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    Wench Boots! Debra Mark's Avatar
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    Debra & Miles' 3240g Tank

    3240 gallon tank
    12'L x 6'H x 6'W constructed of 2x4 - 4: on centre and 1 1/2" thick plywood
    Held together with 36 yards of fibreglass matting, 10 gallons of resin, and 10 gallons of gel-coat.
    2 panes of glass measuring 5' x 3' x 3/4" thick.
    Powered by 3 hp pump that pumps about 9000 gallons per hour.
    Back up pump - 3/4 hp that will pump 4500 gallons per hour.
    Filtration - 3 swimming pool sand filters - 3 x 4" suction lines to the filters and 2 x 2", 12' long return lines back to the tank.
    Approximately 1/2 ton of gravel covers the bottom of the tank and there are about 1/4 ton of large rocks and slate inside.
    5' tree stump in one corner.
    12' limb off a local apple tree spans the length of the tank.

    Our babies:
    25 year old Black Pacu (about 35 pounds)
    5 year old "baby" pacu
    3' Tiger Shovelnose Catfish
    27" Irridescent Shark
    3' Black Arrowana
    4 full grown Tinfoil Barbs
    12" Tilapia
    4 - 12" Plecostamus
    12" Marble Catfish
    4 Synodontis (Featherfin)Cats
    about 200+ assorted Africans

    Pacu's favorite food - Milk Bones!
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    Last edited by Debra Mark; 01-31-2005 at 6:31 PM. Reason: Attaching pictures





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    Hey Deb do you have an updated list of the tank inhabitants? Im just curious as to what is in there now.
    Feel free to PM with any qustions you have about Aquaria Central.
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    Updated stocking list:

    40" Irridescent Shark
    30" Irridescent Shark
    20" Black Arrowana
    18" Marble Catfish
    12" Tilapia
    4 Full Grown Tin Foil Barbs
    6 - 12" Plecostamus
    7 - Synodontis Cats
    11 Clown Loaches
    200+ Africans
    3240 gallon tank

    Do not think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm....



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    i think my bettas would like that tank



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    has anyone told you you are one of the luckiest people on earth, deb? i've never been so jealous in my entire life. looking at it almost made me cry!
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    Male Neon Blue Dwarf Gourami
    Female Apple Snail (invasive species )
    Tiger Nerite Snail
    Planted with Java Fern, Hornwort and Java Moss.



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    What happened to the Pacu's



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    This thread will explain what happened to the Pacu's.

    http://www.aquariacentral.com/forums...light=disaster



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    Awesome tank!

    If I had a tank that size, I'd get a black tip reef shark.






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    if I had a tank that big, i'd get an piraracu, A.K.A arimpima gigas.
    5g SE asian pictope:
    Male Neon Blue Dwarf Gourami
    Female Apple Snail (invasive species )
    Tiger Nerite Snail
    Planted with Java Fern, Hornwort and Java Moss.



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    those get 10' long you know.
    try a 10,000 gallon.



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