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Forum: DIY 05-21-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 100,429
Posted By Sietch31
Hi there ! It's been a long time since I...

Hi there !

It's been a long time since I last came...
Hope you're all well




These are glues cured with UVs ;)
Never heard of a DIY use though..
Forum: DIY 04-20-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,229
Posted By Sietch31
I have build my rimless tank 136x58x58 cms using...

I have build my rimless tank 136x58x58 cms using 12mm thick glass.
Use the right silicone and cleaning method and it will be OK.

Tempered glass is not recommanded as when in tension, it will not...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-20-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 62,519
Posted By Sietch31
Hi Steve, I have not logged in for a few...

Hi Steve,

I have not logged in for a few months (lot of work, others projects, bla, bla, bla...). So I am coming in tonight, first thing was to look for your thread for an update on the Kahuna...
Forum: DIY 10-31-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,182
Posted By Sietch31
You're right ! But remove glass thickness...

You're right !

But remove glass thickness (4mm), substrate thickness (estimate 3cm) and 5mm without water at the top, and here you are, 5.5 liters net water capacity !
Forum: DIY 10-31-2006, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,182
Posted By Sietch31
ianmoede Thanks, I am thinking of the 18...

ianmoede
Thanks, I am thinking of the 18 watts....it is a lot of light but will see...

jdb416
Go ahead and build youself one !
It's really small and you don not need a lot of space...
...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-31-2006, 03:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,700
Posted By Sietch31
Thank you ! The garland is for celebrationg...

Thank you !

The garland is for celebrationg Halloween, and was placed around the tank by my 5yro son with the explaination that "fishes and shrimps too, should have a party" ! :wink:

Wiring...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-30-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,700
Posted By Sietch31
Hello ! Update time ! (finally....can I ear...

Hello !

Update time ! (finally....can I ear from the back of the classroom :hihi: )

Things are going pretty well, tank is planted for a little more than 5 weeks now.
Growth is slow but OK, no...
Forum: DIY 10-30-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,182
Posted By Sietch31
Hello ! Project is progressing....slowly...

Hello !

Project is progressing....slowly :hihi:

Here is a pic of the first prototype...
It's made out of MDF and varnished with polyuréthane.
...
Forum: DIY 10-27-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,854
Posted By Sietch31
I can't see the filter and the pump working well...

I can't see the filter and the pump working well together...

The pump (with its higher flow rate) will create low pressure at the outline of your filter, which should not be good for the pump of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-16-2006, 05:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,913
Posted By Sietch31
Well fly me as well ! All three of us we will...

Well fly me as well !
All three of us we will glue your tank in less time than we should need for drinking a beer !



:icon_mrgr :icon_mrgr :icon_mrgr

And this is nothing compared to what...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-15-2006, 08:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,394
Posted By Sietch31
You know you're obsessed when...

...you manage to convince the flight attendant at the registration desk, that she should not make you pay excess baggage for these 50 kilos of "special aquarium sand substrate" you have in your bags...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-15-2006, 07:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,394
Posted By Sietch31
...after digging it back from 8 month ago !!!!!

...after digging it back from 8 month ago !!!!!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-15-2006, 05:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,913
Posted By Sietch31
The only advantage I can see for buying a tank...

The only advantage I can see for buying a tank from a manufacturer is warranty.

I doubt your tank builder will offer you any kind of warranty....

In case of problem he will reject...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-14-2006, 08:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,700
Posted By Sietch31
OK I couldn't resist ;) Just a quick...

OK I couldn't resist ;)


Just a quick one, without macro and no tripod....

http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k272/Sietch31/DSC_2442-02-Forum.jpg


More to come !
Forum: Tank Journals 10-14-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,700
Posted By Sietch31
Hi all ! Well it's been a long time withoout...

Hi all !

Well it's been a long time withoout posting news.

Thank you all for your comments !

I know this is supposed to be a photo album, but no photo tonight, these will come tomorrow !
...
Forum: DIY 10-14-2006, 07:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,617
Posted By Sietch31
I am not lighting with full power right now. ...

I am not lighting with full power right now.
First two weeks I lighten 2x55W for 8hrs/day.

For one week now I am lighting 2x55W 9 hrs/day + 2x55W 2hrs/day.

And without reflectors (only white...
Forum: DIY 10-14-2006, 03:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,617
Posted By Sietch31
Well its been a while since I came here last...

Well its been a while since I came here last time, so I will try to answer last of your posts :

TimT:
Thank you !
Go ahead that is not so difficult. I have seen the threat you started and as far...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-14-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,913
Posted By Sietch31
I think you would be safe with 19mm. The...

I think you would be safe with 19mm.

The most important is to take care of extremely good (ie perfect) cleaning of glass (gluing surface) and of the silicone quality !

Also get help (one or two...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,529
Posted By Sietch31
I know !!! This is from Eheim websites (I...

I know !!!

This is from Eheim websites (I went through Europe, US, Asia ones)
But the fact is : go to the spare parts lists and you will find out that the head filters (inculding the wiring of...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2006, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,529
Posted By Sietch31
Hi ! I got both : one 2026 and one 2028. ...

Hi !

I got both : one 2026 and one 2028.
And these are great filters.
You can adjust the flow very easily from one lever.
Priming is a joke.
Cleaning is easy.

The head of the filters are...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-12-2006, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,913
Posted By Sietch31
Hi TimT ! This is a very exiting project ! ...

Hi TimT !

This is a very exiting project !

I recently built my own big rimless/frameless tank (136x59x57, 460 litres) myself following Scolleys advices .
I used 12 mm glass (could not find...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-09-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,173
Posted By Sietch31
I wish I live in Denmark ! I would more than...

I wish I live in Denmark !

I would more than happy to help you "get rid of" that big piece :icon_mrgr
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-09-2006, 07:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,173
Posted By Sietch31
That piece of wood is simply incredible !!!!! ...

That piece of wood is simply incredible !!!!!

I'm definitively jealous !!!

It will look amazing in a water filed tank....

Can't wait to see your progress on that 66g !
Forum: Fish 10-08-2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By Sietch31
Hi ! That's my intent in my big tank: a...

Hi !

That's my intent in my big tank: a school of 50/60 innesis !

Do you have any picture of this big school ?

By the way do they school well being so many ?
Forum: DIY 10-08-2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,182
Posted By Sietch31
I hope so but I am not at the aquascaping stage...

I hope so but I am not at the aquascaping stage yet...

For the "stand" i think it will be built out of MDF, which means I have to make sure it is really waterproof !

For finshing I have several...
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