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|All you ever wanted to know about UV Sterilizers |
UV Sterilization is the safest method of preventing and eliminating problems in an aquarium, or pond. UV will not kill a parasite on the fish, but par...
|3D printing your aquarium parts |
3D printing your aquarium parts For those of you serious DIY folks, you may be interested in how you can make your own plastic aquarium parts by pr...
|Resurrecting a Silent Giant pump |
Used to use these in the 70s and loved them. Got back into the hobby around 10 years ago and much to my dismay, found that they had gone out of busin...
|New/Not new filter setup |
Hey everybody! Hope all is well. I just purchased a AquaClear 110 filter setup off a auction site. It was listed as opened/never used "Brand Ne...
|low cost tank cooler |
With spring rolling in and my family not wanting to turn on the AC, my house is getting very hot, meaning temperatures in my aquariums are getting ver...
What is the purpose of the biowheel in larger filters like my Penguin 200 for a 50 gallon tank?...
|does it matter where the thermometer is? |
i have a digital thermometer with the display outside and the sensor on a cord. i have it on the side of the tank on the inside and sometimes im not s...
|air pump problem |
my tetra 60 whisper pump is moving very little air. ive replaced the air stone and it did not fix the problem. could it be that the filter is clogged?...
|small battery powered gravel vac |
is there a small battery powered gravel vac anywhere on the market? the vac that i have is difficult to use because i cant get it to start siphoning w...
|building a stand for 125g tank |
hey everyone, long time no see! i bought a 125g tank from craigslist a year ago which came with a stand and canopy, but because it was not kept very...
|add on to filter |
hi All, I have a 450 lire tank and run a fluval 405 I would like to get more water movement and airation in the tank I have used powerheads but the...
|designing diy sump |
Hi all, Has anyone got a sump incoporating a overflow safty valve. IE, if the pump fails and water not pumped back to tank then the full vo...
|eheim external filter |
Bought a eheim external filter. Notice on videos of similar filter most have double valves which mine don't have. Apart from using the valves for se...
|fx5 flow problems |
my filter is 6 months old and pumps about 50 gph, the flow rate is barely there, anyone ever had flow problems?...
|leaking tank |
I just set up a 150 gallon tank, its a few years old and purchased it from a friend, at one point they had it as saltwater tank and there is some sort...
|125W Hydroponics lights |
Hi everyone, I was just searching for some cheap ways to get a decent light level for my new 10G as it only comes with one small tube grrr) and stumbl...
|external filter |
Currently using Eheim external filter. Having problems with accumulation of air inthe filter which is quite nosy, happening quitye often. Must be a...
|pressure testing |
Has anyone tested a closed container filled with water to calculate its pressure to find if it would leak especially when water is pumped through it....
|DIY 2 30G TANKS TO 1 60G TANK |
FIRST TIME POSTER I'M NEW TO THIS FISH BUSINESS. I HAVE A FEW QUESTION I WOULD LIKE SOME EXPERTISE ON. I HAVE ONE THIRTY GALLON TANK WITH TWO ANGE...
|Undergravel filters? |
I'm planning on setting up a New 60gal Aquarium. I've been looking into undergravel filters and it seems like a very simple method. I've seen a lot of...
|Water flow from Eheim 2228 |
Long time since I have been on the site. I have just installed a 6ft by 18in by 20in tank, approx 400l and have an eheim 2228. The filter is goin...
I have a 125 gallon tank with a Rena xp-4 filter. I want to plumb the inlet and outlet with pvc or something like that. Does anyone have any suggest...
|TYLER W||0||22-Mar-2011 00:54|
|Opinions on the new LED strip lights |
Hey everybody! I haven't been on the site in a while. I've taken the plunge, after 20+ years, back into college full-time. Anywho, my li...
|Heater Question |
I have a 10 gallon tank with a 2-15 gallon heater in it, the insstructions said that there was no need to adjust the thermostat (because theres not on...
|Contaminated Equipment |
Hi: I have recently been cleaning out the office tank as no one had done a water change or gravel vacuum in over a year. I will need to do a bunch...
