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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-03-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,146
Posted By M1STE2TEA
Low tech 10 gallon Riparium growth update w/video

Hello everyone, I want to share my progress on the 10 gallon riparium that I have been growing for now almost a year. I say it is low tech because I am only using natural lighting from the windows...
Forum: DIY 06-24-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,120
Posted By M1STE2TEA
Thats a good idea... or maybe even small zip ties...

Thats a good idea... or maybe even small zip ties would work as well.

BTW I just remembered to mention, it would have been a lot easier to punch the holes with a hot fork rather than drilling...
Forum: DIY 06-24-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,120
Posted By M1STE2TEA
sorry guys, I thought I'd take a shortcut, save...

sorry guys, I thought I'd take a shortcut, save my file attachment space... doing it the right way now.



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16 inch, 7 inch and a 5 inch, made to fit into a standard 10 gallon tank with a 4...
Forum: DIY 06-22-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,120
Posted By M1STE2TEA
http://www.aquaticplantenthusiasts.com/attachments...

http://www.aquaticplantenthusiasts.com/attachments/diy-projects/390d1289464310-diy-riparium-planter-sany1249.jpg
16 inch, 7 inch and a 5 inch, made to fit into a standard 10 gallon tank with a 4...
Forum: DIY 06-21-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,120
Posted By M1STE2TEA
true, I was trying to go for something that...

true, I was trying to go for something that doesnt require glue, but it was just too weak without the glued seam. If I ever need it opened I can just cut it open and put it into a new soda bottle...
Forum: DIY 06-21-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,120
Posted By M1STE2TEA
you know what... I had a can of krylon fusion...

you know what... I had a can of krylon fusion with me and I was really tempted to spray it. So far I do not like the way that the crazy glue makes the plastic look white but I do love being able to...
Forum: DIY 06-21-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,120
Posted By M1STE2TEA
I used to grow some plants like that but I ended...

I used to grow some plants like that but I ended up knocking them over a lot when I was doing water changes with a gravel vac and the substrate in the pot would spill and it was just a big headache
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-20-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,368
Posted By M1STE2TEA
thanks, the center planter is indeed made from a...

thanks, the center planter is indeed made from a soda can. I posted a thread about it in the DIY subcatagory. the plant itself is an amazon sword.
Forum: DIY 06-20-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,120
Posted By M1STE2TEA
yeah it does take up a lot of room. I suppose it...

yeah it does take up a lot of room. I suppose it would also work with other plants that just grow vertically. Although I wanted the plant to block out as much light as possible in the tank that its...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-19-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,368
Posted By M1STE2TEA
How about a low tech RIPARIUM?

Too bad there is not a riparium sub-category on this forum... Anyways it is similar to a paludarium so I thought I'd post it here.

This is my 10 gallon low tech riparium that I have set up at...
Forum: DIY 06-19-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,120
Posted By M1STE2TEA
DIY aquarium planter

I wanted to design a planter for some of my tanks that are bare bottom, here is what I came up with
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I used a 2L bottle, cut the top and bottom so that the top slides over the bottom part. I...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-21-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 540
Posted By M1STE2TEA
Video of my 55gal riparium

here's an update on my 55 gallon riparium.

Hope you enjoy it...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KoZslAs7lO0&hd=1
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-31-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By M1STE2TEA
EBJD in low tech 10 gallon w/other babies

click on video to watch on youtube, put on 1080p and watch fullscreen... its better than looking at it in person

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QK-hdT7_J1s&hd=1

No liquid ferts just osmocote in...
Forum: DIY 09-11-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By M1STE2TEA
how is it progressing? I also have 2 55 gallon...

how is it progressing? I also have 2 55 gallon tanks and a 10 gallon tank, the nook underneath the 10 can be a great storage space for all of the canisters. I was thinking you should make the top of...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-11-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By M1STE2TEA
a 10 gallon tank filled with water is about 110...

a 10 gallon tank filled with water is about 110 lbs, not including the decorations, light hood, filter and such, its a lot of weight and you cannot just put it on any flat surface or desk. they are...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-11-2010, 03:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,693
Posted By M1STE2TEA
thats fantastic for a low-tech planted tank.

thats fantastic for a low-tech planted tank.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-11-2010, 03:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,528
Posted By M1STE2TEA
those tanks look very nice now, the background...

those tanks look very nice now, the background made a big difference.
Maybe its the camera but the lighting seems very yellow, have you thought about changing the bulbs?
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