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UPGRADING HOME

Postby blink » Mon Jul 27, 2009 7:38 am

Finally upgrading Lightning and Storm's home!! XD

I just bought a 180 gallon arcylic "long" aquarium. I think the tank used to be a reef tank because there are drain holes on the bottom of the tank... sigh... so I got a new lil project I'm gonna be working on this week. I'm going to be gettin scrap acrylic pieces and using Household Adhesive Sealant (100% Silicone) to seal the holes. Then im going to be creating glass plateforms across the entire back wall for their land area XD.
Just a little worried about sealing these holes.

Here's the new home! :D
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Re: UPGRADING HOME

Postby Marnix Hoekstra » Mon Jul 27, 2009 10:38 am

Hi blink,
Nice tank. It looks very... blue :mrgreen:
Why don't you keep one of the drain holes in there? It might come in handy.

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Re: UPGRADING HOME

Postby blink » Tue Jul 28, 2009 9:08 pm

oo, ok what would u do with this tank? i donno what to do with the drain holes :/

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Re: UPGRADING HOME

Postby Marnix Hoekstra » Wed Jul 29, 2009 11:45 am

Well I would do the same thing: close two holes with scrap pieces of acrylic glass. The silicone sealant is not enough to fix them though. You have to glue them to the bottom before applying the sealant.
I would put a lid on one hole and connect a drain to it, so you can drain the whole tank once in a while. The water pressure will keep the lid in place.
Good luck with the project :D

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Re: UPGRADING HOME

Postby blink » Sun Nov 08, 2009 6:25 am

Here is the tank so far lol.
I got some big drift wood coming in for the land area.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zTwfrFaVlc

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Re: UPGRADING HOME

Postby Marnix Hoekstra » Mon Nov 09, 2009 9:35 pm

Very nice video. I like the blue effect. It's funny to see one of them yawning :wink:

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Re: UPGRADING HOME

Postby blink » Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:42 am

here's another video :P
i was bored

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jRjefgbiu8

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Re: UPGRADING HOME

Postby Marnix Hoekstra » Thu Jan 21, 2010 3:44 pm

Another cool video. You have a very lively fish/turtle tank. :)

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Re: UPGRADING HOME

Postby Julia » Sat Feb 27, 2010 3:43 pm

I love your tank!! Very stunning!! :D
2.0.1 RES
0.0.3 Pen Cooters
0.0.1 Northern Map
0.0.1 Northern DBT
1.0.0 Russian Tort


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