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Kfactor

I just started back in the salty world and thought I would make a frag tank for when the time comes . I have an old 33g collecting dust so I thought I would use that . I cut the tank down drill new bulk heads in it also made a over flow box and a frag rack for it . 

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fishbbq

Nice, did you machine the parts yourself?

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Kfactor
17 minutes ago, fishbbq said:

Nice, did you machine the parts yourself?

I just cut them on my table saw and band saw and drilled the holes 

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Lingwendil

I dig that rack, it'll look nice once covered in coralline algae too 🙂

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chawalte-qcvux5

Awesome looking rack. I'd make and sell those puppies!

 

How'd you cut the tank down?

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Kfactor
On 6/11/2019 at 10:15 PM, chawalte-qcvux5 said:

Awesome looking rack. I'd make and sell those puppies!

 

How'd you cut the tank down?

I just took the brace off measured down to were I wanted to cut / cut back silicon to we’re i had the cut it / scored and snapped off glass and re silicones the top back on 

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Kfactor

Not to sure if this is going to work or not lol but I made  adjustable  Hight controls for my overflows to box’s I made. I hope that it will work to get the water level we’re i want it 

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Kfactor

I got it plumbed and found a skimmer for cheap what do you guys think of the plumbing and do I need to add a hole to the top of my main drain? The other one is just going to be used as an emergency over flow 

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Kfactor

Waiting on my t5 retro fit kit for my hybrid light setup I’m making so I thought I would make a lid for it 

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Wonderboy

Plumbing looks efficient, clean work - yes, I think I would cut/drill a hole in the end caps of both drain lines at the top.

 

Fantastic work with the rack and holy cow, "just scored and snapped off glass" :lol: no big deal. Great work!

 

The lid! Following.

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Matteo

This is a hardcore frag tank! You plan on stocking it? Just don't see an absolute need for a skimmer but hey why not! 

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I just finished my diy light I welded it up out of 1/2” square tube it will have 2 t5 and two ai primes in it .

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10 hours ago, Matteo said:

This is a hardcore frag tank! You plan on stocking it? Just don't see an absolute need for a skimmer but hey why not! 

I got the skimmer for cheap and couldn’t pass it up lol

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Kfactor

Got the t5s hooked up just waiting for the ai primes to get here 

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Kfactor

Well I got my new ai primes for the tank and got Them mounted today 

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This guy is extra salty

Very sleek and nice acrylic work

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vision

nice build.

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Aqua Splendor

Love the build, curious to know what happen with the level overflow, i had something similar but i end up removing it.

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Biconia

love the work cant wait to check the corals :)

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Clown79

That's a really nice set up, love the rack!

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