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  • darkmerlin21's Avatar
    Today, 06:26 PM
    Yay!!! Uh.. where?(blush) I believe you, I do. I'm just blind and on my phone that has a teeny tiny screen.
    220 replies | 3179 view(s)
  • darkmerlin21's Avatar
    Today, 05:09 PM
    darkmerlin21 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    The initial drop from the tank is enough to keep it going but I think it would be too much to ask gravity alone to keep it flowing upwards at the end...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • Slaphppy7's Avatar
    Today, 04:24 PM
    Slaphppy7 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    So, your tank has to be higher than your faucet (?)
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • darkmerlin21's Avatar
    Today, 04:00 PM
    darkmerlin21 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    I actually moved the hose into the shower. It's closer to being floor level so it did drain... slowly. I had lots of time anyway so it didn't much...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • Slaphppy7's Avatar
    Today, 03:57 PM
    Slaphppy7 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    And the tanks continue to empty, w/out the faucet running? Into the sink, or into buckets?
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • darkmerlin21's Avatar
    Today, 03:45 PM
    darkmerlin21 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    Thanks so much Rivers! We love it too.. half the reason we bought the place. I wish I could take credit for it but it was built when we moved here...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • darkmerlin21's Avatar
    Today, 03:43 PM
    darkmerlin21 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    Geez, they really do think of everything! I've never seen those before! Yeah, I don't like it either. Like I said, it wouldn't be possible...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • RiversGirl's Avatar
    Today, 03:42 PM
    RiversGirl replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    I love your backyard! That raised bed is fabulous. I'm delighted for y'all!
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • Slaphppy7's Avatar
    Today, 03:40 PM
    Yeah, I have mixed feelings about this, as well Sinking old ships and things to make coral reefs is one thing...but litter and trash is certainly...
    5 replies | 35 view(s)
  • darkmerlin21's Avatar
    Today, 03:38 PM
    darkmerlin21 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    Thank Nat. I have put a bucket under the tap in the past but with the bathroom sink I use now, I'm lucky just to get the attachment to fit! Once I...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • Slaphppy7's Avatar
    Today, 03:38 PM
    Slaphppy7 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    Nothing wrong with nice clean floors and driveways! :14: I would at least see if the hose would reach...you can always add more length to the...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • Slaphppy7's Avatar
    Today, 03:37 PM
    Slaphppy7 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    Leah, if you don't feel comfortable using mouth suction to start the flow, they also offer these ...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • darkmerlin21's Avatar
    Today, 03:33 PM
    darkmerlin21 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    The door that goes into the garage is in the basement but by the time it reaches out of that, it would probably not be long enough to reach the lawn....
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • Boundava's Avatar
    Today, 03:31 PM
    Boundava replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    That's a beautiful back yard! I have 3 big buckets (maybe 5 gal) and 3 smaller 3 gallon buckets that I use when I do a WC on the 75. Os course I...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • Slaphppy7's Avatar
    Today, 03:21 PM
    Slaphppy7 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    Start the flow with mouth suction....no worries, you won't get tank water in your mouth, for the shortest Python hose they make, it takes about 7...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • darkmerlin21's Avatar
    Today, 03:01 PM
    darkmerlin21 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    Sorry Nat, missed this earlier. Yes, yes.. I would highly recommend these guys (no surprise). They are not very colorful but in the right set up,...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • darkmerlin21's Avatar
    Today, 02:55 PM
    darkmerlin21 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    How do you get the water to start flowing through the hose? Also, would it flow "up" the two feet or so that my window sits from the tank? Then...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • Slaphppy7's Avatar
    Today, 02:37 PM
    Slaphppy7 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    Water the lawn, then...saves water from the sink It's what I do with the 10G, since it's near the back of the house, where no flower beds are
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • darkmerlin21's Avatar
    Today, 02:09 PM
    darkmerlin21 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    Yes, thank you Rivers. Honestly, I could run the hose out through the garage as it walks into our basement but, all our flower beds are out back. ...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • Slaphppy7's Avatar
    Today, 01:53 PM
    Slaphppy7 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    Ahh, OK Yes, it would be nice to have all that extra room, but with my luck, Mrs. Slap would just fill it with a bunch of useless junk....:14:
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • RiversGirl's Avatar
    Today, 01:31 PM
    RiversGirl replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    Guessing here, but she might be talking about keeping tanks in one of those elusive 'basement' home features that we can only dream about, here. ...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • Slaphppy7's Avatar
    Today, 12:20 PM
    Slaphppy7 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    ? I live in a one story house, and gravity drains my tanks just fine.
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • Boundava's Avatar
    Today, 10:51 AM
    Boundava replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    I had an empty 30 gallon I was going to put a crayfish in, but I think these would be much better. Will read up on them maybe today if I get some...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • Rocksor's Avatar
    Today, 03:39 AM
    Rocksor replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    how deep is the substrate? A nitrite spike can occur if you have denitritification ocurring from anaerobic bacteria in your substrate, then you...
    14 replies | 127 view(s)
  • darkmerlin21's Avatar
    Today, 02:50 AM
    I trust that this means that your injury has healed up? And yay to a long weekend! Enjoy it!
    11827 replies | 449052 view(s)
  • darkmerlin21's Avatar
    Today, 02:45 AM
    darkmerlin21 replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    Thanks to your warning, I was able to avoid the puddles from day 1.. lol! The lampeye killies are not annuals. From the bits of info out there,...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • steeler58's Avatar
    Today, 01:55 AM
    Thanks RG, this week had been very busy, still have two football games that afternoon, but most times those are just fun ;-)
    11827 replies | 449052 view(s)
  • Boundava's Avatar
    Today, 01:49 AM
    Boundava replied to a thread DM's 20L in Aquarium Journals
    Yup, lots of flow but no bowl for it to go in. We had the bathroom overfill 3 times (once on me and twice for Sis), fortunately nothing more than a...
    460 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • steeler58's Avatar
    Today, 01:48 AM
    Sorry for the health issues, never fun :scry:
    150 replies | 2564 view(s)
  • RiversGirl's Avatar
    Today, 01:47 AM
    Hope you enjoy your three day weekend, either way!
    11827 replies | 449052 view(s)
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Aquarium 1:
20gal L with dirftwoodx4, 6 fake plants, fish
Aquarium 2:
5 gal shrimp tank w oto cat
Aquarium 3:
10 gal half moon.
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Freshwater
How I got started with aquariums.:
for fun or relaxation
Favorite fish:
german blue ram
Fish I have bred:
jewel cichlids
Why I like fish::
the colors and behavior
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  2. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

  3. Have a Candy cane ;-) Merry Christmas

  4. Here's one for the weekend ;-)

  5. Good to see you back and thanx for all the thumbs up ;-)

  6. You are a superman for hanging in there with this tank.

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  10. Thx for the nomination

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  14. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

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  16. TGIF! Miss seeing you online!

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  18. You needed some color!

  19. After all that help I owe you a beer!

  20. Another Rummy for passing 2,000

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  23. cheers!

  24. Here's to MOTM ;-)

  25. Congrats on MOTM!

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  28. Just Saying Thanks for the help!

  29. For always appriciating my videos :)

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  31. you won't need another tank for this one

  32. pizza for all. I finished my book today!!!

  33. Heres to the "good old days" of fishkeeping

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  37. Sorry for your loss :(

  38. You need a Cory!

  39. For your loss

  40. Sorry about your pup

  41. Happy Easter!

  42. Cheers to a fellow SE Texan!