7 foot cichlid tank -rescaped(with video)

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7 foot cichlid tank -rescaped(with video)

Unread post by sub » Mon Dec 02, 2013 12:02 am

my plan
tank size- 7'X2'X2'
sump size- 42"x24"x15"
Stand- Metal stand
Substrate - construction sand, some river stone
Light- 2xT5 tube
background-black
Fish- 2 Oscar 11”, 4 severum 7”,1 GT 5”, 2 carpintis 6”, 2 convict 4”,2 silver doller 5”,1 feather fin 6”, 1 pelco all fish from my two current tanks.

i was planing to make a big tank fr long time but due to space limitation i couldn't, At last i extended my hall to accommodate it . it took time to start my tank build due to contractions work , now dream project fr my fish starts, i will try to update this thread .
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Re: 7 foot cichlid tank

Unread post by jibran_shariff » Mon Dec 02, 2013 8:58 am

Nice going
It will be a Niiice mix of fish

Keep decor to a minimum to keep territorial aggression in check

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Unread post by SCORPIO » Mon Dec 02, 2013 2:42 pm

Very nice.
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Unread post by Kaushik » Mon Dec 02, 2013 3:50 pm

Great Idea to house monster fishes. :clap ..Pls update regularly..
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Unread post by Sandy0056 » Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:24 am

Nice going..
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Unread post by devchitra » Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:04 am

waiting the execution.

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Re: 7 foot cichlid tank

Unread post by sub » Tue Dec 03, 2013 12:27 pm

thanx all fr ur kind comments :)
yesterday i fixed light fixture, dont know how my final setup will look , i m trying easy setup so my father can easily take care of it when i m not at home town :cry:
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Unread post by saikumar » Tue Dec 03, 2013 1:54 pm

Well bro, why did you skip bottom horizontal beams?

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Unread post by sub » Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:19 pm

becoz hv to place a sump tank below stand

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Re: 7 foot cichlid tank

Unread post by sub » Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:32 pm

Ohh sry u r asking abt horizontal beam
I was thinking of it as it get rust by time so dropped that idea.
Stand has 8 legs n made by 50mm angle I think it could bare 1.5 ton easily

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