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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-19-2016, 11:58 AM Thread Starter
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tank build with specs and info..

heres a link to my build... feel free to ask any questions, give suggestions or ask for more pics.
so heres the start of my build.... | MonsterFishKeepers.com

specs: 5'L x 4'W x 30" H
filter: (2) 55 gal drums moving bed with K1 media
Ranco temp. controller with (3) 300 watt heaters.
Automatic drip with 50-55gal per day.
Plywood bottom coated with pond shield.
(2) 1 1/2" drains in tank that open to 2" lines under the tank
(1) 1 1/2" return. 1 HP hayward pool pump.
AP100 air pump- 2 lines to the tank and 2 lines to my filter for the K1 filter..

the silicone on the sides are from my backround that crapped out on me and broke so im just going to have to scrape it off.
current readings : 0 ammonia 0 nitrites <5 nitrates

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enjoyed reading about your build

that's quite a project and it turned out very well!
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some more pics...

Bump: the bottom panels my wife did a collage with pics from some fish books.
i put them in tracks so i can easily remove them to get to the plumbing and
stuff if i ever need to.. i still need to do a little work on the cosmetics.
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