You will need
- - foam;
- - foam;
- - sponge for washing dishes.
When buying components for your aquarium pay attention to the compressor. Before going to the store, read the special literature on how the rule is to choose the necessary details for the aquarium. Arriving at the store, listen carefully to everything you tell the seller-consultant. Currently on the market there are many silent compressors that operate almost silently. It is not difficult to guess that these compressors will cost a bit more than usual. However, even silent models can emit a small noise, which causes some discomfort.
If you have a compressor with a simple type of device, then try to take it apart. For this study a user manual. In it you will find the location of all connections and fastenings. Remove the screws and open the case. Carefully read, as are the internal parts relative to each other. The most common cause the characteristic cracking sound is the friction of the membrane on any exposed part. Find her. You must either carefully sawed, or cut a place which disturbs the membrane to move silently. Do all the procedures very carefully, using the special tool, to avoid damage to other parts.
To reduce the sound of the compressor you can try to install it on a special stand. It should be made of a material that absorbs vibrations, because the noise caused by the frequent oscillations of the membrane within the compressor. Try put a regular sponge for washing dishes. Than thicker it is, the quieter the sound will be. You can also put the compressor in a small soundproof box. If there is none, use the foam or foam rubber. They wrap the compressor housing and secure the material with rubber bands.
It is worth noting that many compressors after some time of operation are beginning to crack. This can be caused by either a blockage or loosening some internal parts. Disassemble the compressor, locate the parts that are loose and secure them.
Advice 2: How to reduce the flow of traffic
Not all users have high-speed unlimited Internet connection. For those who pay for the traffic, quite relevant questions saving.
To reduce traffic in several main ways. First of all you should block the browser ads and flash. Disable pop-UPS. If the question of economy traffic is very serious, disable the viewing of graphics. You will always be able to watch the desired picture by clicking right-click and clicking "Show".
Use the browsers have their own cache. The presence of a cache allows to save the traffic when you revisit the same pages. In addition, the pages open faster because part of the data is displayed from the cache. Very convenient in this respect the Opera browser AC. This is a modified community of users of the Opera browser with many advanced settings. A private cache is and Mozilla Firefox.
To save traffic it is very convenient to use a caching proxy by Handy Cache, you can freely download this software on the Internet. Proxy server is embedded between the Internet and the browser, passing through itself all traffic and logging to cache noted in the settings data. At the same time saving traffic can reach 50% or more.
A significant reduction in consumption of traffic can be achieved using free online services, performing gzip compression of pages. One of the best services of this kind is the Web Warper: http://webwarper.net/ru/. For page compression, the user pays for the viewing of an advertising banner at the top of open pages.
Banner advertising can be quite easily cut using the aforementioned proxy by Handy Cache. To do this, open the source code of the page that is viewed via webwarper.net, find the line of script for the ad unit and insert it into the filter proxy. Banner will stop appearing on your pages.
Another good service of this kind is traffic compressor: http://www.tcompressor.ru/. However, the best quality is achieved only with a paid subscription. Free services often unavailable or running slowly.