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OFL replied the topic: Re:350 gallon tank coming soon

I wish it was finished, I have Oscars that are ready to move in. I'm hoping that within two weeks, it will be full of water and cycling.

As in metres, it's around 2.4m

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Elsabe replied the topic: Re:350 gallon tank coming soon

Ok.. then mine is not that much smaller.. I think my 2 ossies are also ready to move in - as soon as I receive the tank, I will steadily transfer some of their water into the big one (it is a tank currently in use with inter alia another ossie, big catfish, etc.) - wait a week, transfer some more and in the meantime keep the filtration systems running (I'm receiving the whole system with the tank) and then I'll test and test until I see its ok - not sure how I'm going to transfer Tiggy and Goldie yet, they are damn strong and very hard-headed...
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Finally finished the 300 gallon tank. Just waiting for the water to warmup before adding the first of the fish. I will be using some media from my existing filters to seed the new filter. The first fish that will be going in is a pair of Green Severums that my local aquatic Centre had.

Anyway, here are a couple of photos, the second one is my mate standing next to the tank to show the size of the tank. You will notice that the water is stained with tannin. This happens when you put wood in your tank. You would have to soak the wood for a very long time before you eliminate any staining. I actually think it adds to the authenticity of the tank. After all, if you were to go snorkelling in many places in the Amazon, it certainly wouldn't be very clear. If I was to try and make it exactly the same, you wouldn't see any fish at all. In time, the water will probably clear




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shaner replied the topic: Re:350 gallon tank coming soon

cool tank ofl!

have you decided which fish your going to keep in there yet?
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OFL replied the topic: Re:350 gallon tank coming soon

Thanks. Well, obviously a couple of Oscars. A pair of green severums, three or four silver dollars, a Geophagus brasiliensis and may be a few Eartheaters.

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Verse34K replied the topic: Re:350 gallon tank coming soon

WOW!!! TOTALLY AMAZING!!!

I read another guy's giant tank thread and he said the cloudiness with away within the first year. Personaly I like the look.
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Vbaby replied the topic: Re:350 gallon tank coming soon

OFL hows the new tank coming on has the tank builders sorted out the problems with it yet??

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Margaret150 replied the topic: Re:350 gallon tank coming soon

Absolutely fabulous! I did not read the entire link regarding the story of this tank. Did you have this specially made? Do you have any updated photos to post of it. I would love to see them. It that tank on a ground floor?
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OFL replied the topic: Re:350 gallon tank coming soon

Yes, I had it specially made. I'll have to get some more updated photos, this almost taken a couple of months ago I think, maybe a bit more. If you look on the videos page, you can see some videos of the tank, can't remember how many though. No, it's not upstairs, I think that would be a little bit risky.


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ashley1984 replied the topic: Re:350 gallon tank coming soon

i wouldnt like to imagine the size of that tank it will be a very nice set up, when you planning on getting it OFL????? the only thing that would worry me and it still do with my little baby of a tank compared to that mines a 270 ltr which is about 70g is that if it did colme crashing down which i wish it never does is imagine how much water it would be in ur case penn 3 tonns of water omg you would never dry it out, im on the top floor of my block of flats and it always worries me if that it did smash for some unknown reason is that the water would eventually find its way thru as we all know water finds its own level i would just feel sorry for the tenants underneath me,. and the 3 floors under that, its just not worth thinking about is it??????
i would gurantee you that the water from my tank would find its way thru to the ground floor????

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