i was thinki9ng about using a small 12v motor a muffin fan a powerhead and also a airpump ill have to see what i come up with id would rather use a 12 volt battery to enagage a motor to stir up the water with use of a muffin fan maybe inside a cylinder and a powerhead and airpump to inject the air ill have to see how it works
ok after looking at some schematics AND HAVING A FEW 12V MOTORS LAYING AROUND FOR a hellraiser theme i had going im thinking about having an 555 circuit thinking about ,making 2 pumps off 2 1 and on to another sorry, i havent posted alot was working 3rd shift 5 pm to 5 am not enough time to do anything.
OK I FINALLY HAD SOME TIME TO WORK ON the wavemaker I went to a local aquarium and noticed on there tank they had created a bulkhead with an outlet canister that would pump in the water thatgoes from the tank it was a pretty neat process and I used the same principles using two pumps and a bioball ... lemme guys know what ya think
Yes the BIOBALL is in the pve tubing as it gets blown back and forth it creates a wave through the port holes while one is spewing out it clogs the other one and vise versa making a non continuos wave that is intermittant cant give you a video will have to try to do it later im busy working on my car today some wrench monkey tightened the lug bolts on my benzo to tight and i snapped the lugs off ind cant get them out so i have to drill them out
ok i got the prototype made i changed the concept design a little it creates about 1 inch natural wave in the 75 gallontank i also added a air pump inlet side to one side and a check off valve I used 3/4 inch pve my ssharks seem to liven up alot when i turn it on althought it is not the most energy efficient it seems to liven up the tank and makes natual waves ill have to post a vid on it soon as i get my photoshop vid thing up.
Ok I finally finished my DIY wavemaker here is a pic of my prototype...I ugraded to 6voltvdc power supply that you can plug into the wall with a vdc motor actuator and also A rd led light switch that you can adjust the wave flow of the 6 volt vdc piston pump.It is almost like a Tunze wavebox set you can adjust the flow rate as it hits the water and the pico pump sucks waterthrough the tube on the other side of the tank
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