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Old 05-03-2011, 06:56 PM   #31
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What an AWESOME idea! In the same vein, I turned a candy bin into a fish tank(see signature). How do you plan to light the tank itself? Or would you just have ambient lighting for it? Definitely following along!
Hmmm Idk yet... I was just checking to see if it were a possibility I'm excited about it. I think I may draft my dad for another aquarium project. LOL he helped me secure a stand for my 55g Btw... candy bin is a cool idea as well ...
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How thick is the plastic in the stand part... with that height of water the hydrostatic pressure at the bottom would be pretty high... after you have sealed it I would do some outside testing of it for sure.
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Old 05-04-2011, 02:33 AM   #33
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How thick is the plastic in the stand part... with that height of water the hydrostatic pressure at the bottom would be pretty high... after you have sealed it I would do some outside testing of it for sure.
I'd suggest using the plastic inserts (probably too weak to hold water) as a form to make hard acrylic inserts and seal them in.
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I really like your idea! I'll be following along too.
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Old 05-04-2011, 01:03 PM   #35
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Thanks guys ... I don't know how soon it'll be cause I'm focusing on my two other aquariums right now but as soon as I get a chance I'm going to See what I can get done
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Ok guys... My dad sealed the bowl!! Wish us luck. I've got pics to show the steps...
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This is awesome! I hope it works!
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Old 07-02-2011, 10:16 PM   #39
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Get a bunch of Glofish to put in there so they look like gumballs lol. Can't wait to see it going .
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http://www.collegehumor.com/picture/...hine-fish-tank

It has been done before, apparently. I'm sure yours is going to look way better! Gotta love that blockbuster logo, eh?
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