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Thread: 40 tank Journal

  1. #61

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    Well its been a while and things have been progressing slowly. My electric has been installed allowing access for pumps and heaters. My stand is up, sort of. I need to put some screws in the shelves, anchor to the wall and run plumbing. Also need to build the sump and paint the walls with moisture resistant paint. Also looking to stain the wood... maybe but its pressure treated and has no need for it.

    Here is my stand with tanks on it:


    I have 2 tanks not on the system that will serve as qt tanks for the system if anything goes wrong.

    Here is some extra tanks and stands ready to be used. These are going on sponge filters and a central piston pump.



    Here are MORE tanks and equipment ready to be used:

    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

  2. #62

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    It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA Nobody likes to drinl alone :) - steeler58 Back at you,  good sir! - Compass Here's to Lee's 5000 and Guava Flavored Whiskey! - Taurus Why drink alone, when a Sandz is nearby? - KevinVA 
    Sorry to hear of your loss, it always sucks to lose fish. - mommy1 Wish it was a real one, sorry for your loses :( - steeler58 So sorry about your fish! - SeaLady Here is pie. - mommy1 for the one you lost :o( - fishmommie 
    No Message - Fishhook Bottoms up! - Slaphppy7 Thanks, this one is on me - mommy1 Here's to 4,000 posts :) - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    TGIF and here's to good whiskey :-) - Taurus Thanks for the rep :) - rebecca_finny pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie thank you for your help and advice - showmebutterfly Even Monday's are better with severum - showmebutterfly 

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    This is a future shrimp breeding rack that holds 3 tanks that I believe are 5gal.



    Here is a look at the start of the plumbing for the stand.



    Here is where the sump will be placed:

    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

  3. #63

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    It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA Nobody likes to drinl alone :) - steeler58 Back at you,  good sir! - Compass Here's to Lee's 5000 and Guava Flavored Whiskey! - Taurus Why drink alone, when a Sandz is nearby? - KevinVA 
    Sorry to hear of your loss, it always sucks to lose fish. - mommy1 Wish it was a real one, sorry for your loses :( - steeler58 So sorry about your fish! - SeaLady Here is pie. - mommy1 for the one you lost :o( - fishmommie 
    No Message - Fishhook Bottoms up! - Slaphppy7 Thanks, this one is on me - mommy1 Here's to 4,000 posts :) - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    TGIF and here's to good whiskey :-) - Taurus Thanks for the rep :) - rebecca_finny pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie thank you for your help and advice - showmebutterfly Even Monday's are better with severum - showmebutterfly 

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    Here are a few pieces that are cool root balls that I am thinking of incorporating in a few tanks. Tell me what you think!





    Also here are a few wet/dry home made filters:



    What do y'all think of what I have put in the works?
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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    Once again, I'm envious! Your stand looks excellent. Maybe it's me, but I like the unstained look of the wood. Of course you might want to stain it to seal it. Though, it's not outside, so it's not prone to weathering or much external damage.

    I like the setup. Looks like something a breeder would use. ;]

    How big is that root ball in the 2nd driftwood picture? That's almost exactly what I'll be looking for, for my next tank.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandz View Post
    What do y'all think of what I have put in the works?
    I think it's great Sandz! Love your ingenuity.
    When in doubt, do a water change.

    "This ain't rocket science!"

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    It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA Nobody likes to drinl alone :) - steeler58 Back at you,  good sir! - Compass Here's to Lee's 5000 and Guava Flavored Whiskey! - Taurus Why drink alone, when a Sandz is nearby? - KevinVA 
    Sorry to hear of your loss, it always sucks to lose fish. - mommy1 Wish it was a real one, sorry for your loses :( - steeler58 So sorry about your fish! - SeaLady Here is pie. - mommy1 for the one you lost :o( - fishmommie 
    No Message - Fishhook Bottoms up! - Slaphppy7 Thanks, this one is on me - mommy1 Here's to 4,000 posts :) - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    TGIF and here's to good whiskey :-) - Taurus Thanks for the rep :) - rebecca_finny pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie thank you for your help and advice - showmebutterfly Even Monday's are better with severum - showmebutterfly 

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    Thanks for the comments Kev. The rootball is off a 12 ft Lagerstroemia (Crape Myrtle) that my grampa cut down. I had ideas of replanting it and growing the tree but lost interest. The ball is about 2ft around and 3.5ft tall. I have about 5 different root balls from trees that were pulled out by their owner that killed them that I have repurposed. I can get some pics of that too.

