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  1. Default New Tank Build - need assistance

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    Dear All,

    Good day,

    Need to get some assistance on making a new tank for my Arowana's.

    I am looking at making the tank myself.

    270 cm x 60 cm x 50 cm.

    Any tips and advise is most welcome.

    My dear friend is helping me with knowledge but thought of posting here as well. if any specific points need to be taken into consideration.


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    Here is an instructional video. It will be easier for you if you can order the glass pre-cut to the exact dimensions you want.

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    "There is no right way to do the wrong thing." - KingFisher "Only bad things happen fast in this hobby" - Cliff

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    Lots of people have great success and cost savings by building plywood and glass tanks, especially the guys over at monsterfishkeepers, who typically keep fish so absurdly large that standard aquariums just don't cut it for them. If you're handy with power tools or just not scared of trying you should do a little googling for plywood aquariums.

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    If you have the space an indoor above ground pond also works and is very cost effective
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    "There is no right way to do the wrong thing." - KingFisher "Only bad things happen fast in this hobby" - Cliff

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    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Ontario Canada

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    After all that virtual alcohol it's time to sober up with some virtual food - mommy1 I can't drink alone mate - ScottishFish I won't thank you because it's a thankless job 7 also I cannot find any CUC type gifts but thanks [ - 850R Cheers bud - Cliff Time for a Pint? I cannae drink alone - ScottishFish 
    Implied message here. - mommy1 Congrats MOTM !!! - Cliff Cheers! - escamosa I dunno why I'm giving you a skunkloach as your prize,. They just sound cool! :) - escamosa Merry Christmas - KingFisher 
    Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Christmas!! - ScottishFish Happy X-mas! :-) - MCHRKiller Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 A cup of coffee to get you going on that build. - Strider199 
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    what kind of tank are you building? glass, acrylic, plywood? any specific questions you have about the build? how much of it do you already have planned? will really help once we know what kind of materials you're going to use.
    your friendly neighbourhood arowanaman!

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    Thanks everyone for your replies..

    I am planning on building a glass aquarium.

    one of my specific question is on how to join the glass ? will only silicon help such a huge tank ?

    Once the tank is ready, i will be getting a wooden stand made for it, where the filters and all equipment will go.

    This tank is for my arowana only.

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