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Old 04-20-2011, 09:25 AM   #41
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Wait... If the sump on the bottom is a 100( or125 I just forgot) then what's on top??
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Old 04-20-2011, 10:08 PM   #42
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The display is 375g 8' long x 3' wide x 25" tall starphire 3/4" glass custom from Coast to Coast Aquariums.com/

This display is a work in progress because the tank itself broke the bank...
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Old 04-20-2011, 10:14 PM   #43
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The display is 375g 8' long x 3' wide x 25" tall starphire 3/4" glass custom from Coast to Coast Aquariums.com/

This display is a work in progress because the tank itself broke the bank...
I believe it but imo well worth it its a work of art i like how you have the 8 outlets and water supply in the cabinet genius idea
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Old 04-20-2011, 11:25 PM   #44
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Thanks Ryan! That came to me when we were designing the house. ** The tank is on its own 20A circuit. And the water is straight well water, no softener, hooked to the RO/DI unit. I had my well water tested at the lab I work (shhhh ) at and I think that I could actually run it straight and be better because it has lots of calcium.

I also have outlets on the wall above the tank for my lights.


** Funny story, The drop and drain portion of the house slab under the tank was supposed to fit a 30" wide tank. But under the mass confusion of the changes being made to the drawings we got a 30" wide x 9ft dropped portion. When you add walls on either side of the dropped portion BAM the tank needs to be 36" wide.
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Old 04-21-2011, 12:26 AM   #45
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awe too bad lol was it really a mistake??? i was gonna ask if you had a drain put in for pwc but i guess with the sump you dont need that often ?
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Old 04-22-2011, 02:15 PM   #46
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Well it was a mistake, but I got the benefit of getting a wider tank. The drain is just there for my RODI drain. Also it is flush with the floor under there so if there are any spills I can rinse them out. The drain just goes outside the slab, I will eventually make a small drain field in the backyard for it.
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awesome if i get a big tank iam gonna base it off of yours tnaks for the info
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Old 04-22-2011, 07:49 PM   #48
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Another quick tip. Make sure you put the drain all the way to one end of the drop and drain section. I put mine about 2/3 the way and it ended up being under my sump. That is why I had to raise my sump with that framework so that I could get my drain hose under it.
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ok i was wondering just didnt want to say anything cause i couldnt see it o well lesson learded
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Old 04-22-2011, 10:36 PM   #50
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Yeah, I didn't think that I was going to be able to repair that 125g, so I thought I would just use a pre-made sump that is smaller.
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