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Re: My killifish rack
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- Subject: Re: My killifish rack
- From: "Adam Rychlik" <adam at mbinsights_com>
- Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2002 11:28:35 -0600
- References: <200208281928.g7SJS2c05523 at acme_actwin.com> <3D6ED4C5.5467B980 at starhub_net.sg>
Would a UV sterilizer take care of this problem??? Ive seen them for 50-120$
and thinking of useing one on a flow though system......
"Tom, one of the gripe I have with centralized filtration is the control
of disease. My lesson from the total wipeout of RAC beira 98 is not
forgotten... not yet anyway."
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ron @ CCK" <ronwill at starhub_net.sg>
To: <KillieTalk at AKA_Org>
Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2002 8:13 PM
Subject: Re: My killifish rack
> Hi all, thanks for the comments!
> > From: "Al Anderson" <killiman at iquest_net>
> > Could you do a close up of the fittings you used for the bulkheads?
> Al, the bulkheads consist of 2pcs 1/2" pvc elbows (internal thread on
> one and external on the other) and 2 oversized rubber washers that needs
> to be trimmed down. To adjust water height, change the internal pipe
> (in the pic) accordingly. I'm still working on the internal overflow
> box and will post it up when prints are developed and scanned (yeah
> right... the out-dated method).
> > From: TomPayne <paynedds at voyager_net>
> > the sump. I pump the water out of the sump with a RIO 1700 (I think
> > that's the model) pump that supplies 1/2" PVC manifolds.
> Tom, one of the gripe I have with centralized filtration is the control
> of disease. My lesson from the total wipeout of RAC beira 98 is not
> forgotten... not yet anyway.
> > have the black drip valves that JEHMCO sells that supply the tanks via
> > airline tubing. I run the supply lines at a rate that is not a
> > continuous flow but is a very fast drip....
> If you've looked at the online album, you'd know that there's a limit as
> to what I can install OUTSIDE the apartment along the corridor or public
> hallway. I'm cheating a little in running a AC main extension for the
> airpump near the ceiling but hooking up a water pipe would be pushing
> it. It's a good idea tho and I'd experiment with less-permanent
> > I use 1/2' CPVC Tee fittings for over-flows with paint strainer
> > (Al's suggestion) netting to keep the fish in the tank.
> Is that tea or paint strainer?? (does one actually strain paint?)
> > The Tee's (Jim Robinson's video showed me this
> > idea) give me two overflows, at different water levels.
> I'm working with extra plastic tanks on similar ideas, except that the
> twin overflow is housed within ONE box.
> > I really gotta get a digital camera...... I just missed
> > the one Wright was touting on E-bay a month ors so ago!
> yeah.. me too! and is that the Sony you missed?
> Ronnie Lee
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