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Have you tried gas in back and chest mixing mashed or small chopped worm pieces into the moist pellets? Then rolling 1/4 pellets? For best moldable rolled pellets, they should have consitancy of pie dough – moldable damp but not soggy wet. If you do this the bass should readily accept the worm flavored pellets. Another good option is to soak pellets with pureed worm, chopped-mashed shrimp, worm juice, shrimp, crayfish or clam water juice -something flavorful or fishy. I have used crayfish collected from the gas and supply local creek to get my crayfish meat/juice. Store bought shrimp should work well.

I have found that if you make the soft pellets into odd shapes the pellets will sink in an unusual pattern and appear alive or swimming. That will entice bass to try eating the pellet. Once a bass tastes a worm or shrimp flavored pellet most will always accept additional pellets. When bass are eating pellets for a few days toa week, you can gradually reduce amount of flavoring when you soak the pellets. Aquamax and other high quality feeds do contain some flavor enhancers. When training fish, I always add krill powder when I moisten my pellets.

Typically the pros use youtube gas pedal dance filter media such as bioballs, plastic ribbons (biofill), plastic netting, filter foam, flexable synthetic fibers, etc. Look or search the aquaculture field for what is commonly used. Although plan on some expense if you use some purchased speciality items. You should research biofilters and biofilter sizing before going much further. Aquatic Eco-Systems catalog can get you started electricity office: aquaticeco.com

I would consider making the 55 g drum a two stage filter. On top of the drum or just inside, I would first have a solids filter to trap largest particulates. This would consist primarily of a removable filter foam or polyester washable 1/2-2 thick mat. This would filter out lots of larger solids and could be removed, washed/cleaned, and replaced.

After the water is prefiltered gas station near me at the top you want it to then be evenly distributed or spread out over the entire top surface area of the barrel so the water is evenly distributed to all surface parts of the biofilter to begin the downward electricity estimated bills trickling and cleaning process. Pipe the water out the bottom of the filter for a return trip back to the growing tank.

mtalley, the spray head did cause a lot of resistance and I removed it. The water now returns to the tote through 1-1/2 pipe. I have had no water quality issues with this system. The bog pond is doing great and some of the plants are actually blooming. The pump causes all the solids e gaskell in the tank to settle right next to the pump. I purchased a small vacuum pump that I can use to pick the solids up and lose very little water. I add additional water about once a week.

Update on the bass. I haven’t lost any fish and they are all now eating the pellets. It’s kind of funny – some eat the floating gas nozzle prank pellets while some will only eat the sinking food. I make my sinking pellets by mixing them in a jar with water and I add a little salt (for flavor?). I shake them good for a few minutes and then place them in ziplock bags in the fridge for 24 hours. When I feed I then have to squeeze the pelllets so they sink. The bass are electricity powerpoint template really growing!! I have at least 1/2 dozen that look to be 7. The rest are in the 4 to 5 size. All with nice fat bellies. This sure makes a great winter project!!

A rheostat is a variable resistor, which would be used to attempt to control pump output by reducing the supply voltage from the nominal 110/115/120 VAC without changing the sinusoidal waveform. A variac (variable output transformer, 110 VAC in and dial-an-output) would have the same affect, without having gas stoichiometry worksheet answers to worry about the rheostat’s power rating.

IME, single phase motors subjected to lower than normal voltage input (with the regular sinusoidal waveform) either get enough power to start and then run (apparently) normally, or won’t start at all. The reduced voltage level which will enable them to start is load dependent, i.e. 92 VAC would start a motor having a light initial load, but not with a heavier load. With a pump, I think this load cutoff point would be based on the water pressure the pump is supplying.

If the motor gets so little voltage (wrt it’s load) that it cannot start, IME being in this partial-power-supplied-but-not-enough-to-start state willl not damage o gosh the motor in the short term. I personally have not cared to leave a single phase motor plugged in to such insufficient voltage for long enough to determine long term affects. I have run an single electricity outage chicago phase air compressor with low voltage (apx. 92 VAC) for several hours accumulated over a period of several years without any (apparent) ill affects.

I think your pump is oversized for the needs of the system biofilter. Evidently my post about pump size (gpm) did not get posted in this thread due to website technical problems. I proposed the rated flow volume of the pump should be in the neighborhood of 7 to 10 gpm which would also allow for a pump head height of 5-6 ft. IMO actual electricity recruitment 2015 flow to the biofilter only needs to be 4-6 gpm (max 10-20gpm). Significantly higher flow rates could possibly actually decrease efficiency of the biofoilter, although I am not an expert in this.

When I had a simple trickling filter made from a 5 gallon bucket, I had the water discharging through a hole speedy q gas station in the cover/lid (prevent external splashing) into the center of the biofilter. Then the flow hit a flat large dia inverted lid with a 1/2-1 rim to help contain the water until it drained through onto the filter pads. The lid had lots of small (1/4) holes randomly placed in it. In the lid/spreader I placed electricity nightcore numerous rocks to help redirect, slow and spread the flowing water from the discharge pipe. Water moved through the filter pads, trickled down into the biofilter media and collected at the bottom of the bucket where it flowed by gravity out onto and powering (waterwheel) a rotating drum biofilter that sat in the fish tank. Filter pads were rinsed and cleaned once/wk or overy other week depending on how much solid waste was being produced.