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Forum: DIY 06-26-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 0
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Posted By Big Bone
My DYI Steal Frame Stand

So I want a new stand for my 125 gal and I think I've got some ideas that are fairly original. I drew up some plans tonight, just rough sketches, but you should be able to get the picture.
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Forum: DIY 06-17-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By Big Bone
Cool! Thanks a bunch. BB

Cool! Thanks a bunch.

BB
Forum: DIY 06-17-2008, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By Big Bone
I was at wall-mart tonight and came across some...

I was at wall-mart tonight and came across some sheets of swamp cooler pads. They were about 1 inch thick, porous, and fairly inexpensive. Can anyone think of a good reason why a few of these stacked...
Forum: DIY 06-16-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By Big Bone
Really? I thought I had to use some special...

Really? I thought I had to use some special sponge for fish tanks. Cool, I'll give it a shot.


BB
Forum: DIY 06-16-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By Big Bone
Looking for a big sponge for DYI Canister Filter

I'm working on a DYI canister filter that was posted here a while ago- http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/diy/54635-homebuilt-canister-filter.html.

I've decided to build it out of a 5 gallon...
Forum: DIY 05-18-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 480
Posted By Big Bone
Removing and Replacing my 125 gal rim?

I guess you could call it a rim job ;) . I'm finally getting my 125 up and running but since its a used tank the rim has been damaged and is fairly cheesy looking (ya know the fake oak kind). I was...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-18-2008, 06:44 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 9,543
Posted By Big Bone
Big Bone, well it's probably not what you think....

Big Bone, well it's probably not what you think. It comes from South Parks, Cartman saying "I'm not fat I'm just big boned!". I've always been the fat kid (even when I was skinny, go figure-I guess...
Forum: Substrate 02-17-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By Big Bone
Then that is what I'll do. Schultz soil toped...

Then that is what I'll do. Schultz soil toped with gravel, thanks yall.


BB
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-17-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 256,109
Posted By Big Bone
I'm a total noob on here but I figured on posting...

I'm a total noob on here but I figured on posting some pics if anyone is wondering who the Big Bone is...

Her I am creek fishing in British Columbia (I lived there for a few years)...
Forum: DIY 02-17-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,542
Posted By Big Bone
Well if you can get your hands on a manual mill,...

Well if you can get your hands on a manual mill, I would just say make one, there not hard. As for parts (needle valves, etc...) spend some time on http://www.mcmaster.com/. They usually sell the...
Forum: DIY 02-17-2008, 12:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,562
Posted By Big Bone
Why not put the heater in upside down so the T is...

Why not put the heater in upside down so the T is at the bottom? If thats not what your planning to do already. Just make sure your flow is coming from the top ;) .
Forum: Substrate 02-17-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By Big Bone
I've been searching around a bit and am coming up...

I've been searching around a bit and am coming up with nothing in regards to SMS and I haven't found any local Turface ether. But as I was further researching the forum I stubbed a cross Schultz...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-16-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Big Bone
Thats a good idea, thanks. BB

Thats a good idea, thanks.

BB
Forum: Substrate 02-16-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By Big Bone
Ok I sent an email to both my Lesco local dealers...

Ok I sent an email to both my Lesco local dealers in hopes for some information about the SMS. As for adding the nutrients would the laterite be fine or should I buy some of these-...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-16-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Big Bone
Super Small Pump

I'm looking for a very small low pressure pump (all I need is a trickle). I'm thinking of a brilliant idea of making a tiny canister filter (about the size of my fist) and I need a pump for it. I now...
Forum: Substrate 02-16-2008, 12:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By Big Bone
So SMS is a nutrient rich soil that will do the...

So SMS is a nutrient rich soil that will do the trick huh? Does any one know where I can get some (home depot, lowes, local garden supply store, online, etc...). As for my few bags of laterite,...
Forum: Fish 02-15-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Big Bone
LOL, sorry I meant avatar.

LOL, sorry I meant avatar.
Forum: Fish 02-15-2008, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Big Bone
Do tropical freshwater Sculpin Exist?

Very strange question, I know but it doesn't hurt to ask right?

Every year I take a trip to the Madison river, Montana to get some great fishing in and have been doing so ever since I was a boy....
Forum: Fish 02-15-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,067
Posted By Big Bone
I read something like they stopped importing them...

I read something like they stopped importing them because there almost extinct in the wild, is that true? I'd love to get my hands on one or two but not for that price. I can't wait till the breeders...
Forum: Substrate 02-15-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By Big Bone
What substrate would you suggest?

I'm starting a 115 gal planted tank (72" long, 18 1/2" wide, and 23" deep) and the only experience I've had is with a 10 gal. I've figured most of it out-
Lighting (mid light)
pressurized Co2...
Forum: DIY 02-14-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 29,999
Posted By Big Bone
Ok, you've probably already thought of this but I...

Ok, you've probably already thought of this but I figured on saying it just in case. Why not drill a small hole in the pipe and run the cord through it? Sure beats tying it off I think.
Looks great...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-13-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,041
Posted By Big Bone
I have used it to lower the pH down a bit. I just...

I have used it to lower the pH down a bit. I just put in in a nylon sock an soaked in the the filter (sphagnum moss works best, I've found) if thats what your looking for of course. Your local...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-13-2008, 07:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,041
Posted By Big Bone
LOL, I'm sure he's just looking for the answers...

LOL, I'm sure he's just looking for the answers he wants to here.

Yes christopherhicks good tank, pat on the head. You did a great job researching and planning your tank. Way to go buddy!!


BB
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-12-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Big Bone
I was thinking about buying 25 of them off of...

I was thinking about buying 25 of them off of aquabid for about $150 total. They sure are cool looking.

BB
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-12-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Big Bone
Looking good man! I'm just wondering, how are the...

Looking good man! I'm just wondering, how are the Galaxy Rasboras working out for you. I'm want to get a whole bunch of them but if they are too temperamental I might just stick with Harlequins...
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