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Old 07-19-2012, 08:06 PM   #1
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Is this a workable idea?

Is this a workable idea?
(Created by me in second life as a template for what I want to do for real)


It's a fish tank/computer desk/fish tank setup with a pipe running between the 2 tanks under the monitor.

Each tank is 120cm long, 65cm wide, 50cm high.
The entire unit (which will be able to be broken down into 3 pieces) is 366cm x 67 cm x 125cm.)

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Old 07-22-2012, 12:10 AM   #2
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If you want the tanks connected to where the fish can travel back and forth you will have to make sure both ends of the connecting pipe are below water level and full of water, if you get air in the tube they cant go back and forth. Might be kind of hard to get the tube filled with water and no air trap in it. If you run co2 or air bubblers in there the air or co2 will eventually get into the tube and displace the water. i cant honestly think of a good way to fill the tube and keep it that way. Unless they are acrylic tanks and the bulkheads are below waterline thru the side and entire tube stay below waterline.

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Old 07-22-2012, 02:18 AM   #3
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I don't see that it would be impossible. If you treat the connecting tube like you would a hob over flow box.

Although it would work, it may not be realistic. consider cleaning, coraline algie growth, stuck or dead fish. May be more work then worth
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Old 07-25-2012, 02:00 AM   #4
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Similar things are posted on Youtube look up aquarium tunnel or aquarium Water tunnel. It can be done, but with aquariums that big what you be the point of it? Separating big agressive/territorial fish while allowing smaller non-agresive fish to move around?
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