New tank arrival

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by slayer980, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. slayer980Valued MemberMember

    So here she is. The new addition and start of MTS. This is the tank as I received it. Not the best shot. Was taken by my buddy. And I didnt bother to take one before I began. But I rinsed it with the garden hose and got near everything rinsed out. Now letting it soak over night to soften the remaining build I p hopefully before I scrub it. Will post pics of the after

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  2. WitchydesignWell Known MemberMember

    That seems like alot of work. You should just give it to me to deal with... ;-)
     




  3. AquaticBrandonWell Known MemberMember

    Keep us updated


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  4. slayer980Valued MemberMember

    Im enjoying the work. It will be worth it.

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  5. slayer980Valued MemberMember

    Tank is scubbed down inside. Didnt do outside yet. Now full of water leak testing to see where the leak is coming from.

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  6. slayer980Valued MemberMember

    Found out where its leaking. Cut out old silicone inside of tank. Was scraping the residue when the razor broke and got my finger. Now gotta wait to finish for a day or 2

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  7. AquaticBrandonWell Known MemberMember

    Hope you're okay. Using razors are pretty dangerous


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  8. DelaneywWell Known MemberMember

    Yikes :(

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  9. PhishphinWell Known MemberMember

    Sorry about your finger!

    The best part about this tank will be the time you are putting into it. It may take you months to get everything just right (lights, choice of substrate, filter, stock, etc.), but it will be extremely rewarding when everything is as it should be! Gratz!
     
  10. AquaticBrandonWell Known MemberMember

    Yes. All the time and patience with the planning will be worth it!


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  11. slayer980Valued MemberMember

    I have been planning for weeks now. I have the filter and heater along with a temp guage alrdy. Will post which ones when I get home. Need pvc pipe to run the filter as I want it. Its just an hob filter. Dont have the funds for a canister filter

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