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Re: Fish room design
My opinion is to stair step. You can place the tanks on top
of each other or have minimal space between rows and fit
more tanks in.
> Hello All,
> I am trying to design my fishroom to take maximum use of
> the available space and least amount of work. I would like
> to hear some comments about what
> others opinions are. My available space is 10.5'x20'. I
> am going to set up racks (approx. 4' wide) above large
> tanks/sumps and have each rack on
> its own flow thru setup. I plan on using one rack each
> for breeders, growout (10 gal.) tanks and fry. This will
> allow me to do water changes on
> just the sumps and give each group their own water
> I currently am working with mostly Aphyosemions and
> Fundulopanchax, but will probably branch out over time
> starting with rainbows (heresy, I know).
> I have several sheets of plexiglas to make my breeder and
> fry tanks with, so I can make them virtually any size
> desired. What dimensions would be
> appropriate for the tanks?
> Should I "stairstep" the tanks as illustrated or place
> them one above the other?
> | Tank
> | Tank
> Should I do the plumbing for fresh water and air be at the
> front or the rear of the tanks?
> Sorry about the long post, but I would rather not have to
> redo the fishroom 3-4 times to get it right.
> Any and all comments suggestions are welcome.
> Tom Cook
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