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 #6712  by zlatan2601
 02 Feb 2019 17:20
How do opae handle floating objects? For esthetic effect i am thinking on adding a floating tube to my tank. Good idea or will this cause unnecessary stress?

I was thinking to add this tube (filled with something) :
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 #6716  by zlatan2601
 02 Feb 2019 22:09
Haha, if the bottom is heavy and there is enough air in it, it will float and it can be beautiful I think. And it can work like the densimeter indeed :laugh: but that won't be easy to produce a working one.

Actually, isn't anyone keeping the densimeter in the tank all the time? Easy because it also measures temperature... Or is it risky to break it?

FYI: I was thinking about a colored liquid or some kind of plant in the tube... Maybe a small ship or a message in a bottle? :laugh: so many options...
 #6724  by zlatan2601
 03 Feb 2019 08:42
Between your opae tanks? Sounds cool, but if something goes wrong your both tanks will be polluted...
 #6730  by opae ula related
 04 Feb 2019 02:34
Algae In Space wrote:Sounds nice! I once broke a densimeter. They are not very robust.

I would love to have a water bridge between two tanks one day like this

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Cool way to experiment water conditions. Imagine one tank has lower temps and the other warmer temps to see which they prefer or hang out more.