Nice Tank

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  1. Kunhardt

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    I came across this pic of a tank while browsing another site. I think it looks awesome.
    Why is it that most ppl seem to build tanks long length ways and not vertical? Is it only to do with cleaning?
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  3. Mtroboer

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    To me high tanks look more natural if scaped decently, but then again I wouldn't want to work in it!
     
  4. ben lloyd

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    most in portend is your light penetration for your corrals and to reach the bottom is an big problem
     
  5. ben lloyd

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    look at one of my tanks it's 1.M deep and trust me it's not an pleasure to work on it
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  6. Andreas

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    A vertical tank will be cool for a Fish Only setup with lots of butterflies:p.

    Light penetration will be an issue if you plan on keeping corals.You could go with higher wattage but then heat is an issue
     
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    Ben_Lloyd solved the problem of a deep tank and light penatration -

    Just lower the water level...;)
     
  8. Kunhardt

    Kunhardt Thread Starter

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    LOL!!!:lol::lol::lol:
     
  9. Andreas

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    Or get a water proof MH fitting and submerge the light in the water:lol:
     
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    yeah i know what you mean, my arms are about 750mm long, and thats the height of my tank, add in the horizontal distance needed when working at an angle and you get your first problem, not being able to reach. but thats when you go even bigger and just dive in the tank to clean it and save yourself the trouble of stretching:)

    tall tanks do look nice agree, this one has some serious rock shapes, too busy for me
     
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    some deep tanks are very successful.. bu a real problem to maintain..

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  12. Kunhardt

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    Ya seen that pic before, and read the article on it somewhere here. LOL thats just taking things to another level!!
     
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    lol @ RiaanP!!:lol: It's a nice tank though, I like things that look different.
     
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