Early Xmas... The start of a fishroom

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    Lol i think these will keep me going for a while, so ill be breading shrimp, rainbows, nice guppies and whatever else comes my way. This is the laundry room, wendy house is available in case an extension is required ;)

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    This is very cool to see! So you'll be selling the shrimp, I assume?

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    Look good, be sure to put something under the 25mm tubes as feet to spread the load and not cause issues on the tiles.
     
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    I was thinking to weld a 10 x 10 metal plate. Do you think i should put a full bar at the bottom?

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    no need for a bar ... do not even have to weld the plates

    Just make sure you increase the foot print with something flat. Even a bit of limber does the trick.

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    Awesome, will do

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    Looking great @Ammar,

    I really like the container idea... looks good

    At the rate you going, the laundry will soon not be enough hehhhee
     
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    Lol thanks, i tried to get the washing machine out of there but no very successful.

    I think the containers at R35 each are probably the most cost effective way to breed. Its not a showroom so im not too fussed about thinhs looking good. But i think i have a mean filtration system in place which will result in healthy stock.

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    Thanks, yes will end up selling, (mostly to cover my mts bills) im running 3 colours now, i have 10 tanks/ containers to do propper culling and selective breeding. I m hoping to end up with very high quality shrimp.

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    Sneak peak, the LEDs are just hanging on top
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    Nice are you going to put a sponge filter on each overflow?

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    Looks very nice and neat @Ammar
     
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    Thank u, i will plug each overflow with sponge so the baby shrimp dont go thru it. The filtration will happen in this. Not too sure about the sump design but will test it out tonight.
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    big compartment will be bio media at the bottom and sponge over it. water feeds below that first panel thru the heater section and out to the pump compartment which will also have lava rock.
    i didnt want the heater to be exposed incase something went wrong
     
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    Starting to take shape nicely.

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    I sprayed my shelving inside the room and it went all over the wall. ran to builders for black paint before the wife saw..turned out really good. i think with the lights and black background it will look really good.
     
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    Good recovery

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    Looking really great. Almost living the dream although half the fun is the journey there
     
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    its been fun, a lot of hard work tho to get things to where they are right now and still nothing been tested. my big worry at the moment is the flow of water to those tubs. my other tanks will all have sponge filters.
    I have a 2000L/h pump in that sump, which is way overkill, but that pipe it feeds is rather long .
    I will put it on this afternoon after work and post a video if all goes well.
     
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    Looks like alot of maintainance ,good build .
     

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