Built In tank

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Tony G., Nov 30, 2009.

  1. Tony G.

    Tony G.Fishlore VIPMember

    Well my family is planning to build a house in a few years. As my room will be built from scratch i asked if i could have a built in tank (in the wall) and they said sure. My question is if i could build 3 of the sides and the bottom out of concrete and the front part of acrilic, would it leak? i would seal the acrilic with some sort of sillicone... we're talking about a couple hundred gallons >:D Hopefully LOL it would be an african tank, as i want one really bad LOL

    is it possible? I saw a while back a video of Monsterfish they built like a whole tank with glass on one side and concrete on the other....
  2. btate617

    btate617Well Known MemberMember

    For a couple hundred gallons Tony you don't need concrete.

    Look at plywood tanks, they are great and also lite.

  3. OP
    Tony G.

    Tony G.Fishlore VIPMember

    LOL the reason i meant concrete is because the house will be made out of concrete. I will look into plywood tanks, but wont they leak over time?
  4. MissMTS

    MissMTSFishlore VIPMember

    I can't give any advice Tony, but it sounds like an awesome project!

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