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Old 11/28/2007, 05:53 AM   #1
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Adam.crouch 15Litre Pico :-)

Hey, Thought i'd share my tank build with with you all :-)

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Old 11/28/2007, 05:54 AM   #2
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Old 11/28/2007, 05:55 AM   #3
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Old 11/28/2007, 05:56 AM   #4
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Old 11/28/2007, 05:57 AM   #5
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Old 11/28/2007, 06:01 AM   #6
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sweet tank man!


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Old 11/28/2007, 06:30 AM   #7
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Thanks :-)


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Old 11/28/2007, 08:50 AM   #8
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good job did that end up costing less than buying new.

You should name that hermit crab Irony

arent those porcelain/anemone crabs great. does he hang out in one of your corals. ive found that to be the only pita with them


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Old 11/28/2007, 10:48 AM   #9
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OARrocks - I wanted to build my own small tank to sit on my desk at uni!.... yeah think it did work out cheaper. Only cost me £20 to build the tank :-)


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Old 11/28/2007, 03:46 PM   #10
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hey. love the tank. really well done ! nice to see a fellow UK reefer. !


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Old 11/28/2007, 05:26 PM   #11
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Amazing! What is the white crab? And the fish?


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Old 11/28/2007, 05:32 PM   #12
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very cool tank. thanks for sharing the pics


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Old 11/28/2007, 05:40 PM   #13
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Aussie_hippie_2 - The fish is a court jester goby and the crab is a nem' crab

new_world_disor - Was wondering if n e one from the uk would pop up on here :-)


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Old 11/28/2007, 06:14 PM   #14
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Very well done! Love the diy work.


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Old 01/07/2008, 08:09 AM   #15
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how does evaporation only show in the pump chamber?

nice to be uk!


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Old 01/07/2008, 10:04 AM   #16
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WOW!! Beautiful tank!! I have to say that you are pretty talented with construction.

How long did it take you from start to finish for the tank itself? How long has the tank been up and running?


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Old 01/10/2008, 02:19 PM   #17
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Very well done
How thick is that glass?

Did you get that from a glass shop? Did they 'smooth' the edges of that glass before you got it? I ask this because, strangely enough, I'm doing the same thing.

I got mine from a local glass shop and they 'smoothed the edges and I'm concerned I won't have a good glass-glass connection.


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Old 01/10/2008, 02:34 PM   #18
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Thats a sweet dyi tank! I wish I could make one like it lol but Im uncoridinated lol ...sp?


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Old 01/10/2008, 03:21 PM   #19
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not sure y evaporation only appers int he back rear chamber :S

Took me a few days to build the tank and a few days for the silicon to set! Its been set up for around 3 months now

the glass is 6mm thick, yeah they polished the sides and everythin is stickin ok

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Old 01/10/2008, 04:20 PM   #20
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Hey Adam why arent you on TFF anymore? YOu dont seem to be on much now-a-days.Its Nanocubeking.


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Old 01/10/2008, 04:26 PM   #21
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Nice plate and favia

Also a TFFer


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Old 01/10/2008, 04:27 PM   #22
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Cool.What forum are you most active on?


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Old 01/10/2008, 07:07 PM   #23
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I have a thread/ journal under Marine Aquarium Journals
"Redstrats Journal"


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Old 01/10/2008, 09:14 PM   #24
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Beautiful tank. It puts tanks ten times as large to shame (including mine). Was the black silicone hard to find?


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Old 01/11/2008, 11:22 AM   #25
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Beautiful tank. It puts tanks ten times as large to shame (including mine). Was the black silicone hard to find?
ooo yea, what kind of black silicone did you use? I'm guessing ATV? Someone said that using black gasket sealant works well too in reef tanks. I'm very curious now


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