Tearing down a 75 gallon tank to clean up water

My Overflow box strikes again! This thing is the bane of my carpeting! This time, it caused a flood in a different way. The drain tubes fell out of the tank. They stayed put for over a month, then fell out twice within 6 hours. I don’t get it. Trying to dry out under the […]

Upside down Aquarium

You would think, with all the water I have had on the floor in the last week, that I would not want to try something as crazy as an upside down fish tank. Uh-huh. Not me. Yesterday, during lunch break, I slapped together an inverted tank to put into my nanotank. You see, upside down […]

The trouble with water

The trouble with water is that it likes the lowest point it can find. In my case, it’s the carpeted floor. I am struggling with the overflow box. I found a small pin hole in the top part of the siphon. This only showed when the hole was dry. I guess when it was wet, […]

Homemade Aqaurium Weir Siphon Overflow Box

First off, what is the world is an aquarium weir siphon overflow box? Well, everyone knows what an aquarium is, and that I like my fish tanks! Most people are familiar with a siphon – a hose that allows you to drain water out of a container over the side of the container. A weir […]