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Forum: Tank Journals   11-12-2012, 03:16 PM
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Posted By tcampbell
So if you where to do it again you would set it...

So if you where to do it again you would set it up like a reef tank, with an external Herbie or bean style box on the side? I am in the process of setting up a new tank (120x60X55CM) and want to go...
Forum: DIY   05-16-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By tcampbell
Any truth to this

I was at a tannk maker's place today trying to get a custom tank made. All went well until i mentioned using black silicon. He said that black silicon fails quicker than clear as the black is just...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-14-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 17,506
Posted By tcampbell
Sad, but true. How do they fix it? If it was...

Sad, but true. How do they fix it? If it was custom built in Asia, they can't mail it back and have it built again. That would cost too much. They can't just have another one built, that would take...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-28-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,769
Posted By tcampbell
Great lights, however I am based in Taiwan. ...

Great lights, however I am based in Taiwan.
Surprised to see this tread bumped. Haven't looked at it in years. Tanks has been through a lot of changes since then and now being redone after a move...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-28-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 17,506
Posted By tcampbell
I agree with you, smaller suspended lights look...

I agree with you, smaller suspended lights look better.
Looks like it will be a great tank.
Forum: Tank Journals   04-25-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 17,506
Posted By tcampbell
Tank Size 40 x 24 x 18 inches rimless, no...

Tank Size
40 x 24 x 18 inches
rimless, no internal bracing
1/2 inch Starphire glass all around, even the bottom!
black silicone seams
Forum: Tank Journals   08-13-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 46,184
Posted By tcampbell
Can you take a picture showing the amount...

Can

you take a picture showing the amount of bowing you get
Forum: Tank Journals   08-08-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 46,184
Posted By tcampbell
How much bowing do you get in that tank. I have a...

How much bowing do you get in that tank. I have a Mr.Aqua 60cm rimless tank and when filled up to 1" from the top there is noticable bowing. I noticed in the shops here the 10mm glass 90cm tanks my...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-08-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 233,011
Posted By tcampbell
That' strange

Wow. I have never know them to be that agressive. I have 5 standard GBR in my 50gallon tank, along with 3 Electric Blue ones and a other fish with no issues at all. None have been killed or harrased....
Forum: Equipment   05-04-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,302
Posted By tcampbell
jebo and jabao are the same company. Just...

jebo and jabao are the same company. Just different spelling in different markets.
Forum: Equipment   03-29-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,302
Posted By tcampbell
Here in Taiwan Jabao is quiet common for the...

Here in Taiwan Jabao is quiet common for the budget user, but not reilable. Usually the filters last between on and 2 years before there are problems, and getting part are hard. The LFS here say if...
Forum: Substrate   03-20-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,085
Posted By tcampbell
That's strange. Here in Taiwan it is less than...

That's strange. Here in Taiwan it is less than half the price of ADA soil. It is used a lot for that reason. there are two colors, black and a dark brown.
Forum: DIY   03-12-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 18,361
Posted By tcampbell
The biggest issue if the height of it as well as...

The biggest issue if the height of it as well as the quality of silcon and workmanship when making a rimmless tank. Standard factory tanks are built cheaply assuming that the rim will hold it...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-12-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By tcampbell
The Tsunami hitting Japan is terrible, and almost...

The Tsunami hitting Japan is terrible, and almost everyone else here in Asia is nervous about after shock and after effects. Japan has had more than a dozen 5.4 and above after shocks since the...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-01-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,136
Posted By tcampbell
Thanks. Your answers and explaination as aways...

Thanks. Your answers and explaination as aways are very helpful as is your experience.

What level of bowing do you get with that thickness. I have seen a few 12mm tanks at 48X24X24 that bow quiet...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-28-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,136
Posted By tcampbell
A few questions

What was the reason for wanting the shallower tank? Easier planting? Better light penetration? Or for the layout of the room the shallower tank just looked better. Or so you could use thinner glass...
Forum: Fish   02-28-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,858
Posted By tcampbell
Keep him in the bowl. It will make your kids...

Keep him in the bowl. It will make your kids happy and they can look at him every meal time!
Forum: Equipment   02-28-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By tcampbell
The filtration is more depended upon what kind of...

The filtration is more depended upon what kind of tank you have an how high your bioload.

If you have a heavily planted tank then most of the filtration is done through the plants and regular...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-19-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,193
Posted By tcampbell
A canister filter can lead to water on the floor...

A canister filter can lead to water on the floor just as easy as a sump. But a properly designed sump will not have the problem unless the tank seals fail. In the same way a proper canister filter...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-06-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,237
Posted By tcampbell
I would assume you would have to tear down and...

I would assume you would have to tear down and set up the current tank after buffing. Wouldn't all that "sanding" place small pieces of glass powder in the current tank. I would assume that would be...
Forum: Fish   12-06-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,212
Posted By tcampbell
I never realized how luck I was to be living in...

I never realized how luck I was to be living in Asia until I read this post. The regular Ottos go for less than a dollar a piece here, and the Cocama for just under 2 dollars US. Usually I can by 8...
Forum: Fish   12-05-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,655
Posted By tcampbell
The same one would go about 200 dollars US here...

The same one would go about 200 dollars US here in Taiwan so I would say that price is quite high> However, since I can buy ten cardinal tetra for 3 dollars US and you spend about 3 to 5 dollars a...
Forum: Plants   12-02-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By tcampbell
My melt for a very strange reason. I have two...

My melt for a very strange reason. I have two tanks running, both are 100% Crypts. I don't does anythingand I don't add anything to the substrate for the tank. Just regular water changes and feeding...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-08-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,590
Posted By tcampbell
I am looking at doing thes amse thing on a...

I am looking at doing thes amse thing on a 120X60X60 glass tank, using a low flow sump and a cansiter as well.

With regards to the sump and bulkheads. What sizes are you using? 1" or 1.5" outflow...
Forum: Equipment   10-06-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By tcampbell
I use it. Actually I used one of the first ones...

I use it. Actually I used one of the first ones before they were on the market. Works fantastic, with a very fine adjustment needle. The needle area can swivel so that it is facing any way which...
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