Christo's 3.0m Upgrade

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  1. Christo

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    Hi Guys! As some of you might know I'm busy with an upgrade.

    Broke down the 1.8m due to the bracing pulling apart. All livestock is being kept in holding tanks, awaiting there New Home.

    Been sooooo busy lately haven't done much, but started this week.

    Dimensions of the the New Build is

    3.0m x 0.7m x 0.7m water level at 0.650

    PICS to Follow!
     
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  3. Christo

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    So here is a PIC of the Tank itself. It will be cut apart and all silicone work will be redone.


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    The stand of the Tank. The Tank was sitting flush on the stand. So I Shortened the sides and front by 30mm. The Cabinet that will cover the stand will be made of 30mm thick Solid Kiaat. With this done The Tank will still be Flush on the Tank and Cabinet.

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    Some Parts for the stand.

    M16 HT Bolts For adjustable legs.

    20mm Flat Bar with 16mm hole threaded that will be welded to the end of each leg.

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    If all goes as planned. I will be done with all the welding on Friday! Give it a few good coats of paint, and start with the Cabinet in Next week.
     
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    Wow 3m long sounds amazing. All the best on the build.
     
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    Going to look great!
     
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    Are you done yet :tt2:
     
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    Tagging along. Looks great!
     
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    Tagging as I want to do a similar build in my new house.
     
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    Thanks @Zander Marais Hows your tank doing? All good I hope!
     
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    LOL!!!!!! I wish....... And you will be One of the first to know when its done!
     
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    Damn that's a huge tank.
     
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    Wow this is going to be amazing,
     
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    Nice to have a big tank. lots of swimming space.
    enjoy the build
     
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    And???? :) I need to tag along as I am also planning a 3m tank.
     
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    Whats happening here?

    We demand progress reports, please!
     
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    Just a few small updates!
     
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