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Forum: Tank Journal 06-20-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 48,789
Posted By daplatapus
Hey Warren, Still lurking, lol. Life has just...

Hey Warren, Still lurking, lol. Life has just gotten INSANELY busy. I had to shut my tank down about a year and a half ago. It was killing me to see it go down hill and get overrun by neglect. I...
Forum: Reef 05-22-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,452
Posted By daplatapus
Lol, I'd declare I was made to sign it under...

Lol, I'd declare I was made to sign it under duress!
Forum: Lounge 05-22-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,414
Posted By daplatapus
Yup, lived in Canmore for 25 years, crazy what...

Yup, lived in Canmore for 25 years, crazy what you see tourists do! Wild animals are wild!
Forum: Reef 04-12-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,326
Posted By daplatapus
This is good advice. I actually had my discharge...

This is good advice. I actually had my discharge go into a small frag tank. That tank had a bulkhead in the back which overflowed into the drain.



The SW get's made once a month in one of...
Forum: Reef 04-11-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,326
Posted By daplatapus
I've been doing 1% changes on my system for over...

I've been doing 1% changes on my system for over 2 years. I love it. If it wasn't for that I bet I'd be one of these guys doing 1 every year, lol.
Check out my build:...
Forum: Product Review and Equipment Forum 02-17-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,365
Posted By daplatapus
I'm running titanium heaters in mine as well. If...

I'm running titanium heaters in mine as well. If I have a cut on my hand (which is pretty much 90% of the time, lol) I feel some stray voltage as well. It's been so slight that I've never actually...
Forum: Tank Journal 02-15-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,647
Posted By daplatapus
So as not to hijack this thread, you have PM :)

So as not to hijack this thread, you have PM :)
Forum: Filtration and Skimmer Specific 02-08-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,825
Posted By daplatapus
Hate to say this but RLSS has the absolute worst...

Hate to say this but RLSS has the absolute worst customer care in all the years I have been a consumer of anything :)
Save yourself a whole world of trouble and frustration and get another make of...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 02-06-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,745
Posted By daplatapus
Pm'd

Pm'd
Forum: Reef 01-09-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,985
Posted By daplatapus
I've been running my basement sump now for almost...

I've been running my basement sump now for almost 6 years, here's the pumps I've tried:
Pump 1 - Laguna Max flo 2900 pond pump - First SW tank I ever set up. Ran my 90 gallon with about 10' of head...
Forum: Lounge 12-13-2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7,312
Views: 652,242
Posted By daplatapus
Lol, I moved to the Island about 9 years ago from...

Lol, I moved to the Island about 9 years ago from Alberta. One of the mechanics at Canadian tire asked if my 2002 F350 was actually an electric truck when he saw the plug poking out the grill!
Not...
Forum: Tank Journal 12-09-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 48,789
Posted By daplatapus
Thanks guys. Funny you should mention that...

Thanks guys.
Funny you should mention that Rich, I'm sitting at Harbour Air in Nanaimo right now waiting for the plane right now :)
Forum: Tank Journal 12-08-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 48,789
Posted By daplatapus
I hadn't realized just how long it had been since...

I hadn't realized just how long it had been since I had updated things. Since the last update I've lost a few fish. I have no idea why any of them died. No obvious indications, all fine one day and...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 12-02-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By daplatapus
WTB large tank

Hey guys and gals,
For the last few months I've been involved in helping out an new non-profit aquarium that set up here in Port Alberni. You can read up about them here: http://alberniaquarium.ca
...
Forum: Reef 11-26-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By daplatapus
Also are you looking for an internal or external...

Also are you looking for an internal or external pump? I ran a Hammerhead for a while on mine (14' of head). I switched to internal using a DC powered (Waveline) pump I too was disappointed in it's...
Forum: Polls 11-04-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,305
Posted By daplatapus
Gotta say I love the planning and building.

Gotta say I love the planning and building.
Forum: Reef 10-26-2016, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,961
Posted By daplatapus
Here's my DIY LED build complete with controller....

Here's my DIY LED build complete with controller. A bit more than just a LED fixture but I'm extremely happy with it, been running for over a year now without me even looking at it. If you're going...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 08-24-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By daplatapus
Yup, can't tell you how many times I've either...

Yup, can't tell you how many times I've either had to re-configure piping or made a mistake and had to throw stuff out. I never buy slip/slip valves anymore.
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 08-24-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By daplatapus
I have a used one... spears schedule 80, with...

I have a used one... spears schedule 80, with female threaded both ends....
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 05-11-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By daplatapus
Pm'd

Pm'd
Forum: Tank Journal 03-19-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,363
Posted By daplatapus
Looking great so far! Keep the pics coming, we...

Looking great so far! Keep the pics coming, we all love pics. I gather from another post you made you don't live too far away from me. If you need help with anything (I'm a carpenter with more tools...
Forum: Pictures 03-17-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,476
Posted By daplatapus
Thanks Rich. I want to clean up some of the...

Thanks Rich. I want to clean up some of the temporary things I have running down there, but works been crazy and I haven't had much ambition when I get home :)
Forum: Pictures 03-16-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,476
Posted By daplatapus
Here's mine: ...

Here's mine:

http://i1177.photobucket.com/albums/x353/daplatapus/20160316_094007_zpsmlo5kstp.jpg (http://s1177.photobucket.com/user/daplatapus/media/20160316_094007_zpsmlo5kstp.jpg.html)
Forum: Lounge 03-11-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By daplatapus
I've camped a few times at Living Forest and...

I've camped a few times at Living Forest and depending on the site the privacy isn't too bad. Back side, away from the water, is the most sheltered with lots of shade and probably better for tenting....
Forum: DIY 02-22-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,780
Posted By daplatapus
I also have no regrets building mine. As...

I also have no regrets building mine. As frustrating as the learning curve was, I had an absolute blast in the building process and am VERY pleased with the final result. But it is NOT a process I...
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