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Forum: DIY Today, 04:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 422
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Fastening it would be trouble too I would...

Fastening it would be trouble too I would imagine. Although you could sandwich it between 2 4x4s and just leave 1" sticking out. :)
Forum: DIY Today, 02:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 422
Posted By GraphicGr8s
A 1x1 is a toothpick. 1x4s will build a decent...

A 1x1 is a toothpick. 1x4s will build a decent stand though.
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 03:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 422
Posted By GraphicGr8s
It all depends on your skill level. I have no...

It all depends on your skill level. I have no trouble building a stand of 3/4" plywood for any size tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 03:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 504
Posted By GraphicGr8s
An 8 gallon tank 12 x 12 x 13 is generally what...

An 8 gallon tank 12 x 12 x 13 is generally what commercial breeders use for angels. A 29 wastes a lot of space.

I like a bunch of sizes. A 55 is great. So is a 10. As is all the other sizes. It...
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 12:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 356
Posted By GraphicGr8s
That's a great idea if the joists can take the...

That's a great idea if the joists can take the weight. Many houses made with a truss can't.

Then of course if something goes wrong and leaks...
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 12:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 422
Posted By GraphicGr8s
#In store you can find way cheaper 1 x4 lumber....

#In store you can find way cheaper 1 x4 lumber. HD sells 1x4 "super strips" or they use to anyway. Haven't looked lately. But they were cheap. I made a bunch of raised panel doors for my kitchen...
Forum: DIY 01-29-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 356
Posted By GraphicGr8s
If you used an aging vat you could put a pump in...

If you used an aging vat you could put a pump in to pump the water up and use a remote control to turn it on and off. Like what is used for woodworkers dust collection systems.
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By GraphicGr8s
The overflow is controlled by, well the overflow...

The overflow is controlled by, well the overflow during a power outage. Properly designed it won't drain the tank.
This is the overflow I like

http://dramaticaquascapes.com/PVC_Overflow_11.html
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-28-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 707
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Yeah, figured I'd just spell it out. One time I...

Yeah, figured I'd just spell it out. One time I said "I cede that point to you" and someone took it to mean the opposite.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-28-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 707
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I'll give you that and add one other thing. When...

I'll give you that and add one other thing. When you look back on the failures and see how you were brought through them and they made you stronger.

Just to be sure. We are in agreement here. :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-28-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,356
Posted By GraphicGr8s
They're still made in Florida. With a home made H...

They're still made in Florida. With a home made H valve for loading the DE it is very simple to use. It filters down to 1 micron. During ich's free swimming stage it will even remove that. Want to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-28-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 707
Posted By GraphicGr8s
No. It's all about the journey. The goal is...

No. It's all about the journey. The goal is always unattainable if set correctly. What you endure on that journey makes you the person you will be.


Put those problems onto someone who can...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-26-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 707
Posted By GraphicGr8s
First off you need to determine what you think is...

First off you need to determine what you think is successful. Money? Happiness?
I've had great paying jobs and I've had the opposite. Neither is any better or worse it all depends on you. My jobs...
Forum: DIY 01-25-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By GraphicGr8s
If you had turned the legs the other way your...

If you had turned the legs the other way your seem would have been on the side and way less noticeable.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-25-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,356
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Vortex Diatom Filter.

Vortex Diatom Filter.
Forum: Substrate 01-25-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By GraphicGr8s
If you bought it use it.

If you bought it use it.
Forum: Substrate 01-25-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I've used top soil for every dirt tank I have. I...

I've used top soil for every dirt tank I have. I open the bag and pour it in. I plant i. Cap it. (sometimes I don't bother to cap) Fill it. Use a net to gather the flotsam. After a couple of days I...
Forum: Substrate 01-25-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I use regular top soil from the BBS. Why wouldn't...

I use regular top soil from the BBS. Why wouldn't it work?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-23-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,878
Posted By GraphicGr8s
My WCs all depend on the tank. The tanks in the...

My WCs all depend on the tank. The tanks in the house get it when I feel like it. My rearing tanks in the fish house get 10% every night. At least that's what I aim for. Doesn't always happen though....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-23-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Pet Supplies Plus $1/gallon

Just a heads up Pet Supplies plus is having their $1/gallon sale. And yes. It is the Aqueon tanks we all know and love. Might get another 10 to replace the tetra I have and use the glass from that...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By GraphicGr8s
http://www.anver.com/document/vacuum%20components/...

http://www.anver.com/document/vacuum%20components/vacuum%20cups/Fittings/vacuum-fittings-conversions.htm
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-21-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By GraphicGr8s
That 5.5 will make a great quarantine tank.

That 5.5 will make a great quarantine tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-21-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,784
Posted By GraphicGr8s
10 lb test mono fishing line doesn't really fit.

10 lb test mono fishing line doesn't really fit.
Forum: DIY 01-20-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By GraphicGr8s
That's all I can see in your post. It needs...

That's all I can see in your post. It needs pictures.

Another of my many hobbies.

Rich, done correctly a plywood stand can do the same thing. If someone is more comfortable doing it with 2x...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-20-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By GraphicGr8s
So true about quality. My old pumps (over 25...

So true about quality. My old pumps (over 25 years old) still work. I am using old Aquamasters in my fry tanks since I don't have to worry about them getting chewed up by an impeller. Sure you have...
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