Phats tank

Discussion in 'Nano Tank advice' started by phat, 4 Dec 2007.

  1. phat

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    okay so this is where it started

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    and about a week later there was action

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  3. OP
    phat

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    then there is tridan who is forever helpful and without his helping hands things would have been harder for me with the building side

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    (dude you love it man;))

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    the stand was really cool WATCHING it being built:p big ups dave!!

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  4. OP
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    then obvioulsy had to build the tank and see if all the holes were in the right place on the stand

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  5. OP
    phat

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    a sketchup of sump and auto top up and hopefully a dsb but dont thing i will fit one in, so just gonna leave it out!!

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    here its finished being plumbed with over flow and return at far left

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    doing my fresh water test

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    some water movement while its filling

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    assembly
    overflow pipe from underneath

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    getting started

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    finished product underneath with all taps closed

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  7. OP
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    and that how far i am now
     
  8. Rory

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    That doesn't look very "nano" to me...
     
  9. DragonReef

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    Sweeeeeet !!!!!!!!!

    What you plan one keeping, the usual suspects ?
     
  10. OP
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    yeah dude you know em hey;) i told the wife i just want a few choice select big pieces of sps and not full the tank with coral, she just laughed and walked away so need i say more?
     
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    lol, stocking becomes infectious.

    If you could stay with your plan it makes for an awesome display. Seen a tank on one of the boards, cant remember, RC I think. Same size tank as that were the guy had about 4 or 5 pieces well spread out that he let grow out. Probably took a couple of years to get it to the point it looked in the photo's, but it was spectacular. Made a change from looking at those sardine crammed tanks.
     
  12. viper357

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    1. Why is this under Nano Tanks ????

    2. Tank is looking great so far phat, I assume the centre tower is for water to get into the CLS, how does the water get into the tower? It looks pretty well sealed to me.

    3. Dave is rather fond of that cap isn't he :p


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    Hey slim RFS time buddy, will swing by tonight and help with the lights.

    Viper dude i didnt know you payed such attention to detail, you have me worried.
     
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    Yeah I dunno hey, are those sunglasses glued to the cap as well? :lol:
     
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    very nice phat & Tridan.keep em pics rolling
     
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  18. calvin

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    looking very cool dude!!:thumbup:
     
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    Cool looking tank, i like that central weir, will you build the live rock up round it?


    ps. nice work Dave.
     
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    Guy's you should see this tank for real, the width is awesome, its gonna be a stunner.
     
  21. OP
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    that is the plan
     
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