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Forum: Tank Journals 07-23-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,002
Posted By tank0211
I'm pretty happy w/ how the hardscape turned out...

I'm pretty happy w/ how the hardscape turned out as well. Thanks for all the complements! :)

@mythin: Nope, won't be planting the beach area. Planning all low light easy to care for plants as this...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-22-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,002
Posted By tank0211
Here's some new pics from my finished hardscape....

Here's some new pics from my finished hardscape. :cool:

Full set-up shot
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=show&type=v&id=11154&title=P10000681b.jpg

Close-up front...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By tank0211
Thanks for the link. I found this: ...

Thanks for the link. I found this:
http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?sku=59015&catid=736

$7 for 25'. However, the only shipping they have is UPS for $16.28 so I'm trying to find out if...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-14-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,002
Posted By tank0211
Ok, quick update & pic. Everything is drilled &...

Ok, quick update & pic. Everything is drilled & painted now. Just need to figure out what I'm going to use through the eyelets on the light to hang it. Also need to find some 12/16mm clear tubing to...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By tank0211
Ugh, sounds like I'm going to have to pay premium...

Ugh, sounds like I'm going to have to pay premium for the ADA tubing. While it may work for others, I'm not gonna be cutting my tubing every time I want to clean the pipes.

PlantedRich: The pipes...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By tank0211
Ok then, how do you get it off w/out breaking...

Ok then, how do you get it off w/out breaking your lilly pipes?
I would think that by heating it up to put it on will make it very tight after it cools & thus very difficult to remove. I like to be...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By tank0211
12mm/16mm Clear Tubing

Does anyone know where I can find some affordable 12mm/16mm clear tubing to replace the undesirable green eheim tubing on my 2213 :icon_ques

The standard 1/2 ID tubing you can get at home depot...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-25-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,002
Posted By tank0211
Hmm, from what I've read they are very peaceful...

Hmm, from what I've read they are very peaceful fish that are quite tolerant of their tankmates & they only get 1.5" long at max, but I've no hands-on experience w/ them. :icon_ques

On the shrimp...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-25-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,002
Posted By tank0211
UPDATE TIME! :red_mouth Everything is...

UPDATE TIME! :red_mouth

Everything is ordered, aside from plants & livestock, & on it's way! :bounce:

Also, still looking for suggestions on plants, fish & inverts as well as what to run in the...
Forum: Lighting 06-14-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By tank0211
Checked out those Beamworks knock-offs, but the...

Checked out those Beamworks knock-offs, but the 24-36 for $42.29+$26.00 shipping I'd rather just pay $20 more & get the 24-36 Marineland double bright. Still undedecided on this as I'm now more...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By tank0211
Can anyone tell me how much room for media the...

Can anyone tell me how much room for media the 2213 has?
Are there baskets or chambers or what?
I'm wanting to run some type of bio-media (tank will be sparsely planted), chemi-pure elite & a...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-12-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,002
Posted By tank0211
UPDATE TIME! :red_mouth The cabinet is hung...

UPDATE TIME! :red_mouth

The cabinet is hung on two heavy duty brackets lag screwed into the wall studs. It's approximately 38x12x18. I distressed the wood using a chain, a hammer, some screws and...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By tank0211
Cool, thanks for all the help everyone. Much...

Cool, thanks for all the help everyone.
Much appreciated. :thumbsup:
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By tank0211
Well if all but the 2217 have the 12/16mm...

Well if all but the 2217 have the 12/16mm connections then it sounds like Eheim is the way to go. I'm going to be using an inline heater & the filter will sit on a shelf that's around 18" under the...
Forum: Lighting 06-11-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By tank0211
After visualizing again w/ my tape measure over...

After visualizing again w/ my tape measure over the tank I think you may be right. It does seem a bit high even though I want to have a piece of driftwood sticking out the top a bit.

I've have...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By tank0211
Ok, I was confused for a second there. So can...

Ok, I was confused for a second there.
So can you confirm which eheims have both intake/outflows w/ 12mm ID tubing :icon_ques

I saw a 2234 at petco on clearance today for $75!
Forum: Lighting 06-10-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By tank0211
Well $90 is a deal for that light, but I don't...

Well $90 is a deal for that light, but I don't need that much light for what I want to do & according to what I've read a light w/ more than 40 PAR w/out CO2 will cause me algae problems? So...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By tank0211
First, thanks for all the responses folks. ...

First, thanks for all the responses folks.

I've looked at the eheims, but from the info listed none have 1/2" OD connections. I'd really rather not do the tube inside the tube thing unless...
Forum: Lighting 06-09-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By tank0211
Low-Light for an ADA 60-F

HI all, I'm wondering if anyone could suggest a nice low-light source for an ADA 60-F:icon_ques

I plan to use a bent & painted piece of conduit that's attached to the shelf to hang it (sort of...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By tank0211
Canister for 1/2" OD lilly pipes?

Hi all, could anyone suggest a good canister that will attach to 1/2" OD (outside diameter) Cal Aqua lilly pipes :icon_ques

It will be used to filter an ADA 60-F. I'm wanting the biggest, but most...
Forum: Lighting 06-08-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 177,683
Posted By tank0211
Thanks for the reply Hoppy. That's pretty much...

Thanks for the reply Hoppy. That's pretty much what I suspected though being that there are only 2 LEDS on the short lengthwise ends to contribute where as there are 44 on long sides of the 16".
...
Forum: Lighting 06-08-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 177,683
Posted By tank0211
I'm considering the 16" fixture for a 24" long...

I'm considering the 16" fixture for a 24" long tank & would like to know if these front to back PAR measurements can also be applied off of each lengthwise end of the light as well?
Forum: Tank Journals 06-07-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 17,747
Posted By tank0211
Wow, I really like this scape alot! I wonder...

Wow, I really like this scape alot!
I wonder what has become of this tank?
Forum: Tank Journals 06-07-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,474
Posted By tank0211
Wow, I like this scape too. :thumbsup: It has a...

Wow, I like this scape too. :thumbsup:
It has a real Wabi Kusa feel to it.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-07-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,792
Posted By tank0211
Very nice tank Izabella.:thumbsup: I really...

Very nice tank Izabella.:thumbsup:
I really like the separation between the two sides & of course that wood$$ :D
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