Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: plywood tanks

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Usergroup
    AC Members
    Real Name
    Sam
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Continental Devide, CO
    Last Activity
    04-10-2013 3:32 PM
    Posts
    183

    plywood tanks

    curious if anyone has built there own plywood tank and what the finished result is. thought it might be an interesting toppic to to the unlimited amount of ways to build.
    If you were to build one, how big and for what?
    If you're lucky enough to be in the mountains, You're lucky enough!





  2. #2
    Here fishy fishy fishy!!! The Zigman's Avatar
    Usergroup
    Moderators
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Near Chicago, Il.
    Last Activity
    Today 6:59 AM
    Posts
    5,174
    Blog Entries
    4
    There are several threads here on AC about plywood tanks, both ending with success, and well, not so much.

    I have ben putting together a lan to build one sometime soon, in the 400 gal range.
    But thats a topic for another thread.
    1 red turk discus, 1 M.boro Red discus, 30 Cardinals, 20 rummynose, 4 otos, 7 clown loaches, 3 SAEs



  3. #3
    Registered User
    Usergroup
    Members
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    reno
    Last Activity
    08-23-2012 6:45 PM
    Posts
    2
    I built a 320 gallon tank in 2001 or 2002. I used the instructions and methods on the GARF website. I used oak veneer plywood, set it up as a planted tank, and it is beautiful if I do say so myself. My son used it a a senior high school woodworking project, and his shop teacher could not believe how well it turned out. It is very heavy, has been through 5 or 6 moves, and is built like a tank (no pun intended). I am just now setting it up again. Due to its size and weight, placement is a major issue.



Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Plywood tanks??
    By James0816 in forum Freshwater Equipment, Products, & DIY
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 02-03-2008, 2:34 AM
  2. Plywood tanks?
    By Malbri in forum Freshwater Equipment, Products, & DIY
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 01-30-2007, 9:48 PM
  3. plywood tanks?
    By djmodifyd in forum General Freshwater
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 02-10-2006, 4:58 PM
  4. Plywood Tanks
    By adamfs12 in forum Freshwater Equipment, Products, & DIY
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 01-16-2006, 11:10 PM
  5. Plywood tanks
    By ROLLIN in forum Freshwater Equipment, Products, & DIY
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 04-23-2003, 10:03 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •