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Old 05-13-2011, 11:34 PM   #1
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Default 165 Impulse Build (56k) --- New FTS post #208



Scratch doing a 125. I got an eurobraced 165 gallon from a local guy for $450. It has a drilled overflow and includes the metal stand and return pump/plumbing and I need help assembling this beast. Much better dimensions... pretty much my dream tank at 72"x24"x22". I've always wanted the 2' of width and 2' of height is a touch too much for my liking, so I'm glad it's 22". I ended up tearing it down and had some changes made. I found the original builder and had him CNC the end panel to add a weir and external overflow. I also had two 3/4" returns added on each side of the OF and also a few holed in the bottom for a closed loop.

I have over a year invested into the setup of this beast and I'm hoping to have it filled in a few weeks.

Current Equipment List:
Eheim 1262 Return pump
Eheim Universal 1260 for closed loop (635 GPH)
DIY LED Fixture (Build thread)
Aquajunior Contoller with DC8, ph and temp probes
Linde Redline Regulator, Fabco NV, Brass bubble counter, Berkert Solenoid, 2x 10# CO2 tank
Bubble Magnus Triple Pump Doser
54 Breeder open sump
2x Ebo Jager 200 watt

Hardscape
9 x 9L ADA Amazonia NEW
Gnarled Manzanita (Plantbrain)
Seiryu Stone (PC1)

Fauna
Puntius denisonii
Caridina multidentata

I'll take any thoughts and suggestions. I hope everyone digs this build.

Last edited by jcgd; 08-15-2012 at 11:26 PM.. Reason: Update
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