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Emp
03-19-2005, 06:22 AM
Welcome all :biggrin: Yet another Manitoban to the list. Glad I found this site.

Just wanted to share my new tank setup that is in the works.


Well after loosing my 240g tank from an accident. More info on what happened can be viewed here http://reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=392144&perpage=25&pagenumber=11

I have been planning my new tank a 300g 96" X 24" X 30" room divider viewed from 2 sides separating the dinning room and living room. Both 8' viewing panes of glass will be Starphire glass. Tank will have no overflow box going with 2 2" bulkheads for surface skimming.


Tank will have a closed loop ran from a GenX PC55 with 2 educators for the returns. Sump and all pumps will be in basement. Return pump from sump will still be my old pump Gen X 18000 4750Gph.


I will be updating this thread as the build comes together.

littlesilvermax
03-19-2005, 06:38 AM
Jayson was telling me about your ordeal. Holy crap, that sucks! On the positive side, always a good excuse to upgrade. :biggrin:

Emp
03-19-2005, 07:08 AM
Jayson was telling me about your ordeal. Holy crap, that sucks! On the positive side, always a good excuse to upgrade. :biggrin:


LOL yes I was over talking to him today to get the specs down on the tank. He was telling me that he told you what happened. This is true never downgrade always upgrade LOL

Hows the tank coming along?

Beverly
03-19-2005, 02:15 PM
Is this your cracked tank?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v248/240FOWLR/d497a624.jpg

Holy cr*p :eek:

Emp
03-19-2005, 06:43 PM
Yes that was my tank. :cry:

StirCrazy
03-20-2005, 02:13 AM
are you going to try the epoxy again using seran wrap on the bottom first?

Steve

Emp
03-20-2005, 03:04 AM
No I'm going to use either Starboard or thin Acyclic sheet on the bottom then the epoxy sand bed on top. I will apply the epoxy on the sheet outside of the tank then drop it in after it has cured. Not going to take another chance on doing it inside the tank without anything on the bottom.

Doug
03-20-2005, 02:40 PM
WELCOME TO CANREEF EMP

:mrgreen:

Emp
04-06-2005, 08:18 PM
Thanks for the welcome.


Just a update. My Starphire glass came in today. Glass moving and tank building will start Thursday. I will have lots of pictures in my next update.

littlesilvermax
04-08-2005, 02:46 PM
I know this forum is pretty exciting! Almost as good as RC. :question:

We are following your thread, just need some pics.

Emp
04-23-2005, 12:37 PM
Update. Can be viewed here.


http://reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=392144&perpage=25&pagenumber=11[/url]