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Old 07-31-2013, 12:05 PM   #11
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Following, I can't wait to see where this goes
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Old 08-02-2013, 03:57 AM   #12
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tomorrow marks exactly 2 weeks since the build was supposed to start. i sure hope that this is a legit big tank build, but to me it seems as though its not.... hopefully the OP proves me wrong. I was excited about the possibilities of this tank too
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Old 08-03-2013, 02:17 AM   #13
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At least give us an update op! We are all wanting to see this project go through
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Old 08-03-2013, 05:21 AM   #14
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Yeh I wanna see something
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Old 08-03-2013, 08:40 AM   #15
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Update on the big tank; haha well ran into some problems with being this trigger happy on the build so basically had to scrap the first design since I'm building it at my shop and then transporting it home via f 350 dump truck it's gotta be able to fit in the basement doorway so I went back to the drawing board and figured out new dimension it will now be 96" x 72" x 40" I'll do a quick mock up with my 1 inch plywood, hardest to find ( well at least for free from jobsites) tomorrow if I don't get off of work at 6 again but everyone keeps asking me what's going in it, it's definitely a shark tank which you probably already guessed but as to what sharks not completely sure, leaning towards smooth hound.
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Old 08-03-2013, 09:14 AM   #16
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160g bucket of IO salt mix- $51.99
1,100g tank that needs filled
150g or so refugium= 1,250g worth of saltwater needed....
1,250/160=7.8.... 8 buckets of salt
8 x $51.99= $416



$416 just in salt...just to fill the tank once.....
that's about $45 for a 10% water change..... wow
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Old 08-22-2013, 07:02 PM   #17
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Sounds awsome!

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Old 08-23-2013, 02:56 AM   #18
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160g bucket of IO salt mix- $51.99 1,100g tank that needs filled 150g or so refugium= 1,250g worth of saltwater needed.... 1,250/160=7.8.... 8 buckets of salt 8 x $51.99= $416 $416 just in salt...just to fill the tank once..... that's about $45 for a 10% water change..... wow
I'm thinking this may be a project that is going over his head in a quick second. A bit more realistic like a 300 or less would be better off I'm thinking...
Don't know why he's going so big right off the bat?
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I mean honestly, we all get in over our heads to some degree in this hobby. Just hope the OP understands that hes going to need prob $5,000-$7,000 just to get this tank up and running. Not to mention fish and coral, food, support systems/ equipment. Etc.
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I mean honestly, we all get in over our heads to some degree in this hobby. Just hope the OP understands that hes going to need prob $5,000-$7,000 just to get this tank up and running. Not to mention fish and coral, food, support systems/ equipment. Etc.
Exactly, we all dream of a tank this size one day, actually owning and being able to maintain is what brings reality to those dreams.
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