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Forum: Tank Journals 06-02-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
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, 08:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,874
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, 02:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,874
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, 01:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
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, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
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, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,289
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, 02:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
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, 04:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,196
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, 06:06 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 42,287
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, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
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, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
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, 01:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,196
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, 01:05 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,978
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, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
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, 12:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
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:
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By 6Speed
Yes, you could mount some plastic mesh...

Yes, you could mount some plastic mesh (https://img1.etsystatic.com/000/0/5814515/il_fullxfull.162525023.jpg) on the spillway and point a light at it. A lot of folks who build scrubbers scuff up the...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By 6Speed
Lily pipes for 2213

Would these work with the Eheim 2213 tubing? Amazon.com : Aquarium Acrylic Transparency Lily Pipe & Cap Inflow and Outflow Tube 12mm : Pet Supplies

Figured being acrylic might make them a little...
Forum: Lighting 05-11-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 42,287
Posted By 6Speed
So you're saying I need to set the time, then hit...

So you're saying I need to set the time, then hit resume. Then set the on time, hit resume. Then set the off time, hit resume? Or am I thinking about this too hard. :help::hihi:
Forum: Lighting 05-06-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 42,287
Posted By 6Speed
Yeah, my timer doesn't work at all...at least not...

Yeah, my timer doesn't work at all...at least not that I can figure out. I've set it up, double checked teh times were set, and then hit resume...it never comes on, or turns off, on its own. I have...
Forum: Lighting 04-30-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By 6Speed
ecoxotic e series programming

Hi all, I have setup my ecoxotic light to come on at 5pm (17:00) and turn off at 9pm (21:00) but it never comes on unless I manually turn it on (and conversely never turns off unless I manually turn...
Forum: Lighting 04-06-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By 6Speed
Thank you, my friends. You have helped me settle...

Thank you, my friends. You have helped me settle it. I will go with 18" model and I can always dim some if needed, or raise it even more. I really want to go for minimal equipment near the tank so...
Forum: Lighting 04-06-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By 6Speed
It is 24"x12"x7". I like the smaller light...

It is 24"x12"x7".

I like the smaller light for visual purposes but if I need to go up to the 18" model I am ok with that. What do you think?
Forum: Lighting 04-06-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By 6Speed
I am so glad I read this thread. Would the 12"...

I am so glad I read this thread. Would the 12" Ecoxotic E-Series model work ok on a ADA shallow tank such as the 60f which is 24" long? I would hang it pretty high over the tank since the tank is...
Forum: Lighting 04-06-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By 6Speed
Thanks, guys. I like this idea because it makes...

Thanks, guys. I like this idea because it makes the tank and stand a formal part of the interior design. Very sleek.

Here is the lighting setup:
...
Forum: Lighting 04-05-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By 6Speed
Has anyone seen wall mounted track lighting with led bulbs used over tank?

Something like this which I think utilizes mr16 bulbs?
http://www.delmarfans.com/prodimg/lighting/Tech-Lighting/Application-Images/Wally-Lite-App_l.jpg

Or any sleek/modern looking track mounted...
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