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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Matsnork
I used to have one of these. Ikea Kallax. Same...

I used to have one of these. Ikea Kallax. Same honey comb paper material in the thicker boards and plywood (spånskiva på svenska) in the load baring cross section....
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Matsnork
Hello neighbour ;) I used a similar ikea...

Hello neighbour ;)

I used a similar ikea product for my 60l for about 2 years with no issues. I would still be careful not to get it to wet though, wich is kind of inevitable dealing with...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By Matsnork
Check this out guide, makes sence to me. Would...

Check this out guide, makes sence to me. Would also love to try some of his media but to expensive for a big filter:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szrUlHTW5Zo
Forum: Lighting 12-15-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By Matsnork
Those are pretty small tanks so building a high...

Those are pretty small tanks so building a high light multi chip led light for them is pretty cheap and straight farward. I dont know your age, technical or financial resources but you should be able...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-15-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 15,005
Posted By Matsnork
Thx. Yes been looking at those stainless...

Thx.

Yes been looking at those stainless skimmers, but decided to build my own as it doubles as a power head. I dont think those smaller skimmers adds very much flow. How powerful is your eheim?
Forum: Lighting 12-15-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By Matsnork
Not at all. Maybe as a moonlight feature. ...

Not at all. Maybe as a moonlight feature.

Those flood lights wotk but itīs better just to build your own. Google "diy multi chip led aquarium light" or something similar. Or you could just go with...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Matsnork
The only one Iīve found so far is an Aquael tank...

The only one Iīve found so far is an Aquael tank from a retailer here in Sweden. 70*70*50cm, floating glass rimless, black silicone. So basically your standard cheap mass produced tank, but itīs...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Matsnork
Modern corner tanks

Just curious to know if anyone has seen or come across a rimless corner tank anywhere.

Iīm talking opti-white/starfire glass and rimless and preferably bowfront.


Google gives me nothing on...
Forum: DIY 11-27-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By Matsnork
Nicely done with just a dremel and a column...

Nicely done with just a dremel and a column drill.

Iīm guessing that the angle of the reflectors/holes were limited to the drillbit used? Maybe you could mount a plastic lens over each led.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-26-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,629
Posted By Matsnork
$150? More like $15 Just look for Do!aqua or...

$150? More like $15

Just look for Do!aqua or something similar, no need to splurge on silly overpriced ADA glass ware. *ebay* ;)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-26-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 604
Posted By Matsnork
Got the same idea a week ago and it has been...

Got the same idea a week ago and it has been working great. I took some thin stainless wire and bent hooks at the ends that goes on the tank edges and thus separating a corner of the tank surface.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-26-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By Matsnork
My 10l vase has been up and running for more than...

My 10l vase has been up and running for more than a year without tech. Just added an ikea led lamp to help fight the dark winter season. Snails, lots of shrimp and 4 small rasbora fish have been...
Forum: DIY 11-26-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By Matsnork
Very nice aesthetics. Good job! I like the...

Very nice aesthetics. Good job!

I like the way the power cords doubles as a hanging kit.

If you paint the reflecting surface in the bottom piece matte white maybe you get a little more light...
Forum: Lighting 11-18-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,928
Posted By Matsnork
Yes. I found an adjustable driver at the local...

Yes. I found an adjustable driver at the local electronics store. Cheap and simple solution :)

I can post a more detailed description later.
Forum: DIY 11-18-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By Matsnork
An ordinary 80mm computer fan can be run totally...

An ordinary 80mm computer fan can be run totally silent. The smaller the fan the higher the rpm needs to be to push air wich generates a more high pitched sound.

The key is to use a big enough...
Forum: Lighting 11-17-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,928
Posted By Matsnork
Nothing new to report, itīs been working great...

Nothing new to report, itīs been working great for over a year.

New build in progress here: http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=756666&highlight=
Forum: DIY 11-16-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By Matsnork
Optics came the other day. Havent decided on what...

Optics came the other day. Havent decided on what leds to use though.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f253/Cuprinol/Akvarium/20141116_010746_zpsnrtpgoaf.jpg
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Forum: Tank Journals 11-15-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,629
Posted By Matsnork
Too much friction in the piping but you figured...

Too much friction in the piping but you figured that out the hard way :P Also, you need steel or glass ware for a more crisp look.

Otherwise a very nice setup and scape. Happy with the maxspect...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-15-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 15,005
Posted By Matsnork
Been experimenting trying to remove the oil and...

Been experimenting trying to remove the oil and protein film on the surface. Got all nuts and made a skimmer in about 20min of a eheim compact and a juice bottle. Turned out better than I hoped and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-09-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 616
Posted By Matsnork
It is not glued in place. You spray water on the...

It is not glued in place. You spray water on the glass and then just apply it.

Check out this video about 2min in.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jCuUJDR2sw
Forum: Lighting 11-09-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By Matsnork
I wrote that "Spectrum is not as important as...

I wrote that "Spectrum is not as important as people will have you believe". I didnt write that it is not important. There is a big difference.
Forum: DIY 11-08-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By Matsnork
Cheers mate. That looks to be a nice budget multi...

Cheers mate. That looks to be a nice budget multi chip. I've checked it out before but forgot about it until now. A little on the weaker side but could work if I use a setup of three, it's a low...
Forum: Lighting 11-07-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By Matsnork
candymancan; Did you just skim my post? ...

candymancan;

Did you just skim my post?

I never said a simple daylight light was optimal, but for the average aquarist itīs not really that important to dive into spectrum talk surrounding...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Matsnork
Floss works for a while but will get clogged up...

Floss works for a while but will get clogged up to quick to be practical. Foam is cheap and one of the best medias around.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-07-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 15,005
Posted By Matsnork
Small update. The new flame moss needs a trim and...

Small update. The new flame moss needs a trim and have since the photo removed almost all floaters.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f253/Cuprinol/20140925_060533_zpsvk0hfyzc.jpg
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