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Old 05-29-2013, 01:18 AM   #571
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I feel like it can open up more. Some of the tentacles/arms whatever you would call them brush up on the sand. Well see ... Going to make a DIY screen top like they sell on brs hopefully this weekend. Will list parts and pics as I figure it out
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Awesome stuff here. What are those power heads called? I'm thinking about getting some for my tank. My tank is a 30 long. Pretty much same dimensions except for the height.
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Old 05-29-2013, 03:20 PM   #573
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They are the Hydor Koralia 750's I got them off amazon. I have 1 on each side of the tank facing each other. Then I have 2 Aqueon 250's as well to try and get rid of some dead spots. 1 is on the back wall under the overflow box towards the left and facing the front of the tank. The other is on the right wall all the way down at the bottom facing the left side of the tank.
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Tommy turn around one of your lights is crooked
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Old 05-29-2013, 03:50 PM   #576
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They are both a little crooked. It is really hard to get them perfectly straight. I used a piece of fishing line to keep them togethera nd from swaying
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yes there a pain getting perfectly straight
anyway I was messing with you because the tanks behind you
getting you to turn around than wonder how I saw them crooked lol
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lol gotcha.
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Old 06-02-2013, 05:27 PM   #579
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So I attempted to make one of those DIY screen tops for my tank. It came out pretty good for a first attempt. Not as clean looking as I would of liked it to look. So far I only have the frame done. I forgot to get the spline when I was at home depot but I got the roller, frame and netting. The plastic black netting I got was basically the only one they had. The square holes in the netting are the same exact size of the white egg crate. I have researched to get atleast 1/4'' netting but I don't know where to get it. BRS sells white/clear netting but I want black. Any ideas?
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Old 06-02-2013, 05:28 PM   #580
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