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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-12-2011, 05:12 PM Thread Starter
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My 300g indoor

I posted this on another forum, but I thought I'd share here as well.

Well, I got a 300 gallon stock tank from my dad and had a pond filter and pump laying around, so I put this in. I wasn't sure how to do the enclosure, but some friends of mine just built a house and had lots of this rock laying around, so the price was right. I'm going to use flagstone as a top all the way around. It's been in for about 10 months or so, and I've finished stacking the rock, but I don't have a decent camera, so no current pics. The fish are all doing great. I had a small fountain, but noise level was a bit too high (had to cranck up the tv if you wanted to watch anything) so I just have the pump aggitating the water a bit and I'm using some air disks in it.

It's stocked with:
Koi (a few butterfly's as well)
feeder comets (rescued from petsmart)
fancy tails
red caps
and 2 plecos
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-12-2011, 05:18 PM
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love it. cant wait to see more pics. thanks for posting!
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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-12-2011, 06:16 PM
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Wow, i am officially jealous!
I have an outdoor pond, but when the fish get to big in the winter i have to rehome them as i do not have an aquarium big enough inside!

Looking great, can't wait to see some new pictures!!

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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-12-2011, 07:30 PM
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Looks cool. I wanted to do something similar in my basement but the wife said not a chance...
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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-12-2011, 07:31 PM Thread Starter
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The wife is very patient! I got lucky.
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post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-01-2011, 10:42 AM
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That looks great. I have been wanting to get one of those 8 foot wide stock tanks for a indoor pond when I get my own house. It would go right through the floor of my parents house.
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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-18-2011, 04:28 AM
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That looks awesome. Some slate or rock covering up the edge of the tub and overhanging on both sides would look great too.
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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-27-2011, 12:51 PM
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This is cool! I am suddenly finding myself setting up a 100g stock tank in the basement. I cured a sarassa of dropsy (so happy!) and I'm afraid to put him back outside right when winter weather hits- I'm sure that would stress him too much. And the water changes on this 10 gallon he's in now are just NOT going to happen all winter long.

2500g koi pond, 300g frog/goldfish pond, 100g indoor "pond."
Helping my daughter with her 10g
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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-27-2011, 01:26 PM
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So cool!
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-27-2011, 02:56 PM
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Cool. Wish I could convince the wife on that lol
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