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Old 09-18-2012, 01:02 AM   #11
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It's a closet in the bathroom
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Oh, I missed that! Makes much more sense now. With proper venting, it wouldn't necessarily be a problem, though. But, it certainly complicates the matter.
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:04 AM   #13
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Oh, I missed that! Makes much more sense now. With proper venting, it wouldn't necessarily be a problem, though. But, it certainly complicates the matter.
That's why I think access from behind and sealing the front would be the best option. 3' in-wall cube in the bathroom would look awesome! Lol
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That's why I think access from behind and sealing the front would be the best option. 3' in-wall cube in the bathroom would look awesome! Lol
Only is back access would allow a 3d background still. Although a completely sealed front would look amazing!
As a side note is this closet on a first floor? Because you might like the results if you make a second story colset into a 2000 pound aquarium without reinforcing the floor
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Old 09-18-2012, 02:27 AM   #15
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This sounds cool. I want to do an aquarium like that some day.
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This is starting to sound like it should be an episode on tanked.
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They rush adding fish, and overstock.
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lol I agree MacDracor but they are pretty overstocked tanks lol
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Old 09-19-2012, 01:16 AM   #19
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A few of tanks like the tv tank they built was over crowded. An irradecent shark in 8 gallons? I don't think so! They use bacteria in a bottle so it's not really rushed.
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The bacteria in a bottle products all make the same claim. Instantly cycle, ready to add fish immediately. And that is... largely true.
However, who in their right mind dumps a bunch of bacteria in, then stick a dozen huge fish into a tank right away? Even with the bottled cultures, you should always stock slowly.
Don't get me wrong, I love the tanks they build. Some are ingenious, all are creative. I love that they are generating new interest in the hobby. But they are creating very unrealistic expectations and endangering the animals.
My two cents.
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