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Old 04-26-2015, 09:24 PM   #11
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Haha, sounds like a plan. I just got my parents to re-okay another 125g (I had one in 2011-2012...long story ). So I am happy about that! I miss having a large tank. I have a 29g BioCube now and am enjoying it, but I miss have larger fish such a Tangs (Yellow Tang tank at the LFS....here I come once I get my 125g! ). Now I just need to make sure I have the funds necessary. I think I have some extra money in my bank account so that is a plus. And if push comes to shove I can always sell my iPad. That would be a bummer, but it would be worth it to have the tank for sure!
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Old 04-26-2015, 09:26 PM   #12
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Definitely!! I'll be puruzing the site for your build so keep me posted!
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Old 04-26-2015, 09:27 PM   #13
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Would that 125 be a 6 footer by the way?
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Old 04-26-2015, 09:30 PM   #14
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Yep, 6 feet!
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Old 04-26-2015, 11:09 PM   #15
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Old 04-27-2015, 12:47 PM   #16
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So I have decided between getting the
310 96x30x24 LxWxH
or the
375 96x36x24 LxWxH

Like I mentioned earlier the tank will be a room separator and I would like to have plenty of swimming room for the fish but I am more interested in the Coral. I am also wanting this big display tank to grow my coral out. I will purchase a frag tank later, as i wish to make a little side income by selling frags when they grow to large.

Would the 375 (96x36x24) be that much harder to light than the 310 (96x30x24) ???

I am planning on purchasing another AI Hydra 52 and some Kessils to fill the spots in between the Hydras where light is needed.
I currently have the Hydra 52 and the Hydra 26. So I would be adding another 52 and adding the Kessil a360's in-between where needed.

::::::As far as flow goes::::::::

I have 1 Vortech mP40, 1 mP10, 1 Koralia 1400, and 1 Korali 1050.
I would probably sell the mP10 or put it in the sump below if needed?????????
And buy an mP60.

Any Suggestions on which tank size would be more practical?? Cost effective??

Whichever tank I buy
375=$1540 0r 310=$1398
I will be building my own custom stand over the summer. I am taking carpenter classes all summer and my dad has a bit of knowledge. So I can save about $1000+ by building my own. Not to mention I want to build it to sit flush with the wall as a room divider.
So let me know what you think! anyones opinions are welcome!!
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Old 04-27-2015, 12:49 PM   #17
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This is the spot we are working with :)

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It will sit flush and look like a wall from the outside. I will make some inserts from the inside of the office so I can hide some of the equipment which I am trying to get all on the left or right ends of the tank (Vortech etc) It will be a hell of a project!!! But I am up for it!!
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It won't be harder to light than the smaller width one, your not going to put putting rocks all over the tank, should be relatively straight forward. I'd go with the bigger tank still.
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Old 04-27-2015, 01:58 PM   #20
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Ok well I did some measuring and it looks like the 30in will fit better. The 36in will stick into the office to much and partially blocks the entrance door on the right. Cant be seen in the picture~~~
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