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User bigtankguy
Size Tank A 425 gal/Tank B 425gal each 5' long, 4.5 feet wide and 3' deep.
Date Started 2011
Lighting Florescent/Compact Florescent
Equipment Each tank: 1200 gal/hr pump, two Canister Filters, two in-line 300 watt heaters, 20 watt UV. 300 gal/day R/O system for soft water.
CO2 No
Substrate Laterite and Eco Complete
Parameters Amazon soft, low Ph, warm
Fertilization Undergravel pellets as needed
Plants Amazon Swords, various Crypts, Giant Hair Grass, Didiplis diandra, Giant Val, Madagascar lace, and misc others. Because of 3' depth plants are in six removeable planters for access, using a lifting apparatus.
Inhabitants Tanks are newly planted, and do not have final fish, which will be: Tank A featuring Angels and compatibles; Tank B featuring Discus and compatibles.
Comments Basic box is 1000 gal made with rubber pond liner; subdivided into two sections (partition insulated, but not water tight) with two 2'X4' glass panels in front. With inserts, each tank is a bit over 400 gal. water. A lot of automation, including lights, cooling/heating, water change, alarms, etc. Closed circuit TV system provides visibility when working from top/back of tanks. Control/Monitor Panel and CCTV camera shown to right side in main image. Feeding access panel at top-center in main image.
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Christople
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Holy moly thats a huge tank.
   
tonytrout2001@hotmail.com
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Very, very awesome!!
   
anubiasnick
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who needs television eh? wicked set up congrats
   
sick lid
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"Closed circuit TV system provides visibility when working from top/back of tanks. " Brilliant idea. Now I know what I need to do with my in-wall tank, also only accessible from the rear. Keep us updated!
   
jmspaggi
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Hi, What's the thickness of your glass?
   
steven p
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Hot damn.

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