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  1. Planted Tank Specific
    Overhead costs of pet stores aside, I've spent more than 5K within the setup period of my 90G and the cost of maintainance for the plants only is about $40 to $50 per month, including CO2 injection. I'm frustrated because most of my years of aquarium experience was from 13 to 20 years ago when...
  2. DIY Area
    I was thinking of making a DIY background for my 90 gallon. I might try a Styrofoam/concrete background but, one of the concerns I have is, the down time of the aquarium (I don't want to wait weeks/months for the ph balance to lower due to the concrete) Has anyone tried or has any input in...
  3. DIY Area
    Hey guys, I recently got my first tank and decided to start a little project. I got this idea over at bettafish.com so I do not take credit for it. My apologies if this project has already been posted on here as well, I am new to this forum and would like to spread the idea in case anyone finds...
  4. Planted Tank Specific
    I count myself as reasonably intelligent, but I can't seem to wrap my head around lighting requirements. I have a 15G tank (60cmx30cmx30cm Waterhome) and it currently has the single T8 17W hood it came with.While it looks nice, it's just not quite enough light to grow much. Anubias and java...
  5. Equipment Talk Section
    Hi, Just looking for a cheap-decent price sand for my aquarium...that I can buy from a store such as home depot, canadian tire,or any other local store in abbotsford, I was thinking maybe Pool filter sand but can't seem to find that anywhere in abbotsford area only in the states. The only one...
  6. DIY Area
    I just scanned all the DIY threads and it seems that there is no thread with DIY aquarium building. Did I miss one? Anyway, I think I might like to try to do a build. Rimless, w24xd24xh16 with a drilled bottom for a sump. Any favourite plans or hints or where to get the glass, and what kind...
  7. DIY Area
    I Fokls, I took some photos of a jar filter assembly. http://www.bcaquaria.com/forum/members/mikeike-1628/albums/dyi-filter-bottle-149/ It took less time than copying the photos and uploading this<G>
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