My Other Build

Discussion in 'Medium Tanks' started by Zombie_CT, 16 May 2009.

  1. Zombie_CT

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    Well this was ment to be a Discus tank, but now it is going to go reef.

    Tank size: 1200 long x 500 wide x 700 deep, custom canopy,stand/cabinet and other bits.

    Here are the pics:

    Stand
    Stand.jpg

    Cabinet panels being made
    Doors1.jpg
    SidePanels.jpg

    Completed cabinet
    Cabinet1.jpg
    Cabinet3.jpg
    Cabinet2.jpg

    Overflow plumbing
    Plumbing.jpg

    Tank on cabinet, canopy must still be completed
    TankOnCabinetWithCanopy.jpg

    Sump in stand, busy rebuilding sump
    SumpInCabinet.jpg
     
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  3. Anemone

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    Nice work!
     
  4. riyadhessa

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    Zombie nyc diy skills
     
  5. Warr7207

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    Very nice build. Do you do this professionally ?
     
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    Zombie_CT

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    I wish, this is just a hobby for me and I enjoy working with my hands
     
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    Hey Z looking very nice indeed nice size tank as well.
     
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    looking good
     
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    :lol: :lol: :lol:

    It starts... :biggrin:

    Hennie
     
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    Zombie_CT

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    I guess so, I was warned when I started my nano, but did not listen. Since then I got broke down and gave away 4 freshwater tanks.
     
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    Very neat work you did ;)
     
  12. Jaak

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    Nice work Rob!
     
  13. viper357

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    Any progress on the tank Zombie?
     
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    Zombie_CT

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    Sorry, limited internet.
    Sump is now rebuilt and just adding in supports to the canopy for the reflectors. Only manageg to find 1mm panel wire the other day so that I can wire the ballast for the lights.
    Pics will follow as soon as I can.
     
  15. Tony

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    Nice DIY build. Well done.

    When are you filling her up?
     
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    nice DIY looking forward in seeing your progress.
     
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    good job Zombie looking good like they say if the hobby got you your going to be hooked for a long time.NICE TO BE ADDICTED.
     
  18. riyadhessa

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    Zombie keep us updated, when you can post some pics please
     
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    Guys, sorry for not updating in a long time, as I said before limited internet and the camera is giving me problems with downloading pics I took.

    I had 2 small leaks in the plumbing, which are now fixed, the tank has been filled up and running for sometime now. Will be working on the canopy over the weekend and if all goes well, I hope to finnish it with the help of a few drinks.

    I will try and get the pics downloaded, so that next time I'm on the net I can upload some and share with you guys.

    I also managed to get the last of the electrical bits I needed.

    SO THE END IS IN SIGHT I HOPE!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Great news Rob!!!
     
  21. Atilla

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    we need pics dude, i love the dimensions of the tank!:thumbup:
     

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