Instructables: exploring - living - pets - aquarium - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:55:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make a Planted Aquarium CO2 Generator/Infuser http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Planted-Aquarium-CO2-GeneratorInfus/
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:13:59 PDT
Gumball Machine Fish Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Gumball-Machine-Fish-Tank-1/
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 14:23:26 PST
Under water Dry zone for fiddler crabs http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-water-Dry-zone-for-fiddler-crabs/
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 18:25:46 PDT
A low maintenance/self sustaining ecosystem and aquarium! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-low-maintenanceself-sustaining-ecosystem-and-aq/
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Sun, 30 Oct 2011 09:53:00 PDT
cheap LED lamp into aquarium hood lighting hack http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-LED-lamp-into-aquarium-hood-lighting-hack/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2011 05:08:16 PDT
Build a better aquarium plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-199-aquarium-plant-into-a-1000-plant/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 14:49:39 PDT
3D Aquarium Background http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Aquarium-Background/
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Thu, 7 Oct 2010 18:59:25 PDT
Project:Aquarius, The Easy Aquarium Water Change Device http://www.instructables.com/id/ProjectAquarius-The-Easy-Aquarium-Water-Change-D/
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Mon, 31 May 2010 08:55:19 PDT
Light Bulb Shrimp Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Shrimp-Aquarium/
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Thu, 29 Mar 2007 23:59:59 PDT
Table Top Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Top-Aquarium/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2009 22:16:30 PDT
Cheap automatic aquarium feeder on the go. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-automatic-aquarium-feeder-on-the-go/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2009 15:59:30 PDT
Reptile tank heating and lighting guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Reptile-tank-heating-and-lighting-guide/
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By: iPodGuy

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Wed, 31 Dec 2008 10:22:15 PST