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That's a redneck hillbilly return spraybar I made out of PVC. No more dead spots in the tank.


Here's a pic of the piece-o-driftwood. That's my size 14 slipper for size reference.

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Good looking centerpiece! Is there a canister filter hidden away somewhere? How does the filtration work? The world needs answers!

(pretty please!)
 
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Good looking centerpiece! Is there a canister filter hidden away somewhere? How does the filtration work? The world needs answers!

(pretty please!)
@Erin O thread has it in there. I believe its an fx4 mod spray bar.
 

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Good looking centerpiece! Is there a canister filter hidden away somewhere? How does the filtration work? The world needs answers!

(pretty please!)
@Erin O thread has it in there. I believe its an fx4 mod spray bar.
I have an FX6 and @sfin52 is right as the spray bar mod would work on a FX4, FX5 or FX6.

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And this is what happens to a dull masonry bit when I am bound and determined to drill through 6 - 5/8ths thick porcelain tiles. :oops:
(Mostly because I didn't want to search my masonry drill bit pouch for a diamond bit.)

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Throwing things back together now and will post a completed pic when finished.
 

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I have an FX6 and @sfin52 is right as the spray bar mod would work on a FX4, FX5 or FX6.

20200210_174413.jpg


And this is what happens to a dull masonry bit when I am bound and determined to drill through 6 - 5/8ths thick porcelain tiles. :oops:
(Mostly because I didn't want to search my masonry drill bit pouch for a diamond bit.)

20200210_164322.jpg


Throwing things back together now and will post a completed pic when finished.
But did you drill through it lol

we have a 110g rated HOB filter on our 65g fw, and I added a little wavemaker that I got for my sw and didn’t use. Still have to vacuum the gravel, the pleco takes giant poops!
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As you can see, the background has mostly held up well ;)
 

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But did you drill through it lol

we have a 110g rated HOB filter on our 65g fw, and I added a little wavemaker that I got for my sw and didn’t use. Still have to vacuum the gravel, the pleco takes giant poops!
8C46B348-AA66-4212-9BC5-7146929DC1F4.jpeg
EDC8347A-1717-4996-A713-FAEE23C2DADD.jpeg
F53BF7CA-F085-4167-AF5A-33F612364580.jpeg
320409D1-6F77-41BB-9DB4-3CB3FD24A0C4.jpeg

As you can see, the background has mostly held up well ;)
Looks good especially with that custom background! Seriously, though, it's nice.

I have a 48", 6 lamp, T5 that I was going to build a custom hood for and then build my own CO2 system and go high-tech. However, due to some unknowns about what we're doing with moving, I've held off with those plans.
 
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Looks good especially with that custom background! Seriously, though, it's nice.

I have a 48", 6 lamp, T5 that I was going to build a custom hood for and then build my own CO2 system and go high-tech. However, due to some unknowns about what we're doing with moving, I've held off with those plans.
Those are some nice fw tank
 

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Looks good especially with that custom background! Seriously, though, it's nice.

I have a 48", 6 lamp, T5 that I was going to build a custom hood for and then build my own CO2 system and go high-tech. However, due to some unknowns about what we're doing with moving, I've held off with those plans.
Thanks! It could use a 50g water change ;)

it’s been running for over 2 years now. Just carbon, biomedia, and a sponge. The plants grow SO MUCH, I’ve thrown away at least as much as what you see in the pics.

do you have a saltwater as well?
 
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I had a t5 sitting basement from the as tank. Just put it on my fw. That makes a huge difference. Thanks for the idea.
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How many gallons is that? Talk about heavily planted, I bet it hardly ever needs cleaning :)

Do you have some blue/actinic lights for that as well? I bet your substrate would fluoresce like crazy!
 
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Sometimes I respond even when not asked nicely... ;)

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But did you drill through it lol

we have a 110g rated HOB filter on our 65g fw, and I added a little wavemaker that I got for my sw and didn’t use. Still have to vacuum the gravel, the pleco takes giant poops!
8C46B348-AA66-4212-9BC5-7146929DC1F4.jpeg
EDC8347A-1717-4996-A713-FAEE23C2DADD.jpeg
F53BF7CA-F085-4167-AF5A-33F612364580.jpeg
320409D1-6F77-41BB-9DB4-3CB3FD24A0C4.jpeg

As you can see, the background has mostly held up well ;)
@Erin O fw planted tanks.
 
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How many gallons is that? Talk about heavily planted, I bet it hardly ever needs cleaning :)

Do you have some blue/actinic lights for that as well? I bet your substrate would fluoresce like crazy!
I do. Very blue. Hmm I'll be back
 
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6400k and antic and another 6500k but has more red. I'm much happier with the tank now with the new light.
The tank is just under 50g.
I have a 90g reef
55g fowlr
And a this fw planted.
Plants
Windelov Java a bunch. Just gave a few away to a lfs
Two Amazon swords
Just gave 2 to the lfs
Wisteria in the last month gave a ton to the lfs.
 
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How many gallons is that? Talk about heavily planted, I bet it hardly ever needs cleaning :)

Do you have some blue/actinic lights for that as well? I bet your substrate would fluoresce like crazy!
Very rarely does it need cleaned. I dose flourish once a week. I do need more fish
 
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