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Old 10-12-2010, 11:39 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by thincat View Post
2 MP-60 would be the answer.
Yeah those new ones are cool.

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Old 10-13-2010, 02:35 AM   #12
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But the price is nuts!

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Old 10-13-2010, 01:03 PM   #13
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If money was of no concern...

I have my 90g tank infront of my free standing pantry right now, I have an open concept house where my kitchen, dinning room and living room are all one large space with nothing other then this free standing pantry to seperate them..

I would knock down the pantry and have a custom tank built with rounded corners, probably about 5'L x 5'W x 4'H. I would a fully computer controlled lighting system that would fade the lights out in the evening as if the sun was setting, and fade them in come morning as if the sun was rising. I would have a computer controlled wave making system. I would have live rock professionally aqua scaped in the center of the tank from the bottom to the top, the fish would swim around it and probably have tunels threw it.

I would have a computer controlled auto top off system as well as a computer controlled saltwater exchange system which would remove water and add fresh salt water back to the tank on a schedule. All of the computer controlled things would run from a single computer.

I'm sure there's more, but that's where I would start...

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Old 10-13-2010, 02:30 PM   #14
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I am pretty close to my dream tank. Although next would be a 12'x6'x2.2'
When I saw the title of this thread I was going to put a link to your thread you started. It is an absolutely amazing tank.
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Old 10-13-2010, 03:46 PM   #15
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ive always told my wife.... ive dreamed of having a custom built house where 3.5 sides of the basement were a full aquarium.... i was always thinking something around 10-12 feet tall and roughly the same front to back.... ive always said i want something large enough to have to scuba dive to clean...

something very close to this... http://www.practicalfishkeeping.co.u...t.php?sid=2923

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Old 10-13-2010, 07:29 PM   #16
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Nice one!
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Old 10-13-2010, 09:23 PM   #17
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I have 2 that someday.....

Setup 1 - Community Reef
Tank size - After a couple of measurements - 48x60x31 1" low iron glass on 3 sides. with a wall overflow one of the 4' sides that end will go against a wall and the tank will be a room divider.

Lighting - DIY LED - Around 210 bulbs 70 white 70 blue 70 royal blue, meanwell dimmable drivers. Sunrise/sunset/storm/cloud/rainyday simulation

Skimmer - I guess it would have to be the Bubble King Deluxe 500 with the self cleaning head (Wow a skimmer that costs as much as a Kia)

Sump - 300 Gallon that will support both tanks It will go under setup 2

Powerheads - As many MP-60's MP-40's and MP-10's as I need to get the desired flow in each tank and 4 big return pumps (2 for each tank)

Controler - profilux III with all the fixin's (give me a break i'm from the south) 1 should be enough to control both tanks

Other - Auto Top off with direct plumbed Kold-Steril/DI system, A BIG reactor with NP bio bellets, A BIG calicum reactor. Some kind of auto water change that will change the entire contents of the Sump.(If there is a way to have your salt mixed automaticly....That too.)

Stocking list - Every cool SPS,LPS,SOFTIE I can find. Mated pair black onyx percs, Purple Tang, Yellow Tang, Powder Blue Tang, Sohal Tang, Diamond Gobie x 2 , School of Blotchy Anthias

Setup 2 - Preditor Tank

Tank - 108x42x31 In wall in between my billard room and great room. 3 center overflows (will aquascape around each one using this - http://www.aquariumspecialty.com/cat...?cPath=146_237)

The rest in the same

Stocking list - Emperor Angel, Annularis Angel, Miniatus Grouper,Blue Mask Grouper, Volitan Lionfish, Golden puffer, Clown Trigger, naso Tang.

Everything else the same with more LED's and more powerheads

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