6000L planted tank

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  1. Algae Wizard

    Algae Wizard

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    How's this baby
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    with a 400 Gal sump.
    6ft Fliudized bed filter, large sump with float autorefill.
    4 micron pressure filters, 700 Gal RO tank, 480 W of UV, fully automated AC3 pro controller, CO2 meter, mass flow CO2 controllers, 2 x WMD Iwaki's 100, 2"x 2 PVC drain, tap + RO refill, 4000W of MH, use only 1-2 hours a day, rest are low light PC/T12's. 1000W Ti heaters etc.

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  3. Dirk

    Dirk Dwarf Catfish

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    Holy S..t man, that is one huge and expensive vegetable patch to look after!

    Kind regards,

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    Algae Wizard

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    Tom Barr estimates that it cost 200 000USD ouch
     
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    Dirk Dwarf Catfish

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    Yes damit OUCH!
     
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    Algae Wizard

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    He saying that they want to do 2 similar tanks at the LA aquarium.
    Now to make you sick.it's in someones sitting room
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    Gareth Angel Freak

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    THat is one AWESOME tank we could only wish......
     
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    Time to call up the broker... Is this the tank with 1000 cardinals that get added every now and then as discus snacks?
     
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    Thats the one...
     
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    now thats something else
     
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    Theos Thor of Aquatics

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    Thats a beautiful tank, even the scaping is amazing, I dont even want to think how much work went into setting that monster up!
     
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    Totaly awesome and beautifull tank ...
     
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    ACE007 VA-TI-KA-KI

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    With a tank like that who needs TV ???
     
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    Laure Cyano Terminator

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    I have some more pictures of this setup, but the cabinets and stand look different to what was posted earlier. I wonder if this was redone more than once?
    Looks like ADA Aquasoil...imagine the cost of that in this tank! I know Tom complained on his forum about trouble he has in really large tank when using ADA Aquasoil.


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    Gareth Angel Freak

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    It really looks awesome... any one know how thick the glass is?
    and how many filters are running on that tank?
     
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    Just by looking at these pics I get these warm jealous feelings growin inside me...one day I will be able to afford such a tank...probably not the water and electicity:push:
     
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    :congrats::congrats::congrats::congrats:
    Now that is a tank for anyone with major MTS
    I am so :sick: with envy
     
  18. Sean J

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    That is my favorite tank in the world. Tom Barr certainly knows how to make a tank pretty. It's actually amazing how small those discus look in that tank.
     
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    where can one get hold of the lovely drift wood that they are using
     
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  20. Sean J

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    No idea... You'd probably have to collect it yourself.
     
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    +1 +1 i want drift wood like that does anybody in sa sell such big pieces

     

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