my 4ft DSB build on the way

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    Hi all i have started building my 4ft dsb this will house my skimmer and ATS

    this is what im planning


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    first i got a tank that had to have some glass removed

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    now removing the glass sorry had to break it

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    here i have removed all the glass that had to be removed

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    Looking cool.
     
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    all clean and ready to put in the pannels

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    ok first pannel in

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    and now second pannel in

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    i will keep posting as the progress goes on
     
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    thanks still far to go
     
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    Looking at the direction of flow and size of the chambers, are the divider/glass sheets inserted the right way around. The pic could be deceptive but it looks like you have the taller one on the outlet side of things. Unless yo intend on putting a bunch of other stuff in the outlet chamber and left extra space for it...
     
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    BTW - The first pic of the tank looks familiar ;), I wonder why :p

    Not too long to go, a few holes in the walls here and there, some electrics to setup and a bit of piping.
    Basically the 'nasty' work is about to start, but it is all part of the bigger picture of getting a good set-up.
     
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    no its the correct way around , i double checked on that
     
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    yes not to long i will carry on over the weekend and see how far i get
     
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    ok silicone is dry now its time to build the ATS
     
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    started to build the ATS

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    the pipe fpr the ATS is done , i used a 40 mm pipe capped the ends and glued in i 25mm inlet some holes in it and its done

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    ok now some holes in the wall

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    DSB and ATS done

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    very nice Diy there:thumbup: looking good so far Robert...keep the pic coming;)
     

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