New Tank

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  1. wildbunny

    wildbunny

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    Hi
    Is thare any body that can help me with a compleate scetch for quotation requesting purpose.including all holes that needs to be drild, wavebox. overflow, braceing every thing.

    size is 3meter long
    600mm wide
    700mm high water level

    thank you

    :p
     
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  3. Johan van Aardt

    Johan van Aardt I love marines [R.I.P.]

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    i would try do it myself since you know exactly what you want. download google sketchup its really easy to use
     
  4. wildbunny

    wildbunny Thread Starter

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    Help any body cond download the program some error but also dant know what to look for and wha the best dezine ispleae help!
     
  5. Mike

    Mike Retired Moderator

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    Sorry i can't help with the sketch thing but please reconsider the 700mm deep, i had a tank that deep and it was a real **** to pick anything up without getting VERY wet, 600mm deep is probably adequate - not only for wet arm pits but the lighting has to be upgraded to 400w mH lamps at over that depth where 250w will do for even the most delicate sps corals at 600mm.
     
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    Neil H Moderator MASA Contributor

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    there are guys that can help, but you really need to supply more information....

    what sort of overflow are you wanting, what dimensions for this? coast to coast or centre overflow etc etc

    what size overflow are you wanting (pipe width)

    are you wanting a CLS?

    where will the sump be?

    What sort of braceing do you want, what sort of stand is it on?

    You really need to do some research on this before asking for a sketch ..... if you dont know what to use, start a thread and get some answers then make an educated decision .....
     
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    Mike, is this the case? I have 250W for a tank with the water level at 700mm.... you saying this wont work?
     
  8. Mike

    Mike Retired Moderator

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    It will still work but you may find that sps near the bottom don't thrive so well as they would under 400w, perhaps i generalized a bit, but it is usually considered to be over 600mm then 400w for sps, if your sps are mounted a little higher on the rock work, no problem.
     
  9. wildbunny

    wildbunny Thread Starter

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    Ok seem i need to ask more questions.

    1. (coast to coast or centre overflow etc etc ) What looks anw works best?
    2. (CLS) Huh?
    3. Sump wil be under tank
    4. Stand i wil build my self 40x40 square tubing
    5. Looks like euro bracing works best.:p
     
  10. wildbunny

    wildbunny Thread Starter

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    I just want to know from others what thay find the best?
     
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    CLS = Closed Loop System, water from the display tank drains out and is pumped directly back in by an external pump. Escapes the need for internal powerheads. ie) Less clutter in the tank. Also beneficial if you intend on keeping nennies. No dangerous impellor blades waiting to make sushi.
     
  12. wildbunny

    wildbunny Thread Starter

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    That is what i want did not now he name. Hade a nennie suck up to a powerhead before
    :thumbup:
     
  13. wildbunny

    wildbunny Thread Starter

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    Nothing!
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  14. wildbunny

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    Nothing!

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  15. Blackrat

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    can give you a hand if you like, my tank is a little smaller, 2.4 long ... come visit and have a gawk !
     
  16. wildbunny

    wildbunny Thread Starter

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    Hi let the silly seasn just pass and i wil make a turn
     
  17. Cryp

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    Hi ldbunny

    Are you still looking for the above app? I have managed to download it but it is 37mb in size so emailing it to you will not work.

    Is there any otehr way I could try to get it to you.
     
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