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Old 10-12-2008, 05:37 PM   #91
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Oic... Thanks bro for the clarification... Hmmm good work, but if i want to diy... where can i find/buy cement? hmmm
Cement can be bought at some hardware shop. My father bought for me from defu lane. I think there are quite a few shops there that sell contractor stuff.

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Very good DIY work...just wonder how long to soak the cement until the fishes can be introduced?
For my tangans which required alkaline water conditions, I soaked the background for around 24hours. After which, I totally drained out all the water. Although it would have been more appropriate to soak it maybe once or twice more, I was quite impatient then and after the first soaking, I already released some feeder fishes to do the testing. The feeder fishes were all healthy and swimming for 2 days before I decided to remove the feeder fishes and put in my tangans.

For fishes that are not suited to alkaline water, I will suggest using a pH test kit after each soak to test for the water pH. Also, I will suggest that each soaking time be increased to maybe around 48hrs. As I have read about this online before, I am quite sure that the pH will come down sooner or later. Hope this info helps.
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Old 10-12-2008, 05:46 PM   #92
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To all bros,
Beside Back to the Nature, I saw this in the Hong Kong fish street. It is made by Juwel and looks pretty good too. I think its made by some kind of foam but denser.

http://www.juwel-aquarium.de/en/moti...94.htm?cat=779
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Old 10-12-2008, 05:51 PM   #93
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Wow, if got time must try out
thanks for sharing
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Old 10-12-2008, 05:51 PM   #94
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Bro Kawaiiboy,
I take my hat off to you. You have accomplished what I would have dreamt about...

Great work....
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Old 10-12-2008, 05:51 PM   #95
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Kawaiiboy...you the pro..
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Old 10-12-2008, 06:03 PM   #96
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Wow, if got time must try out
thanks for sharing
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Bro Kawaiiboy,
I take my hat off to you. You have accomplished what I would have dreamt about...

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Kawaiiboy...you the pro..
Thanks guys for the kind words. However this is my first attempt and honestly I hope I can make a more realistic one in furture.
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Old 10-12-2008, 07:04 PM   #97
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Cement can be bought at some hardware shop. My father bought for me from defu lane. I think there are quite a few shops there that sell contractor stuff.



For my tangans which required alkaline water conditions, I soaked the background for around 24hours. After which, I totally drained out all the water. Although it would have been more appropriate to soak it maybe once or twice more, I was quite impatient then and after the first soaking, I already released some feeder fishes to do the testing. The feeder fishes were all healthy and swimming for 2 days before I decided to remove the feeder fishes and put in my tangans.

For fishes that are not suited to alkaline water, I will suggest using a pH test kit after each soak to test for the water pH. Also, I will suggest that each soaking time be increased to maybe around 48hrs. As I have read about this online before, I am quite sure that the pH will come down sooner or later. Hope this info helps.
TS, thanks for your detail answers!

Maybe someday, might get down to doing it....very nice.
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Old 08-06-2011, 09:19 PM   #98
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very nice!
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Old 17-06-2011, 08:28 PM   #99
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dont know still nice or not.. 3yrs already..
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Old 24-07-2011, 02:07 AM   #100
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one of the nicest DIY i even seem.
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