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  1. #1

    Join Date
    Nov 2013
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    For working on getting that 75G right! - Slaphppy7   Nice job on the stand, congrats! - Slaphppy7   

    Default Found this, pretty cool!


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    Found this old computer surge protector. A little work with a label maker and it'll be great for my tank! Especially during water changes!

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  2. #2

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
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    NEW JERSEY
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    Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~   Merry Christmas - Cliff   Merry Christmas my friend! - Taurus   Merry Christmas - mommy1   Happy New Year! - Slaphppy7   
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - jeffs99dime   World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - jeffs99dime   

  3. #3

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    Oct 2013
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    Frozen Wastes of the Upper Midwest
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    Asking good questions, keep it up! - Slaphppy7   Congrats on the tank move - Slaphppy7   Thanks for being the 2000th poster on the 40B! - Slaphppy7   Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199   Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7   

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    yea that would be awesome for a tank. haven't seen one of those in over a decade
    Current tanks:
    37G FW - 3 Pearl Gourami, 4 Black Mollies, approximately 20+ Molly Fry, 5 Assassin Snails | 10G Planted FW - 14 Molly Fry, rocks, DW and an Anubias Nana - journal
    "We come from the land of the ice and snow" | "I reject your reality and substitute my own" - Adam Savage | What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?
    How to cycle without fishies!

  4. #4

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    Tank is looking great! - Slaphppy7   

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    Perfect! Somebody needs to market a proper power centre for aquariums. After searching the web on this subject I've also learned that cheap plastic power strips can burn or melt after years in a humid aquarium setting. Good metal ones with individually wired outlets instead of the internal metal straps are recommended. An ideal design would be meant to be mounted up high in the cabinet, have a bracket that would extend beneath it to 'enforce' drip loops in the cords, and GFCI. Finally, individual switches like this are perfect. When I change the water, I could click off the heater easily instead of yanking a cord with hands that hopefully aren't too damp. Years ago, I used a lamp cord with a switch half-way along it for the heater which is in retrospect, pretty janky. Someone get on this :)

  5. #5

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    Here's to three great years ;-) - steeler58   Merry Christmas! - rebecca_finny   Have a Candy cane ;-) Merry Christmas - steeler58   Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! - Plecos   Happy Holidays! - Boundava   
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura   

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    Found this online - not sure of the quality, though.

    http://www.guitarcenter.com/American...36-i1155517.gc
    Last edited by gronlaura; 01-15-2014 at 09:49 PM.
    75 gal - Smudge Spot Cories, Silvertip & Pristella Tetras, Scissortail & Red Tail Rasboras, Pearl Gourami, Black Kuhli Loaches, Whiptail Cats, Wild Caught BNP
    Dual 29 gals - Diamond Tetras. Harlequin Rasboras, Bloodfin Tetras
    10 Gal - Mr. Betta's Fishy Paradise

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

  6. #6

    Join Date
    Jul 2009
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    Ontario, Canada
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    Thanks for the clarification - Mith   A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb   sorry about your angelfish - smaug   Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R   Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff   

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    I have my lights plugged into the wall, and everything else plugged into a power bar. I flick the switch off on the power bar to feed and do maintenance, and the lights can stay on...no plug pulling. But a proper power bar for aquariums would be nice - tho I expect rather dear too. I remember the timer unit for my reef tank was almost 100 bucks, sheesh.
    And some of the ones you can get for electronics are crazy priced...cost more than a decent bluray player.

  7. #7

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    Canada
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    Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~   Happy Holidays! - Rue   Merry Christmas, glad your here! - steeler1   Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7   You need some fish! - steeler1   

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    Guess I'm lucky. My intakes are low and my heater is as well...so everything stays on with my water changes.

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