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Forum: DIY 08-22-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,295
Posted By Church
Sphack, the overflow is a separate unit from the...

Sphack, the overflow is a separate unit from the background piece. But even then, if I were to put a new sheet of acrylic over it, I would have to split it into 2 pieces because of the cross brace....
Forum: DIY 08-22-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,295
Posted By Church
Well, I guess this thread is about to become a...

Well, I guess this thread is about to become a journal. This way if anyone else out there in the world runs into this problem and they find this, it might be helpful. At the very least it will help...
Forum: DIY 08-21-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,295
Posted By Church
Hoppy, that is how this tank came from Oceanic's...

Hoppy, that is how this tank came from Oceanic's factory! It's got the blue acrylic sheet glued over the inside of the back glass. I can see that that is the case, because when I look at the back of...
Forum: DIY 08-21-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,295
Posted By Church
Thanks for the response DogFish... I thought...

Thanks for the response DogFish... I thought about this, and the initial problem I run into is I would have to install the new acrylic sheet in two pieces, because the center tank brace is in the...
Forum: DIY 08-21-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,295
Posted By Church
So, that's another vote against the Krylon...

So, that's another vote against the Krylon method. Wasserpest, I noticed from dbosman's link that the stuff you mentioned is just way too expensive, before even getting to the point where I can save...
Forum: DIY 08-21-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,295
Posted By Church
It looks to be a large sheet of blue-tinted...

It looks to be a large sheet of blue-tinted acrylic. There are scratches on it from 20 years' worth of the previous owner moving live rock and corals around in there, and via those scratches I can...
Forum: DIY 08-20-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,295
Posted By Church
I did actually think about window tint, but then...

I did actually think about window tint, but then the thought occurred to me that that stuff scratches relatively easily, at least it does in cars, and the first time it scratches, it's fubar'd. I...
Forum: DIY 08-20-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,295
Posted By Church
Dang it I did this on another forum, too.... I...

Dang it I did this on another forum, too.... I forgot to include an important part of the story:

This tank is a 20 year old 75g by Oceanic, and it came with a permanently-siliconed-into-place blue...
Forum: DIY 08-20-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,295
Posted By Church
I need aquarium-safe two-part epoxy paint

Just like the title says, I need a 2 part epoxy paint that will be aquarium safe. I am in the process of stripping away all the silicone in an old 75g aquarium that was just given to me, and I want...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-19-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Church
I would prefer mirror back to the blue. I just...

I would prefer mirror back to the blue. I just don't like blue because it doesn't look natural. I've always thought this, even about reef tanks. I snorkel in the Keys all the time and I never see...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-19-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Church
Oceanic 75g what to do about built-in cobalt blue background?

I just received a 75 gallon Oceanic aquarium that was given to me by a family member. It's one of those reef-ready ones with the built-in internal overflow in the back left corner. Upon inspecting...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 07-31-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,046
Posted By Church
I haven't read this thread, so please bear with...

I haven't read this thread, so please bear with me if this has already been addressed, but PLEASE offer white moonlights instead of blue. PLEASE! Everyone and their mother already manufactures their...
Forum: Plants 07-30-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,506
Posted By Church
Hydrogen Peroxide.

Hydrogen Peroxide.
Forum: Fish 07-29-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Church
Wow, I haven't even gotten far enough to be...

Wow, I haven't even gotten far enough to be concerned about this, but I plan on having the same possible problem, only on a 75g. I anxiously await people's thoughts on this.
Forum: Substrate 07-29-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By Church
Enhanced Humus Substrate?

So how is EHS working out for people who are using it? I only just came across it over at APE just yesterday, and I would like to try something like this on my 75g. I know from several Google...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-27-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Church
Links to 75g tanks?

I'm getting back into the hobby again after a long break. I got married, got a new job, a new house, and now I'm settled in enough to be able to have a large tank.

I'm getting a 75 gallon tank in...
Forum: Aquascaping 07-26-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By Church
Very nice! Very simple! I like it. Pic #1...

Very nice! Very simple! I like it.

Pic #1 looks like Hygrophila corymbosa 'angustifolia'.
I'm not sure about Pic #2. It could be pygmy chain sword, or maybe dwarf sag?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-25-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,162
Posted By Church
^ Yep.

^ Yep.
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 07-23-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,790
Posted By Church
Liked!

Liked!
Forum: Tank Journals 04-20-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,252
Posted By Church
Subscribed. I just received a hand me down 75g...

Subscribed. I just received a hand me down 75g and I don't know what to do with it yet. I'll be watching yours.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-02-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2,237
Views: 272,809
Posted By Church
^ lmao

^ lmao
Forum: Tank Journals 11-30-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 18,822
Posted By Church
Thank you, Hydrophyte. I am pretty happy with the...

Thank you, Hydrophyte. I am pretty happy with the fish choice as well, although I gotta be honest here... these are the least schooling-est fish I've ever kept. They do school, every once in a while,...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-30-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 18,822
Posted By Church
Here's what it looks like now, about 2 weeks...

Here's what it looks like now, about 2 weeks since last pics:


http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h18/My_Name_Is_Church/IMG_5463.jpg
...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-23-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 18,822
Posted By Church
Thats the plan! The fish I just added are Boraras...

Thats the plan! The fish I just added are Boraras naevus, 20+ of them, but there are also 6 otos, 6 pygmy cories, a zebra nerite, and an amano shrimp.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-22-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,999
Posted By Church
Zen.

Zen.
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