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Old 05-30-2012, 03:31 PM   #31
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Sized everything to the tank today just to see how it would look, still have more painting to do though

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Old 05-30-2012, 04:16 PM   #32
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It's looking good. Are you going to fit your filter in behind it or just put it in front of it?
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Old 05-30-2012, 04:52 PM   #33
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It's looking good. Are you going to fit your filter in behind it or just put it in front of it?
That part I'm still trying to work out, any thoughts on what would be best?
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Behind will take up a lot of aquarium space so i think in front
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Old 05-30-2012, 06:51 PM   #35
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Behind will take up a lot of aquarium space so i think in front
I had thought this as well, since this is my first ever build I'm kinda learning as I go as well as trying to go the cheapest I can so far on this whole project including the 75 gallon I've only spent $43 so I'm pretty happy about it all so far.
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:07 PM   #36
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Behind will take up a lot of aquarium space so i think in front
It wouldn't take up much room if u carved a notch out of the foam and made a slight hole for it to suck water through. Just a thought?
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Old 05-30-2012, 10:18 PM   #37
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Well after I stuck it in the tank and thought about it for a little bit I can put the filter on over the rock background and the wand will stick down between the two pieces of styrofoam (where I put the arrow)

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Old 05-30-2012, 10:46 PM   #38
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Well that will be good then. As long as its going to be the way you want it then no worries!
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Or you could put the filter on the side of the tank? If there's room.
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Old 05-31-2012, 01:42 AM   #40
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Or you could put the filter on the side of the tank? If there's room.
Well after finding a great diy site I found a project for under substrate jets that connect to the filter. I think I'm going to attempt this project st some point I think the filter has to be on the back of the tank
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