Greystoke's new tank set-up.

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    Thank you Frana ;D
     
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    Need more pics please sir!!!
     
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    Busy with the overflows and down pipes and the tank needs to get on and off the shelf a few times for "fitting". Unfortunately I need help from outside to do that, which slows the progress down.
    Should be OK next week.
     
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    Cor - if you need help, please shout :)
     
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    I second Paulines offer.
     
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    That's great, thanks a lot ;D I probably need one more "off-on" move next week some time (I'll let you know when earliest), although you know what its like: you think its the last one and then you find that you need to get it off once more and perhaps once more again. :scratch:

    We'll see ;D
     
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    This is going to be an amazing setup!!!!!!!!!! :icon_salut:
     
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    ah so this is you, just came across the group on Facebook.. :)
     
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    It's a group of us who live in PE and meet up every 3 months. :)
     
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    Really nice, we need more groups like that.. Any group in Cape Town?
     
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    I don't know of any groups in Cape Town unfortunately.

    But it is definitely a good idea.

    *apologies Cor for distracting from your awesome tank*
     
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    Of course. I'm not very FB literate, so I'll mail the pics to you, OK?
     
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    Thank you, not a problem - let your new secretary handle this one ;)
     
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    Wow, this is such a good build... Now, to convince my better half that there is a wall here that needs a minor modification.....
     
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    Wait untill I'm finished. If the shelf collapses under the load, I shall be one of the most famous aquarists in the world :laughing7:
     
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    It's been a while, but there IS progress.

    These are the overflows fitted into the tank.
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    And the exits on the other side of the wall.
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    Fitting the return hoses coming back FROM the bogfilter.
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    Fitting the elbow joints.
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    and the extension hoses.
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    The pipe distribution inside the tank (the return water is directed to cool the heat sinks)
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    A few details.
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    This completes the basic structure. Now I need the equipment to work.

    But first: I must fill-up the tank!
    (Watch this space) :laughing7:
     
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    The more I see the more I want!
    Awesome awesome awesome work Sir! :notworthy:

    I hope things continue to go according to plan!
     
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    Sorry guys, forgot one picture. ;D

    More details
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