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Old 07-10-2013, 04:34 AM   #1
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Lightbulb Making Fishtank?

Hello I have heard you can make fish tanks by pressing silicon waterproof from a pastegun? Is this the best way.my fish are getting big quick and need more space.
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It's more complex than that. Honestly, it would be way cheaper and easier to buy a new tank, already made
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Making fish tanks is a fairly difficult process. What size of tank are you looking at making?
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Thanks for your replys,I was planning on 250g at least ,not exactly sure , going to have a few fish ranging a little over 12in.
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Thanks for your replys,I was planning on 250g at least ,not exactly sure , going to have a few fish ranging a little over 12in.
In your 55?!?
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I would suggest buying a tank that size rather than making one that big as your first build.

As for material they can be made of plywood, glass, or acrylic. I would suggest using acrylic because of weight issues.

Maybe taking a look at this video series would help you out

HOW TO: Build An Aquarium 1/6 - YouTube
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Right now i have about 9, 7-8inchers in there.
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Right now i have about 9, 7-8inchers in there.
Then you need to upgrade very soon then. Cregs list( i think that how you spell it) is a good place to find larger tanks or you can have a glass shop make you one
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Thank you very much , this is very helpful. I will watch these now.
Acrylic like plexyglass?
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Thank you very much , this is very helpful. I will watch these now.
Acrylic like plexyglass?
Yep, you want to go with something strong but light for such a huge tank
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