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Posted 21 February 2007 - 10:38 PM

Seems like I have won a reet bargain on Ebay.
6' x 2' x 2' 10mm glass tank. :D

The chap is even building me a stand for it.
I'm just wondering how much it's going to weigh with coral, rock and water in it.

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Posted 22 February 2007 - 08:30 PM

Not quite sure mate ...

But I'd get some stronger joists under those floorboards !! :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

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Posted 23 February 2007 - 12:11 AM

Not quite sure mate ...

But I'd get some stronger joists under those floorboards !! :rolleyes: :rolleyes:



Funny thing is I live in a first floor flat. :lol:

I had a six footer before but not so big.
Worked out about 3/4 ton.
That was on a shelf in an alcove.

This is similar to the one I'm getting. :)
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Posted 23 February 2007 - 05:13 PM

Hi Dave, my old marine tank was roughly the same size and from memory I think it went just over 1 Ton when fully loaded with all the coral sand and living rock.
Hope you have that floor well strengthened, hate to here the people below you getting a free shower. :unsure: :blink:

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Posted 23 February 2007 - 07:45 PM

I think the floor is strong enough.
Just hope it never springs a leak while I'm out. :)

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Posted 23 February 2007 - 08:36 PM

I made mine myself. All held together with silicone (Dow Corning). It realy makes certain muscles sqeak when filling it up. I was getting ready to do a runner before the other half got home if the glass went. :rolleyes: :o .

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Posted 23 February 2007 - 09:05 PM

I had a four footer go a few years back.
Ground floor so not so bad. :)

This new ones gonna take some filling, no hose pipe.

I'll look like Rocky when I'm done......................all old and haggered.:lol::lol:

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Posted 27 February 2007 - 09:05 PM

Well collected the new tank but.................

I need three strapping men to helpme upthe stairs with it.

Tis massif. :lol: :lol:

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Posted 27 February 2007 - 09:20 PM

:rolleyes: I know that feeling well. That`s why I built mine in situ.

Rather you than me, them days are gone for me now. Getting rid of mine.
Anyone want a 6 foot tank ?? Pick up only. :headhurt: :blink:

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Posted 28 February 2007 - 06:01 PM

Seems like I have won a reet bargain on Ebay.

im always looking on ebay for a tank but i never see one !!!! :wallbash: