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Forum: DIY   08-11-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Digs
Unfortunately I do not have pictures of the...

Unfortunately I do not have pictures of the building process. But basically I just cut the lexan sheet (1/8") to the shape of my aquariums using an acrylic scorer. My tank has curved edges on the...
Forum: DIY   08-11-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,694
Posted By Digs
Hmm good point. The Lexan is a good bit thicker...

Hmm good point. The Lexan is a good bit thicker than the acrylic I was working with.
Forum: DIY   08-11-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,694
Posted By Digs
Thanks for he replies everybody. Sorry I haven't...

Thanks for he replies everybody. Sorry I haven't posted back on this thread in a while. I went ahead with the build despite my hesitations about the silicon sticking to the lexan. It ended up turning...
Forum: Fish   04-05-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By Digs
Least Shy Boraras?

Hey all,

Im looking at getting a school of 15 microrasbora for my heavily planted, thriving 9g tank. I have 15 boraras urophthalmoides in my other tank that are awesome and doing very well, but go...
Forum: DIY   04-04-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,694
Posted By Digs
thanks ill give it a go

thanks ill give it a go
Forum: DIY   04-04-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,694
Posted By Digs
so would roughing the lexan up a bit with...

so would roughing the lexan up a bit with sandpaper where the silicone will be help this?
Forum: DIY   04-04-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,694
Posted By Digs
Lexan lid. How well does silicone adhere to lexan (polycarbonate)

Hey,

I have a lexan lid over my small (12" x 12") tank. I would like to give it a hinge so that the front part of it could be opened. I have seen people use silicone on glass lids to make a nice...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-06-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By Digs
Its pretty easy to cut lexan (polycarbonate)...

Its pretty easy to cut lexan (polycarbonate) sheets to fit a small rimless tank. I have them on mine and feel that they don't detract from the rimless look all that much
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-22-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Digs
In my experience with GW algae it will go away on...

In my experience with GW algae it will go away on its own. I had a bad case of it when I first set up a 28g tank. I think it was due to root tabs leaching out into the water column. I just let the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-17-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By Digs
I had that filter on my ebi for a while. Had the...

I had that filter on my ebi for a while. Had the same problem with rattling noise and it drove me insane. Also didnt like how much room it took up inside the tank I finally got a toms mini canister...
Forum: Equipment   10-05-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By Digs
Do you think this one would be a better choice?...

Do you think this one would be a better choice? Seems like the needle valves are a bit of an upgrade.

http://greenleafaquariums.com/co2-manifolds-splitters/co2-dual-manifold.html
Forum: Equipment   10-05-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By Digs
great! thanks so much for your help

great! thanks so much for your help
Forum: Equipment   10-05-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By Digs
adding a dual manifold to aquatek co2 regulator

Hi all,

I was wondering if anyone had experience switching out the needle valve on an aquatek co2 regulator with a CO2 manifold gang valve by jbj. I am concerned with thread sizes matching up....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-28-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,220
Posted By Digs
Its a Toms Rapid Mini Canister. I have one on...

Its a Toms Rapid Mini Canister. I have one on each of my ebis and love them. Perfect amount of flow and completely silent. The only thing is your not supposed to put them below tank level so they...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-28-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,585
Posted By Digs
Thanks for the comments! Im hoping everything...

Thanks for the comments! Im hoping everything grows in a little taller
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-19-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,220
Posted By Digs
Second Planted Ebi

Substrate: Up Aqua Shrimp Soil
Lighting: Finnex Fuge Ray LED
Filtration: Tom Mini Canister
No Co2 or ferts
Fauna: Cherry Shrimp

Have had it up and running for about a month. So far things are...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-19-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,041
Posted By Digs
Update! Things are a bit overgrown and need to...

Update! Things are a bit overgrown and need to be trimmed down.

52610

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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-19-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,585
Posted By Digs
Riparium Bowl-2 gal

I decided to take down my ebi riparium so that I could use it for another project. I wanted to keep my riparium plants going so I decided on a super low tech bowl. This bowl only uses a 15watt 6500k...
Forum: Plants   08-10-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,646
Posted By Digs
Ive only had luck with red tiger lotus with co2...

Ive only had luck with red tiger lotus with co2 injected tanks. Ive had the leaves rot away to nothing and then as soon as co2 was added id have a huge plant 2 weeks later.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-27-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,487
Posted By Digs
I have two ebis and have a tom rapids mini...

I have two ebis and have a tom rapids mini canister on each of them. Plenty of flow, completely silent, lots of room for filter media, and cheap. should be able to get them for under $30 on amazon.
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-01-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,041
Posted By Digs
I had both planaria (flatworms) and nematodes...

I had both planaria (flatworms) and nematodes (roundworms) they were both small and you could really only see them squirming around in the substrate pressed up against the glass. I think they...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-01-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,041
Posted By Digs
Long overdue update. Both shrimp species are...

Long overdue update. Both shrimp species are thriving. CRS are frequently berried but never seem to hatch. Cherry population is growing pretty well. Overall I have a ton of shrimp in this tank.
...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-11-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,006
Posted By Digs
Thanks i'm really enjoying this tank. Now i just...

Thanks i'm really enjoying this tank. Now i just need my plants in the back to grow out a bit. I picture the crypt ciliata and echinodorus cordifolius getting tall and sticking out of a thick bunch...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-11-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,651
Posted By Digs
red tiger lotus.. great plant but gets big fast

red tiger lotus.. great plant but gets big fast
Forum: Tank Journals   05-11-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,832
Posted By Digs
Love the stand and the riparium plants growing...

Love the stand and the riparium plants growing out of the top.. Nice tank!
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