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Forum: Tank Journals 12-06-2009, 04:26 PM
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Views: 113,413
Posted By skinz180189
Lol fair enough!

Lol fair enough!
Forum: Tank Journals 12-06-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 113,413
Posted By skinz180189
That's great. What happens if a fish dies in the...

That's great. What happens if a fish dies in the bridge?
Forum: Tank Journals 12-06-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,756
Posted By skinz180189
Tank as it is now, will need a trim with this...

Tank as it is now, will need a trim with this week's water change...

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/gareth180189/60TankDec.jpg

Sorry about the image quality, photobucket sucks.

Down...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-06-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,624
Posted By skinz180189
The tank is no more. Trying to salvage the amazon...

The tank is no more. Trying to salvage the amazon swords but they have been chewed up pretty badly. The vallis I'm not bothered about, chucked it all in the garden recycling bin.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-05-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,624
Posted By skinz180189
As of tomorrow, this tank will be torn down. Have...

As of tomorrow, this tank will be torn down. Have relocated the 2 Otocinclus into my 60 litre, which will all be moved into the Rekord 120 when I get that set up.
Forum: DIY 12-05-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,790
Posted By skinz180189
Progress looks great on this :)

Progress looks great on this :)
Forum: DIY 11-28-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,790
Posted By skinz180189
Look forward to the progress. I've lost all...

Look forward to the progress. I've lost all motivation with mine currently.
Forum: Fish 11-20-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By skinz180189
My female is about 3-4" and has very very slight...

My female is about 3-4" and has very very slight bristles.
Forum: DIY 11-19-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,459
Posted By skinz180189
Fair enough, will just glue what I can :)

Fair enough, will just glue what I can :)
Forum: DIY 11-19-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,459
Posted By skinz180189
Some of those screws aren't going to be coming...

Some of those screws aren't going to be coming out, the heads are a bit chewed from using my neighbour's poor drill driver.
Forum: DIY 11-19-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,064
Posted By skinz180189
I doubt that would support a fish tank. We have...

I doubt that would support a fish tank. We have dozens of shelves like that bent from putting bits of engineering on.
Forum: DIY 11-19-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,459
Posted By skinz180189
On which joints Hoppy? The legs, or dismantle it...

On which joints Hoppy? The legs, or dismantle it and glue the lot?
Forum: DIY 11-18-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,459
Posted By skinz180189
Latest progress.... ...

Latest progress....
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/gareth180189/Rekord%20120%20Stand/18112009460.jpg

That's just a dry run mind, no screws lol. This is where I really am progress wise......
Forum: Fish 11-16-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By skinz180189
Ottos with a Bristlenose Plec

As part of swapping 2 tanks into one, I'll have to relocate 2 ottos temporarily in my 15g, which is also home to a 3-4" Bristlenose Plec. The ottos don't really take algae wafers or vegetables, but...
Forum: DIY 11-15-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,459
Posted By skinz180189
Well I was in Homebase (a large DIY store)...

Well I was in Homebase (a large DIY store) getting screws, and my girlfriend was looking at handles. I saw them and thought well I like them, so I might aswell get them now.

I'd like something...
Forum: DIY 11-15-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,459
Posted By skinz180189
Well progress is halted after 30 minutes today,...

Well progress is halted after 30 minutes today, my borrowed cordless screwdriver has already run out of power :rolleyes:, struggling to screw through 3 inch of wood.
So tomorrow I'll get one of my...
Forum: DIY 11-14-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 52,796
Posted By skinz180189
I've just read this thread from start to finish,...

I've just read this thread from start to finish, and have to say I'm really impressed. Good to see that you have learnt from your trials and errors, and are man enough to admit where you went wrong. ...
Forum: DIY 11-14-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By skinz180189
I'd build it like hoppy said, and then insulate...

I'd build it like hoppy said, and then insulate the underside of the frame which is above the fridge, plus keep the tank further back from the front of the stand. Together that should keep the heat...
Forum: DIY 11-14-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,459
Posted By skinz180189
Rekord 120 DIY Tank Stand - Progress Thread

I've recently acquired myself a Rekord 120, to merge both the 60 and 40 Litre fishtanks into. It came with a cheap metal stand, that there is no way I'm using on laminate flooring. The cross section...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By skinz180189
Has anybody got any budget filter recommendations?

Has anybody got any budget filter recommendations?
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By skinz180189
Hmmm that's not very good then. Just really...

Hmmm that's not very good then. Just really struggling to keep the budget down, and this is one area where the budget is hit hard if you stick with the likes of Eheim/Fluval etc.
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By skinz180189
Lol we're mainland. It's only the little islands...

Lol we're mainland. It's only the little islands that don't get counted as mainland. The seller's feedback is good, but I can't find any feedback relating to the filters in their history.
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By skinz180189
Random Branded Filter

Anybody seen/heard of or even used one of these?

Trying to do my latest tank on a budget but want to go external this time, and require at least 1200lph flow rate.

Ebay link -...
Forum: DIY 11-01-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,602
Posted By skinz180189
Fair enough. We still mainly use bricks in the UK...

Fair enough. We still mainly use bricks in the UK though, compared to the houses I saw in Florida, Georgia, Carolina which were predominantly wooden. The only place we have shear webs will be the...
Forum: DIY 11-01-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,602
Posted By skinz180189
Just been browsing this as I plan to build a...

Just been browsing this as I plan to build a stand for my new 30gal (Rekord 120). I'm wondering why nobody has used a diagonal cross beam within the squares/rectangles formed by the beams for extra...
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