How to drill a glass aquarium

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Introduction How to drill a glass aquarium With a little confidence, some patience and a variable speed drill, you can put a hole in your tank. I’m serious. Sure, you could buy a pre-drilled tank from your local fish store, or pay to have someone else do the job for you—but …

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The bristle worm

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What is a bristle worm? A bristle worm is a nocturnal, segmented worm from the family polychaete, which means ‘many hairs’ in Latin. One glance at these critters and you’ll know where the scientists who discovered them came up with their name. Most of the bristle worms you will find in a saltwater …

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Last Day to Pre-order How to Frag Corals

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This is the last day you can pre-order: How to Frag Corals: A Simple Guide to Coral Propagation and Coral Fragging for the Marine Reef Aquarium Hobbyist at 50% off the list price. Pre-order today to lock in the discount before the price goes up. Releases on January 20th The book officially …

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Table shrimp can be used to make the easiest DIY aquarium food ever

Easiest DIY Saltwater Fish Food Ever

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Introduction Have you ever wondered if it would be possible to make your own saltwater fish food? It’s easier than you think to make a highly nutritious food for the fish in your saltwater aquarium. Before investing a lot of time and energy, I encourage you to start off simply and …

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DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Plumbing

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DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Plumbing This article is part of a series. To start at the beginning of the series, click here: Each tank drains through a one-inch vertical standpipe connected to the bulkhead via a 90 degree elbow joint.  The tanks drain into a two-inch diameter PVC …

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Stand for holding multiple fish tanks

DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Design continued

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DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Design Continued This is a partial view of what the DIY Aquarium rack looks when complete. To protect the wood from water damage, I used a deck stain/paint.  I’m happy with the wood protection, but do wonder a bit about whether or not it is …

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Schematic design for building a multi-aquarium rack for your fish room

DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Design Continued

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  DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Design (continued)   This blog post is a continuation of the last entry where I showed you how to build the horizontal shelf for a DIY Aquarium Rack for your fish room. Please note that the horizontal shelf as described in the last post …

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Do it yourself fish tank rack for a multiple tank system

DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: The design

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Over the next few blog entries I will walk through the steps for a DIY (Do-IT-Yourself) aquarium rack for a fish room.  This will allow you to use multiple tanks all linked together to a central filtration and circulation system.  It’s a pretty big rack, so you will need some …

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Rotifer Culturing at Home: Continous Cultures

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Rotifer Culturing at Home: Continuous Culture Set-Up and Protocol Growing rotifers as a continuous culture is easy to do, but requires a small amount of work, almost every day. Unlike batch culturing, where the goal is to culture the most rotifers possible in sequential batches, the goal of continuous rotifer …

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