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Thread: 240g + 300g in wall build
11-16-2012, 03:07 AM #21
I really appreciate your work on that wall! Are you a framer or something by trade? If not, excellent job. If so, still a damn good job.Finally reached 6 tanks... oh god, this addiction is getting serious. 75g mbuna tank, 65g gold severum, 55g OB peacock breeding colony, 30g(36x18) growout, 20 long Dwarf Alto's, 10g fry tank.
If I die young bury me in... An 8x2x2 with versa tops and a large sump for adequate filtration;)
11-16-2012, 03:59 AM #22
0Originally Posted by Northerly
The desk job gives me plenty of "thinking" hours on how to build things with my hands. The biggest thing that helps is.... patience and be willing to try and fail but learn from mistakes.
It is just my father and I (when he stops by) working on the wall. My dad did give me the ideas how to support the floor to handle the weight. Now, he is a real country boy and makes awesome stuff from nothing... thats where I get it from. That is also why I want to surprise him with epoxy sealed beer cans in the tank since he is being paid with beer
BTW, Thank you for the compliment!
Last edited by glarior; 11-16-2012 at 04:13 AM.
11-20-2012, 02:45 PM #23
Picked up my sump last night!
It is awesome! Feels good to see something I designed completed. Can't wait to see the media running in it. I plan to take a video of this thing running once the setup is completed
11-20-2012, 03:24 PM #24
11-20-2012, 03:56 PM #25
Wow. That sump is huge!><((((º> ><((((º> ><((((º> ><((((º>
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11-20-2012, 04:41 PM #26
0Originally Posted by jeffs99dime
11-20-2012, 05:46 PM #27
If only I had a main tank as big as your sump!My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .
11-20-2012, 05:59 PM #28
0Originally Posted by ScottishFish
The tank is usually the cheapest part of the build. All the extra stuff is what adds up.
11-20-2012, 07:08 PM #29
A blue would look nice for a sump room
I would suggest a good quality kitchen and bath paint just in case you get a lot of humidity in the that roomIf 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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11-20-2012, 07:21 PM #30
0Originally Posted by Cliff
It cost $60 per gallon (double the price of regular house paint) but it met all the criteria I needed. I should only need one gallon.
The blue color I had mixed... wow! I hope it looks as good when it dries! I will share pictures when I get a chance.
Now I am in debate to paint the back of the aquariums.... blue or black... gloss or no gloss?????