Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Freshwater > Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 12-24-2003, 11:18 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Beausejour ,Canada,Manitoba
Posts: 56
My temp - winter holding tank

I bought a very large storage tank but make sure it is thick enough ,then I cut the hole center of the lid out ,I then placed the rim on top of container (this helps to keep its shape )I then got some plexi glass (you can drill lots of holes in it for air then make it to fit on top of container (you can make it rather into a coffee table thing )I should also mention on the floor I put a big piece of plywood to spread the weight evenly and the container on top. on the outside of the container I have a canister filter, and on the inside I have an adams type of filter plus a pump that circulates the water and works like a bubbler/I also have sitting on 2 plastic pots that I drilled 4 holes in the rim and a few holes around to have it sink to bottom and used a plastic tie tie to hold together a trickle tower made from terracotta strawberry pot filled with lava rocks and a tube in the center that trickles water up and down through the rocks back into the container.

I use a bucket to do 10%water changes every now and then - and I have an attachment to my kitchen sink that a garden hose attaches to so I can fill back up the 10% water change without using bucket.

I check my water quality every week and it is doing great. If you would like to see it follow the link and look for album saying Temp- for heading
http://community.webshots.com/user/ibquackers20

The photos might be a little dark but you can get the idea and even make it look nicer , but I found that I ran out of time and am to buisy to add to it - maybe later after xmas.

Hope this helps
__________________
lori_z3a is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
holding, tan

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Salt Water holding tank WelshTom Saltwater Reef Aquaria 1 12-02-2005 07:50 AM
2 1/2 gallon holding tank IL Poppy828 Archive 5 03-28-2005 06:58 AM
Building an indoor holding tank for the winter. suggestions? RubixCube Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds 8 11-26-2003 11:55 AM
Holding Tank AngelFishFan Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 16 11-20-2003 11:45 AM
Temp flux (welcome to winter) biotoxin Saltwater Reef Aquaria 16 11-05-2003 09:00 AM







» Photo Contest Winners







Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:04 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.