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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-14-2013, 03:08 PM Thread Starter
 
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building 240 reef ready

ok so im curious if
1. anyone has ever made their own aquarium as far as buying the glass and putting it together themselves.

2. how hard is it to do

3. where can I get the overflows

4. what all is needed to do it.

5. when they make aquariums do they put anything between the glass like glue? or do they just use the silicone around the edges.

if anyone can shine some light on this it would be greatly appreciated

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27 cube, 2 black and white clowns. waiting to breed
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Re: building 240 reef ready

This link might help, although it is on a reptile site. How to Build a Glass Aquarium

And as to overflow systems, I believe you can buy them online.

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Re: building 240 reef ready

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My 240g Reef Tank Pics
Water Parameter: Alk-8:PH-8.2:Cal420:Phosphate.05:Temp77:Nitrates-20:Mag1250:SG1.025

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thanks madness. I feel like I talk to you more than I talk to my friends haha

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Re: building 240 reef ready

BRS(Bulk Reef Supply ) sells overflows, bulheads and drill bits to match the bulkheads.They also have instructional videos.For lots of stuff!
Aquarium Overflow 1800 GPH Overflow Box - Bulk Reef Supply
They have even larger!



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HI ONE ADBISE MAKE SURE U USE GOOD SILICON GOOD TAPE ALL U NEED A BIG SQUARE AND MAKE SURE U RONE A BED OF SILICON BETEWEN THE GLASS PINES BEFORE U SEALE THE BED OF SILICON BETEWEN THE GLASS PINE TO BE SURE IS SEAL THRUTH COMPLETE GOOD LOCK
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