New ray tank

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    thank you. no it is all one line
    18000ltr pump threw uv filter threw heater split into 2 outlet on either side of the overflow.

    thanks

    might actually go for a swim with her when it is done. going to wait for heater to be online thou with current cold snap

    thanks been far more work than anticipated
     
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  3. David Kusner

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    What a great tank. Its going to look awsome when done and filled. I agree a massive amount of work, but so rewarding after, worth all the sweat.

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    This tank is going to be awesome! Good Job!
     
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    Tank running under watchful eye of twinx my Boerboel
    Well pump is running with some filter floss to get out dust
    Loving amount of airation from over flow
     
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    Yepee!!!

    Despite the butterflies in the tummy when you start filling up...Its a great feeling....
     
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    Awesome at long last... Now the wait for it to cycle?
     
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    Holy f$#k that is a monster would love something that size

    All the best with this beast tank.... love it.
     
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    He is not gonna have to wait for the cycle, sure @top dog will just seed the sump with all is bacteria colonies from existing seeded media.....
     
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    What I woke to this morning.
    Tank nice and clear
     
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    worst part for me was turning off power and making sure sump was not going to overflow, was the most tense 5 minute wait.
    at this point all nerves definitely worth it

    still got quite a but to do first, before that but will just seed filter media, plus the with 2000 plus ltr and only one fish cycle not huge issue.

    thanks, ja luck really shined down on me.

    this is the plan but also only have one fish so with large water volume, plus large water changes not too worried about full cycle.
     
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    Yes... the sump overflowing is always a fear but somehow I always stress more about the tank being ok

    I guess with the sump it can be easily adjusted or a pipe corrected hehhe @Cesar's department so that's his nightmare :)... so long the tank is ok....
     
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    Much better... Waiting for it to cycle would be agony
     
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    All this work for 1 fish... Hope you add more later down the road
     
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    Hahha you dont understand this... Its a VERY SPECIAL FISH!!!
     
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    I believe its for Crumpet??
    Maybe its a good thing I don't understand otherwise I'll be next to mount TV's above tanks so I can get some rays :lol:
     
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    lol yes a few more fish to come but slowly. Madam crumpet will be the only resident in the tank for a while hopefully joined by 2 or 3 other female black diamond or leo rays further down the line.
    dream is a gold high back arowana.
     
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    mounting the tv was easiest part of this whole ordeal lol.
     
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    Looking great @top dog

    Love the sump too
     
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    Awesome sstocking. Will wait for some picture's
     
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    Its not going to get much use anymore I'm sure
     
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