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Forum: DIY 06-21-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Did you check on the Thingiverse link I provided?...

Did you check on the Thingiverse link I provided?

What about making your own ABS filament for $5 a pound and $4 for every additional pound (minus the extruder cost)?

Click link for details:...
Forum: DIY 06-20-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Cool 3D Printers and Aquariums

I was looking at Thingiverse.com the other day and decided to check out the aquarium objects the members designed. The objects would have to be made out of waterproof plastic since PLA is...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-15-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By Cambrian Creature
My MTS snails are looking for more, where as my...

My MTS snails are looking for more, where as my red cherry shrimp have completely cleaned off the inside of the avocado skin. No deaths have been observed.

I would advise you not to feed your...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-15-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Oops. I misspelled the title, can one of the...

Oops. I misspelled the title, can one of the nice moderators fix it for me please? Should be invertebrates.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-15-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Avocados and Invertabrates

I did some research lately and discovered that even though avocados can harm and even kill pets and livestock (including fish), invertebrates appear to be immune to the toxin persin in them.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-12-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Since 2001 there have been 21 seasons. Most of...

Since 2001 there have been 21 seasons. Most of the products can be watched on YouTube after checking the Wikipedia episode list:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_How_It%27s_Made_episodes ...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By Cambrian Creature
:hihi:. Sometimes being a bit of a pack rat is a...

:hihi:. Sometimes being a bit of a pack rat is a good thing. Turns out we have a plastic bag re-sealer that worked perfectly. After 20 seconds of constant pressure and heat the tear was sealed. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-12-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Smile How It's Made - Fish Food

I just saw this today on the Science Channel and thought I should share it.

How It's Made - Fish Food - YouTube

Tetra flakes and sticks / pellets are shown.
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By Cambrian Creature
What about using a wood burner pen or a putty...

What about using a wood burner pen or a putty knife heated by a propane blow torch?
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Need Help Repairing Purigen Bag Seam

As I was rinsing trapped mulm out of the 100ml bag of purigen to increase flow-through I noticed one of the seams was not welded tight enough and it opened slightly.

Can I glue it shut with...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Purigen with Zero Bypass

I noticed that if I have my purigen bag sandwiched between a wad of floss and the filter pump in a "zero bypass" configuration it clogs up with anything that gets past the floss and reduces flow. ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Cool My YouTube Videos

I thought I would show everyone my YouTube account.

Under the microscope I filmed 2 videos of bladder snail eggs and a bunch of rotifers.

Non microscope videos are of the slime mold...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-24-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Question Kent Marine Organic Adsorption Resin

Has anyone used this stuff in their freshwater tanks for tannin removal?

It sounds similar to purigen but requires super saturated brine (NaCl) for regeneration.

I don't like the idea of...
Forum: DIY 01-06-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Lightbulb Do You Want To Shape Your DIY Food?

First you want it to be a paste-like consistency. Then you use a jerky gun or an icing gun to extrude it into sticks / pellets, ribbons / flakes.

The icing gun has more versatility because of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-06-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,252
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Both fine mesh media bags and stainless steel...

Both fine mesh media bags and stainless steel intake filters are better than sponges as they don't clog and allow better flow. The shrimp also love to graze on them and get pieces of food that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-05-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,252
Posted By Cambrian Creature
I am guessing this means that an AC foam block is...

I am guessing this means that an AC foam block is not 100% effective at keeping baby shrimp out of a filter. :icon_conf
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-08-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By Cambrian Creature
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-08-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Like Petco?

Like Petco?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-08-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Question Anyone Have Extra Malaysian Trumpet Snails?

As the title asks I would like to get some Malaysian Trumpet Snails. I checked ebay prices since nobody has them where I live. I prefer that they be free since i have no credit card.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-15-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,009
Posted By Cambrian Creature
When my RCS start hanging on objects that are...

When my RCS start hanging on objects that are close to the water's surface it is their way of telling me to change the water. Are any of your shrimp doing this?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-15-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Almost forgot to mention that the local newspaper...

Almost forgot to mention that the local newspaper mentioned the city water is using chloramines now.

Water conditioner reviews link: http://www.thetropicaltank.co.uk/rev-cond.htm
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-15-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Prime vs. AquaSafe?

I just ran out of Wardley Essentials Chlor-out right when I needed to change water and was wondering which is better, SeaChem Prime or Tetra AquaSafe.

If they are in stock I can get Prime at...
Forum: DIY 08-27-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,408
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Working out the glitches slowly since the poly...

Working out the glitches slowly since the poly foam clogs after one week of running.

Removed the unraveled bath scrunchy since it takes so long to remove and reinstall when cleaning, plus it...
Forum: DIY 08-16-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,408
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Installed it one week ago and it has been keeping...

Installed it one week ago and it has been keeping the water nice and clear without clogging or spiking the parameters. I just need to get some Purigen to remove the tannins next.

I had to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-11-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Cambrian Creature
Anyone Work at Chain / Retail Pet Stores?

I was wondering what the work environment was like since there are occasional job openings at my local pet store (chain). I sense a high employee turnover rate. Anything else to expect or are these...
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