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aug 17, 2012 using media reactors in a sump instead of a canister filter in a freshwater tank. 19 d ago. by jtammerman. c. diy co2 w/ citric acid baking soda kit recommendation. coorio 21 d ago 3. 561. 20 d ago. by stlhokie. j. two co2art questions. any and all equipment needed in a planted tank. show more. 279.2k posts. 59.6m views. join
apr 11, 2021 canister filters are more powerful and larger than most other filters, and they are suitable for medium to large planted aquariums. this means you can stuff more media due to its larger capacity/volume, which in turn allows for better filtration and
apr 11, 2021 a complete canister filter package includes the canister filter itself, with the built-in pump, a couple of trays for your media placements (some manufacturers employs chambers instead of trays), and sometimes more, depending on the volume, a siphon tube for intake, including the u-tube, a spray bar including the u-tube for outtake and hoses to route them in
jan 04, 2011 the major problem you face with a diy canister filter is that a leak in the canister will siphon the water out of your tank onto the floor. of course that is true of all canister filters positioned under the tank, but commercial filters are specifically designed for the job, so are much less likely to suffer a major leak.
may 23, 2011 i finally talked my dad into helping me with a diy stand for my tank (see the diy section if you have any thoughts on that subject). the primary reason for the upgrade is so i can finally get myself an eheim canister filter or a sump.
dec 24, 2019 shop planted aquarium filters. shop sevenports online for quality planted aquarium filters that provide excellent filtration and flow within your freshwater aquarium display. because of their significantly large volume, these planted aquarium filters provide much better filtration and good bacteria growth in your tank.
mar 13, 2011 it can be done with plexiglass box, i am using diy canister filter for my 55g tank, that i have made out of plexiglass and mag drive 7 water pump , and i agree with aguaverde about sealing. but if the sealing is done right it works great. on my set up intake is 5/8in and out 1/2in and no problem with pump.
jun 03, 2021 these live rocks provide a surface area for the beneficial bacteria, and the more help your canister filter has, the better for your tank. this multiple filtration method is recommended heavily for larger tanks, and even for medium sized tanks, a minimal amount of 2 canister filters should be present.
jun 22, 2009 with this small of an aquarium i dont really need a lot of space for filtration media. the egg crate is pretty small, but not 1/4 small. when i make another filter for a larger aquarium ill try and find what you are talking about because
oct 22, 2009 friends really this post is for knowledge about filter (media, bacterias, quemicals) my tank now have very clear water because i have a canister (diy) filter and maintenance, also a koralia nano. i want to expand my knowledge, yeah i
nov 25, 2008 hi, new to this site just wanted to say hello, i am a diy specially when it comes to maintaining a better ecosystem for my sharks. anyways, after my marineland c-360 canister filter leaked all over my hardwood florrs i decided to develop my own diy canister filter made out of a 5 gallon bucket and some inexpensive plumbing parts.
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mar 11, 2009 1-the canister 2-lid with a pump 3-o ring 4-controllers 5-u-bends to go into the tank 6-strainer 7-spray bar a 3/4 hole was drilled at the bottom of canister for inlet, which was made pasting pvc couplings,elbow and nozzle together. the o ring is an essential part, that keeps the system from leakage.
jun 25, 2009 hi everyone. here is the pvc pipe canister filter i built, it was quite easy to make and probably 60 less of the cost of purchasing one with a brand. (which are actually almost impossible to find where i live in ecuador). the materials are (sorry for the metric system) 1m of 160mm pvc pipe 1...
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dec 15, 2020 diy aquarium canister filter. this is not impossible to make but you will need a lot of materials. a new canister can cost over $100, but with this guide, you can build one that will cost less. you need 8 of 4 diameter pvc pipe, 1-4 diameter plug, one 4 diameter rubber end cap with a hose clamp, 2 frame garden hose repair end
sep 08, 2021 yet another diy canister filter the planted tank forum. any successful diy canister not pvc pipe based aquatic plant forum. finnished 5 gallon bucket diy canister filter aquariacentral. diy aquarium filter from pond or fountain pump. the infamous 5 gallon diy canister filter can it be done aquariacentral.
feb 26, 2016 hello all. i wanted to post my canister filter build i did my research before i began my build. i was able to list my component parts so i could easily and quickly purchase them at multiple stores. not only was this build fun, i felt a sense of accomplishment and it looked good. i have to give a big shout out to the king of diy, joey. it was
mar 24, 2018 diy canister filters are often asked about but can be difficult to seal properly and still be easy enough to take apart for cleaning. you can try and do a forum search for diy canister filter to see some often asked questions and results. a 1000 liter aquarium is about 264 gallons and is a very nice size tank to set up.
may 18, 2020 a canister aquarium filter is a must-have thing if you have an aquarium to keep the water crystal clear. its a crucial part of the aquarium to keep the water healthy for the fish. however, purchasing a canister filter can come expensive,
jun 17, 2021 materials required for building a diy canister filter it is simple to make a canister filter at home with the help of a clear jar a water pump. i am using an airtight glass jar for building a diy canister filter. every material is bought from a hardware store such as vinyl tube, swivel 2-way coupler, elbow connector, hose joiner, suction cups.
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