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ak dylpickles
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PostPosted: 2010.04.03(Sat)15:11    Post subject: Reply with quote

unissuh wrote:
Have you ever built something like this before? What about the risk of leaks, breaks from improper structural reinforcements? Do you even have the tools and knowledge of how to use them required?
My dad has been an electrician/contractor for many years. he is going to come over some time and help me with plans and structure.
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PostPosted: 2010.04.04(Sun)1:20    Post subject: Reply with quote

good luck! keep the receipts and a photo journal. we'd love to see if this is successful, as, you can tell, theres some scepticism!
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PostPosted: 2010.04.04(Sun)4:03    Post subject: Reply with quote

doe any one know of a good sealant besides epoxy Because its really expensive. I found this http://www.aquaticeco.com/subcategories/3048/Sweetwater-Epoxy-Paints-1-Gallon
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PostPosted: 2010.08.01(Sun)8:54    Post subject: Tank liner Reply with quote

[quote="ak dylpickles"]what I think I might do Is line the back 3 sides with pond liner then in the front silicone the glass.[/quote]
Have you heard about spray elastomer urethane?
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PostPosted: 2010.09.09(Thu)12:03    Post subject: Reply with quote

if you go to monsterfish keepers hundreds of people including me have build plywood aquariums. I highly suggest it though it only gets worth it price wise at 500g plus.
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