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Old 03/13/2018, 03:13 PM   #1
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Question Frag Tanks

I'm wanting to do a larger frag tank. I was curious if anybody has found any containers that work well. I'd love to have https://pentairaes.com/fiberglass-tanks-value-buy.html but the shipping would quickly become prohibitive.


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Old 03/13/2018, 03:14 PM   #2
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I'd like to have at least 12" depth.


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Old 03/13/2018, 07:02 PM   #3
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I personally like the 50 gallon rubbermaid stock tanks (they make larger sizes, but the 50gal is the only shallow one). I've had a few of them before and they were great. Looking to buy another.
They are also cheap and available at my local farm supply store.
Many reefers use them.


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Old 03/18/2018, 08:49 AM   #4
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+1 on rubbermaid...no reason to spend a ton of money on something so simple.


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Old 03/18/2018, 09:32 AM   #5
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I'm wanting to do a larger frag tank. I was curious if anybody has found any containers that work well. I'd love to have https://pentairaes.com/fiberglass-tanks-value-buy.html but the shipping would quickly become prohibitive.
If you go to a tractor supply you will not have to pay shipping they have another brand aside from Rubbermaid I think it's $69 for a hundred gallon I think the Rubbermaid is $89 for a hundred gallon the other brand might be tough stuff the only issue I see is that they have a metal drain which I would personally replace the Rubbermaid one I have heard tend to crack...

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Old 03/18/2018, 04:26 PM   #6
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You might want to check out your local hydroponic store, as they often have shallow bins.


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Old 03/19/2018, 02:09 PM   #7
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here is my hydroponics frag tank its a botanicare 70g - water depth is ≈10"




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Old 03/19/2018, 02:13 PM   #8
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Really nice setup, Steve.


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Old 03/19/2018, 02:16 PM   #9
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Really nice setup, Steve.


Thank you.

Here is the next system. Its clean here. Sadly it is currently a dumping ground for everything that doesn’t have a place lol..




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