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  1. Equipment
    I am gathering parts for a new (first) build. Name brand tanks seem in short supply right now so I ended up going with a Lifegard Aquatics 17 gal from Amazon. Kind of neat with the 45 degree glass corners. Fluval 107 for the filter. Trying to get lily pipes (17mm) to match up with the Fluval...
  2. Equipment
    I will be purchasing the Aquatek Mini CO2 Regulator. I saw they have specific "AQUATEK CO2-Proof Tubing". I am in Canada and it costs $45. I was hoping to find a cheaper option available in Canada, I really dont need a lot of it. What type of other tubing would work? It says that the aquatek...
  3. Equipment
    Hey guys, another question. What size tubing fits on the Milwaukee MA957? While we're on the topic, is the MA957 the best regulator to buy? I'm looking at them and they seem to have a lot of bad reviews, but it's also what a lot of people recommend. I made a griggs reactor that will sit outside...
  4. Equipment
    I switched my Fluval 306 to my new tank and, of course, the hoses were too short as the new tank and stand are considerably taller. I didn't want to spend twenty bucks on that 16mm ribbed hosing garbage again and the Fluval intake isn't long enough for my new tank. So I had a brainstorm and...
  5. Equipment
    Hey! I was looking into doing some DIY metal Filter Pipes (similar to these), and I was wondering if anyone had any experience? I have a friend that works at a certain large home improvement store that's helping me gather the parts and connectors needed to make these. First: Let me explain why...
  6. DIY
    I was at home depot the other day and picked up 10 count packages of straight connectors, t connectors, and elbows. They were each less than $1.50. They seem to fit fine in regular airline. They are a very tight fit in my CO2 tubing, but should go in fine if I heat it up a bit. I plan on using...
  7. Equipment
    This is the first time I've used an external canister filter and I want to make sure I get the right equipment. i've got the fluval 106. I've measured the inside diameter of the tubing adapter provided by fluval and it measures 17mm. I want to use clear or green tubing for the filter. Am I...
  8. Equipment
    Aloha All! I have a Fluval 206, on my home tank. It works very well for me, and keep the water nice and clear. I've been kicking around the idea of upgrading my 10 gallon work tank to something bigger, maybe a bow front. The upgraded tank would benefit from a more powerful filter than I'm...
  9. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hey guys, Quick question. I only have limited space in the cupboard under my tank, and it only has one hole in the back of it for all tubing and cords to go through. The cupboard is more for a computer tower, so the hole is close to the bottom. Can the tubing on the canister be (gently)...
  10. WTB/RAOK
    I'm looking for 2 feet of 12/16 mm (intake) and 2 feet of 16/22 mm (output) Eheim hosing for my 2217 canister. My LFS options don't carry the hosing and shipping is quite high to order online, so I thought I'd see if anyone here had extra length they could part with. :D
  11. Equipment
    I am having a really hard time detaching EHEIM 12/16 tubing (the green kind) from my Do!Aqua Poppy glass pipes. Any advice would be appreciated. I don't want to break my expensive pipes. Shall I use different tubing? :icon_roll
  12. Equipment
    Hey guys, Recently replaced the tubing in my peristaltic pumps from silicone to norprene. I installed it back in, lubricant and all and it won't turn. The pump will run when the tubing isn't installed but once I do, it doesn't work. What could be the problem? Is it possible that the seller...
  13. Equipment
    hey guys i really need someone to answer this question that i have about the eheim 2215 tubes. everyone knows that the eheim line of filters has an ugly green colored theme. while i was searching for a replacement, i found this http://www.adgshop.com/Clear_Hose_p/105-300.htm will this work?
  14. Aquascaping
    Im starting another 10 gallon tank and im thinking about makeing a cave with a black ghost tube. im going to cut the tube in half and connect airline tubing to the back end. next im going to pile substrate over the top of the tube so that only the end is exposed then im going to make a rock...
  15. Equipment
    Thanks for the help: I just traded for a 30mm Beetle diffuser from ADA. I already had some tubing and tried to fit it to the diffuser. It was a very tight fit. I thought this would be okay, until the tubing just popped off. I'm willing to bet this would happen again. I figure the inside...
  16. Swap n Shop Archived Posts
    Bought a paintball tank with the intention of doing diy CO2, then decided to splurge for a full setup shortly after. - .79L tank (26.71oz) ASA On/Off Valve Also have: -Watts A-41 LF 1/8"x1/4" fitting -Watts A-40 LF 1/8"x1/4" fitting -An extra pressure gauge rated to 600psi -2 rolls of SVEB10...
  17. Equipment
    I have bought a Fluval 305 almost a year ago because I was planning on getting a 55 Gal tank. I decided I'd rather have a rimless tank and finally settled on a 17 gal. from GLA. I've have a 13mm set of glass inlet-outflow pipes (17mm is just too big for this tank). So now I have a problem. My...
  18. Equipment
    Hello all, I'm about to pickup a 2nd hand 2213 without an intake pipe and would like some advise on the filter and mods I can do to it. 1. I heard the Eheim pipes are 12.5mm in diameter, is this true? I was going to replace both the intake and outlet pipe with Boston Tubing anyways seeing as...
  19. Equipment
    the zoomed 501 takes 8/10mm tubing, does anyone know if there are any quick disconnects that would fit this? Or could I purchase tubing adapters to a larger tubing size for eheim 12/16mm quick disconnects? I'm sick of having to remove the in/outflow from my tank every time I have to clean the...
  20. Swap n Shop Archived Posts
    I have a few pieces of acrylic tubing available. These are all cast acrylic, not the cheap extruded stuff. 1. 8" OD, 1/8" wall, 36" long. Brand new in plastic protective covering. Retails for over $125, asking $110. 2. A couple of 6" OD, 1/4" wall. Roughly 14" long. Will get exact...
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