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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-06-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Gecko
No need to do anything. Its very normal. And they...

No need to do anything. Its very normal. And they are actually very harmless. Tetra type fishes usually take care of them (as snack ) but i hame many in my shrimp only tanks. No problem at all....
Forum: DIY 10-15-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By Gecko
Thank you all... Saiko as you said I'm thinking...

Thank you all... Saiko as you said I'm thinking about put whole lighting stuff in a slim case but im sooo lazy ;)

Thanks for nice comments. Greetings from other side of the world! :)
Forum: DIY 10-08-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By Gecko
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: DIY 10-01-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,904
Posted By Gecko
Hey I'm using this DIY pickle jar canister filter...

Hey I'm using this DIY pickle jar canister filter for over 7 months. No problem...

Two things are important,
Jar must be really water tight (there will be pressure in it)
and your powerhead...
Forum: DIY 10-01-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By Gecko
Stainless steel + acrylic lighting stand

Hi Friends.

I want to show you guys how I made my lighting stand. Everything is simply shown on photos. I'll be happy to hear any questions or suggestions.

The materials I used:

Some...
Forum: DIY 10-01-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Gecko
I think it will be extra filtration too. But my...

I think it will be extra filtration too. But my opinion is, you must give the outflow pipe of "behind filter" to inside the tank, not inside the "behind area"

Sorry for my broken English but i...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-19-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Gecko
I want high grade crystals. But i dont have any...

I want high grade crystals. But i dont have any experience with them. I know they are more sensitive than cherries. Or maybe high grade red sakura. I think this tank needs some color :)

Thank you...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-19-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Gecko
Thank you. The problem is they keep mixing when...

Thank you. The problem is they keep mixing when i try to plant or remove any plants. We will see what will happen. Maybe look more naturel when they get mixed little bit more.
Thanks again
Forum: Tank Journals 09-18-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Gecko
Thank you :) Actually i won't add more plants,...

Thank you :) Actually i won't add more plants, thinking about some shrimps but ofcourse it will be nice to see plants spreading. Especially glossostigma and helferi :)

Thanks for your comment
Forum: Tank Journals 09-17-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Gecko
8 liters cube

Hi friends, no need to be talkative. I have my new 8 liters of cute tank :)
Any questions or suggestions will be great for me.

http://n1309.hizliresim.com/1f/c/sktd5.jpg
...
Forum: DIY 08-20-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,835
Posted By Gecko
I recommend your skimmer to someone in Turkish...

I recommend your skimmer to someone in Turkish farum. He made one and thanks to you :)

http://www.akvaryum.com/Forum/su_uzerindeki_tabakanin_sirri_cozuldu_k319860.asp?PID=3945091#3945091
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By Gecko
Thanks Dee, I will try to fix styrofoam for right...

Thanks Dee, I will try to fix styrofoam for right side and back. But one more problem. Left side is almost touching to the wall. Not even 1 cm gap. And I can't pull it to the right side because...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By Gecko
Aquarium chiller and water condensation problem on glass and filter

Hi Friends!!

I just got an aquarium chiller for my 85 liters tank. When I set it up to 25-26 celcius I saw big condensation on aquarium glass, external filter and even on hoses.
I cut some...
Forum: DIY 08-08-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By Gecko
Just silicone is not enough. Especially on...

Just silicone is not enough. Especially on plastic surface. I think here hong kong or there U.S. very easy to find this type of jars or bottles. Very cheap, easy to drill, but a bit ugly :)
...
Forum: DIY 08-07-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By Gecko
Each of them 5 liters. 10 liters capacity is much...

Each of them 5 liters. 10 liters capacity is much bigger than any recommended products for 85 liter tanks.

They are water tight. I tried few diferent jars but this ones only succesful. I also use...
Forum: DIY 08-07-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By Gecko
That plastic fixtures (using as gardening hose...

That plastic fixtures (using as gardening hose fixture) working very well. It can turn 360 degree freely and no leakage.

And thank you to ask how I did, before you make a comment.:angel:
Forum: DIY 08-07-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By Gecko
First of all forgive me about my broken...

First of all forgive me about my broken English...

I dont know how could you be sure about that "will leak" ??? Okay I am respectful your experiences and over 13K messages but at least you can ask...
Forum: DIY 08-06-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,255
Posted By Gecko
My first opinion is "woaahh so expensive" and...

My first opinion is "woaahh so expensive" and second one is "So cool" :)

Probably it can be made half price in Hong Kong :) But really nice work. I love that hanging arm.

Just the cables are...
Forum: DIY 08-06-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By Gecko
Thats nice. I have some DIY filter too. Its also...

Thats nice. I have some DIY filter too. Its also under 30$

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=399505&highlight=
:)
Forum: DIY 08-06-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,245
Posted By Gecko
Thats great work!! But I'm a bit worried...

Thats great work!!

But I'm a bit worried about that bubbles at corners. I heard many stories about that corners get bigger and bigger and finally explode or just leak. And I know few friends send...
Forum: DIY 08-06-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,835
Posted By Gecko
Much better than that products... Big, usually...

Much better than that products... Big, usually black or ugly grey color.. :)

Thanks for inspiration, I'll do one for myself...
Forum: DIY 08-06-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By Gecko
Ahh yes powerhead motor is just behind the pink...

Ahh yes powerhead motor is just behind the pink head of the jar on the left. Its hailea, it can work inside and outside of water. Super silent.
http://www.hailea.com/e-hailea/product1/HX-6510.htm
...
Forum: DIY 08-03-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By Gecko
DIY external filter (Modified with second jar)

Hi friends..

I got an idea about my DIY external filter that I made and share here (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=357041&highlight=) before.

First of all filter works...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-21-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 85,254
Posted By Gecko
We all must learn more and more things about...

We all must learn more and more things about natural self sustained tanks... I know its so slow growing, needs more patient but eventually your gain will be priceless. Thank you...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-21-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 77,216
Posted By Gecko
Very nice idea, very nice application......

Very nice idea, very nice application... Congratulations, you will have great tank soon :)

Btw, US is really expensive :O
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