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Forum: DIY 04-18-2004, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,113
Posted By Janice
Thanks for all the replies. I wish I had more diy...

Thanks for all the replies. I wish I had more diy aptitude. Do any of you check the American Science and Surplus catalog or website for supplies? They often have good prices for things like minipumps...
Forum: DIY 04-14-2004, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,113
Posted By Janice
I was thinking about placing the plastic tubing...

I was thinking about placing the plastic tubing and breathing aparatus parts under the water and the pump that remained outside the tank would force the nebulized liquid co2 to mix in with the water....
Forum: DIY 04-14-2004, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,113
Posted By Janice
I was looking at my daughter's asthma medication...

I was looking at my daughter's asthma medication nebulizer the other day, and wondering if somehow the nebulizer parts could be used to mix co2 into the tank water. This is not a hand held spray...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-14-2004, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,578
Posted By Janice
Everything is going well except for the...

Everything is going well except for the cyanobacteria which is coating the substrate. Its pearling, so I guess I've got a blue thumb. The stuff is hard to vaccuum up, too..it clumps up and floats...
Forum: Fish 03-20-2004, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,894
Posted By Janice
I have 4 clown loaches and 2 weather loaches in...

I have 4 clown loaches and 2 weather loaches in my 55 gallon tank. The two weather loaches, Slinky and Duke are so much fun to watch...they like to hang out with each other and the other fish and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-20-2004, 01:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,578
Posted By Janice
So far things are holding pretty steady. Another...

So far things are holding pretty steady. Another one of the White Clouds died about a week ago, but I think it was due to an accident. This has never happened to me before: I was siphoning some water...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-08-2004, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,578
Posted By Janice
Brandon's nano and pico tanks inspired me to try...

Brandon's nano and pico tanks inspired me to try this idea when I first found this site a while back. Aren't they interesting?

Well, everything is still fine. Frisky minnows, busy shrimp. Clear...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-03-2004, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,578
Posted By Janice
Insulating it at night is such a good idea. My...

Insulating it at night is such a good idea. My common sense evaporates sometimes when I look at these Fish Gadget catalogs. I should check the army/navy store. I bet they have some sort of sub-zero...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-03-2004, 01:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,578
Posted By Janice
Well, it took me long enough, but I finally...

Well, it took me long enough, but I finally planted my glass jug last week. It has a 4 inch substrate base of onxy sand and some flourite and gravel that I had leftover from other projects.

I've...
Forum: Fish 10-28-2003, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By Janice
Thanks for the answers. So far the one eyed danio...

Thanks for the answers. So far the one eyed danio is still eating and swimming and seems well enough.. On the advice of my LFS, I put him in a separate tank and treated him with Maracyn II, just in...
Forum: Fish 10-23-2003, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By Janice
I have a planted tank inhabited by 4 clown...

I have a planted tank inhabited by 4 clown loaches, 2 zebra danio, 1 leopard danio, one long finned blue danio, 2 ghost shrimp, one pleco and 2 otto's.

Everything seems fine except that my blue...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-20-2003, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,578
Posted By Janice
Good ideas, Evan. Now I'm inspired again. I...

Good ideas, Evan. Now I'm inspired again. I really didn't want to have to cut the bottle. I like the moss idea a lot. If a fish dies and its really tiny, could it be left to decay and fertilize the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-16-2003, 10:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,578
Posted By Janice
I guess I could use a class cutter and cut the...

I guess I could use a class cutter and cut the top off of the jug.

I was attracted to the challenge of trying to make an ecologically-well balanced tank in the jug. I've got a lot to learn!
Forum: DIY 08-16-2003, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By Janice
Airlocks cost about .75 each. The rubber cork...

Airlocks cost about .75 each. The rubber cork w/hole (its referred to as a Universal Bung in my wine catalog) that comes with it is also about .75.

Since the top of an airlock is capped, it might...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-15-2003, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,578
Posted By Janice
I have some 5 gallon glass jugs and was...

I have some 5 gallon glass jugs and was wondering if anyone had any ideas or thoughts about whether I could use these to make planted nanos. These jugs are made of heavy, clear glass. The largest...
Forum: DIY 08-15-2003, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By Janice
Great airlock description, Digger. Doesn't it...

Great airlock description, Digger. Doesn't it seem like an airlock could somehow be revamped and used in the DIY CO2 process?

I'm still relatively new to this. I have a neighbor who's had a...
Forum: DIY 08-14-2003, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By Janice
The rubber corks are airtight, but they will pop...

The rubber corks are airtight, but they will pop out if the fermentation gets out of control or there's a blockage. The jugs are made of heavy glass and the whole set up is designed for the purpose...
Forum: DIY 08-14-2003, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By Janice
This is my first post. I've been very inspired by...

This is my first post. I've been very inspired by this site! I used to make wine, so I made a diy co2 unit quickly and easily using standard inexpensive wine making supplies: a one gallon glass wine...
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