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 Post subject: NEW Tank Build - NO Rush...
PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:36 pm 
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The Tank and stand had been sold to me April Week3, Picked-up May week3, Drilled and Prepare Sump July week2, Hopefully Fully setup with Fishes August week2.
And Right now, I Read... I Research... I Ask.. and I Canvass then I Build.. ... No Rush and Make everything as Planned. :)

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Future 220gal Frontosa Tank - Something like this... hehe!

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Specifications:
Second/Third Hand
Size: 72x22x33 highstrip
Glass: Clear 1/2 inch glass
BG: Black Film
3/4 Rubber Mat used
1/4 Marine Flywood
Overflow: 1 1/2 Pipe Side Drill

Heavy Duty Stand (will have the specs posted in a while)

NOW help me PimP my Sump!

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Specifications:
Old Rimless 60x18x16 tank (75gal just computed)
5 Chamber - first 3 chamber are 9inches apart
Last Chamber for Return Pump - will be Rio14HF or Rio17HF?

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 Post subject: Re: NEW Tank Build - NO Rush...
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Nice

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Now that's filtration! !!

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I have run large tanks off of just hydro sponges. My preference is a combo though. Like an HOB and sponges or a canister and sponges. :party


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It is DONE!

72x22x33 220 Gallon Tank!
Minimalist Aquascape and a Lot of Swim Space

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My Sump Filtration the way I like it (suggestion appreciated)

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still not enough right?

1st Chamber - will add more wools pads and pre-filters on the basket, and also fish nets
2nd Chamber - a little portion of Blue Pads still Missing
3rd Chamber - will add more Glass Rings
4th Chamber - Isolation Chamber :)
5th Chamber - Return Pump - powered by Rio17HF

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any updates here Bro....
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LOL, don't know how I missed this thread Denzio. Love the picture of you dreaming about your future colony. The group looks great btw!


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Love the pic where the front is about to bite your finger, lol

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Great pictures. and I love the tank.

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 Post subject: Re: NEW Tank Build - NO Rush...
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Yeah... you missed it guys :( lol moving forward.. here is my Fronts!

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where is the POM? anyone? Cheers!

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emsquared19 wrote:
Love the pic where the front is about to bite your finger, lol


haha! thanks! btw, im actually inside that tank!
and the Fronts are just cropped then paste. :)

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You colony looks great, and very healthy Denzio. Very nice pics!


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Great.You've dream with open ayes.
I've just 1/2 of Your tank with 53kg/116lbs of 25 granite stones (album pic) and tank looks emty with lot of swimming place.
Whatever: every of my six Gibberosa have own hiding place...so You can add some stones for sure...

Your BIOfilter is ideal.


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 Post subject: My Burundi Frontosa in Videos
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Updating my Beloved C. Burundi Frontosa in Videos
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