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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-07-2013, 01:07 AM Thread Starter
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DIY Hang on Back filter. garbage can design!!!

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-07-2013, 03:59 AM
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You know, I was searching YouTube for DIY Hob filters & there isn't many. I refreshed my subs & here was your video! Scary sh*t.

I like it, only issue I can see is its to big for my liking, but I could use a smaller tub.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-07-2013, 05:30 AM
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very nice thanks for the share
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looks good, id just be worried that the cost would be near that of a smaller HOB
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-07-2013, 09:38 PM Thread Starter
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I was originally going to use a small tuppeware container instead of the garbage can. Is that how you spell tupper ware? jesus, anyway the total cost including everything needed to make the thing function except the pond liner piece was $17.00 I just got lucky and had some pond stuff laying around. I think the moral of the story on this project is that for about $20 you can make a filter big enough for any size tank you want, just adjust the size of the can and the pvc stand. The filter in the video would filter my 55 g no problem.
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