Schauns first tank.

Discussion in 'Large Tanks' started by schaun, 18 Jun 2009.

  1. schaun

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    julle n paar fotos belowe.
    Wel hier is my eerste probeerslag.
    So this was my house.
    I had the tank for 7 months and has broken it up a few days ago.
    Going to build a new tank at my new house.
    but this time I'm not going to do it all by myself.
    Will start a thread and keep you up to date with my progress.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  3. crispin

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    when do u plan to move and what sort of size tank are yiu planning to build? are you going to build it into the wall or have it on a stand like the old one was?

    what did you keep in the old tank?

    welcome to MASA it would be great to hear about your system :)
     
  4. sunburst

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    Welcome Schaun. Wishing you luck sounds a little lame; i suppose enjoy the ride and keep us posted sounds more appropriate:)
     
  5. jacquesb

    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    WOW Schaun! I am really impressed. This tank "look" (the tank and stand) was a STUNNER! Something REALLY "nice" and out of the "ordinary". Looks more like a TV on a TV stand than a marine tank ;)

    Really neat.

    So - if this one was looking this way - I cannot wait to see what the new one is going to look like!

    Good luck with the new build Schaun. Please keep us all updated!

    BTW: just a quick question - what type of live rock was that?
    And also - who advised you on the egg-crate at the bottom of the tank?
    (if you don't mind answering)....
     
  6. Tony

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    Wow and Welcome.
     
  7. Sentari

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    I was just about to ask the same question. Doesnt that interfear with the bioload in the sand?
     
  8. Boendoe

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    Wow some stunning DIY. O ja en Welkom
     
  9. Broder

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    AAArrggghhhh.....WONDERBOOM!!!!! Two words, one number: Army, 2nd phase. Jeez.... it's gonna be one hell of a job improving on what you had. Welcome to MASA.
     
  10. riyadhessa

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    Schaun welcome hmm sounds good...hope your second one will look just as good as the first
     
  11. lanzo

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    finally some pics:biggrin:

    We emptied the tank in 2 hours...record time:p
    The new tank is going to be insane...2mx1.5m....only problem that puzzles me is...how to do scaping and place corals in the middle of that tank.
     
  12. RUAN

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    looking good
     
  13. jacquesb

    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Wet-suit, and SCUBA kit, Lanzo! Time for you to do your OPENWATER 1! ;)
     
  14. Jaak

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    Whooooo, sounds awesome! Can't wait for pics.
     
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    its going to be a stunner
     
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    keep us posted
     
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