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Forum: DIY   06-22-2012, 05:32 PM
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Posted By iamjohnny75
Thanks for that mate. I know what you mean about...

Thanks for that mate. I know what you mean about those heaters. I pulled the top of this one very easily. I was turning the paper around inside it as it was covered in super-nano heater logo's which...
Forum: DIY   06-15-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,047
Posted By iamjohnny75
IP65 Dome top cable gland. According to a trusted...

IP65 Dome top cable gland. According to a trusted friend this should do the trick. It will act as a sleeve for the heater and as it is tightened in place a rubber seal expands inside to seal the...
Forum: DIY   06-15-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,047
Posted By iamjohnny75
This is a real problem. I am aware that silicone...

This is a real problem. I am aware that silicone on plastic is not a very effective adhesive. I am speaking to a friend who has an Aladdin's cave of fittings and connections in his van, we may find...
Forum: DIY   06-14-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,047
Posted By iamjohnny75
Good point. The element of the heater should be...

Good point. The element of the heater should be far enough away from the bottom of the container to not be a problem. Even so, convection and flow should ensure that the container doesn't get too hot...
Forum: DIY   06-13-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,047
Posted By iamjohnny75
It will work by siphoning water into the air...

It will work by siphoning water into the air tight (hopefully) container as the powerhead pushes it out.

Should be able to test this over the weekend. I should be able to record the test and...
Forum: DIY   06-12-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,047
Posted By iamjohnny75
Sorry, completely overlooked this post (in truth,...

Sorry, completely overlooked this post (in truth, I've just found out what TS stands for). I really hope you try this and I look forward to hearing how you get on if you do.

I'm taking the lid to...
Forum: DIY   06-12-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,047
Posted By iamjohnny75
I am currently running 3 internal filters on...

I am currently running 3 internal filters on seperate tanks, 1 Rena XP3 and I have two tetratec ex700 canister filters waiting for some thing to do (won't be long). This project is about learning for...
Forum: DIY   06-11-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,047
Posted By iamjohnny75
Would it have to be draining as opposed to using...

Would it have to be draining as opposed to using suction in order to be a sump?
Forum: DIY   06-11-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,047
Posted By iamjohnny75
I can see the logic in that. However I really...

I can see the logic in that. However I really wanted to incorporate the heater and I figured that would require a baffle of some sort to allow it to do it's work. That meant when doing the initial...
Forum: DIY   06-11-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,047
Posted By iamjohnny75
I have an XP3 running on one of my tanks and it's...

I have an XP3 running on one of my tanks and it's the way that the water doesn't come to the too that makes me think the water in this filter won't need to either as long as the suction end of the...
Forum: DIY   06-11-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,716
Posted By iamjohnny75
Sorry... Wrong thread, this is an edit.

Sorry... Wrong thread, this is an edit.
Forum: DIY   06-11-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,047
Posted By iamjohnny75
To clarify. The powerhead will be near the too of...

To clarify. The powerhead will be near the too of the filter. The filter will sit (potentially) behind my nano tank so at a guess the power head will be about 4 inches below the tanks water level. I...
Forum: DIY   06-11-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,047
Posted By iamjohnny75
They will. I checked google and the preliminary...

They will. I checked google and the preliminary investigations look good. http://www.hydraulic-shop.co.uk/reducing-straight-barbed-hose-connector-nylon-2674-p.asp thanks for the tip.



I know...
Forum: DIY   06-11-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,047
Posted By iamjohnny75
No thoughts on either as yet. If it works I will...

No thoughts on either as yet. If it works I will be using it on my 3 gallon planted nano. It's home to a dwarf puffer so it will need to keep the temperature up to around 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The...
Forum: DIY   06-11-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,047
Posted By iamjohnny75
DIY canister filter with built in heater.

Hi. Just started making a canister filter and need a bit of advise. The last of these photos shows a part I think I will need but I'm not sure what to ask for online. To all intents and purposes it...
Forum: Plants   02-26-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By iamjohnny75
Bump

Bump
Forum: Plants   02-26-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By iamjohnny75
Can anyone ID these mosses please

Hi. Could anyone ID these mosses for me. The first one was pulled from a brick in the Garden and the second came from the lawn.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-26-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By iamjohnny75
These are the mosses I need help identifying. The...

These are the mosses I need help identifying. The first of the two is a particular favourite and I picked it from some brickwork so I think it should take to the rock, the second came from the lawn...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-26-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By iamjohnny75
First time build. 25G Paludarium.

Hi all. Not new to the forum but have not posted before. I began a build this week. The original intention was to quickly create a home for some Theloderma Corticale, but being slightly obsessive I...
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