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Forum: DIY 10-16-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Kaduhn1
We use weld-on glue at work and its the stuff...

We use weld-on glue at work and its the stuff that melts the plastic and welds it back together, the stuff we have doesn't work the best on lexan though. The stuff i linked is a solvent as well...
Forum: DIY 10-16-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Kaduhn1
http://www.eplastics.com/Lexan_Polycarbonate_Glue...

http://www.eplastics.com/Lexan_Polycarbonate_Glue
Check out the IPS16- says for water tight so i would assume it won't fall apart- and being 10 gallon compartments the psi required isn't huge. The...
Forum: DIY 10-16-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Kaduhn1
DIY Lexan tanks

I'm getting some free 1/4" lexan- about 6 pieces 2' by 4' pieces. I know its not the ideal material for tanks but its free. I know most people say not to but we make guards with it at work and glue...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 08-28-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,790
Posted By Kaduhn1
theaquaticplantsociety.org just did a small right...

theaquaticplantsociety.org just did a small right up and some videos on the new lights. Their Facebook page is The Aquatics Plant Society.
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,287
Posted By Kaduhn1
The gph rating on most cheaper filters is way...

The gph rating on most cheaper filters is way inflated- they just make up a number and call it good, they also have a ton of bypass that helps them achieve that number. pack them full of media so...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,287
Posted By Kaduhn1
Hope i'm not too late but i have a 36 gallon...

Hope i'm not too late but i have a 36 gallon densly planted with an ehiem 2215. love it. absolutely silent. If i would have had the extra money i would have gone one size up. the 2213 is too small...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Kaduhn1
is the pressure set on the regulator high enough?...

is the pressure set on the regulator high enough? It might be set too low and it's just stopping the flow. just an idea.
Forum: DIY 05-15-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,972
Posted By Kaduhn1
How much does it cost to make these? The iowa...

How much does it cost to make these? The iowa aquatics club is looking at buying a par meter to rent out to members.
Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,415
Posted By Kaduhn1
As soon as we plant our gardens- the plants are...

As soon as we plant our gardens- the plants are taking up a closet that is warm so I wouldn't have to heat the tanks I'll give it a shot. I think I'm going to try local pond plants as well. Keep it...
Forum: Fish 04-26-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,415
Posted By Kaduhn1
Could I just do one of the compartments in the...

Could I just do one of the compartments in the sump with peat in it? What kind of peat moss is it?
Forum: Fish 04-26-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,415
Posted By Kaduhn1
Awesome thread. I have a pair blue paradises...

Awesome thread. I have a pair blue paradises gouramis and the male is constantly showing off to her and attempting to build bubble nest but i have them in a community tank with too much flow and...
Forum: DIY 04-17-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By Kaduhn1
My tank is about 20" deep so little less. I think...

My tank is about 20" deep so little less. I think the angles were still 120 or so . which would be about perfect to just make some short legs and mount them. Two per side to add to my led fixture i...
Forum: DIY 04-17-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By Kaduhn1
http://www.eb...

http://www.eb ay.com/itm/10W-20W-50W-LED-Wash-Flood-light-Garden-Outdoor-Landscape-Lamp-Cool-Warm-white-/181231151135?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&var=&hash=item2a3237e81f

Take the space out
Forum: DIY 04-17-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By Kaduhn1
Wow thats awesome. [Ebay Link Removed] I found...

Wow thats awesome. [Ebay Link Removed]
I found these. Little more stream line. Hows your growth at the bottom of the tank. I have deep tank too and light down there is an issue and plants don't do...
Forum: DIY 04-14-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By Kaduhn1
thats awesome swamprat. My problem is the wife...

thats awesome swamprat. My problem is the wife doesn't like stuff hanging like that. Thats why i'd want to take it apart to some degree. The stand obviously would be gone. make some legs to mount it...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-11-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,117
Posted By Kaduhn1
Knock it off with the awesome tanks, making the...

Knock it off with the awesome tanks, making the rest of us look bad. That little bowl and tank on the sides, Whats all in those? No filter or anything either?
Forum: DIY 04-10-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By Kaduhn1
Led work light from lowes

Has anyone every taken apart a work light like this

http://www.lowes.com/pd_458686-43921-MPL1001-LED15K840_0__

And used the components out of it to build a fixture. This light is bright as...
Forum: DIY 04-10-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Kaduhn1
are you mounting the entire light inside the...

are you mounting the entire light inside the gutter your tearing the components out and remounting them? And using both ballast still or buying one that will do both lights?
Forum: DIY 04-10-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Kaduhn1
Where did you get the fixtures from? I found...

Where did you get the fixtures from? I found these guys http://www.slimfluorescent.com/?gclid=CL_g9cyw070CFUVgMgodhiMALA and the 30" t4 would fit my tank perfect. it's 30" wide. Kinda odd with a t4...
Forum: DIY 04-10-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,972
Posted By Kaduhn1
http://www.smooth-on.com/Urethane-Plastic-a/c5_111...

http://www.smooth-on.com/Urethane-Plastic-a/c5_1119_1213/index.html
Here's another plastics company we buy stuff from. Looks like there is more of a liquid maybe
Forum: DIY 04-09-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,972
Posted By Kaduhn1
Just throwing some ideas for you :) maybe a...

Just throwing some ideas for you :) maybe a syringe if the pigment can be sucked up.
Forum: DIY 04-09-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,972
Posted By Kaduhn1
are you weighing the pigments to mix them? we do...

are you weighing the pigments to mix them? we do ink for pad printing and its measured out by weight not volume.
Forum: DIY 04-09-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Kaduhn1
Knew someone with little more knowledge would...

Knew someone with little more knowledge would chime in. You got me looking now too, i need more light. Going two bulbs that are shorter than the tank would allow you to raise it up and still get good...
Forum: DIY 04-09-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,972
Posted By Kaduhn1
yeah, buying a few machines to make one part...

yeah, buying a few machines to make one part wouldn't be very cost effective and I didn't know how long that mold would last, 100 parts isn't bad though. Is this something you're eventually going to...
Forum: DIY 04-08-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Kaduhn1
You're going to spend more time and money on this...

You're going to spend more time and money on this than what a single t8 fixture cost. But if you are doing it because you want to then you should be able to search T8 par levels and there's probably...
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