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Old 03-01-2012, 07:44 PM   #11
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I don't think I'll invest in this project, I'd be too worried that I'd mess something up and it'll kill my fish...or worse I won't be worried and then it will kill them...haha I guess I'm hopeless! ^^
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Old 03-01-2012, 09:26 PM   #12
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Well when i get done ill post a how to and the results every week or so
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Old 03-02-2012, 08:35 AM   #13
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Some kid, on youtube, made a canister filter out of one of these. Idk if you mind spending $20 but it def looks like it will last.

http://boaterscentral.com/otterbox-9...se-p-8650.html

I'm sure there is something out there, for a lot less, if you just keep your eyes open. I'm looking for a nice canister as well. I might spend under $20 but I'd rather it be free
Whatever I use has to be good material.

Keep us posted and gl!

I just saw the dimentions on that canister and its small! There must be other sizes because the one I saw used was fairly large...at least 10" tall



I guess its not as big as I thought.
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Old 03-02-2012, 12:34 PM   #14
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I saw that i was thinking alil bigger. But free is always good dont mind spending alil though
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Old 03-02-2012, 01:06 PM   #15
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http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/prod...4&KSKU=112110&

I'll definitely let you know if I find a great canister.
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Old 03-02-2012, 02:47 PM   #16
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That looks pretty good i might try that. My filter is goin on a 40gal tank so it doesnt have to be to big
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Old 03-02-2012, 04:32 PM   #17
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I did my own filtration and found some really sweet canisters! You can get them at any plumbing wholesale place. Here I'll post a pic for you. Sorry it's dark, and don't mind the popcorn pail. That's for changing the filters so the water doesn't go very where. Lol! The second pic is the box they come in. They go anywhere from $10-20 here in Canada.
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Old 03-02-2012, 04:55 PM   #18
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I did my own filtration and found some really sweet canisters! You can get them at any plumbing wholesale place. Here I'll post a pic for you. Sorry it's dark, and don't mind the popcorn pail. That's for changing the filters so the water doesn't go very where. Lol! The second pic is the box they come in. They go anywhere from $10-20 here in Canada.
Nice. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 03-02-2012, 07:49 PM   #19
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I looked at those i just didnt think they were big enough
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Old 03-02-2012, 08:07 PM   #20
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I looked at those i just didnt think they were big enough
How big is your tank!? These filters are designed to do whole houses. They're not small.
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