|Phosphate remover pads and algae? |
I've been getting a lot of algae in my planted 10-gallon tanks at home lately. Part of that is my fault - I was a couple months late changing the flou...
|Lighting problem |
Hi all, well, the saga continues. If you've seen my other posts, you'll know that I've recently started up a 120 gallon planted tank. For lighting, I...
|Broken hood |
I'm wondering who all here has had their hood break on them then make a quick trip to the pet store only to discover that the cost of a new one is upw...
|stress coat |
To much stress coat water is so murky you can hardly see the fish, 50 gal old tank. old very large gold fish one is 13 years old, will it kill the fis...
my electric went out 2 days how can my fish still be alive...
|Tank painting question |
I have a 29 gallon Eclipse 3 that I'm finally wanting to paint the back of the tank, and am wondering if anybody has pics of theirs... preferrably in...
|How long do hob filters last |
I need to replace an aquaone hang on back filter. When I totted up the years I'd had it I was surprised - had it since about 2001. I got pretty good...
|Will a buzzing stress out my fish? |
My tank has been running quite a while without an aeration pump. Just yesterday I made my own aeration pump out of the air pump that powered a mini fi...
|Electric hot water heater? |
i am installing a new electric hot water tank. The tank is set up for 3/4 inch piping, I have 1/2 inch piping. 1/2 inch female adapters are too small...
I was thinking of getting a new heater. I like the idea of the smart heater by RENA and the FLUVAL LCD heater. Anybody ever use one of these heaters?...
|marineland filter |
My marineland penguin filter misteriously stopped working i had the filter for about two months it was working fine before...
|Aquarium Repairs |
i recently acquired a 80 gallon aqua-one bow front glass aquarium with a cracked back pane for free of my LFS. i was wondering if i could repair this...
|Possible Upgrade of Filter |
I have a lightly planted 10 gallon (40 litre) tank which has a sand substrate. The inhabitants are 1 male Betta and a couple of ghost shrimps. It cu...
|eheim pro 2 orings |
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Hi guys, Haven't been on this forum for years now! but i've just been pottering along now with my tank and not changing much and everything seems to...
|Aquatic Edge aquarium |
I just purchased an Aquatic Edge 5 gallon aquarium kit for my grandaughter's birthday. It has a BioClear 90 filter and 1 cartridge with it. I'm trying...
|new to t5 lights |
Hi guys, i recently just picked up a hagen glo 2X54W T5 setup off ebay relatively cheap. I've never had a T5 set up before, but is there meant to be...
|Small pond filter and pump in a 75 gal or up |
Can you run a small pond filter and pump, at 250 gph, in an indoor tank, say 75gal to 150gal? Or should I just wait years to save for the canist...
|Filter for a Surface Skimmer |
Hi everyone, I purchased the Fluval surface skimmer for my new tank as there was some film building up on the surface. This skimmer took care of it...
|Sterilizing a used canister filter |
Hi, Can anyone tell me if it is possible to sterilize a canister filter? I have a HOT Magnum and Marineland says to clean the micron filter with a d...
|Filter media |
So i have a Penguin 350 bio wheel filter and am getting tired of paying for replacement filters and would like to know if anyone has made reusable med...
|Anybody remember? |
Does anyone remember a thread about some tubes that went up,over and back down into another tank so the fish could go back and forth between tanks. I...
Hi Again Everyone, One more ?? about my new tank. I wanted a dark blue background on my freshwater tank. I am not thrilled withthe idea of the pl...
|Home structural support |
I have a question vs heavy tanks and standered flooring. I know that if you put a 55 gallon perpindicular to the main (trusses?) The floor will hold t...
|~ Green Watter ~ |
Hi I have a 5 gallon airiated hex 5 tank .. I know it\'s small but I wanted something small for now .. I\'ve had it for about a month w/ no problems ....
|~ Nikoleta ~||11||25-Oct-2009 21:01|
|DIY Lighting Question |
Hi, I was interested in purchasing a: Nova Extreme T5HO : 36" - 156 Watts - (2x39 Watt 10K Daylight + 2x39 Watt Freshwater Bulbs) By Current USA...
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