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Do it yourself aquarium equipment

So you want to make your own protein skimmer, sump refugium, wet dry filter or live rock.

With my plans you will be able to build your own protein skimmer that produces massive amounts of skimmate that you wont believe your eyes. A sump refugium, filter so you can set up your own macro algae garden that will all but eliminate high nitrate and phosphate levels giving you a beautiful healthy aquarium. Known as the best filter to have for a large aquarium you will be able to build a wet dry filer any size for any size tank. I have spent a small fortune on live rock, until I started making my own. Using my recipe you will be able to produce hundreds and hundreds of pounds or the most beautiful and porous rock that nobody will believe you made it yourself. All of this for a fraction of the price than if you bought them online or at your local fish store (lfs).

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The best filter for aquariums, A wet dry filter. Grow tons of nitrate eating macro algae in your own sump refugium. A protein skimmer necessary for every salt water aquarium. And make tons of live rock.


Buy all 4 for only $9.99

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What will you get with my plans?

Before I wrote these plans, I did loads of research, and found tons of information in books, on the internet, and from other hobbyist. I decided to put all that I'd learned into these easy to follow plans. If you are thinking of making any of these projects, all the information and instructions are right here in these easy to follow step by step plans. Anyone can build any of my DIY projects. Even if you have limited building experience, building one of my designs will be a snap following my direction laid out for you in these plans. All of my designs are being used by thousands upon thousands of not only reef aquariums owners but fresh water aquariums hobbyists as well.


Why DIY?

You can custom build the filter to any size to fit your needs.
Make as much live rock as you want for a fraction of the price it would cost to buy "live rock" from your LFS.
Build a protein skimmer that pulls amazing amounts of skimmate from your aquarium that you won't believe your eyes.

New vs DIY
for The Average Home Aquarium.

Item Buy New Buy Used DIY
Skimmer $100 - $1000.00    $50 - $500.00        $50 - $100.00
Sump Refugium   $300 - $1000.00 $100 - $500.00 $50 - $100.00
Wet Dry Filter $250 - $1000 $100 - $500.00 $50 - $100.00
Live Rock $5 - $10 a pound $5 - $10 a pound Pennys a pound