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Forum: DIY 08-12-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,178
Posted By bobalston
What is the part which goes after the...

What is the part which goes after the Nupro/Swagelok valve and before the bubble counter??

bob
Forum: DIY 03-20-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,512
Posted By bobalston
hOW about a picture of the bucket and lids, the...

hOW about a picture of the bucket and lids, the inside of the lid and the clamps.

bob
Forum: DIY 03-14-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,246
Posted By bobalston
Can you post more info on your overflow box? ...

Can you post more info on your overflow box?

Bob
Forum: DIY 03-02-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,433
Posted By bobalston
majstor76 Why not post pictures of the diy...

majstor76

Why not post pictures of the diy canister filter you built?

bob
Forum: DIY 02-28-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,433
Posted By bobalston
Don't forget the shop vac to suck up the water ...

Don't forget the shop vac to suck up the water <grin>

Bob
Forum: DIY 02-25-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,433
Posted By bobalston
Handling water pressure is a key point of failure...

Handling water pressure is a key point of failure in canister filter DIY projects.

take a look at this thread
...
Forum: DIY 02-23-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,433
Posted By bobalston
Sure why not.

Sure why not.
Forum: DIY 02-22-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 838
Posted By bobalston
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-18-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By bobalston
Perhaps you meant this Facebook page ...

Perhaps you meant this Facebook page

http://www.facebook.com/#!/home.php?sk=group_192829577394656&ap=1

Bob
Forum: DIY 02-17-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,505
Posted By bobalston
Well dwarf has one though I cannot tell exactly...

Well dwarf has one though I cannot tell exactly what container he used and how to get one here in the USA....
Forum: DIY 02-14-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,704
Posted By bobalston
I hate to be dense but I cannot figure out how...

I hate to be dense but I cannot figure out how you got to the final version from the picture one before.

Bob
Forum: DIY 02-14-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,505
Posted By bobalston
I am certainly not considering drilling my tank! ...

I am certainly not considering drilling my tank! The three tanks I have now which have canister filters are not drilled.
And last time I had a swimming pool, the sand filter was huge. I want...
Forum: DIY 02-13-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By bobalston
majstor76 Awsome canister filter. what...

majstor76
Awsome canister filter.

what container did you use? Where can I buy one?
How easy is it to open to clean?

If you were to do it again, what would you change?

How about a...
Forum: DIY 02-13-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,505
Posted By bobalston
Any SUCCESSFUL DIY canister filters

I am looking for successful DIY canister filters. I am excluding such filters made from PVC pipe/fittings and those constructed as plastic cubes that someone cut and put together with sealer. I...
Forum: DIY 02-09-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By bobalston
All above posters: Very nice designs!. ...

All above posters:

Very nice designs!. Can you tell me how fast the reading becomes accurate after you put in the devices in the tank?

Thanks
Bob
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,315
Posted By bobalston
Interesting thread. Has anyone tried just...

Interesting thread.

Has anyone tried just removing the spray bar and positioning the output end of the return tube just under the surface?

It would seem to me that the flared end is too...
Forum: Ponds 01-24-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 551
Posted By bobalston
Heard about the Texas aquatic plant ban?

If you haven't heard about the aquatic plant ban in Texas, read these links
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-22-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,785
Posted By bobalston
New Texas Regulations Significantly Restricting...

New Texas Regulations Significantly Restricting Possession of Aquatic Plants

Where Are We Now?January 20, 2011

Introduction
Texas law requires State departments to go thru periodic reviews...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-16-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,785
Posted By bobalston
Please read the recent article in the...

Please read the recent article in the Star-Telegram:

http://www.star-telegram.com/2011/01/15/2771870/texas-plan-to-combat-invasive.html#ixzz1BDCLrwHw



Note that you can also leave comments...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-13-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,785
Posted By bobalston
TPWD response to my initial detailed set of...

TPWD response to my initial detailed set of questions:

1) a) Is the list of all aquatic plants being considered and their status up to date on the list at the web site...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-09-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,367
Posted By bobalston
Do not EVER leave water in the fish tank when...

Do not EVER leave water in the fish tank when moving it.

Put any live plants in a zip lock bag with some water in it. Or wrap in wet newspaper and place in a sealed plastic bag.

2-1/2 foot...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-07-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,785
Posted By bobalston
Plantbrain Have you looked at the assessment...

Plantbrain
Have you looked at the assessment process the State of TX is using? If not, would you please take a look and provide your comments?

See "Weed Risk Assessment Model" under the section...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-05-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,785
Posted By bobalston
Angry Heard about the aquatic plant ban in Texas? Your state next?

Have you heard about the new legislation (passed legislation!) in Texas whereby a "white list" of approved aquatic plants is being developed by the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife. By January...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By bobalston
And if you want to read more about pressurized...

And if you want to read more about pressurized co2 and perhaps look at alternative equipment and sources

http://webpages.charter.net/bobalston/AquaticPlants.htm#High%20Pressure%20CO2

Bob
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2005, 03:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By bobalston
Take a look at my web site for suggestions. ...

Take a look at my web site for suggestions. Milwaukee and JBJ are widely used all in one systems. You can put one together pretty easily as well.
...
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