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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!

    IMG_2532.jpg

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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!

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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 :)

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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 08:49 PM.
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    My 75 gal - Gold Pristella Tetras, Scissortail Rasboras, Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, Leopard & Zebra Danios, Bristlenose Pleco
    My Dual 29 gals - Left Tank - Diamond Tetras. Right Tank - Amano Shrimp

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

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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.

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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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