"It seems that this fish is a
Prussian or Crucian carp, my brother in law gave me a few of them and they are sure cleaning my water tanks from algae and other fish crap.
But now that you mention it sure looks like a Carassius Auratus. Thanks…"
Had the great pleasure of meeting a fellow CA Aquapon, Andy from Santa Barbara. Got me to thinking we shouldn't be left out. There is a Florida and Colorado group so there has to be one from CA. Besides we can share links, ideas and suppliersSee More
"Okay, looks sloppy now as pulling back electrical tape did a number. If you look closely there are three wires (black, white and green). I wired the white one where you see the white letter "N".
If you see a problem, let me know. Also,…"
"One more thing. I didn't have a short in length heavy duty 3 pronged plug available, so I cut off an old 3 pronger from an old wine refrigerator. The gage of wire is lower, so in multiple strands that I needed to twist to make my u under…"
"It was totally submerged in water when plugged in, and pool filters operate under pressure, so always filled with water... No risk of running dry.
I only need temperature to climb 6.5 degrees to 25 degrees Celsius. I've used a few calculators…"
"Hi Chris. On 110 element hot goes to one screw the white to other. Can you turn pump off for a min or two and leave heater on to see if it warms up?
These elements must not be plugged in when out of water. They call that a dry food and it burns them…"
I've read that 220 water heater elements have terminals that are both hot. Does the same thing apply to 110v?
The only thing that distinguishes terminals on my 110 element is, one terminal has a hand painted letter…"