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Old 01-30-2004, 05:58 PM   #1
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POLL What accessories (Buckets etc.) suggested for startup?

Hi everyone,

Since I'm heading to Home Depot for some tubing, I thought I would ask this question. What accessories do you suggest for your tank? I don't mean stuff you would get from your LFS. I mean stuff like:

5 Gallon Buckets for water changes
Turkey Baster for blowing sand off of LR
Tubing for use with a powerhead for water changes
An extra heater for water changes (ok you get that at the LFS, sue me)

Anything else I can't think of...

Anybody? Maybe we can compile a list for all the newbies out there (myself included)...
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Old 01-30-2004, 06:36 PM   #2
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well i buy my salt in 5 gallon buckets so they add up fast that way!!
turkey baster id say better finding it at the market than home depot ya know hehe
or take the one from the other half she wont miss it heheh
yea tubing from home depot but buy the stiffer hose imo !! other cheap stuff kinks way way to easy
timers are good to buy at home depot
powerstips as well
pvc of course for all your needs
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Old 01-30-2004, 08:02 PM   #4
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Besides the tubing and pvc listed, my most used Home depot item is my 2 rubbermaid big brute garbage cans with lids.

One is for storing R/O DI water and the other to mix my salt water for water changes.

Isn't it OH NO Mr Bill? Can't remember it has been so long?
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Don't forget that HD can also serve your lighting needs. :P
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