Well I think I'm going to drill one of my little 10g tanks to get rid of the HOB.
First obstacle: housing fish during build. A 5g bucket should work with a light, substrate, a rock with some java on it, maybe the old HOB if it will fit.... if not ill rock a water bottle air powered in tank filter. Are walmart buckets safe for temp housing these lil guys? Its just a handful of guppies.
Next obstacle: Its one of those waly world Aqua Culture 10g tanks they sell for like $20, I should not have to worry about the sides being tempured, right? Just maybe the bottom?
I think Im going to do a 5 gal bucket for now for my refuge. Any better/cheap ideas for something to be converted into a trickle filter thats going to have some holding room for some added volume?
Ill probably move the fish out, and if the glass isn't deemed tempured, Ill drill it out for 1/4" fittings... Should be big enough for a 10 g, right?
Does anyone think I should drill the bottom if its not tempured and set up an internal overflow?
Any thoughts? Questions? Similar builds I need to out do?