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  1. General Reef Discussion
    i need a small custom acrylic tank built as the title says... i need someone to build me a custom sized tank. and i need it fairly fast ;) it's not exactly going to ba a tank per say, but rather a top-off reservoir, that will go inside the stand of my 24G aquapod outside dimensions need to be...
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    If my tank is not drilled is there a way I can have a sump?
  3. General Reef Discussion
    It was warm enough to get out in the garage and start my stand today so I thought I would also start a build thread. Here is a run down of my system as it is today. (I change my mind a lot) 90 gallon All-Glass aquarium Custom stand and canopy 30 gallon sump 15 gallon refugeium DIY recirc...
  4. nano build off 2008
    This thread was started in the GRD area and got moved for me by Whiskey (Thank you). After finding and reading the rules, I came back to edit this post to list what my plans are for contents. It is a 12G Nano tank kit from Instant Ocean. Initial livestock: A Blue Damsel (Because I think...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I haven't posted in awhile but I plan on being around a bit more again. Well some background. I lost all my fish awhile back and haven't added anymore for several reasons. Eitherway I currently have a 50g running with soft corals and some snails. I'm going to be graduating from...
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  7. General Reef Discussion
    Im picking up the tank this weekend, but it doesnt look like i will be able to drill it. I found out its a custom made tank and the bottom is tempered glass. So what other options do I have? The hang on overflow makes me nervouse because of the losing syphon possibility. I live in florida...
  8. DIY Forum
    really cool find today at work. an old pallet up on the shelf with im guessing 300-400, 1/4" x 6" x 6ft of black acrylic strips. the story goes some guy that used to work there aquired it somehow and brought it there for some project that never got done. this was 10 or so years ago so i was told...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    i am trying to find a good place online to get a acrylic 36l x 24d x 24h
  10. DIY Forum
    i was just wondering if its possible to use the resources i already have. with all of the materials, how much would it be to make a sump w/ or w/o the 10 gal? i guess i could just buy some acrylic or w/e material is used to make it.
  11. General Reef Discussion
    What are the best manufactuers? Arcylic or Glass? Going to be doing BB Just in the planning stages and want to get some feedback from the fine folks here at TRT. Thanks
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Need lesson in FLow 101 - 9 ft vertical head pressure to tank. External pumps - Iwaki RLT70 Sequence - 4300 New PS4 - Cute little thing and QUIET I am conspiring against the objective, I think :lol: Tank overflow - 2 1.5" Two lines form Y to single feed to sump in floor below (less...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I ordered a 90 gallon reef ready AGA tank today. Would've got the 75 gallon but the 90 was on sale for the same price. It should arrive in 3 days. It's official, the 90 gallon tank build has begun :banana:
  14. General Reef Discussion
    So here's the details: I want to ditch my Mag7 as a sump return and replace it with a Blueline pump. The Mag does maybe 600gph and the blueline does approx 1000gph. A difference of 400gph of extra flow through the sump. Not only that but i'm worried about my external overflow boxes not being...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Do you have the overflow on the center of the tank or on one side? How do you like it better if you had both at any time? My tank has the overflow on the center and that gives me little room to aquascape on the center, I pretty much have to go with the two island deal. I think my next RR tank...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Ok this is my tank that i am planing out. It will be a 3 side viewable tank. The dimension will be 72L x 30W x 24 H for a total of 224g I just have a some questions before i go ahead and start putting in for quotes with the LFS's. 1. How Thick should the Acrylic be 3/4 or 1/2 inch? 2. what...
  17. TCMAS
    I just picked up an ASM G4+ used with both recirc and gate valve mods from Souk today. Thanks, Souk! I'm contemplating gravity feeding it directly from my overflow either with it's own durso or split off the main overflow drain. Does anyone have any thoughts positively or negatively on...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Anyone here run a sump return line to a spraybar? If there is about 600-700 gph running through the sump would that be enough for a 48" long spraybar? Thanks
  19. TCMAS
    I built an external overflow box with a linear overflow for my 65 gallon and I'm trying to decide if I need to brace it or not. It's 17" long, 7" high, and 6" wide, approx 3 gallons, = 25 pounds of water. It's siliconed to the outside back of the aquarium and I'm concerned that the silicone...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    so i had this idea for my new tank. in order to put the least amount of tubing or other visible foreign objects in the tank, how does this sound, has anyone done this before, or am i just crazy ? if i drill some holes/slots in the back, about one or two inches from the top of my tank, that will...
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