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Old 04-29-2008, 12:00 AM   #11
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NewB question... what does MTS stand for?!?
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Old 04-29-2008, 12:14 AM   #12
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NewB question... what does MTS stand for?!?
Multiple Tank Syndrome. It's contagious...
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Old 04-29-2008, 01:23 AM   #13
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Nice tank Catatonic. Simple. Thats a good thing so you're not tempted to always be messing with it at work. Maybe I oughta get a job where I can keep a small tank, lol.
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My own office here looks kinda ordinary with no pictures or anything. Just my desk and a small credenza WHICH WOULD LOOK AWESOME WITH A LARGE BETTA BOWL!

What were you saying about MTS?
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It's looking real nice, Catatonic. I like the contrast with the substrate and the background. Excellent that you have live plants. Would love to see some close up pics!
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Old 05-18-2008, 10:20 PM   #17
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Hood for my 2.5g tank

I just completed a project this week. Since I put plants in my 2.5g tank, I wanted to be sure that they had enouh light. I just made a hood for my tank. It's designed to wrap around a cover the top trim of the tank. The top opens up to allow access to the bulb and the water. The outside is finished with glossy black paint and the inside is gloss white for reflective purpose. This is the third lighting fixture I've made, to allow me to use the standard socket, CFL bulbs. The other two are lined with aluminum foil, but are just fixtures that sit on top of the glass. This one is the first time I have made a complete hood. I know it's tiny, but it was kinda fun!
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I like your light fixture I wish I knew how to do stuff like that, I have a 5 gallon that I need one for. Your tank looks good.
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I like your light fixture I wish I knew how to do stuff like that, I have a 5 gallon that I need one for. Your tank looks good.
Thanks! It was really easy. I like woodworking, and I have some cheap tools. I used an old table saw with a regular blade and a dado blade, a sliding mitre saw, and a random orbital palm sander. That along with my power drill/driver and an exacto-kit was about all I used. I used scrap birch plywood left over from a bookcase I built for my wife's classroom.
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