My final 1400L dream tank

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    So it's been a while since I started a thread or being to active on TASA , keeping myself busy with 6ft's & 5ft's and what not , playing with canisters & filters & other DIY projects around the aquatic presence of Joey on the YouTube channel , seeing his 2000 gallon take shape , inspired me to finally take the plunge and get myself a really big monster tank build , something that i always wanted , but seeing as space was my worst enemy(and algae if I may add) Me & SWAMBO re-arranged our lounge to occupy my new 2440x800x730 tank...
    This will be a very build for me as I am going to build everything myself from the sump(already actually) to the cabinet & plumbing , It will be a double sump system if one won't be efficient enough , so please - share your comments & inputs , let's make this a fun project

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    That is a monster size. What are you planning to keep in there?
     
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    Looking forward to the build and final results.
     
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    we shall wait and see what Father Christmas brings me

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    Thanks bud , Planning to do a really nice build , still confused about some issues , but sure I will come to a conclusion

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    Good luck @neltf !! Going to be an epic journey with incredible results !! Following this build all the way to completion
     
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    Thanks bud , I hope so

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    Congratulations !!! Welcome to the crazy club

    Hope you a very good boy so Father Christmas is very, very nice to you...
     
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    Nice will follow up with this one

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    3 Guppies as usual, the rest will follow :lol:

    The force is big with this one !!!

    he he, not to mention it will be a construction site for the next while.

    Later Ferdie
     
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    Following this one !!! We want pics of EVERY stage of the build please
     
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    Exciting project @neltf ! Looking forward to seeing the results.
     
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    sounds like a great project
    are you going to build full glass
    what are your filter plans
     
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    no not building full glass , if that you mean by the cabinet?
    I am doing two overflows , thus giving giving me the option to run double sumps should 1 not be effective...
    Sumps will be std 4fts

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    stand is here , note how they braced the top where the holes are to be drilled3c5a437247d6b8e7db9c16b1aa3e8a5a.jpg

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    My 'new' secondhand 210l tank feels to big to handle. Seven times bigger...wow!
     
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    lol , they say bigger is always better...


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    bottom panels , tank is 10mm tripple base with euro bracing on top , extra cross bracing and vertical bracing on all four corners also to be done...
    also adding the cut open corners on the back both sides for return pumps73182e42e132f15c03300efdd8da3ede.jpg835019f508bd4349d6ed2cc081cc6a5d.jpg

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    This was the runners done in the shopba0422970df5ca3a015b50657d9fbbb9.jpg

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    Sure , will do

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