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Here's my entry for the creative container pico contest

 

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Equipment

  • Container - 3.1L Cookie Jar, $4 new at Dollaramma  Mason-Stein, in storage
  • Flow - Coralbox A100 DC controllable micro pump, $23.99 new petsandponds.com
  • Heat - Cobalt Aquatics 5W Mini-therm, used in storage OFFLINE **see service notes
  • Light -  Par38 12 LED bulb, $40, used from local forum member GTAAquaria.com      
  • Light fixture - 'Tertial' work lamp, $12.99 new at Ikea 
  • ATO - AutoAqua Smart ATO micro, $125 BNIB local forum member GTAAquaria.com
  • Controller - Noma 8-outlet power bar with timer, used, in storage

 

Livestock

  • pom pom crab
  • toadstool leather
  • orange acans
  • blue acan
  • various zoanthids
  • aussie mushrooms

 

To-do list

  • setup autoaqua micro ATO
  • more flow

 

#Progress

 

Service notes

  • November 18/17 - weather outside at 5C (41F) or higher jar will overheat at 29C (85F) with LED on, heater taken offline until required. Jar a bit too close to radiator heater 
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I love mason jars so this should be a neat build.

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Wooooo!  

 

Seriously, half of my coworkers bring these to work and drink putrid-looking home-made smoothies out of them.

 

I think this is a better use. 

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6 hours ago, Rene said:

Wooooo!  

 

Seriously, half of my coworkers bring these to work and drink putrid-looking home-made smoothies out of them.

 

I think this is a better use. 

Greeeeeeen smooooothieeeeesss! :lol:

 

Very delicious and good for you, by the way. ;)

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I love that shot with the big tank out if focus behind. Could be a metaphor for wht will happen to all of us as this contest progresses. 

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1 hour ago, duderubble said:

I love that shot with the big tank out if focus behind. Could be a metaphor for wht will happen to all of us as this contest progresses. 

O, I did not even notice the big tank.  Very cool.

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On 10/17/2017 at 5:16 PM, aio.tankhero said:

Here's my entry for the creative container pico contest

 

Equipment

  • Container: Mason-Stein, in storage
  • Container stand: ikea?
  • Flow: A100 DC micro pump, $23.99 new 'petsandponds.com'
  • Heat: Cobalt Aquatics 5W Mini-therm, used in storage
  • Light: Par38 12 LED bulb, $40, used from local forum member 'GTAAquaria.com'      
  • Light fixture: ikea?
  • ATO: AutoAqua Smart ATO micro , new, in storage
  • Controller: Noma 8-outlet power bar with timer, used, in storage

 

Livestock:

  • TBD

 

 

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Awesome!  Is the glass tinted or is the Sriracha playing with the color?

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2 hours ago, gena said:

Awesome!  Is the glass tinted or is the Sriracha playing with the color?

Thanks! It's clear glass, I had a desk lamp on to give some detail to the container. Still a noob when it comes to working my mirrorless camera

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Just don't drink your reef :P 

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Just a small update, I had to give up the Mason-stein due to the live rock sizes I had on hand wouldn't fit the jar opening.

 

With that said here is the new Jar, it's a 3.1L (0.8G) Cookie jar from Dollaramma. This jar fits what I have and offers more horizontal space. Setup will begin this weekend, more updates to come!

 

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Nice addition! I love the shape of this squat little jar

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25 minutes ago, Justind823 said:

Nice addition! I love the shape of this squat little jar

Thanks! I Hope the little crab will enjoy it, more coral to come

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That little crab is too cute!

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Your jar is as cute as the crab!

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On 11/6/2017 at 11:54 AM, aio.tankhero said:

Livestock update

  • pom pom crab

 

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Awww! It's so cute! I'm loving all the fun little inverts that people are stocking in their picos.

51 minutes ago, aio.tankhero said:

Quick FJS 

 

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Looks beautiful! The shorter shape of this jar is really nice and unique. I'm especially a fan of that toadstool leather.

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looks awesome! loving the color off of that bulb! 

 

how are you keeping the flow from just creating a whirlpool? this was a problem I had and continue to have. 

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6 hours ago, Allaboutcorals said:

looks awesome! loving the color off of that bulb! 

 

how are you keeping the flow from just creating a whirlpool? this was a problem I had and continue to have. 

I knew this was going to happen, so instead of buying a normal micro pump, I picked up this DC controllable micro pump and can adjust flow with a dial. It's set to low-med flow. The same can be done on most pumps by moving the slider on the pump to restrict flow. However I still crave flow, I'm working on getting flow everywhere, not just one direction. Stay tuned!

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Looking good. I like the shape of the cookie jar

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**Since I post a lot from instagram, I'll be linking it here instead.

 

 

 

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I can't seem to locate your original photo of the empty container with your favorite condiment.  Can you please pm it to me?  I'm working on the FTS thread and am currently gathering all the entry photos to post.

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