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Old 03-04-2015, 04:46 PM   #1
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5,236.4 gallon tank build

so i want to build a 5,236.4 gallon aquarium(will be built by professionals) out of acrylic it will only have 1 panel the rest will be brick covered in aquarium safe coating, i want to put silver aworanas and maby some other big fish in it. how thick douse the glass have to be. any other tips for a monster tank like this?
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Old 03-04-2015, 04:56 PM   #2
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What are the dimension going to be because that is awesome and what will the cost be oh if it is saltwater put a striped bass in it.


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Never mind I didn't read you said Arowana, so it is freshwater


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Old 03-04-2015, 05:00 PM   #4
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20 feet long 7 feet tall and 5 deep
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Old 03-04-2015, 05:02 PM   #5
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You could maybe do rays and an arawana, that would be cool, you can definitely fit an arawana.

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How much is that goin to cost to build


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that's a lot of water that's going to need to be reinforced big time
with that kind of water my guess would be at least 3 to 4 inch thick but that's just a guess
please be sure to make a tread for your build that sounds intense
I'm sure others will chime in that could give you a more solid answer
I just figured out the poundage for the water volume 36,654.8 lbs that's a lot of water
I hope you have a place that will support a tank that heavy that's not including the weight of the bricks and acrylic and a deep pocket
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i might go swiming yea sting rays would be cool i want some of those i may put some pacus, oscars, catfish, plecos or othe large fish that live in south america
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i definantly will set up a thread, i may set it up so it gets natural light and the top will be open so i can look down from outside i want a tank that lare fish can be very happy in, or i could have 1,000 guppys?
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just kiding that would be a waste of money
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