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    In this setup OP, why did you turn the heater way...

    In this setup OP, why did you turn the heater way up instead of say, letting the heater control the heat and then using the thermostat at 1 degree higher as a sort of fail safe?
  2. It looks like I get around 175 - 200 gph with the...

    It looks like I get around 175 - 200 gph with the mag drive 7 depending on how high I lift it. I think that will be fine given my filter is probably a lot longer than most.

    What is interesting is...
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    Yes sort of like that the problem with those is...

    Yes sort of like that the problem with those is that I worry about flow, creating a dead space since the heaters are typically around 12 inches, I have tried to think of good ideas for how you could...
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    I am glad I found this thread I was trying to do...

    I am glad I found this thread I was trying to do something similar but more compact. flexpvc.com link in the other thread has an interesting product called thermal wells which would allow us to get...
  5. Thread: I've had it!!

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    No but the effects of what people in mass do does...

    No but the effects of what people in mass do does cause suffering, from the environmental damage, to the psychological damage and drain on society. All of us here in every step of our life have to...
  6. http://www.petsolutions.com/C/Aquarium-Heaters/I/H...

    http://www.petsolutions.com/C/Aquarium-Heaters/I/Hydor-Eth-External-Thermal-Heater.aspx

    Well just go look at that in the reviews. Maybe you hear about it less with hydor because they are better,...
  7. You are one anecdotal sample, look around these...

    You are one anecdotal sample, look around these forums and reviews for any most heaters for aquariums and you typically will be able to find people who complain of this.
    Depending on how much your...
  8. Some people built their own DIY inline heaters,...

    Some people built their own DIY inline heaters, heydor eth is nice but it still has the same major flaw all heaters have, they will sometimes get stuck on and cook all your fish and since they only...
  9. Thread: I've had it!!

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    The easiest way to relax is to think about when...

    The easiest way to relax is to think about when you are the "clueless" noob. There are some people probably many on this board who are go getters and really research subjects etc.. But the vast...
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    While people are talking alot about glazing I...

    While people are talking alot about glazing I really don't think that is important. First every ceramic item I have ever picked up as some part that is not glazed, usually the bottom. Second the...
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    There just so much good and better information on...

    There just so much good and better information on the net these days, enough to read for years strait, I can no longer justify any magazines, and if any where good enough I would just read them...
  12. So I assume you mean that I should put the pump...

    So I assume you mean that I should put the pump on my diagram where it says intake right? Then pump water up to the filter. Also are you accounting for resistance in the filter is that why you chose...
  13. Maybe a diagram will help, the filter is home...

    Maybe a diagram will help, the filter is home made with 3 inch PVC schedule 40 pipe and a bunch of goodies, most of which is scrub pads from the dollar tree. And it turns out the caps I bought for...
  14. Quiet external pump with height capabilities

    I am looking for a good quiet pump, I would like it to push about 300 GPH up 40 inches and through the filter.

    I would also like it to be as quiet as possible

    Bonus features would be if it had...
  15. Thread: zebra pleco

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    I don't have anything specific to add but I was...

    I don't have anything specific to add but I was just browsing and am from MI, so I was interested in this fantastic fins place if they really are good, I go by that area periodically. But if some of...
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    I think the most common 2 types of decorations...

    I think the most common 2 types of decorations are either ceramic, which just means you do pottery, or resin which is a plastic that can be formed with any type of cutting and melting techniques....
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    I have decided nothing out there will work for me...

    I have decided nothing out there will work for me so I started constructing my own filter. I built out of 3" PVC pipe, I pretty much have everything connected but the last part I need is a pump. The...
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    Ya something like that will probably work, but I...

    Ya something like that will probably work, but I guess that means that companies dont make anything like this?
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    external high filter all in one

    I am looking to see if I can find a filter with all or as many of the requirements I need. I am building a paludarium with roughly 28 US gallons of water space. Everything or as much as possible...
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