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    Thread: DIY & MODs - Do It Yourself (how to make your own)

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      DIY & MODs - Do It Yourself (how to make your own)

      Have you ever just and sit wonder..,hummm.....

      "I Wonder if I can
      make something like that?"
      Well no more worries.. and less time searching threw hundreds of pages for a simple DIY (Do It Yourself). Here in this thread, you will not only find what you might be looking for, but also a thumbnail of the DIY. I will try to update this thread as often as possible, as i also want to make some of my own items for my pond.


      SPECIAL THANKS to those who had posted a DIY/MOD, without you... this thread would be far gone by now.


      ..:: Instructions ::..
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      (If there is an "X" / empty image, Please PM me)
      ..:: Updates / Added ::..

      06.15.2006 - Sand Filter Retrofit by Tim

      05.20.2006 - Cone for 55gl Vortex by modan

      05.09.2006 - Static & Moving Media Combo Filter by Ronin-Koi aka Wayne

      05.09.2006 - Fake Rock by koibie

      05.06.2006 - Under Water Viewer by Harveythekoi

      04.26.2006 - Humble Filter Re-do by team Cindy (Static and fluid K1)



      * Rubbermaid Stock Tanks / other Tanks *
      R.M. Stock Tank Waterfall Filter
      by Gene Winstead (www.koiclay.com) (Pg.3)
      R.M. Stock Tank Bottom Drain
      by woodyahtl (Pg.3)
      World Famous SKIPPY Filter
      by Skippy
      456
      4a5a6a
      * EAzy / Vortex / Static Kaldnes *
      Static Pre-filter
      by Kent Wallace (Pg.1)
      Static Kaldnes K1 chamber
      by Andy (www.koicymru.co.uk) (Pg.3)
      Static Kaldnes K1 chamber
      by Mick (www.koicymru.co.uk) (Pg.3)
      Jap matting to Kaldness media
      by Maurice Cox (www.koi-uk.co.uk) (Pg.3)
      S.I.M.P.L.E. (Easy) thread
      by B.Scott (www.koiquest.co.uk) (Pg.3)
      Fiberglassing a Vortex Filter
      by B (Pg.1)
      Static Kaldnes Chamber (EAzy)
      by CarolinaGirl (Pg.3)
      Humble Filter Re-do
      by team Cindy (Static and fluid K1) (Pg.5)
      Static & Moving Media Combo Filter for QT
      by Ronin-Koi aka Wayne (Pg.5)


      * Barrells / Drums / other Filters *
      Vortex Filter (55 Gallon)
      by palerider23 (pg.1)
      55 Gal Drum Sand and gravel filter
      by Kent Wallace (pg.1)
      Dale & Patti's QT - archive by wcstory
      by Gene (Pg.2)
      Wakin pool filter contruction
      by Cowiche Ponder (Pg.1)
      Cone for 55gl Vortex
      by modan (Pg.5)
      Sand Filter Retrofit
      by Tim (Pg.5)


      * Trickle Tower (TT) / Bakki Showers / other Shower Filters *
      Shower Filter
      by KoiBoy (pg.1)
      Combo TT & Aerated Moving Bed
      by Ryan S. (pg.2)
      Trickle Tower/ Protein Skimmer
      by L5Vegan (Pg.3)
      Trickle Tower / Waterfall Wall
      by Carloskoi (Pg.2)
      56
      5a6a



      * Bottom Drains / Skimmer / Microscreen *
      Spindrifter clone (Bottom Drain)
      by Harvetthekoi aka Garrett (Pg.2)
      DIY Bottom Drain
      by Graham Hawkins (Pg.1)
      Savio Compact Skimmer Mod.
      by Kent Wallace (Pg.2)
      DIY. Microscreen
      by mekoi (Pg.3)
      VMS (microstrainer) Microscreen
      by Ryan S. (Pg.3)
      6
      6a


      * Others *
      portable air supply for transport
      by Cindy (Pg.2)
      QT 1000 gal (cast cement pond)
      by Charles Pearson (Pg.2)
      Homemade Bulkhead fittings
      by Garden Endeavors
      Under Water Viewer
      by Harveythekoi (Pg.5)
      Fake Rock
      by koibie (Pg.5)
      6
      6a
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      bump
      Last edited by Pochacco; 04-06-2006 at 12:28 PM.

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      I'm willing to help ya with this index.....

      Never really liked the microscreens out there.. Static prefilter for suspension in the top of a settlement tank...

      Kent Wallace made it and is testing it....
      http://www.koiphen.com/forums/showth...4&page=1&pp=10
      "Whatever can go wrong, will, and at the worst possible time."
      ShAyNe

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      DIY bottom drain, I really like this one

      http://www.geocities.com/ghawkins_ca/bottomdrains.html
      "Whatever can go wrong, will, and at the worst possible time."
      ShAyNe

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      55 Gal Drum Sand and gravel filter/DIY

      http://www.koiphen.com/forums/showthread.php?t=36550
      "Whatever can go wrong, will, and at the worst possible time."
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      "Whatever can go wrong, will, and at the worst possible time."
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      I'll stop now, just trying to pass the last hour of work
      "Whatever can go wrong, will, and at the worst possible time."
      ShAyNe

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      Lightbulb Great

      Great DYI info.
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      It is often said that land blessed with good natural water can produce good crops, rice, sake and beautiful women....and a few very fine Koi.

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      This one I found to be practical...DIY Bottom Drain by: HarveytheKoi...Aka: Garrett

      http://www.koiphen.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4556
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      It starts with a Vision
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      Here is a whole section from the Koiphen Hall of Fame

      http://www.koiphen.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=57
      Niagara Frontier Koi and Pond Club
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      [DIY] Combo TT/Shower and Aerated Moving Bed by Ryan S.


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      A portable DIY air supply for transport by Cindy


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      Savio Compact Skimmer Filter Modification by Kent Wallace

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      Trickle Tower / Waterfall Wall by Carloskoi


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      QT 1000 gal (cast cement pond) by Charles Pearson


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      Oh I see what you're doing now!! An index! Nice.

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      This thread should be added to the archive!!!!
      This is nice...GREAT IDEA!

      Here's my

      DIY Fiberglass vortex by "B"...
      http://www.koiphen.com/forums/showth...lassing+vortex...

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