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  1. LeoDiaz

    Glass Top, Polycarbonate Top Or No Top

    I would personally use glass lids. I use them for all my tanks keeps evaporation down and keeps the fish from dolphin diving out of the tank if they are jumpers. acrylic ones can work too and might be better cause they don’t break like the glass ones. I have accidentally broken glass ones...
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    240g Acrylic Tank Build Log

    All plumbing is final done time to decorate
  3. LeoDiaz

    240g Acrylic Tank Build Log

    Took me time to figure out how to bring in the fish tank it had to go in the basement but bringing an 8ft 8in tank down the stairs and turning was not going to happen. So we had to bring it in by paying someone to take out a whole window to put it in straight to the basement. The stand is...
  4. LeoDiaz

    240g Acrylic Tank Build Log

    the stand 90% done. The tank u see on top is a 55g for reference.
  5. LeoDiaz

    240g Acrylic Tank Build Log

    Ohh nice just taller than the one I got. The stand is almost finished just need to reinforce it.
  6. LeoDiaz

    240g Acrylic Tank Build Log

    What are the dimensions on your 360?
  7. LeoDiaz

    240g Acrylic Tank Build Log

    The one I have had some holes too I paid a local aquarium shop to cover them. They used small acrylic squares and cemented them in place. They water tested it for me and it held water with no leaks.
  8. LeoDiaz

    240g Acrylic Tank Build Log

    I finished painting a while ago but never got to doing anything else. Finishing up the sump and tomorrow I’ll start on the stand.
  9. LeoDiaz

    240g Acrylic Tank Build Log

    No too big for a 240g it's only 2ft deep we are talking about a fish that grows 30+ inches
  10. LeoDiaz

    240g Acrylic Tank Build Log

    For an arowana even a tank that big is small for them. I'm doing mbunas because that's the fish I already have so I'm just transferring them over so they have more room is 8ft long so they will have fun going back and forth
  11. LeoDiaz

    240g Acrylic Tank Build Log

    I'm doing a 55g fluidized sump filter, should be more than enough for the tank. Stocking with my mbunas and plecos
  12. LeoDiaz

    240g Acrylic Tank Build Log

    Already bought the paint don't mind if doesn't match it's only one wall. Will be painting it today so it can dry while I build the stand
  13. LeoDiaz

    240g Acrylic Tank Build Log

    Finally getting to fixing up the tank that has been sitting in the garage for the pass year. It's 240g 8ft acrylic tank. Will be painting it soon dark blue, couldn't match the overflow side wall so I went with the closes I could find. Will be building the stand and 55g DIY sump in the near future.
  14. LeoDiaz

    Oddball Fish For Mbuna Tank

    Yes that's the normal color for them they do better with other severums to bring them out more and overcome their shyness.
  15. LeoDiaz

    Oddball Fish For Mbuna Tank

    Looks to me like a Severum, they are large cichlids and should be moved to a bigger tank. At least a 75g
  16. LeoDiaz

    Oddball Fish For Mbuna Tank

    Do you know what Cichlid you have to begin with?
  17. LeoDiaz

    The Most Reliable Air Pump?

    I'll look into those I'm using the bubblers to move some K1 media in sump.
  18. LeoDiaz

    The Most Reliable Air Pump?

    Is not an actual wand is one like this ones . The pump has to run 2 of those and produce a lot of bubbles out both of them.
  19. LeoDiaz

    The Most Reliable Air Pump?

    Looking for a strong reliable pump to run 2 air wands in a 55g tank. I need something that's reliable not something that in 3 months is going to be giving up on me. Tried tetra pumps but they all lose power, and can no longer supply the air i need.
  20. LeoDiaz

    Best Place To Buy A Large Piece Of Wood

    A different one, I think is a bit bigger than the one you linked.




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