Go Big OR Go Home...

Discussion in 'Beginner Discussions' started by Xereo, 30 Mar 2011.

  1. Xereo

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    Well here are my plans..
    I think im just gunan go big..
    Small is just annoying me..

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    Tell me what you guys think of the layout
     
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  3. archiecrain

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    bug has bitten you;)
     
  4. mariusmeyer

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    450Wide is a waste of space. May as well not do it at all if you are going with that width. At least 600mm on a 2m tank. And 600high as well. (Thats the short answer, dont take it the wrong way, not meaning to offend)
     
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  5. Xereo

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    Problem is i dont have the space for that wide or high :)
    Unless i go 1.2 x 600 x 600.
     
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    Go at least 800mm wide. Also for your sump, have just enough for your return pump and skimmer chambers, then extend the DSB to make it longer, also should be the same width of your DT. If u can, plumb another return and build an outside tank to grow chaeto and or caulepra, and house more LR, then your talking my language.
     
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    Agreed, I would even go as say 700 wide.
     
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    sorry Mariusmeyer I think you at least 300mm off on the width ;)
     
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    Dude, let's see u build nw, from 1 thing to the other lol, sound little like me, always indecisive, dnt jus talk the talk, start walking bru
     
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    Oh and ps this tank in going in my 3x3 meter room lol :)
    So space is an issue.. But who needs a bed right :) hahah
     
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    yeah 450 is gona be useless definetly try 550-600 wide
     
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    Js PlayN.. what u mean its just talk?
    Built the last tank and its running.. gunna scrap that project and go onto bigger lol..
    Already bought the skimmer hahah. ..

    Dammit i hate this hobby...
     
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    remember you may need to move the tank one day....so build it so it fits through the door.....
     
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    I meant u shouldv started already lol, we all hate the hobby once we hooked
     
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    Well there goes my New motorbike idea out the window :(

    will check whats the bigggest size i can fit..
    but i think 2m x 500mm x 500mm will be the max max max max max...
    Otherwise i will have to do extentions on the house :)
     
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    or 1.2m by 600 by 600
    then i can fit it in the other corner of my room...

    What to do, What to do..
     
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    What about 1.2 x 800w x 600h? The extra 200w makes such a difference and endless options with aquascaping.
     
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    Rather go shorter and wider than longer and narrow.
     
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    Measure the window!! - can always take out the main pane and put it back afterward if you wanna move....
     
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    will if its less than 850 high you turn it on its side so no need to stress
     
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    Ill go 1.8x750x500
     
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