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Old 04-26-2010, 05:02 PM   #11
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hmmm 126 fish? lucky!! tagging along and bottom tank how are you meaning? is this two tanks or is the bottom tank a sump/refuge?
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Old 04-26-2010, 06:44 PM   #12
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Dont forget stairs to get in and out. plus flippers, mask and a snorkel. I would love to be in your shoes with a big tank like that in the works. I wish you all the best and good luck.
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Old 04-26-2010, 08:22 PM   #13
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Thanks the bottom tank is more a refuge then a sump... going to order the glass tomorrow. Stand will be finished soon.
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alright sounds good to me!! and make sure to post pics!!
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This is the supplies... but you need to add 3 more 8' 2"x8" boards.

This is the start of my build with my small tank approximately where it is going to stay... I have taken the silicone out of the inside and am going to re-silicone it on Wednesday.
Stand almost completed... still needs some braces on the legs and the 3/4" plywood on the top.
This is another picture of the same state but with my 4 year old helper in the picture to give you an idea of size.
In case there are any questions that people are too shy to ask... my wife is Chinese and I am Canadian of Welsh heritage.
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Old 04-26-2010, 10:20 PM   #16
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In case there are any questions that people are too shy to ask... my wife is Chinese and I am Canadian of Welsh heritage.
lol, were did that come from.
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I don't know... I've been awake for like 36 hours so my brain isn't working that well atm...
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lol she is very cute i bet she will love the tank. Its looking good! Since its right by the window would that cause an algae problem?
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I'm having 2010W of Lighting so a little sunlight wont be a big deal... are lights not trying to imitate the sun...
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Yes but true sunlight makes algae go absolutely nuts on the tank area it hits. Plus the temperature can increase quickly if the tank is in direct sunlight. I recommend you get some blinds installed. Nothing fancy, just roll down ones, white (reflects sunlight, less heat), and keep them down when the sun's gonna be hitting the tank.
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