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Old 06-08-2005, 11:20 PM   #11
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31,000 gal would be a HUGE tank. I wouldn't want the cost of maintaing it. I would go with Brenden's option..get one around 2-3000 gal. At least it would be more affordable maintenance wise.

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Old 06-09-2005, 02:07 AM   #12
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Bah. Mike... set your goals high!

My dream tank would have a 3000 gal SUMP. Of course, I would have diving equipment, if only there were sharks safe for human interaction.

In all reality though... I would say that 850 gal would be the biggest I would EVER go... coincidentally... it matches www.oregonreef.com hah.
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Old 06-09-2005, 02:21 AM   #13
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i use to want to get a pool when i was little and put fish in it lol. ive never had a pool in my life (except those lil kiddie pools) and then i could go swimming with the fish . then i noticed the temp, bugs, and finally how unrealistic it was. for me at least..

one day hes going to have his 31000 gallon tank and you'll pay him to see it!
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Old 06-09-2005, 09:47 AM   #14
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My dream tank would be anything bigger than 125 gallons.

I think anything bigger than that is just to much maintenence for my fancy.
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Old 06-09-2005, 10:24 AM   #15
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wow, it's nice to read about dreaming...here I am financialy struggling to keep a 55 gal... My dream is to be able to afford a 125 gal, my husband says I must be oh well.....keep dreaming...
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Old 06-09-2005, 11:15 AM   #16
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I'm with you, gilraen. I have a 55 as well and I'm working on methods to get to that 120. After that, I'm in Jason's camp - a maintainence factor comes t play.

48x24x24. 120 gal,...... ....da-bomb!
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I found instead of sitting around pondering about it... just do it. If you already have a 55 upgrading to a 120 should not be that much of a expense. Sell your old tank and buy some more LR etc for the new 120 gal.
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I'm swapping my 75g with HOB's to a 110g with a 30g sump this Saturday.
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Old 06-09-2005, 02:36 PM   #19
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Hey, Brenden, sounds good. Know of anybody who just scored a killer tank they can ship to me
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Not much of an expense??, so all the equipment that we have for the 55 should be good for a 120?? In my case, I don't think so, everything I have is for "up to 65-75gal aquarium", I think it would be expensive to buy all new equipment for brand new tank---not to mention the tank itself. Just my 2 cents... 8)
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