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Forum: Tank Journals Today, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By scapegoat
Man I love blackwater tanks. This looks great

Man I love blackwater tanks. This looks great
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 09:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,907
Posted By scapegoat
Thanks. The coolest part of building this is...

Thanks. The coolest part of building this is seeing what others are doing too. I swiped a lot of ideas from hunter on the hardware... And I really owe it to him for inspiring me to get started.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By scapegoat
Not a problem.

Not a problem.
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By scapegoat
as many holes as you can, you don't want any...

as many holes as you can, you don't want any restrictions there as you want the canister to take in as much water as it wants, as fast as it wants or you run the risk of running it dry/low
Forum: Other Websites Yesterday, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By scapegoat
I think the technical folks running that website...

I think the technical folks running that website are a little over cautious with their set up, to the point of it being detrimental. I wanted to get more involved over there, and pay for a...
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 213
Posted By scapegoat
have you researched the swagelok metering valves?...

have you researched the swagelok metering valves?

I don't mean to sound, well, mean, but I don't see how your co2 requirements are so vastly different from others that a pressurized system would...
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 213
Posted By scapegoat
I'm wondering what problems you encountered while...

I'm wondering what problems you encountered while looking into a pressurized system for you 20
Forum: DIY 07-31-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,907
Posted By scapegoat
Yup, that's the plan. Hadn't thought about...

Yup, that's the plan. Hadn't thought about controller date/time, I'll toss that in tomorrow.
Forum: DIY 07-31-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,907
Posted By scapegoat
Thanks! means a lot. Tomorrow should be another...

Thanks! means a lot. Tomorrow should be another big day as I'm planning on getting the pumps hooked back up and retested, their page situated, and the cover cut up to receive the outlets and pump.
Forum: DIY 07-31-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,907
Posted By scapegoat
I've dedicated the last couple days to the GUI. I...

I've dedicated the last couple days to the GUI. I think I've finally landed on a general look and feel.

Please keep in mind that this is web based, but developed for phone use. I have some...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By scapegoat
1/8th inch thick acrylic is very pliable. I'd...

1/8th inch thick acrylic is very pliable. I'd recommend at least 1/4".

You'll have to ask your LFS if they drill. Or you could purchase a kit from glass holes and do it yourself.
Forum: DIY 07-26-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,907
Posted By scapegoat
I'm finally getting this thing wired up. I've...

I'm finally getting this thing wired up. I've done what I can to keep the 120v wires cleanly out of the way. I've wired it up with 18g lamp wire. Good for 10a, which is all the main power port is...
Forum: DIY 07-26-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By scapegoat
you're absolutely right. we'll be working on the...

you're absolutely right. we'll be working on the garage today. I need to look into how to square up a panel saw, and order a nice plywood blade off of amazon, since the local big chain stores don't...
Forum: DIY 07-26-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By scapegoat
I would bet the panel saw I have needs to be...

I would bet the panel saw I have needs to be squared up as it was purchased from an auto shop that did subwoofer enclosures. at least it's only seen MDF in those years. but it was cheap. I'd be happy...
Forum: DIY 07-25-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By scapegoat
I want to rabbet the edges. I've a nice dewalt...

I want to rabbet the edges. I've a nice dewalt router, just haven't gotten around to building the router table. I have MDF and hardboard sitting around from my cheap bench build.

and my garage is...
Forum: DIY 07-25-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By scapegoat
I wouldn't put any faith in an end grain to long...

I wouldn't put any faith in an end grain to long grain glue joint for bearing weight. maybe for simple box construction.

now, using 3/4 ply is what I'd suggest. I've got a vertical panel saw in...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,422
Posted By scapegoat
has this exploded yet?

has this exploded yet?
Forum: DIY 07-24-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By scapegoat
I think as long as they're not putting in a...

I think as long as they're not putting in a strand of 3w LED's into an aquarium with zero water movement, they'll be fine.
Forum: DIY 07-24-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By scapegoat
How did you fasten the wood pieces together? ...

How did you fasten the wood pieces together?

Now, you'll probably be fine; but, typically you want a vertical piece of wood supporting the tank at each corner. right now you've got whatever...
Forum: DIY 07-22-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 981
Posted By scapegoat
don't forget to take a deposit from folks so...

don't forget to take a deposit from folks so you're not left on the hook.
Forum: Photography 07-18-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By scapegoat
jumping spiders get a free pass in my book. love...

jumping spiders get a free pass in my book. love those little guys. really tempted to keep one in a terrarium
Forum: Substrate 07-13-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By scapegoat
Any substrate is going to get filthy from fish...

Any substrate is going to get filthy from fish feces, food, and dead plant material. Look into buying or building a gravel vacuum.
Forum: Substrate 07-13-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 951
Posted By scapegoat
I use Eco complete, but that's a little costly...

I use Eco complete, but that's a little costly when you've got one rooted plant. Look into mineralized top soil, or even just top soil, with an inert sand cap.
Forum: DIY 07-12-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By scapegoat
the insulation is not something I looked as...

the insulation is not something I looked as closely at as I should have. the old school clear insulation on lamp wire is easily twice as thick as the speaker wire. As this box is just a prototype,...
Forum: DIY 07-12-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By scapegoat
I run some quilt batting, course foam, and a...

I run some quilt batting, course foam, and a bunch of java moss in my 40g sump.

I don't have a ton of filtration either, relying on the huge amount of surface area already in the tank from the...
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