Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > General Aquarium Forums > DIY Projects
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 07-11-2009, 10:23 PM   #11
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
InfernoST's Avatar


 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: New York
Posts: 1,866
Quote:
Originally Posted by FishEggs View Post
nice looking canopy but it is somewhat tall. will that put the t5's too far above the water?
It's 15 inches high and from what I've read the MH lamps should be at least 12" above the water, I'm hoping the T5's are not to high, if they are I'll come up with something. Both have to be at the same height or one will block the other either way I made the supports for the fixture fully adjustable so if i wanted I could bring all the way down to the water. I like the height it gives me room to take care of almost everything easily, hopefully it works as is but i wont find out till the end of next week when i get the ballasts. I'll keep you posted.
__________________

__________________
Keith
120 Mixed Reef
InfernoST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2009, 11:02 PM   #12
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
thincat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 5,330
Nice workmanship. Great job.
__________________

__________________
Happy Reefing,
TC
thincat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2009, 06:16 AM   #13
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
InfernoST's Avatar


 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: New York
Posts: 1,866
Quote:
Originally Posted by thincat View Post
Nice workmanship. Great job.
Thanks TC, now for the part i hate, the staining part.
__________________
Keith
120 Mixed Reef
InfernoST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2009, 07:17 AM   #14
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
InfernoST's Avatar


 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: New York
Posts: 1,866
Quote:
Originally Posted by BigMike75 View Post
Looking good. Is that just the 100 pounds of rock or have you got more? I was checking the rock work out too.


I need to get rid of some FW tanks
Big Mike Here is a better shot of the rock work, I think a macro lens is going to be on my X-Mas list this year.
Click image for larger version

Name:	LiverRock.jpg
Views:	42
Size:	72.2 KB
ID:	19567

Take Care
__________________
Keith
120 Mixed Reef
InfernoST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2009, 07:42 AM   #15
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
InfernoST's Avatar


 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: New York
Posts: 1,866
Almost forgot the best part, the materials only cost $45. There is a lot to be said for doing it yourself.
__________________
Keith
120 Mixed Reef
InfernoST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2009, 10:49 AM   #16
SW 20 & Over Club
 
ccCapt's Avatar


 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Northeast PA
Posts: 5,362
Send a message via ICQ to ccCapt
Very nice job. Looks great. Well Done!
__________________
/Larry
125g reef
See My Tank Info
Check out The build project
ccCapt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2009, 11:12 AM   #17
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
InfernoST's Avatar


 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: New York
Posts: 1,866
Thanks Larry.
__________________
Keith
120 Mixed Reef
InfernoST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2009, 12:29 PM   #18
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
thincat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 5,330
By the way, what are you shooting with?
__________________
Happy Reefing,
TC
thincat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2009, 01:49 PM   #19
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
InfernoST's Avatar


 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: New York
Posts: 1,866
Quote:
Originally Posted by thincat View Post
By the way, what are you shooting with?
Nikon D70.
__________________
Keith
120 Mixed Reef
InfernoST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2009, 09:42 PM   #20
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
thincat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 5,330
I knew it was a Nikon. I shoot with the D-100 or a Sony...depends on how lazy it get.
__________________

__________________
Happy Reefing,
TC
thincat is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
canopy, started

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
My new 120 BigMike75 Show Off/Photography 5 05-08-2009 10:41 PM
65-120: now that it`s SNOWBALLED!!! jawfishjunky Saltwater Reef Aquaria 6 08-21-2008 09:07 PM
WANTED: Proquatics 120/ Hydor Bravo 120 HOB filter part clearerphish Archive 0 06-02-2007 09:05 PM
New 120 chili is hot New Acquisitions 6 01-01-2006 11:11 PM
my 120 mikezilla Show Off/Photography 5 11-11-2003 02:44 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:42 AM.


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