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Thread: ANP Custom 450g canopy
01-03-2014, 11:53 PM #1
01-04-2014, 01:04 AM #2
01-04-2014, 05:15 PM #3
Thank you! I can't wait to see pictures of it on the tank.
01-04-2014, 07:28 PM #4
Very nice. I love seeing custom built items.75 gal - Smudge Spot Cories, Silvertip & Pristella Tetras, Scissortail & Red Tail Rasboras, Pearl Gourami, Black Kuhli Loaches, Whiptail Cats, Wild Caught BNP
Dual 29 gals - Diamond Tetras. Harlequin Rasboras, Bloodfin Tetras
10 Gal - Mr. Betta's Fishy Paradise
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01-04-2014, 10:13 PM #5
I will post them more often, then!
01-04-2014, 10:56 PM #6
Can you post some pics of how you built it.
I love seeing different approaches to making things like canopys.
There is some excellent craftsmanship thereIf you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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01-04-2014, 11:01 PM #7
Unfortunately, I don't have any pictures of anything other than the framework for the canopy body.
I will be sure to take more pictures of the actual construction of our upcoming builds.
Actually, Cliff, I should have more pictures on the facebook.
That's where I post the majority of the pictures that I take. I just started the site a few days ago. I will have a website for ANP within a month or so. Still sorting all of that out, figuring out the best options.
01-04-2014, 11:05 PM #8
Just found some more.
Here is a CAD drawing of the canopy body frame:
Here it is sitting in my garage at home: (You can also see the aluminum fixture frame I built, too.)
Another shot of the aluminum fixture frame:
The fixture frame itself rode on a nylon runner that we made. If you look at the 72g bowfront canopy that I posted a couple weeks ago, you can see a very similar system.