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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-13-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By 6Speed
Favorite tank you've seen anywhere?

What is the best tank that you've seen anywhere - online, at a show, or maybe your own? Looking for inspiration.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-10-2016, 02:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,060
Posted By 6Speed
Very cool little thing there. I tried searching...

Very cool little thing there. I tried searching fleabay for aqua labs drop checker but can't seem to find it. I see on the aqua labs website they call it a tube drop checker (but that doesn't show...
Forum: Fish   10-20-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By 6Speed
Thanks everyone! I emailed Rachel. She has...

Thanks everyone! I emailed Rachel. She has CPD's listed on her stock list.
Forum: Fish   10-19-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By 6Speed
Where to buy CPD Celestial Pearl Danios, or Green Neon Tetra?

Hi all, wondering if these are hard to find fish? Should I be able to get, or order them, from my LFS? I mostly have chain stores near me, like Petsmart, Pet Supplies plus, and Petco.

I have...
Forum: Equipment   10-06-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,146
Posted By 6Speed
Forgive me for dragging up an old post, but how...

Forgive me for dragging up an old post, but how did you make the pipes?
Forum: Lighting   10-06-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By 6Speed
I have one size larger e-series over a 60f and it...

I have one size larger e-series over a 60f and it does well. It's hung about a foot over the water line.
Forum: Equipment   10-05-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By 6Speed
Yes, of course, my friend. :) It is a desktop...

Yes, of course, my friend. :) It is a desktop tank, about 4 gallons. I need it to be small and relatively attractive, because it will be visible on my desk. I do very much like the ada co2 setup,...
Forum: Equipment   10-05-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By 6Speed
Looks like the paintball tanks come in sizes...

Looks like the paintball tanks come in sizes smaller than 20oz. Has anyone had experience with these 3.5oz tanks? 3.5oz CO2 Tank Cylinder with On/Off Valve (Empty)...
Forum: Equipment   10-05-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By 6Speed
Darn, I was hoping to find something larger than...

Darn, I was hoping to find something larger than the regular co2 cartridges you buy at big box stores, but smaller than a paintball tank. Something along the lines of the ada or fluval sizes, like...
Forum: Equipment   10-05-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By 6Speed
All smallish size co2 tank/bottle/cartridge size options?

What are the options for small co2 bottles or cartridges? I know a lot of guys go paintball, but what about smaller than that? Are the ada cartridges proprietary?
Forum: Tank Journals   06-02-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By 6Speed
I had not thought about that, but now that you...

I had not thought about that, but now that you guys mention it...it would look weird to have the small holes in the carpet. After your suggestions I have experimented with making a smaller pile and...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-02-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,514
Posted By 6Speed
that seems to be the frosting everyone has best...

that seems to be the frosting everyone has best luck with. I ordered some off amazon and it was/is really difficult to apply.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-02-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,514
Posted By 6Speed
Looks fantastic. Which brand and style of frosted...

Looks fantastic. Which brand and style of frosted backing did you get?
Forum: Tank Journals   05-29-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By 6Speed
Thanks for the feedback, guys. I've tried a few...

Thanks for the feedback, guys. I've tried a few other scapes out based on your thoughts. See what you think. I am liking these two variations:
http://i.imgur.com/tMkxL28.jpg
...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-27-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By 6Speed
A couple of different aquascape ideas. Don't...

A couple of different aquascape ideas. Don't know that I love any of these...but I think my favorite are the ones with the valley in middle. Thoughts, suggestions?

http://i.imgur.com/Axt8noY.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-27-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,219
Posted By 6Speed
Did you order from ebay? Those look very nice.

Did you order from ebay? Those look very nice.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-21-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By 6Speed
How does a regular, or industrial size tank reg,...

How does a regular, or industrial size tank reg, vs other regulator, differ in appearance/size, etc?

I like the reactor idea a lot the more you tell me about it!



You guys are quickly...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-19-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,018
Posted By 6Speed
Great write up. Thanks for sharing. I took the...

Great write up. Thanks for sharing. I took the end cap off one side to see how to remove the legs, but couldn't figure out how to remove them. How did you get the bushings out...weren't they...
Forum: Lighting   05-18-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 50,389
Posted By 6Speed
Thanks, Alan! Is it possible to have it come on...

Thanks, Alan! Is it possible to have it come on and go into cloud mode? I love how it continually changes brightness/color in that mode.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-18-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By 6Speed
Not at the moment. I'm thinking iwagumi style...

Not at the moment. I'm thinking iwagumi style carpet throughout. Really like the idea of a simple landscape where the fish look like they're flying above and around mountains.



Thanks for...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-18-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By 6Speed
Some new pics. Painting and trimming the...

Some new pics.
Painting and trimming the hanger:
http://i.imgur.com/C5gmHkE.jpg
Result:
http://i.imgur.com/6r0ZgPZ.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/S7e1OyG.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/PfYHxpU.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-17-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,018
Posted By 6Speed
Very nice. What frosted backing did you buy? ...

Very nice. What frosted backing did you buy? I'm on a search for some. I bought some off amazon but it's a little difficult to apply.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-17-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 38,559
Posted By 6Speed
Ah, so this film is static cling type stuff? I...

Ah, so this film is static cling type stuff? I bought some frosted film off amazon and it has a stickyness to the backing. It is hard to apply without getting bubbles...directions say to use soapy...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-17-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By 6Speed
Yes, that looks much better! Thanks! I also...

Yes, that looks much better! Thanks! I also plan to remove the legs from the light unit to clean up the look a little more.



I am going to make the hanger adjustable so that I can lower the...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-17-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By 6Speed
ADA 60f build

Equipment gathered so far:
Ada 60f
Up aquasand
Ecoxotic e-series led
Seiryu stone
Eheim 2213
Frosted cling film for back glass
Custom conduit light hanger

Planned purchases:
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