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  1. Dogtemple

    What's the general consensus on a back up heater?

    I have a hydor inline heater, thinking of sticking a normal heater inside the co2 reactor I'm making just as a back up, it's made with a 20" filter housing so there's a fair bit of room for one. good idea or not worth the bother? I've not used the hydor heater before so I'm unsure of how...
  2. Dogtemple

    Everything DIY build

    Hi I've not been on here in years and it is kind of a continuation from my very first post about 9 years ago - https://www.ukaps.org/forum/threads/diy-optiwhite-tank-build.18651/#post-189892 In the heady days of 2011 I made an optiwhite aquarium but never used it, largely down to cost of doing...
  3. Dogtemple

    diy style pressurised co2

    Hi ive had an idea with diy co2, a cheapo hopefully low cost way of having regulated co2 on a timer with no pressure build up worries and low cost recipe. I live very near some crumbly cliffs so have a never ending supply of chalk. that mixed with acid of some sort creates co2 but it is not...
  4. Dogtemple

    13mm/17mm lily pipes

    Hi chaps Am i right in thinking that the dimensions on lily pipes are going by the internal diameter and the outer is not mentioned? so the I/D would be 13mm and the O/D would be around 15mm for instance? cheers!
  5. Dogtemple

    Lily pipe question

    May i ask, someone here who may have lily pipes, if i could get a measurement of the nub bit that sticks out from the pipe to attach a suction cup to and the dimensions of the suction cup please? so the diameter of the protruding nub from the pipe and its length and if possible the diameter of...
  6. Dogtemple

    DIY Optiwhite tank build

    Hi Ive been lurking for a while, doing lots of reading for the past few months. Im at a point with my diy build where its worth showing to people now and if anyone would be interested, i hope it would be people on here :D My plan is to build an optiwhite cube type tank for my first...