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Forum: Tank Journals 11-16-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,733
Posted By saint27
Nice looking aquarium there. I am thinking of...

Nice looking aquarium there. I am thinking of doing something similar with my 5.5g

Looks like your running After Effects there. Are you in production industry?

I almost took a job just north...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-16-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By saint27
Ya, I had those clown loaches for over 7 years. ...

Ya, I had those clown loaches for over 7 years. Got them when they were under an inch. The biggest was around 6" long and almost just as round. hahaha

Thank for the compliment on my layout. I...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-15-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By saint27
saint27's - 75 Gallon Phoenix

There was tragedy this summer with my 75 Gallon Clown Loach aquarium. I was gone on vacation and A heat wave hit. We had turned the A/C off so I came home to a 75 gallons of fish soup. The smell...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-15-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,034
Posted By saint27
I have designed a few reinforced soil slopes for...

I have designed a few reinforced soil slopes for bridge abutments and always thought it would be cool to do one in an aquarium. Here is one idea I drew up awhile ago. You could do something similar...
Forum: DIY 02-20-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By saint27
Hoppy I mean this in the nicest way possible, but...

Hoppy I mean this in the nicest way possible, but you are way off.

You are right about the lever. The greater the ratio height compared to the width of the object, H:W, the less force it takes to...
Forum: DIY 02-19-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By saint27
The first thing that comes to my mind here is...

The first thing that comes to my mind here is stability. As you raise the tank higher you are also raising the center of gravity. As the center of gravity gets higher it takes less force for it to...
Forum: DIY 01-16-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,778
Posted By saint27
With the frame painted black it would look great...

With the frame painted black it would look great with a nice medium to dark stain. IMO.

One other thing I just thought of. Are you going to want access under stand? I don't see any doors. How...
Forum: DIY 01-16-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,404
Posted By saint27
I tried the same thing. Using the same type of...

I tried the same thing. Using the same type of container. I tested it by filling up my utility sink and putting the container on the floor. The pressure blew the lid right off.

To use a setup...
Forum: DIY 11-24-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,263
Posted By saint27
Why don't you just have the water move from one...

Why don't you just have the water move from one end to the other instead of circling.

I think I remember seeing someone doing this with an aquarium for Hill Stream loaches. They use three upright...
Forum: DIY 06-27-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By saint27
In theory it is a great idea but that is putting...

In theory it is a great idea but that is putting a lot of trust into a float valve. In my experience they can be tricky and prone to failure.

Please correct me if I am wrong but this is what...
Forum: DIY 06-05-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,558
Posted By saint27
Very nice stand. Now that is is getting warmer...

Very nice stand. Now that is is getting warmer here you guys are really making me want to get going on my project list.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-03-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 88,162
Posted By saint27
Does that angle leave the white clouds alone? I...

Does that angle leave the white clouds alone? I have a pretty good sized pink gourami and I am afraid would go after the white clouds I have in my 5.5g.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-03-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,518
Posted By saint27
Let me make sure I got this right. You mixed...

Let me make sure I got this right. You mixed worm casing compost with the flourite? How are you going to keep the nutrients out of the water column?
Forum: Tank Journals 06-03-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 88,162
Posted By saint27
Looks nice. I wish I could get my 75g balanced...

Looks nice. I wish I could get my 75g balanced out. I am having the hardest time.
Forum: DIY 05-12-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By saint27
Then when the pump fails or the power goes out...

Then when the pump fails or the power goes out the water from the siphon won't stop and water will over flow your jar and empty your tank onto the floor.

Best to keep it a closed system. :)
Forum: Tank Journals 03-13-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,866
Posted By saint27
looks like hornwort to me. I pulled a tiny stem...

looks like hornwort to me. I pulled a tiny stem out of a lake in MN and brought it back to MT with me and put it in my low tech 75g. About once a month I hack it down to one stem again as it begins...
Forum: DIY 03-06-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,150
Posted By saint27
You could also use wye fittings and plumb the...

You could also use wye fittings and plumb the access and hose barb separately.
Forum: DIY 03-06-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,150
Posted By saint27
If I am looking at the pictures right. I think...

If I am looking at the pictures right. I think the plugs, with the square end sticking out, unscrew from the main body. It looks similar to the the pipe in my basement that you can unscrew to check...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-05-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 140,614
Posted By saint27
I will weight in on this topic of biomedia vs....

I will weight in on this topic of biomedia vs. GDA. I have a 75 gallon AGA that had a fuval 305 running on it. The seal on the canister stopped sealing. This gave me a good reason to put together...
Forum: DIY 02-26-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 31,012
Posted By saint27
I would use at least two 2x6 nailed together for...

I would use at least two 2x6 nailed together for horizontal members. Vertical columns at the quarter spans. With cross bracing at ever corner. Then sheeted with 3/4" plywood. If I was doing it I...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-08-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By saint27
I love the stand/canopy/bookcase.:bounce: ...

I love the stand/canopy/bookcase.:bounce:

Did you make that?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-08-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By saint27
If you don't want the "N" & "P" why don't you...

If you don't want the "N" & "P" why don't you just add some Equilibrium by Seachem. It has a lot of "K" plus a lot of other trace or micro ferts.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-08-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,541
Posted By saint27
I did something very similar on my AGA 5.5g. I...

I did something very similar on my AGA 5.5g. I replace the incandescent bulb with what looks like the same compact florescent. I added a second one by drilling a hole in the other side of the hood....
Forum: DIY 02-07-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 53,579
Posted By saint27
I use two heaters as well. I am planing on doing...

I use two heaters as well. I am planing on doing this for my 75g. I was going to run them parallel for the reason that the flow thought each reactor would be slower giving the heater more time to...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-29-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By saint27
Here is a quick update on my 5.5g. The HM has...

Here is a quick update on my 5.5g. The HM has definately taken root and growing well. The Fissidens is starting to spread out as well. Some BBA is starting to show up and well as some diatoms. I...
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