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  1. Tank Specs
    I am looking to build my custom tank for reef tank 150gal or above. Anyone have any information about; 1. glass type and size ( 3/4", 1" etc) 2. where can I get the glass maybe use one (Ontario area) 3. Maybe I can use dispose window glass (commercial temper glass) where can I get them? Any...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I just discovered a bubble INSIDE my new custom made 220 gallon tank walls. I have had the tank up and running for almost a month now and I am concerned about potential long term problems (such as the tank exploding). I am going to take this up with the manufacturer, however I am dubious of...
  3. Tank Specs
    So I just got out of school, and I kind of wanted to start up my parents old fish tank as a summer project. I've done pages of research within the last week and i think I'm about ready to fire it up, but the problem is its still very dirty. Its custom build and mounted inside the wall, so its...
  4. Tank Specs
    hello yall, iv been lurking on random forums for the last 2 years or so and decided to finally make one my home, and this is it. iv been interested in tanks since I was able to walk, had some of the 1 gallon death tanks form wal mart when I was young, got side tracked after having a 20 gallon...
  5. Tank Specs
    Ok guys so I had to tare down my 54g corner due to my townhouse association didn't like anyone to have tanks over 20g well I got fed up with them telling me wtf to do, so I told them to go F them selfs and got a new house my current landy lady said I have free rang to do what ever I wanted so I...
  6. Large Systems
    I currently have a 240 gal system (96x24x24). I just ordered a 340 gal custom glass tank (will be here in about 4-5 weeks). Starphire on 3 sides. External skupper box. Eurobraced. Still unsure of the sump. Might order a custom sump with ref. attached. I have a corallife (72") fixture for light...
  7. Tank Specs
    I currently have a 240 gal. tank and I am upgrading to a custom 330 gal. tank (72x36x30). I am looking for this tank to be amazing. The tank should be arriving in 6 weeks. The 240 gal. tank has an corallife t5/3-HID light. I would like to upgrade my lighting to metal hallide. Not really sure...
  8. DIY Forum
    Hi, we are gonna start building aquariums as a hobby and just to show our creative side lol, more fun than anything as I have made and messed around with your standard tanks, what is the best way to form, shape, bow, acrylic up to 1/2 in? I was thinking of getting some of those heater strips...
  9. Tank Specs
    custom reef build ok so i recently built a tank at work in my spare time.its a zero edge open bottom, protein skimmer,and a sump. All acrylic. together they hold roughly 15 gallons.setting up for a reef tank. i was told its very small to not have any experience. tonight i filled it and added...
  10. Tank Specs
    So I've been working with a 37g tank for the last year or so and I've finally decided its time to go bigger.. a lot bigger :) I've decided to do something completely custom. I'm going to build a tank into this window which is between my kitchen and living room. The glass will be cut to fit...
  11. DIY Forum
    After many, many searches and no real direction towards what I'm looking for I've turned to the forum. I'm looking for the black plastic trim that is being used on alot of new tanks today. This is the trim that goes on the bottom of the tank. It has a shape similar to a clam shell door casing...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Sorry for all the questions, but I thought it would be best to start a different thread. As I mentioned in another thread, we are getting a quote on a custom tank and stand. We have never built our own tank or had one built for us, so this is all new. I have two questions: 1) She asked if...
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