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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-05-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,088
Posted By Manolito
Robot building. I built a full-size R2D2....

Robot building.

I built a full-size R2D2. It was featured in the movie - FANBOYS. Just released on DVD last month. It is not a blockbuster, but a great movie and very funny. Go check it out.
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Forum: Lighting 04-22-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,796
Posted By Manolito
Here's a thread that I did on my tank. HTH ...

Here's a thread that I did on my tank.

HTH

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/diy/77197-moonlighting-your-tank.html
Forum: DIY 03-10-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 214,629
Posted By Manolito
Thanks Glen. Actually I lied a little bit....

Thanks Glen.

Actually I lied a little bit. I bought those aok cabinet doors at a local Habitat for Humanity store for $2 a piece. So I design the stand and the canopy so the doors will fit...
Forum: DIY 03-09-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 214,629
Posted By Manolito
Here is mine for 150 gal. Basically 2 x 4...

Here is mine for 150 gal.

Basically 2 x 4 and wrapped it with a 3/4" oak plywood.

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b193/mansugi/Aquarium/134_3456.jpg...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-07-2008, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Manolito
No I don't. They call me to do a promo for a...

No I don't. They call me to do a promo for a local Pepsi distribution center.

The second pic is for a movie "Fanboys" that is schedule to be out in February. Really cool and funny movie.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-06-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Manolito
Does your fish like R2 D2?

Found this at a local store.............
http://www.petco.com/Shop/Product.aspx?familyid=108058&Ntt=r2d2&OneResultRedirect=1...
Forum: DIY 11-25-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,339
Posted By Manolito
I found this on the web................... ...

I found this on the web...................



HTH.
Forum: DIY 11-24-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,339
Posted By Manolito
Glad it works for you. Please post some...

Glad it works for you.

Please post some pics.

:)
Forum: DIY 11-20-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,339
Posted By Manolito
Well.............it depends. Are you trying to...

Well.............it depends. Are you trying to light up the whole tank or just moonlighting your tank?
Forum: DIY 11-20-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,339
Posted By Manolito
It seemed that afew of the questions already been...

It seemed that afew of the questions already been answered in this thread. So I just detail a little bit more.

I got the lights from Target and yes they do come in white, blue and multi colors....
Forum: DIY 11-20-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,339
Posted By Manolito
Moonlighting your tank

I know there are more than one way to moonlight your tank. I just did mine over the weekend. The good news is ...... it is the right time to get the light.

I bought a few of these LED dome...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Manolito
I have a 20 lbs on a 150 gal. @ about 7 - 10...

I have a 20 lbs on a 150 gal. @ about 7 - 10 bubbles per second running it at 16 hours a day. Lasted 2 years.

:icon_wink
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-24-2008, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Manolito
Thanks for the link. A

Thanks for the link.

A
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-22-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Manolito
Airline tubing

Anybody knows what is the exact measurement for a regular vinyl aquarium tubing?

I need a lot (setting up a fish room) like about 500 ft. or so. So is the best place to get it for cheap.
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Forum: Equipment 08-15-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,132
Posted By Manolito
I am using enteral pumps that I got really cheap...

I am using enteral pumps that I got really cheap from an auction. Now I am running 2 of them - one for the micro nutrients and the other for the macro.

I am using a gallon milk jugs and dripping...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2008, 03:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By Manolito
It is call Novus. ...

It is call Novus.

http://us.st12.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/yhst-92284169562666_2008_2764967
Forum: DIY 05-14-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,333
Posted By Manolito
Thank you all for your help. I ordered a...

Thank you all for your help.

I ordered a couple of the DT17. They seem to be the right price and the right one for my application.

I plan to replumb my water fill line to 1/2" to the tank and...
Forum: DIY 05-14-2008, 03:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,333
Posted By Manolito
I bought 2 of that very same timers just to find...

I bought 2 of that very same timers just to find out that I cannot program them to work just one day a week. It either goes for 7 days, 5 days or 2 days.

The sump is a Del Ray model 240. i...
Forum: DIY 05-13-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,333
Posted By Manolito
I wish mine is as simple as yours. I have a...

I wish mine is as simple as yours.

I have a sump under the tank and overflow in the tank. So if the water level is below the overflow, no water is flowing to the sump. I do have a "Y" on the...
Forum: DIY 05-13-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,333
Posted By Manolito
I was researching for digital timer and saw...

I was researching for digital timer and saw this..................

https://www.intermaticstore.com/dt27recall.pgm
Forum: DIY 05-11-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,333
Posted By Manolito
OK. Actually it is more of a sump than a wet/dry....

OK. Actually it is more of a sump than a wet/dry.

As you see in my set up, I cannot turn on the draining pump without turning off the main cycling pump. I need to drain the water from the...
Forum: DIY 05-10-2008, 05:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,333
Posted By Manolito
Here is my simple set up - color coded. ...

Here is my simple set up - color coded.

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b193/mansugi/Aquarium/WCsystem.jpg
Forum: DIY 05-09-2008, 03:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,333
Posted By Manolito
Thanks guys. Yes, I do have a 10"...

Thanks guys.



Yes, I do have a 10" whole house filters install for the incoming water. Water was tapped from the cold and hot and mixed together before entering the filter. The reason I have...
Forum: DIY 05-08-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,333
Posted By Manolito
DIY - Water Changing System

This question is to all of you who have the WC system OR to anyone ....

I have a WC system running on my aquarium. Currently I still have to flip 3 switches to do a water change. Not too bad.
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Forum: DIY 12-31-2007, 03:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,801
Posted By Manolito
Glad that Little Giant Float Valve works for you....

Glad that Little Giant Float Valve works for you.

:)
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