Dbo's plywood frag tank (now filled!)

Discussion in 'I made this!' started by DBOSHIBBY, Feb 28, 2013.

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  1. Jlobes

    Jlobes Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Super rad!! i concur, I saw your vision as well and you killed it!! No need to see inside, thats what the DT is for. I was just thinking the other day that I needed somewhere to house frags and have a mini grow out.

    Looks clean, blends into the surroundings and will work awesome!

    Heck, really got me thinking about building one myself. what size ply did you use? Also, isnt there some acrylic/poly/plastic paint product that can be applied to the plywood to make a tank??

    great DIY!
     
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  3. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    Wow, that's impressive. Definitely better than I was expecting when I read "plywood".

    Is it difficult to see into the tank or to add/removed frags?
     
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  4. nanomania

    nanomania Vagabond Butterfly

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    its jus that it can be complicated....
     
  5. DBOSHIBBY

    DBOSHIBBY Sleeper Shark

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    Thanks everyone!
    What can? Im confused.
     
  6. Daniel072

    Daniel072 Giant Squid

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    this thing is absolutely amazing. I see one coming to my house in the near future.
     
  7. skurious

    skurious Sailfin Tang

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    My LFS has their frag tank like this, just larger. Only down fall when shopping is I have to turn off the pumps to even see what is for sale.

    Looks great, if I ever have the need for a frag tank I might consider this if I dont get my tank. A friend is supposed to be holding a 24x24x13 tank for me that would work out great.
     
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  9. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    Are you concerned with the need to see potential tissue recession and such with your frags?

    I'm thinking you could buy one of those floating viewers that sees from the top down.
     
  10. Camkha1234

    Camkha1234 Great Blue Whale

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    +1

    He could even make one out of glass or acrylic ;)
     
  11. DBOSHIBBY

    DBOSHIBBY Sleeper Shark

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    For the flow issue, I have the filter and all powerheads plugged into that powerstrip you see in the corner. Lights and heater are on different strip. When I flick the switch on that you can see perfectly.
     
  12. Camkha1234

    Camkha1234 Great Blue Whale

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    Ah, now I understand :)