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  1. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hey all, I just picked up a free 20 gallon high tank for free on craigslist, and I have no idea what to do with it! Looking for any suggestions for plants, hardscape and live stock! I'm also looking to build my own filter (I think it's fun haha) so any ideas/experience with that would be...
  2. DIY
    I really wish I had the lab equipment to make a filter like this... Showed me that really anything can become an aquarium filter, just have to be creative I guess
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    Anyone used a powerhead filter like this one? Trying to decide if its a good choice for a long term filter or if its better used in the short term only.
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    does everyone agree? any DIY filters that are cheaper????
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    http://www.youtube.com/user/jackalope5000 Check out my channel and subscribe for more DIY and Aquarium science videos!
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    this is my DIY airstone filter, tell me what you think! http://www.youtube.com/user/jackalope5000
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    I know its pretty simple but i was wondering if anybody has used this type of DIY filter over a long period of time.
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    Got this idea form a fellow Planted Tank member. Great for collecting plants after you cut them in your tank.
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    Check out my take on a cheap alternative to a canister filter. Let me know what you think and where I could make improvements.
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    I am wanting to make my own small sponge filters for my 10G planted tanks and in preparation for a CRS breeding tank. I have chosen to use PVC pipe as my main tube and then your basic tubing found at Petsmart for the air to pass through. The problem I am running into is finding foam. I've...
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    I found this while surfing online. http://www.petfish.net/articles/Do-It-Yourself/currentkill.php Thanks to this, my fish have lots of room to swim around nowadays!:D
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    I made this canister to use on my 29 g. Have a couple questions. I picked up a pump at Lowes, but its to loud to use. I'm looking at a Quiet One 1200 I can get at a pet store here. The pump runs 296 gph, do you think this will be enough? Has anyone used this pump, is it realy quiet? Should I be...
  13. General Planted Tank Discussion
    hello all first of all this forum is the best also are the members of this board aswell its hard to absorb all the info hence the fact that we can post q's here i've been reading the forums a whole lot and most hobbiests use filters on there high tech tank. i understand you would need sufficeint...
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