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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Happy Friday, everyone! So I keep seeing the general consensus for painting the back of one's DT is Krylon Fusion. After many stops at hardware stores and hobby shops, getting angrier and sweatier after each one not having it, I'm convinced that this stuff does not exist. Has it been...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    how or what kind of paint do you use to paint the back of an acrylic tank.
  3. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    OK, So I have a hang on skimmer..... I don't like it but I've come to terms with it haha. BUT The venturi, that is connect to the pump just so happens to be connected directly under the lights. The position of the venturi cause a problem every couple of months. Coraline algae will grow in the...
  4. Large Systems
    Well, who am I kidding? It was bound to happen so why resist? Over the last few months the wife and I have talked about what would be my summer project this year since she knows that I HAVE to have something to occupy my time otherwise insanity sets in. I told her that my plan was to teach a...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I have 2 bulkheads that I could only get in white, i know some people cover their in tank pvc with purple primer, but what could I use to paint the bulkhead black that is fish safe?
  6. General Reef Discussion
    It was warm enough to get out in the garage and start my stand today so I thought I would also start a build thread. Here is a run down of my system as it is today. (I change my mind a lot) 90 gallon All-Glass aquarium Custom stand and canopy 30 gallon sump 15 gallon refugeium DIY recirc...
  7. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Sorry about the cloudiness of the tank The tomato clown is Tom The damsel is Spike and the Diamond Goby doesn't have a name yet haha
  8. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I have the Standard 55 gallon rectangle tank. I'm interested in covering the background in order to hide the overflow box and protein skimmer etc. I like how most people paint the background blue, but I'm not trying to get into all that lol. Is there an easier alternative? I know you can by cut...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I saw these in Lowes and looked, they are made of HDPE, so is there any reason I couldn't use them for storing my water? Most likely I would paint them black with Krylon Fusion just to make sure I didn't grab the wrong one when I needed them. I really like the pour spout they have. It would...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I need to paint the back of my new 180, which I haven't done before. Can someone please give me the details on what type of paint to use? Enamel? Gloss? etc etc. Probably going to go blue in color so if anyone has a brand and color recommendation I'm all ears! (pic would be nice too) Thanks!
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Alright, so I got the tank today! Its about 190 gallons. Its going to take a while to finish, since we have a wedding in September, and will probably be moving back to Fresno to buy a house. So this isnt going to be quick, but hopefully will be worth while. The tank is 60" long, 36" deep back...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Im looking to build some rock racks with pvc and some great stuff. what is a safe paint to coat the great stuff with?
  13. nano build off 2008
    If it's not too late, I'm hoping to enter. I just got a job in the aquarium industry, and everyone in the office has a nano on their desk so I figured I had to join. What I'm thinking of doing is a custom rimless aquarium around 15 gallons with a sump area able to accomodate an old prizm...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    OK i have gotten the top cut to size for the tank>Now the question is iam not crazy about the white i was told in another thread that its possible to pain the top if i wanted to.S has anyone else do this and should i worry about paint chips fallin in the tank over time? or would heat resistant...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Heya guys on one of my tanks i have no top on it it is a hex tank .Well i do have a top for it but with all the other stuff on the tank not really room for the stock lid what would be a good thing to cover it with to reduce the risk of jumpers?
  16. nano build off 2008
    What the heck? I have some ideas I want to try and entering the contest will push me towards actually doing them ;) I'm building a 125 Gallon system for the house and want to try building a nano from scratch for my desk at the office so this will be the one :D Nothing in stone yet but I will...
  17. nano build off 2008
    For just under a year, I've been stalking the forums to learn as much as possible before building my first reef tank. What began as a 72G bow has been revised to a 30g nano after learning of a job change that will move me across the country. I just finished the tank and stand two weeks ago, so I...
  18. nano build off 2008
    I want to play too :cool:. I'm going to make mine a 10 gallon glass tank. I need some help first though LOL...I'm clicking on the "insert image" link and it's just beeping at me...what am I doing wrong?
  19. nano build off 2008
    Cynthia and I are in it to win it with our 28 gallon bowfront. Our goal is a very simple easy to maintain tank that we can easily move with happy tankmates. We plan to do this with easy to take care of fish, inverts and corals backed up by minor mathematical, engineering and veterinary...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    OK ... Finally had time to reassemble the 46 bowfront ... 1. One final denatured alcohol cleaning. 2. Blue tape mask the glass so silicone will be 1/2" from the corners. 3. Silicone bead around the bottom plastic frame flat area and lay the bottom glass in ... press firmly in place. 4. Lay...
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