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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-09-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By ABOBO
I reduced the amount of time and effort on...

I reduced the amount of time and effort on de-rimming projects by using a heat gun on low setting combined with a nice utility knife, changing out blades often. Heating the plastic to near taffy...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By ABOBO
Coming from a saltwater background that picture...

Coming from a saltwater background that picture is just frightening to even think about. It is conceivable if and only if the 20l was set up as a riparium, with the total volume only about a third...
Forum: DIY 01-20-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,569
Posted By ABOBO
When I derimmed my 20l I used my heatgun on the...

When I derimmed my 20l I used my heatgun on the lower setting to just soften the top rim to near taffy-like consistency and just used my utility knife to slice off sections as I went along. using...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-17-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,544
Posted By ABOBO
I used a heatgun while derimming my 20l. Total...

I used a heatgun while derimming my 20l. Total time for rim removal and scraping the heated silicone down to the glass was around 25 minutes. Did a day watertest and it was fine. Currently growing...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 976
Posted By ABOBO
Don't try to use check valves on outputs. Sooner...

Don't try to use check valves on outputs. Sooner or later they will fail, even if you clean them out constantly. What you want to do is just drill a small anti siphon hole just an inch or so below...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By ABOBO
1/16th for each side wall, with the 3/8ths in...

1/16th for each side wall, with the 3/8ths in between them. You have to factor in both sides. I have more than a few sets of lily pipes I made using those pipes and a heat gun on a low setting.
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By ABOBO
I don't know if you're planning on slamming these...

I don't know if you're planning on slamming these things around but 1/16ths is fine. And 1/16ths is the wall thickness you're gonna have if you want 3/8ths ID, 1/2 OD.
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By ABOBO
http://www.tapplastics.com/shop/product.php?pid=14...

http://www.tapplastics.com/shop/product.php?pid=141&
Hope that link works. Posting from phone so I never know. 1/2th inch OD, 1/16th wall.
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By ABOBO
Tap plastics had 3/8th ID, 1/2 OD, I believe.

Tap plastics had 3/8th ID, 1/2 OD, I believe.
Forum: Aquascaping 12-21-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By ABOBO
Grotto and seiryu rock question

I'm currently setting up a 20l that I de-rimmed recently. Already have my substrate and equipment picked out and ready. The only thing I am currently stuck on is rocks. I had some that I was going...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By ABOBO
When I had my 300 gallon saltwater predator tank...

When I had my 300 gallon saltwater predator tank set up a few years back I used a couple of 500 watt titanium heaters by Finnex. Price was good, never had any issues with over or under heating, and...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By ABOBO
Have you checked into trying to order a Mr. Aqua...

Have you checked into trying to order a Mr. Aqua cube from Marine Depot? Not sure of their policy to Canadian shipping but it's another option to look into.
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