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Ebi 06-01-2013 05:31 AM

Ebi's Planted Factory | RACK Build | Tiny update! 12/07/13
 
A little shameful to post pics of my little tower >__<

But I know everyone on the forum is always helpful in chiming in on ideas to improve members builds. :help:

A little bout myself...
Im a college student living in student housing, and I was lucky to pick up my own private room. I moved from Oahu, Hawaii to adventure into the "Mainland" to experience a different type of culture. Im now fortunate that I left Hawaii to be able to gain the experience in learning and knowledge of the beauty of aquascaping..

Well, long story short...

I
Love
Plants!

Anyways, heres my little tiny rack, that for sure needs improvement...
http://i.imgur.com/pTTUmob.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/rSZT8FC.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/F4uQWOa.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/EXT2jtT.jpg

Ebi 06-01-2013 05:40 AM

I know I need to improve the support of this rack, and I do plan on applying plywood to each shelf to improve the distribution of weight.

I wish I could toss a 40B on the bottom shelf, but most likely will be forced to have a 20L bc of weight limits (each shelf max capacity 350lb).

Each shelf is 47"x18".. Could anyone think of any other sizes to make it efficient for a grow tank?

The goals for this rack is bottom shelf 20L, next shelf up: 2 x 10gallon, next shelf up: undecided, next two shelves up: storage.

sapphoqueen 06-01-2013 05:40 AM

wow! that's great.... fill those tanks with tanks :D

PunknDestroy 06-01-2013 05:47 AM

RE: Ebi's Planted Factory | RACK Build
 
I'm truly surprised they let you bring that into student housing. Looks great though. Maybe nano cubes on top?

Big O 06-01-2013 05:51 AM

nice rack!
 
jealous

blazeyreef 06-01-2013 05:53 AM

you got that into student housing? how the heck!? You at byu or uvu?

bitFUUL 06-01-2013 05:57 AM

Sweet setup! Hawaii eh? Do you miss tako poke? Can't get enough of that stuff!

Ebi 06-01-2013 06:14 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sapphoqueen (Post 3488010)
wow! that's great.... fill those tanks with tanks :D

don't tempt me lol.. I'm biting the lip! :icon_neut

Quote:

Originally Posted by PunknDestroy (Post 3488034)
I'm truly surprised they let you bring that into student housing. Looks great though. Maybe nano cubes on top?

we'll have to see ;)
Quote:

Originally Posted by Big O (Post 3488050)
jealous

Start one? :D
Quote:

Originally Posted by blazeyreef (Post 3488066)
you got that into student housing? how the heck!? You at byu or uvu?

SHHH... lol.. I had the same amount of tanks you see on a different dresser/stand. Just recently added the rack.. i've been passing the cleaning check, so hopefully no problems! lol... UVU :proud:
Quote:

Originally Posted by bitFUUL (Post 3488098)
Sweet setup! Hawaii eh? Do you miss tako poke? Can't get enough of that stuff!

Thanks! yupp, Wahiawa to be exact ;). haha I love fresh Poke! Im a spear diver, so I would catch my tako fresh!

blazeyreef 06-01-2013 06:19 AM

cool cool. Im hoping to get away with my mere 6 gal haha. and yea like ive told you before im down in the provo area all the time. Lots of friends at byu provo. Love the area, thinking about transfering down there!

NeonFlux 06-01-2013 06:51 AM

Tanks lookin' good, Ebi! Cool rack build.

Btw what kind of lightings are you using on those small tanks?

Ebi 06-02-2013 08:39 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by blazeyreef (Post 3488194)
cool cool. Im hoping to get away with my mere 6 gal haha. and yea like ive told you before im down in the provo area all the time. Lots of friends at byu provo. Love the area, thinking about transfering down there!

you'll be fine with that lol..
ohh yeah! You should by and check out my job, Animal Ark in Orem. Im a morning manager there.
Quote:

Originally Posted by NeonFlux (Post 3488346)
Tanks lookin' good, Ebi! Cool rack build.

Btw what kind of lightings are you using on those small tanks?

thanks!

Right now I have 24" HO Coralife t5 fixtures with 65k bulbs..
I plan on selling those and tossing a 48" strip of Finnex LED's eventually :D

blazeyreef 06-02-2013 03:51 PM

dude when im down there next I will (ill need to-I need plants!). It might be this next weekend but it might also have to wait till the end of the month. I just have to wait and see.

Ebi 06-05-2013 03:44 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by blazeyreef (Post 3495402)
dude when im down there next I will (ill need to-I need plants!). It might be this next weekend but it might also have to wait till the end of the month. I just have to wait and see.

hahaha kk.. make sure to hit me up! Hopefully I have my 40B Farm tank going.

Ebi 06-05-2013 04:10 AM

40 Breeder Plant Farm | Start Up
 
Yayy,

I'm gonna be starting a farm tank..

I figured I'd do a 40B instead of the 20L I planned..
(Leaves you no choice when the buddy sells you his New 40B for $20...)

Heres pictures of the construction!

http://i.imgur.com/ALF0Urp.jpg

Also, picked up approximately 40lbs of used, 2-3 months, worth of aquasoil for $30.. which gives me about 2-3inches in depth. thanks 'happi'

Not bad for the $50 for the tank and soil. :thumbsup:


soil added
http://i.imgur.com/GHRNJEg.jpg

good depth you say?
http://i.imgur.com/SKZYQIL.jpg

the equipment.. (5lb CO2 currently being filled).
http://i.imgur.com/rwmfdFD.jpg

blazeyreef 06-05-2013 06:40 AM

dude looks good. ill be heading down thursday. Ill be sure to swing by sometime this weekend.


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