Nov 2017

Make a Sump using a 20g Long

By: melev | Tags:

Do It Yourself sump using glass or acrylic baffles: Building your own sump using a glass tank isn't hard, nor does it have to be expensive.

Many hobbyists choose to use a glass aquarium, and then insert 1/4" (glass or acrylic) baffles, bonding these into place.


Oct 2017

Feeding suncorals nightly

By: emasis | Tags: More info about Tubastrea care

My reason for setting up the suncoral tank was to allow me to feed these hungry corals easily on daily basis.  It housed an adorable tiny eel that I caught during a collection trip near Galveston, Tx.  This tank was taken down after four years, when the new 400g came


Oct 2017

Acrylic work: Routing Top Flange

By: melev | Tags: Tools, Acrylics

There are a few ways to accomplish the top flange (the rim or one-piece euro-brace) of a sump. Originally, I would build the sump, squeeze in pieces of wood inside the upper edge of the sump, and use a router with a ball bearing guide to trace the lumber.