val,i guess that i am not sure why you would not get a larger tank and appropriate equipment to go along with it.i also encourage you to do some more
Off topic--I'm not sure Vietnamese whiteclouds are illegal in MA, they are a different species (tanichthys micagemmae) than "regular" whiteclouds
dunno abt the drylok but for your intake you could try panty hose to cover it I have seen that one mentioned numerous times
well adde3d the rest of the jagged parts. still have to rough them up and shape them. also added 2 small 3/4" caves and some foam. I ran out of foam
Where are you located?