1.8m room divider

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  1. clonetrooper

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    hi guys i was wondering if i should start a new thread or not for the new tank and i finally decided what the hell lets do it.
    so here are the dimensions of my new tank . 1.8m long x 1m wide x 0.7m high.
    the tank has been ordered and im super amped to get it, hopefully by this weekend:thumbup:
    here is a sketch of the tank
    PAul fish tank.jpg

    and here is a pic of the tank by the being made
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    nice, what lights you going to use?
     
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    clonetrooper Thread Starter

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    at the moment i will be moving the equipment over from my current shallow cube ,
    so the light will be :
    2x metal halides 150 Watt
    2x blue t5 24 watt
    2x white/blue combo t5 24 watt

    but as soon as my pockets recover i shall be starting a LED build
     
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    It's going to be awesome
     
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    clonetrooper Thread Starter

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    thanx :thumbup: Im so excited to set it up!
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    you going to need alot more light

    if you are going DIY LED look at 10W, 25W and 50W multi-chips, you will only need 6-8 of them
     
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    clonetrooper Thread Starter

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    ja i know the light will be something im going to need to look at quickly. my reef is mixed but mostly softies and lps. my sps will be going as high as possible so long
     
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    sofites do require high light, like sps, its LPS that like moderate
     
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    clonetrooper Thread Starter

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    The light is great for them now so it should be ok until the upgrade.
     
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    This is going to be a great build...
     
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    clonetrooper Thread Starter

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    Thanx. Im just anxious overing getting it into place. But ill like that with any new tank. Once its in place the fun starts :biggrin:
     
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    What's funny is that it's on what looks like over sized lego blocks...:tt2:
     
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    Those are actually normal lego blocks. Everything else is just very small.
     
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    HI Clonetropper, i am unable to pm you but what does a tank this size put you back?
     
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    Awesome size tank riding along for this build
     
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    clonetrooper Thread Starter

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    maybe the measured are alittle out :eek: hahahaha
     
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    birkettN Nathan

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    Haha epic Pico tank FTW
     
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    Pm sent
     
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    here is where the tank will be going. that board is exactly the same of the tank. the tank will be dividing my desk and my bar.

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    so update time . the stand is in place and the tank made it all the way to the room and as we lifted it bang !!! hit the stand. glass cracked. I shouted and cried. this week the tank got repaired and I will be picking it up again, this time with double the amount of guys, 10 in total just to be sure.
     
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