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Old 11-21-2013, 08:53 PM   #31
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Soon you will be growing big colonies of corals in reclaimed soda bottles. You are on a monk like quest for simplicity in reef keeping. I am humbled by your zen. Teach me.

I suspect you may miss the 300 unless you're building something as big.
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Old 11-22-2013, 11:09 PM   #32
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well tm is the day! going to pick up the tools at 11 and then its time to repurpose a 125! just need to move the tank about 15 feet into the middle of the basement.
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Old 11-23-2013, 04:37 PM   #33
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Got the tank moved, got the first line taped off, about to make the first cut, guess this is the point of no return lol
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Old 11-23-2013, 04:40 PM   #34
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Got the tank moved, got the first line taped off, about to make the first cut, guess this is the point of no return lol
Good luck!!
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Old 11-23-2013, 05:23 PM   #35
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Well looks like this attempt is dead in the water. I was about 75% of the way through the front glass when i stepped over it and put my hand on the bottom frame.... Cracked the front pane of glass. Sh@$!!! Idk if im going to just use the upper half and attach it to the bottom pane or just pitch it all
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Well looks like this attempt is dead in the water. I was about 75% of the way through the front glass when i stepped over it and put my hand on the bottom frame.... Cracked the front pane of glass. Sh@$!!! Idk if im going to just use the upper half and attach it to the bottom pane or just pitch it all
Best chance to salvage anything would be to take the tank apart and cut from there and then just attach to bottom pane.
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Old 11-23-2013, 06:19 PM   #37
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Well its not a complete loss. I was hoping to have 12" of tank but it turns out if i do use the upper half, it will be 11" so im going to press on and see what happens. Only thing im worried about is that my cuts arent laser straight so i may have to go overboard on the sealant
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Old 11-23-2013, 09:48 PM   #38
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Tank is junk. The glass just kept splintering at the cut line. Just lost prob a 1/8 inch chunk. Ive been cutting for prob 3 hours and i havent even gotten through the front pane. Not worth it at this point. Just gonna cut out the overflows and sell them for a few bucks
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Old 11-23-2013, 09:58 PM   #39
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That sucks to hear. Maybe get one of those big water troughs to use as a frag tank? They can't be very expensive, they are made out of plastic after all.
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Use the rubbermaid stock tanks like I use. The 50 gallon shallow ones are excellent for frag tanks.
Rubbermaid® Structural Foam Stock Tanks, 50 gal. Capacity - Tractor Supply Co.
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