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Old 01-28-2014, 04:23 PM   #11
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If I do a long tank it'd be a max of 6ish feet I length , I'd like to have at least 2ft depth and 18" height would be ideal.

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If you are displaying corals and fish for people in, and out of the hobby, like relatives, I don't think they will appreciate a tank that shallow. I would go 21". I just bought a 105 rimless and it's 21". Perfect for reaching the bottom.

Here's an old acrylic tank of mine. It was 8' x 24" x 17" tall. Awesome for corals, but not so awesome for fish. Most of the viewing was done top down.
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With custom tanks it's pretty much if you can dream it you can do it. And mr_x that tank is amazing, that looks like a mandarins paradise
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Wow that's a nice coral tank!
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Old 01-28-2014, 05:11 PM   #14
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Very nice tank mr x bet that has cost alot to date!!!! Amazing stuff do it actually move around or just pulse??

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With custom tanks it's pretty much if you can dream it you can do it. And mr_x that tank is amazing, that looks like a mandarins paradise
I actually had a mated pair in there (they did the courting ritual a lot but never saw anything else happen)-
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That's awesome, I want a mandarin bad but only have small systems. That's what this big build is really for
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If you are displaying corals and fish for people in, and out of the hobby, like relatives, I don't think they will appreciate a tank that shallow. I would go 21". I just bought a 105 rimless and it's 21". Perfect for reaching the bottom.

Here's an old acrylic tank of mine. It was 8' x 24" x 17" tall. Awesome for corals, but not so awesome for fish. Most of the viewing was done top down.

What are the dimensions? I really like the clean look of the rimless.

Did you do a closed loop for water movement?
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The dimensions were 8' x 24" front to back x 17" tall. It was an old acrylic 240 we cut down to 17" because the top was cracked. Not really a rimless...it did bow some when it was full so I welded that metal center brace there and covered it with
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No, no closed loop. If you look real hard you can see power head wires
I had a friend who started an acrylic company make me those low profile overflows.
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I meant for your new 105 rimless
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Oh....the 105 is 48 x 24 x 21 tall.
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