't rub on u huh.

the benefits are:
Freq of water change reduced - more time to shake leg and look at tank than slaving after it, added benefit of removing harmful nitrate and creating fewer stunt fish. save water and effort to change water also.
desireless
QUOTE(jowy_ham @ Sat, 09 Oct 2004 6:16 pm)
There ->   tongue.gif
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Jowy, that's a good one!!
white horse T1
QUOTE(jowy_ham @ Sat, 09 Oct 2004 6:16 pm)
There ->   tongue.gif
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This tank will most appropriately call in
mandarin:

" Yu Shui Zi Huan "

This tank will be rated RA.
mrchoco
reduce water change using denitrator???
can do...
if you follow this routine.
feed one day two days dun feed.
if not the nitrate surge like mad by feeding everyday.
Allan
QUOTE(white horse T1 @ Sat, 09 Oct 2004 8:02 pm)
save water compaign don't rub on u huh.

the benefits are:
Freq of water change reduced - more time to shake leg and look at tank than slaving after it,  added benefit of removing harmful nitrate and creating fewer  stunt fish.  save water and effort to change water also.
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I still remember vividly the first save water campiagn when I was in primary school and won a drawing contest too. The mascot was an elephant....

But I've chosen this hobby and I save water by making sure I keep sufficient goldfish for my enjoyment only instead of rows of ponds with crappy fishes. I also take shower instead of bath nowsaday and make sure I drive in the rain to cleanse my car.
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