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Forum: DIY 10-19-2008, 05:35 AM
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Posted By Treasure Chest
Instant color change for pvc pipe; intake and outtake etc.

Just wondering if anyone has ever tried to use heat shrink tubes instead of painting pipe with krylon fusion spray paint. Most of heat shrink tubes are made of polyolefin and seems to be food safe....
Forum: DIY 11-08-2007, 05:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,755
Posted By Treasure Chest
Thanks for all the input. :) I am currently...

Thanks for all the input. :) I am currently dispensing sinking pallets fish food which is pretty heavy so cloging is not a big problem. I just checked the funnel, it is actually pretty dry. I guess...
Forum: DIY 11-08-2007, 02:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,755
Posted By Treasure Chest
Some update

Here is the working prototype. I did some modification from the original. I drilled some holes and used screws to hold everything together since the hot melt glue did not hold very long. I used a...
Forum: DIY 11-01-2007, 03:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,755
Posted By Treasure Chest
Spypet, it is only made for vacation feeding as I...

Spypet, it is only made for vacation feeding as I indicated in my thread. The timer only runs 3 hours a day or every other day or even every 3 days if the second timer has 7 day control, how much...
Forum: DIY 11-01-2007, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,755
Posted By Treasure Chest
You are right, the feeder timer only runs for 3...

You are right, the feeder timer only runs for 3 hours a day if you only want to feed once a day. Based on 8 compartments in the pill dispenser and the timer turns one revolution per 24hrs, so each 3...
Forum: DIY 10-31-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,755
Posted By Treasure Chest
Cool DIY auto feeder made cheap

When you are on vacation but don't want to invest an expensive auto feeder. You can make one fairly cheap and easy. All you need is a mechanical timer and a pill dispenser plus some scrap acrylic...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-25-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,464
Posted By Treasure Chest
Yes, it is a computer fan. I believe it is a 80mm...

Yes, it is a computer fan. I believe it is a 80mm fan powered by an AC adapter. It is on the same timer for the Aqualight. I dail down the output to only 3 volts so the fan stays very quiet but does...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-25-2007, 05:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,464
Posted By Treasure Chest
Yes, it is a fan. It helps a lot during hot...

Yes, it is a fan. It helps a lot during hot summer days.:)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-25-2007, 02:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,464
Posted By Treasure Chest
Here is my aqualight mini. ...

Here is my aqualight mini.
http://www3.telus.net/treasurechest/nano.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/treasurechest/nanotop.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/treasurechest/nanoframe.jpg
Forum: DIY 10-17-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 54,155
Posted By Treasure Chest
Glad to hear it is working out for everyone, so...

Glad to hear it is working out for everyone, so there is no problem with the plan:thumbsup: I will double check the heater, that is all I can think of the problem is. It is a brand new 250W. I am...
Forum: DIY 10-16-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 54,155
Posted By Treasure Chest
I just used a brand new Maxi-Jet MP1200 power...

I just used a brand new Maxi-Jet MP1200 power head for testing. I do not think it can generate that much heat to heat up a bucket of water to over 100 degrees...
Forum: DIY 10-05-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 54,155
Posted By Treasure Chest
I only see a max water line just below the dial...

I only see a max water line just below the dial on my Ebo Jager. Does anyone know where the thermostat is located on this paticula heater?
Forum: DIY 10-04-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 54,155
Posted By Treasure Chest
Does anyone know where is the thermostats located...

Does anyone know where is the thermostats located in Ebo Jager? I made one according to the plan on this thread but when I tested it, the thermostats seemed to be stuck open all the time. I used a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-20-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,221
Posted By Treasure Chest
I have a similar set up with good results. HC...

I have a similar set up with good results. HC grow a bit slow under Aqualight mini but they are definitely growing and healthy. Where about do you live in Canada? I am using a super mini heater for...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-16-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,035
Posted By Treasure Chest
I am using a super mini heater bought from a LFS...

I am using a super mini heater bought from a LFS for my 2.5G Nano. http://www.up-aqua.com/00-dm-page/00up_dm-heater2-big.jpg. It is the 9cm/25W version with an external temperature control. The...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-15-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Treasure Chest
May be you can place a DIY external reactor...

May be you can place a DIY external reactor between your MAG and the spray bar. I think this will probably be more efficient then let the MAG sucks up CO2 and straight out from your spray bar.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-27-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Treasure Chest
You can use an air pump and air stone while you...

You can use an air pump and air stone while you are doing black out. You can get an UPS(Uninterrupted Power Supply) to keep your filter running when there is a power outage. I use a deep cycle...
Forum: Ponds 04-23-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By Treasure Chest
When you look at the second picture, you can see...

When you look at the second picture, you can see there is a frame in the barrel. I made a PVC ring frame as big as the inner diameter of the barrel and jammed in there. I then tied up a few more...
Forum: Ponds 04-23-2007, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By Treasure Chest
It is probably Water Plantain.

It is probably Water Plantain.
Forum: Ponds 04-23-2007, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By Treasure Chest
Electric Fence for Barrel Pond

A raccoon paid a visit to my barrel pond last year and wiped out all my poor fishes. It came back every day to check out if there were any new treats until I installed the electric wire. It got...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,660
Posted By Treasure Chest
Thanks Wasserpest! A new gasket is in order. When...

Thanks Wasserpest! A new gasket is in order. When I examed the old gasket, there was no visible damage or crack, I tried to rotate/flip and reposition it but water still leaked from the same spot.
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,660
Posted By Treasure Chest
Thanks Ghost knife! So I assume this stuff is...

Thanks Ghost knife! So I assume this stuff is safe for aquarium...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2007, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,660
Posted By Treasure Chest
Which product should I use?

I recently experienced a leak from the head gasket after servicing my Eheim 2026. The filter is more then 3 years old. I used petroleum based Vaseline previously. I think that probably degraded the...
Forum: DIY 03-20-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 32,756
Posted By Treasure Chest
I think the Russian design is more like a calcium...

I think the Russian design is more like a calcium reactor using an inline pump and a reactor chamber. By putting filter media in the chamber, it becomes a canister filter. Bright idea. For the...
Forum: DIY 02-09-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,233
Posted By Treasure Chest
There is a Rain forest Pet Spectrum (Rain Forest...

There is a Rain forest Pet Spectrum (Rain Forest Pet Spectrum Ltd. (http://www.rainforestpet.com)) pet store in Vancouver. They carry some mini CO2 products from UP AQUARIUM SUPPLY...
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