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Re: [APD] The siphon saga continues...need safety shutoff!
If you read his last message you will find that indeed he isnt using a skimmer
box. You were right. I think he has some good ideas on how to fix the problems
though. Lowering the CO2 and lights could help, but if his tank is thriving
the way it is... I wouldnt touch it (good ol "if it ain't broke don't fix
it"). I think he has a good handle on things now.
Quoting Laura Burbage <leuhrich at yahoo_com>:
> Dang. Just when I thought I had a good idea. Somehow
> I got the impression that a skimmer box wasn't being
> used (which is indeed a recipe for trouble). I use
> low-tech soil substrates and don't use CO2 injection,
> so I don't get pearling. I didn't realize about the
> SO... how about this at least for his upcoming trip
> with the housitter worries - stop the CO2 and dim the
> lights a bit? That may be asking for trouble; I don't
> have a system that complicated.
> Oh well.
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