Which means I need to find a new tank for the 3g comp quick smart...
I'd like to start this 'omg i's got me a tank dudes look at me' thread off with a small disclaimer;
Not everyone is going to like what I do, nor do I expect you to. But I shall do it how I see fit and worse comes to worse I /ignore you.
Orgional thread contents. Mainly just the tank coming out of the box and initial reactions.
Equipment _linenums:0'><strong class='bbc'>Equipment :</strong>Boyu ME-175 AIO tank. (9litre) ($6)Boyu ME-175 light upgraded with some blue LEDs. And fully auto on/off/cloud simulations. ($8 for leds)Heater... Sits 40cm (Just over a foot) away from my computer that makes ~1700watts of heat. ($Lots.)Lid by Random #### in the garage that just happens to fit. (Priceless?)1300litre/hour canister filter from e-bay. ($18)RedSea supplements when they are needed.API master test kit.Active carbon.Rain water/saltmix<strong class='bbc'>Livestock :</strong>Half dead brown/green zoa.Mystery anemone. (Probably a clear/white banded aptasia.)Mystery snail. (Dude eats algae like a boss.) <strong class='bbc'>Livestock wishlist :</strong>I don't actually know what will survive with so little light.Possibly some mushies and some Zoas.Don't know if I want to add an Endler or a bumblebee goby...Without further a due.I purchased one of these for myself from e-bay.http://www.ebay.com/itm/BOYU-LED-Arts-Aqua...=item25666c5a3aThe one I got was $6 including postage. (Awesome right?)listed dimensions are 175x230x238mm. = ~9.5 litres = ~2.5gallons so I qualify for this section right?If you want to skip all that I have to say, my photos are here; https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2...mp;l=e9d00690e9Unboxing, the first tank was smashed beyond recovery.Unboxing take two.Fairly standard stuff...Wait. Why is my bag open? Eh.Ah. Because its been opened before and the packaging for the light and pump removed. Great. This inspires confidence.We have a light:Blurry instructions:Now. It says I have parts I clearly do not... Like a lid. But I can fix this with scrap so I'm okay.Light PSU and instructions:The tank:No. Thats not a clothsline in the reflection, compound bow.Filter media:Keep.Toss.Toss.This is looking better.The pump:It claims 300ltr/hour We shall see.Tank on my bedside table:(Tank its replacing.)Pile of crap:At this point I had a crazy idea. I thought maybe some part of the LED was useful.Spray Bar! How lovely:Pic with stock light for ####s and giggles.(Not bad for typed in notepad while pics were uploading to facebook... >.> I might spellcheck it later.)
Since I didn't want to make another thread for the 3gallon and under contest, I decided just to use this one.
Empty tank shot.
Edited by Cheese-Lover, 21 March 2012 - 03:14 AM.