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Forum: DIY   05-08-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
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Hey, thanks Robsworld! I'm sure you can, why...

Hey, thanks Robsworld! I'm sure you can, why don't you give it a go sometime? If you're having problems figuring out what to write about, check out www.reddit.com/r/writingprompts. there's a lot of...
Forum: DIY   05-08-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
To add to what I mentioned in the earlier post,...

To add to what I mentioned in the earlier post, the new LED flood lights are 100% painted. Even under the LED chip. What lovely engineer thought it would be a good idea to put an insulator between a...
Forum: DIY   04-18-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Thanks for the input! I only have a group of one...

Thanks for the input! I only have a group of one 30W flood to go by, so maybe I've made a mistake. Although I have the materials to modify the lights for heat, so I'll go ahead and do it. I was just...
Forum: DIY   04-18-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
There comes a time...

There comes a time in a man's life when he feels an instinctual need to withdraw into the confines of his cave. The need he feels is deep.
Primal.
As he withdraws, he observes his surroundings....
Forum: DIY   01-16-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Check out the UGLY TANK! thread in my signature....

Check out the UGLY TANK! thread in my signature. I made a background by breaking slate tile into relatively straight (but jagged) lengths, then gluing them together with GE 100% clear silicone.
...
Forum: DIY   01-15-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,714
What MasterBeast has a picture of on page 2 of...

What MasterBeast has a picture of on page 2 of this thread is what I had a few years back. It exploded on it's first use (Our house had extraordinarily high water pressure due to being just a couple...
Forum: DIY   01-15-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,136
Alright, it's been a while, but here's what's...

Alright, it's been a while, but here's what's happened to the tank!

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/picture.php?albumid=16922&pictureid=73178

The angled aluminum is on all the corners.

The...
Forum: DIY   06-29-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
If vinegar is working, stay with vinegar. I just...

If vinegar is working, stay with vinegar. I just recently had to clean up some glass that was so bad, it was fully opaque. The glass covered the top of the tank, and didn't come in contact with fish....
Forum: Low Tech Forum   06-26-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,551
I did a ~3 gallon beta vase for my son a while...

I did a ~3 gallon beta vase for my son a while back, with a DIY air-powered filter. There's pics of it on some old thread of mine someplace. It was pretty sweet, but Elvis eventually jumped ship. :(...
Forum: DIY   06-26-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,136
Speaking of computer stuff, my one year old desk...

Speaking of computer stuff, my one year old desk top's power supply just went out on me today. I've been using the card reader which I installed into one of the bays, so there won't be any more...
Forum: DIY   06-25-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,136
Lochaber, Hoppy, Betta tail, thank you all for...

Lochaber, Hoppy, Betta tail, thank you all for your input. I considered going with several belt blanks, and using leather instead of foam to carry on the look I wanted. In the end, I just went with...
Forum: DIY   06-23-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,136
Alright folks, I hate to do this to anyone who is...

Alright folks, I hate to do this to anyone who is chomping at the bits with anticipation, but I can only give you a teaser. The reason is, there's a problem that I'm not sure is a problem.

The top...
Forum: Substrate   06-23-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Wait, you said rotten egg smell. That's sulfur....

Wait, you said rotten egg smell. That's sulfur. I'm just searching the threads trying to find info on DIY miracle grow root tabs, but I can tell you that sulfur can be very bad news to plants and...
Forum: DIY   06-23-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,136
Have no fear, the progress is DONE! I calculated...

Have no fear, the progress is DONE! I calculated that in the past two weeks I've put in approximately 160 hours into building this stand and lights. But it's now complete. Pics and story to come...
Forum: Fish   06-17-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
I had something like that appear a couple months...

I had something like that appear a couple months after a fishless cycle. I used fertilizer ammonia to get everything going. Later, the ammonia prills ended up appearing at all the same time, then...
Forum: DIY   06-16-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,136
Burr740: Thank you very much. Bandit1200:...

Burr740: Thank you very much.

Bandit1200: That's a pretty sweet setup that guy did with his reef, but I'm not certain as to what you're trying pointing out with the link. Let me know.

Please...
Forum: DIY   06-12-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
You just want a bulkhead and nozzle to make the...

You just want a bulkhead and nozzle to make the tanks look cleaner, is that it?
Forum: DIY   06-12-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,136
Not at promised time, but some pics! Just a...

Not at promised time, but some pics!

Just a shot of my back yard, and showing that I used the same piece of wood to mark lengths for all legs and leg parts.
...
Forum: DIY   06-11-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,136
Reviving this thread back from the dead. We had...

Reviving this thread back from the dead. We had some family health trouble for a while, but everything is great now. On top of that, summer vacation has started for my son and I! So I'm spending this...
Forum: DIY   12-20-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
I'm with lochabar on all points he made. The back...

I'm with lochabar on all points he made. The back of my 75G was painted black when I bought it off craigslist, and it looks awesome.
Forum: DIY   12-20-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,217
I'm going to guess that a flat black screen could...

I'm going to guess that a flat black screen could be laid over the glass, without interrupting too much of your light, but would stop it from reflecting. You can buy rolls of the stuff at home...
Forum: DIY   12-20-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
That's actually one of the steps in interior...

That's actually one of the steps in interior design. It's called the "cutout plan" for obvious reasons. It's easier on your spine to move a paper couch fifteen times around a paper living room,...
Forum: DIY   12-19-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,136
Deano85: Yeah, I think it's overbuilt, but I'm...

Deano85: Yeah, I think it's overbuilt, but I'm not sure. I know the legs are much stronger than they need to be, but that's just part of the look that I want. Although the 6x6 is part of the look...
Forum: DIY   12-19-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
If you can, use 100% silicone. I've used the...

If you can, use 100% silicone. I've used the cheapo GE 100% silicone in three different aquariums, and haven't had any problems. If you call their number, they won't tell you it's aquarium safe (they...
Forum: DIY   12-19-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
I'm pretty sure it took me about ten hours of...

I'm pretty sure it took me about ten hours of trial and error before I really discovered how to use LibreDraw, (from Libreoffice.org) but it is extremely useful. It is certainly no google sketchup,...
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