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gobytron
07-21-2011, 03:27 PM
33 Gallon Long. Tank (48"x12"x13")

http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/van/for/2503293246.html

Man...
The challenge of aquascpaing this would almost be worth the purchase.

Not me selling, just would love o see this on here as a reef some day.

lorenz0
07-21-2011, 03:36 PM
No one makes 33 longs around here, such a cool tank. I was looking for one for a while

piusma
07-21-2011, 04:24 PM
I have a 33 gallon long as a sump and I can already see the challenge in making this a reef. This would probably be perfect for zoes, softies and some LPS. But with SPS, I would think it'll be growing out of the water in no time.
Steven

tang daddy
07-21-2011, 04:36 PM
It's already been done, my friends uncle started one up about Christmas last year, it was using 2x54w t5 HO for lighting and running 2 k3, no skimmer.

He had a simplicity approach with smaller mounds of live rock and mushrooms and zoas around the bottom, Xenia and some plating monti.

It can definitely be done, I was going to tear down my 33 long planted and contemplating another reef although 2 salty tanks is more than I can handle ATM....

gobytron
07-21-2011, 05:16 PM
For me, the challenge would be the point, not the reason to avoid.
I think with the right rocks, you could make a stunning reef.

I would just move sps into my 50 or 95 if they started to outgrow the tank.

I've seen some narrow/shallow tanks before but never anything that I thought was exemplary.

Chowder
07-21-2011, 09:17 PM
King Ed has one right now in the basement.

gobytron
07-21-2011, 10:14 PM
I'm scared to go in their basement storage.
it's a glass jungle in there.