Category Archive: DIY Projects

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Dec 21

Built a DIY Refugium & Lighting

After reading the inspiring article from Mark Levinson’s website. I decided to build a refugium in my sump to create some extra nutrient export. The overall goal of this venture, is to create some additional nutrient export and hopefully help reduce some of the algae outbreaks I’ve been having in my Display Tank. Since the …

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Apr 06

Cooling Fans for Aquarium Canopy – DIY

The Scenario I’m sure many people out there have experienced the very same issue I have when they finish making their own Halide Canopy… HEAT! When running my aquarium under 4 compact fluorescents, the water temperature was always between 76-78 F. They fist day I completed the halide canopy¬† the temperature sky rocketed to 83 …

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