NEED YOURE HELP in designing my FIRST NEW TANK plz

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  1. botes

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    Hi I guys I need youre knowledge and help to designing my dream
    tank but I have no idea were to start and skini overflow is the best and how to design
    a sump from start to end please help me
     
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    I would suggest that you do a couple of tank visits to see what and how things can be done.
     
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    Oky thanks riaan as you can see on my profile pic I have n tropical tank
    and want a salt water one I met a guy that told me he wil help me with glass
    But now he said that I must cum up with a design and then its thumps up that is way I ask help in this regard because I am new in the salt water hobby
     
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    There are a few guys on the forum from Bloemfontein. Sure they would not mind you to come around and check out how they done things.
     
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    Oky thanks buddy
     
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    Building your own aquarium, sump and pre filters/weirs is quite easy!
    Making your own reactors and skimmer is also very easy.
    For corals a tank no deeper then 20 inches is easy to sustain with adequate light penetrating the waters to enable simplistic photosynthetic functions, if you don’t use a substrate, then the tank will benefit greatly by making your floor sloping to the front for a cleaner aquarium.
    For the weir/exit, a scallop cut to the glass and make a small glass box for your waters to over flow is best, the ways in which to make highly functional gear for a totally successful reef at home in total, are extremely easy!
     
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