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Old 01-02-2015, 06:40 PM   #1
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Farm tank


Starting a tank that will just be for farming stems

Was going to build a shallow, square shaped tank or buy a frag tank locally but I found a plexiglass display case that the neighbors at my work were tossing. It's 1/4" about 27" X 31" and about 12" deep. Its fully sealed all the way around with acrylic cement and I added some silicone around the seems just to make sure there were no leaks. Can't really beat free!
The sides do bow out a little when filled but it's so shallow I don't think it will be stressed that much.



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Old 01-02-2015, 06:50 PM   #2
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Nice find.
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Old 01-02-2015, 07:18 PM   #3
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Awesome tank, can't wait to see this.
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Same here! I love the look of frag tanks.
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Old 01-03-2015, 04:19 AM   #5
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Old 01-03-2015, 04:35 AM   #6
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Made a stand.

Used 100 lbs of black diamond blasting sand, littered with osmocote root tabs.

Bought a CFS Odyssea HOB filter

Lights are on their way. ( (2) 30" beamworks 4th gen Pent Lights 5500 lumens each)



Bump: Co2 regulator is on its was also
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Old 01-03-2015, 04:43 AM   #7
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That's a great snag from the neighbors! I've enjoyed watching StrungOut's farm tank. I'm happy to see another farm tank I can follow.
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Old 01-07-2015, 04:37 AM   #8
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Lights and Co2 regulator finally came in.



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Old 01-07-2015, 04:39 AM   #9
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The lights look super bright, dp they only have white leds?
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Old 01-07-2015, 04:43 AM   #10
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Took my 10lb Co2 bottle in for an exchange and they didn't have any so I wound up with a 20lb.

The new AZOO Regulator is pretty crappy. I thought it was on the same level as my milwaukee but you can't even adjust this thing. I can't even get it to push bubbles out of my current diffuser so I had to use my old pollen diffuser.

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The lights look super bright, dp they only have white leds?
Yes, some people like to add the stick on strips to add different colors but this is just a farm tank for me.
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