    My main question I keep asking myself about this set up is are the qt tanks to close to the system? I know some things can travel through the air to get to the next tank... Usually they say QT discus in a different room entirely.

    Now im on the hunt for some lights!
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

  7. #67

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    It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA Nobody likes to drinl alone :) - steeler58 Back at you,  good sir! - Compass Here's to Lee's 5000 and Guava Flavored Whiskey! - Taurus Why drink alone, when a Sandz is nearby? - KevinVA 
    Sorry to hear of your loss, it always sucks to lose fish. - mommy1 Wish it was a real one, sorry for your loses :( - steeler58 So sorry about your fish! - SeaLady Here is pie. - mommy1 for the one you lost :o( - fishmommie 
    No Message - Fishhook Bottoms up! - Slaphppy7 Thanks, this one is on me - mommy1 Here's to 4,000 posts :) - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    TGIF and here's to good whiskey :-) - Taurus Thanks for the rep :) - rebecca_finny pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie thank you for your help and advice - showmebutterfly Even Monday's are better with severum - showmebutterfly 

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taurus View Post
    I think it's great Sandz! Love your ingenuity.
    Thanks buddy. Any changes you would make if it were you? (besides putting it in your garage! lol)
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandz View Post
    My main question I keep asking myself about this set up is are the qt tanks to close to the system? I know some things can travel through the air to get to the next tank... Usually they say QT discus in a different room entirely.
    Airborne viruses for fish? That's something I've never heard before. I would think that some virus could be spread through insects, since some insects live on and below the water, but unless the virus is a water-seeking monstrosity, I can't see how it could survive in airborne mode. That being said, I think your QTs are in a convenient spot. Close proximity would be best, so you're not stressing out your fish too much from the move.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandz View Post
    Thanks buddy. Any changes you would make if it were you? (besides putting it in your garage! lol)
    LOL...stop reading my mind.


    Ummm...maybe you posted about this earlier in the thread and I missed it, but are you going to incorporate UV sterilizer somewhere in the sump?
    Last edited by Taurus; 06-20-2013 at 02:54 PM.
    When in doubt, do a water change.

    "This ain't rocket science!"

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    It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA Nobody likes to drinl alone :) - steeler58 Back at you,  good sir! - Compass Here's to Lee's 5000 and Guava Flavored Whiskey! - Taurus Why drink alone, when a Sandz is nearby? - KevinVA 
    Sorry to hear of your loss, it always sucks to lose fish. - mommy1 Wish it was a real one, sorry for your loses :( - steeler58 So sorry about your fish! - SeaLady Here is pie. - mommy1 for the one you lost :o( - fishmommie 
    No Message - Fishhook Bottoms up! - Slaphppy7 Thanks, this one is on me - mommy1 Here's to 4,000 posts :) - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    TGIF and here's to good whiskey :-) - Taurus Thanks for the rep :) - rebecca_finny pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie thank you for your help and advice - showmebutterfly Even Monday's are better with severum - showmebutterfly 

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    Quote Originally Posted by KevinVA View Post
    Airborne viruses for fish? That's something I've never heard before. I would think that some virus could be spread through insects, since some insects live on and below the water, but unless the virus is a water-seeking monstrosity, I can't see how it could survive in airborne mode. That being said, I think your QTs are in a convenient spot. Close proximity would be best, so you're not stressing out your fish too much from the move.
    They exist in discus. Things happen man! I have heard of fish coming in from shipment and whiping out a WHOLE room of $300 fish
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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