Let's Do This Again!!

Discussion in 'Large Tanks' started by Dewald@Dorry, 13 Jul 2010.

  1. Dewald@Dorry

    Dewald@Dorry

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    Hi... .:wave2:

    After carefull planning and consideration I decided on a different tank build thus I started a new thread as it will no longer be a cube with a 360 degree viewing angle.

    My plan is as follow:

    Tank Dimensions - Length 120cm x Width 150cm x Height 60cm = 1080 Litres

    I would like to build everything myself as we (Me and Lanzo) are planning some new inventions with this baby!!;)

    I actually don't want to say to much, but will post progress pics so you can see for yourselves. I actually get "chicken meat" just thinking about it!!!!!:razz:
     
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  3. Tobes

    Tobes Retired Moderator

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    Sounds interesting :)

    chicken meat - lol :lol:
     
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    Sounds GREAT, Tiger! Looking forward to seeing this one progress!
     
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    Sounds lekker dewald...no stop typing @ start building
     
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    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Isnt the expression goose bumps :p chicken meat is what i get everytime i go to KFC :lol: just joking cant wait to see.... but remeberwe need pictures or atleast a design to belive you!:alucard:
     
  7. Dewald@Dorry

    Dewald@Dorry Thread Starter

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    Thanks guys!!

    This one is going to be a very patient build and still needs loads of research and planning. The live stock options will be carefully selected and I would like to apply the maldivian look and feel to the tank. For those of you that's been to the maldives, you will know what I'm talking about!;)
     
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    sounds awesome! cant wait to see this progress;)
     
  9. Jaco Schoeman

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    Great to hear bout the new build... Maldives prototype huh? What, will your tangs also eat bread? ;)

    Good luck...
     
  10. Dewald@Dorry

    Dewald@Dorry Thread Starter

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    It's not bread it's buns!!:razz:
     
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    sounds great dewaldt:) looking forward to seeing this unfold :)

    what sort of equip are you looking at running with this? a wave box, cls or internal pumps out of intrest and are you aiming at fish predominatley (i know you like tangs:)) or mixed reef?

    best of luck with the build

    ps, sorry if i was harsh in pm :)
     
  12. Yuri

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    here is a list that you can put in
    apolemicthys armitagei
    Centropyge flavipectorlis
    Chaetodon mitratus

    Have a look and let me know what you think
     
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    Tagging along

    Dewald must try and get the stand sorted out this month...right bud??:p
     
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    Dewald@Dorry Thread Starter

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    I also looking very forward to this challange!!;)

    I am still thinking about the equipment. I know that I don't want a wave box.. I am considering a CLS, but here is the catch.. Not masive water movement, but rather masive water replacement. Soo.. still need to see how i'm going to go about this.. . (Strong Pumps, thick pipes:whistling:)

    I would like to have a 50% reef, 50% fish balance. Best of both worlds. YOU KNOW I LIKE TANGS!!!! Yuri and Lanzo are really naging to get me to add angels..:p but must admit that some of them are quite pretty.
     
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    A thread like this starts best with a google sketch plan...then the pics of the build....enough chatter and get to work.
     
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    straight to the point, i like your style :)

    tiger put some pen to paper and try plan it as best you can, almost without cahnge the better systems ive seen have been planned, drawn, changed and developed constantly before any water goes in. its the best way to go and masa can give you lots of help :)
     
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    I like the butterfly fish, but the other two angels (Although very scares) don't really tickle my fancy!!:razz:
     
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    Im busy planning the lay-out of my tank, stand and sump and this is what I came up with sofar!!:whistling:

    There is still allot of planning that needs to be done, but I'm hoping to get the stand build within the next week or so.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Ok, I ordered the glass and stand and this will be delivered tomorrow. Myself and Lanzo will get cracking on the tank build over the long week-end!!:thumbup:
     
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    nice!:) remember to take lots of pics!:p
     
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