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Thursday, May 29, 2008

Male Shubunkin

This male Shubunkin is showing his breading stars but it will take a little while for the females to get ripe.
Here's His girlfriend for this season.

Friday, May 2, 2008

DIY 130 Watts (2 x 65 watts) UV

This is a 130 Watts (2 x 65 watts) UV filter I built out of 2 inch and 3 inch fittings.

The top end assembly:

The quarts sleeve support to keep the bulb center in the water column:

Another look, supporting the sleeve/bulb:

Knock out plug to keep the water from short circuiting through the cross that supports the two legs.  This is glued in-between the two 3 x 2 inch crosses.

The completed unit.  Doing the annual bulb maintenance several years later: