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Hurley427 01-16-2013 04:44 AM

Ed's 20 long
 
Testing my free magnum 350
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m...-19-16_549.jpg
my pvc light build
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m...-57-31_532.jpg
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m...-16-39_222.jpg
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m...-14-28_432.jpg
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m...2-14-14_50.jpg
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m...-52-22_283.jpg
more to come

binbin9 01-16-2013 07:28 AM

I love the techno ghetto ingenuity of this light. I hope it didnt cost more than $35 to build. =) There's some decent lights out there that start at $48 for high out put t5 HO. The amount of time you save maybe worth the the few extra dollars spent. But I do have to admit that there's something satisfying about DIY.

Hurley427 01-16-2013 12:21 PM

I savalge things, all that was was going to garbage from where i work including the magnum.

Hurley427 01-16-2013 05:27 PM

Wait....thought about it, i paid $6 for the plastic putty and spray paint :biggrin:

Hurley427 01-23-2013 03:38 AM

Small update, love cloudy water. Will have wood and plants by sat

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m...-49-25_151.jpg

Hurley427 01-23-2013 02:26 PM

Mostly cleared up
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m...-19-22_838.jpg
Diy yeast co2
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m...-19-44_963.jpg
now i wait til friday for my driftwood with a couple plants and sat for my plant package. Think i might go stir crazy waiting for them...

Hurley427 01-26-2013 04:43 AM

Lil update, snapped a pic before it cleared up and before i grabbed th floaters.
Left side will be filled with plants around the driftwood and the backround will have some stem plants behind the carpet, thinking some crypts in front of the powerhead.

Thoughts?

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m...6-05_995-1.jpg

GMYukonon24s 01-26-2013 04:50 AM

Nice start

Hurley427 01-26-2013 05:01 AM

Thanks, cant wait for more plants around the driftwood and for everything to fill in

kwheeler91 01-26-2013 05:11 AM

Dont bury java ferns, attach to wood or small pieces of stone with thread or superglue if you want it on the substrate. On the right track, some more plantage will make it look a lot better too.

Hurley427 01-26-2013 05:20 AM

Thanks for the tip, just getting back into the hobby, never had java before

Hurley427 01-26-2013 05:32 PM

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m...9-02_456-1.jpg

dubs83 01-26-2013 06:46 PM

I loving all this 20L action! Nice job!

Hurley427 01-26-2013 06:49 PM

Thanks, it's a start anyway...

jhays79 01-26-2013 06:56 PM

That light rules!


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