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Old 12/06/2006, 12:01 AM   #1
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AGU's powerhead+ holder...

Hey Agu. Ive been using those brackets for years... heat forming acrylic to hold powerheads and things in place looked very familiar. There is another use though that I have found: you can make individual mounts for frags that just hang on the walls of the tank. A 1" wide strip of 1/8" acrylic can be bent to hang on the edge of the tank, and then the other end gets bent into just a simple 'L'. In that 'L' you drill a 1/2" hole for the plug to slide into, and ta-da!!!

They are very nice because they make useful space where there was previously none. And you can pluck out a frag without even putting your hands in the water. I was able to cram 30-some SPS frags into a 10g using this method.

The battery air pump cracked me up though... that looked very familiar!!!

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Old 12/09/2006, 07:53 PM   #2
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I never claimed it was original or new, it was just original to me .

Good idea with the frag plug holder, any pics ?

Less technology , more biology .

Current Tank Info: 30 gallon half cube and 5.5, both reef tanks
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Old 12/09/2006, 08:54 PM   #3
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I suppose I could take some. The last pics I had of them were at years ago before they revamped their site and lost all of the pics. Ill take some pics tommorow and post.

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Old 12/27/2006, 12:05 AM   #4
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Great Article Agu. Gives me some ideas for a frag tank I have in the works. Keep the ideas coming.

We're just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl..... Roger Waters, Pink Floyd

Current Tank Info: 150 Gallon Mixed, 55 Gallon sump, 35 gallon fuge
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