New 5Foot tank.

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    rednox CA Cichlids

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    Hi Tasa

    Got my 5f tank today still some work to do and put all together will add more info but here is some pictures to get started.

    1500x50x50 Custom tank with sump, base 10mm walls 6mm with wooden stand and lid.

    Thank Wes6666.jpg 20180505_121513.jpg 20180505_121601.jpg 20180514_134617.jpg 20180518_090158.jpg 20180518_090213.jpg 20180521_121615.jpg 20180521_121636.jpg 20180521_1400463.jpg
     
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    Looks very nice - the joy of a brand new tank :thumbup: all the best and keep us updated - what you planning on putting in this tank?
     
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    Nice work on the sump. Can't wait to see the tank
     
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    Looking good @rednox

    All best.. keep us posted!
     
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    Had the same 1 long time ago,are you sure thats not mine?:)

    Brings back memories:(
    Looking great.Cant wait for updates.
     
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    very nice - so good to see new tanks on TASA - hope it is an indication of a growing trend.

    Later Ferdie
     
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    Well done - going to be great. Are the sides of the tank REALLY made from 6mm glass???
     
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    nice tank
    welcome back
     
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    Looks good.
    Keep us up to date with the progress.
     
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    Hi Guys

    thanks yes they are 6mm
     
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    Lights done aswell ledslight in tank.jpg light off.jpg lights.jpg
     
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    Nice LED's
     
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    its coming on slowly and i dont want to rush as its my first time going sump aswell so getting up to speed with stuff.

    thanks guys
     
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    Rather take your time and get it right first time.
    These things can be a real nightmare to start sorting out once the tank is full of water, décor and fish.
     
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    thanks reedfish i always used t5 bulbs but these looks better and better on the bil at the end of the month hehe
     
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    Hi

    pipes in place not the best but simple layout.plum.jpg plum1.jpg plum2.jpg plum3.jpg plum4.jpg
     
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    small update will add drifwood later and leave back out for know second section in only for media etc that are in bags just trying to keep it simple let me know what u guys think total media is 16L BIO BALLS is 14L. Sorry thank layout is nothing special haha
    will add water later today to see if all is good20180529_114657.jpg egg crate.jpg sump com.jpg sump com2.jpg tank1.jpg tank2.jpg

    Thanks
     
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    Is it wet yet?
     
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    hi guys yes water is in but have noise problems with pump and overflow, was told to add bio balls with egg crate to the overflow
    pump wise still checking how to lower the noise. decor i am going to use bamboo large pieces and small the large ones will stand up rite. just a Q:my pump that i have the return is not that strong will this be a problem in tank+ i added air stone to the sump.
     
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    bamboo.jpg water.jpg water1.jpg
     

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