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Forum: Tank Journals 08-24-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,698
Posted By Matsnork
No need to apologize. I think itīs an interesting...

No need to apologize. I think itīs an interesting subject.

I know itīs not the same, but a diy cabinet should be feasible, no? I mean, itīs basically just a box core out of plywood covered in...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-23-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,698
Posted By Matsnork
You guys should email Aquavas with your thoughts...

You guys should email Aquavas with your thoughts and ideas. I'm sure they would like the input. I'm guessing there is a reason behind the setup and pricing, something like the money is in commercial...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-22-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,698
Posted By Matsnork
Cheers mate! Forgot to top it of before I...

Cheers mate!

Forgot to top it of before I shot the vid, the whole thing was kind of spontaneous. :)

Edit: Just watched the vid myself. Will have to make a new one soon with better camerawork....
Forum: Tank Journals 08-21-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,698
Posted By Matsnork
The lovely xmas moss let go like an old comb over...

The lovely xmas moss let go like an old comb over in a storm when I was doing some mainanence, so I took the whole thing out and planted some flame moss and susswassertang in itīs place.

Still...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By Matsnork
Beware that the acrylic stand on my 601 has...

Beware that the acrylic stand on my 601 has started to bend/drop down slightly. The plastic canīt really handle the heat so it slumps down a few millimeters. Should be fixable with a few drops of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Matsnork
How are things moving along?

How are things moving along?
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,197
Posted By Matsnork
Eheim classic series filters are awesome. If you...

Eheim classic series filters are awesome. If you want a cleaner scapier look a later on, just buy some cheap clear pvc tubing and glassware. Youīll be set for 20+ years with this setup.

Also go...
Forum: DIY 06-26-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By Matsnork
Great build. But why red?

Great build. But why red?
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By Matsnork
Googling on the "brand" and came across this; ...

Googling on the "brand" and came across this;

http://www.ukaps.org/forum/threads/green-hair-algae-battle.33219/

"A Chinese copy of the Aquasky 601 called a Chihiro Aquatic Studio - with one...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By Matsnork
Best Iīve got for now. Bed time! ...

Best Iīve got for now. Bed time!
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f253/Cuprinol/Akvarium/20140625_204843_zpsguoxurfu.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By Matsnork
Recieved my knock off today. Looks really nice...

Recieved my knock off today. Looks really nice and puts out... light. It comes with a simple remote with dimmer function so it can be dimmed in about 10 stages.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-11-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,120
Posted By Matsnork
Experimenting with Co2 injection. Placed the...

Experimenting with Co2 injection. Placed the inline diffusor on the pre filter inlet to se if the pre filter can work as a reactor and dissolve all Co2 before hitting the main filter (2217).

Goal...
Forum: DIY 06-11-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,144
Posted By Matsnork
Thanks for taking the time Joey. A few...

Thanks for taking the time Joey.

A few thoughts/questions:

* As an experiment this algae scrubber setup would be very nice to see used in a heavily planted tank and very high light without...
Forum: DIY 06-10-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,144
Posted By Matsnork
I have yet to see plants in any of 'DIY Joe's'...

I have yet to see plants in any of 'DIY Joe's' tanks. I guess that he uses this algae pad as a substitute.

Would be nice to know if this scrubber idea would work like an algea trap in a planted...
Forum: Aquascaping 06-02-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By Matsnork
Superglue (gel) is quick and easy. Lets you fit...

Superglue (gel) is quick and easy. Lets you fit plants on flat surfaces etc.
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,110
Posted By Matsnork
Also check out those super cheap SunSun...

Also check out those super cheap SunSun canisters. People seem to like them. Most likely wont last 30yrs like an eheim classic but for the bucks spent they seem like great deal.

Regardless of...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By Matsnork
Already did, they said they would ask the...

Already did, they said they would ask the supplier. Nothing after that so I took the plunge.

The aquasky comes with smd leds run on pretty high current (i think because of the heatsink) But one...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By Matsnork
So I went ahead and ordered an "aquasky 601". It...

So I went ahead and ordered an "aquasky 601". It was a fraction of the price of the original so kind of a gamble. It is dimmable and looks really good in pictures, but if it turnes out the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-30-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By Matsnork
Sponge is great. Cheap, re-usable, easy to...

Sponge is great. Cheap, re-usable, easy to install and clean.
Wish I knew that before I spent a bunch of money on fancy ceramic stuff.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-28-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Matsnork
So what is Walstad about your setup? Is it the...

So what is Walstad about your setup? Is it the use of diy soil substrate?

I thought Walstad was the complete lack of tech combined with dirt substrate. I will have to google this :) To me, using...
Forum: Lighting 05-26-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By Matsnork
The par38īs listed as 36w are really maximum 18w...

The par38īs listed as 36w are really maximum 18w (18x1w) in my experience. With 18w the heatsink gets really hot, the leds would burn up if powered with 36w.

Iīve been using two 18x1w cold white...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Matsnork
So the japs are using undergravel filter as an...

So the japs are using undergravel filter as an intake for the external filter...? Never heard of that, but it sounds pretty clever if you want to keep the substrate super clean. Shrimp has a tendency...
Forum: Current-USA and Ecoxotic 05-26-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Matsnork
Iīm on the other side of the pond so I dont know...

Iīm on the other side of the pond so I dont know how this translates in ters of shipping/duties etc, but I am looking at getting an ada aquasky knock off for my 60p from the *bay. Free shipping world...
Forum: Current-USA and Ecoxotic 05-25-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Matsnork
They are available on amazon and e*bay

They are available on amazon and e*bay
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Matsnork
I use an eheim 2217 + a sunsun pre-filter for my...

I use an eheim 2217 + a sunsun pre-filter for my 60p and itīs perfect. Foam in the prefilter and bio media in the 2217.

Edit: Why do you want both an under gravel and external filter on the same...
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