What would you like to try with your tank, but to scared too?

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  1. dallasg

    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Ok as the title says, what ideas do you guys and gals have that you want to try but to scared to implement for lack of knowledge etc.

    since i am pretty adventurous and pretty much done some wierd things things to my setups, i am keen to hear what others have and offer my knowledge where i can to assist
     
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  3. sweetnsour

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    keen to run a nano tank with a vortech on the base and covered with rockwork, i saw a thread on RC where a guy did it but he changed it coze it wasnt working out for him, but i think its still a good idea and no pumps to be seen at all.
     
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    The drop off tank :)
     
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    sounds interesting

    doing that already :) well neil and i are
     
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    build a tank that will never require a water change:p
     
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    Neil H Moderator MASA Contributor

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    how about a NANO with NO visible overflow, no visible pumps and a decent filtration system !!
     
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    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    thats easy, 2 ways to do, dosing additives, or auto-mating the WC

    u have seen my nano :)
     
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    A shoreline tank, with beach/rock comming out the water on one side and water mimicing the tides.
     
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    Recycle water for water changes.
     
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    i was thinking the same thing!
     
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    I want a lion in my reef tank but its a no no. Saw some guys with lions in reeftanks and it doesnt look like the dwarf type.
     
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    i would like to build a frag tank ,
     
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    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    sounds good, nice idea.. a prob i see with this is the evap would be mad, and the sand blowing every where, but something i would try

    i do this already :) been using it for a year now and everything is happy

    lions are reef friendly, they just like small fish and shrimps

    that i can help with if u decided to go ahead
     
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    i would also still like to build my 3m shallow tank, too scared its going to bust though
     
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    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    as an example, a 3m x 800 x 600h, with water at 500mm you can use 10mm with a safety of 4.2, and if you braced the center and mid sides bowing wouldnt be a problem
     
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    yeah the dimentions i want are 3m x 700 wide x 500 high and water level at 450, with a skinny overflow system.

    would prefer to have euro bracing all round but not fat bracing.

    also want to build a wave box like idol marine.

    and 2x vortechs for flow.

    but the whole building it scares me, i have the design perfect in my head
     
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    I am going to try cleaning my glass and doing a waterchange one day...
     
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    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    holy cow!!!! carefull children read this forum :thumbup:
     
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    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    drop me a pm we can make a plan if u keen for DIY
     
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    sounds cool will def do so, need to get all my ducks in a row first, the glass i will also need to organize
     
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