My all-in-one DIY cube

Discussion in 'Nano Tanks' started by King_Triton, 10 Mar 2014.

  1. King_Triton

    King_Triton

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    Hey guys,

    So this weekend I was bored and decided to scavenge through my garage to find something I could do. So I ended up building a 25L all in one cube from stuff I had lying around. This setup costed me nothing. Was built from whatever broken glass I had and other stuff I had lying around.

    Some pics I took along the way. Please forgive the glare.. I have a dent on my camera lens

    The tank to be converted...

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    The supervisor:)

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    Decided to remove the front and make that the top of the tank so it's wider but shallow.

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    Built my filtration columns

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    Skimmer disassembled and washed

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    Playing around with scaping

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    What I.settled on

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    Right side view

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    Left side

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    Filter compartments

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    FTS

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    Will be adding LR from my current tank and macros in the centre compartment today to kickstart the cycle.
     
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    the light I'm using is a Dymax sump light with a cool white CFL at the moment. Will build a small LED unit for this
     
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    cool little tank...
     
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    Thanks.. Its not much.. but I always wanted a smallish marine tank. So I cant complain, especially if its built from left overs :) Will take shape once the zoas and other softies go in.
     
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    KT, do you fancy coming round my garage and build me one of them please :whistling: good effort from nothing :thumbup:
     
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    Lol... It's what I make of boredom :)
     
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