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Re: 720 gallon plywood build

PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:20 pm
by PokePony
Your tank really looks amazing :)

Re: 720 gallon plywood build

PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:32 pm
by str1p
finishing up on the background of the land portion. still have to design the small stream that flows on top into the main tank.

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Re: 720 gallon plywood build

PostPosted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:22 pm
by steve
Is there any depth to that dirt, as in will it be able to grow grass or moss? Background textures look great too!

Re: 720 gallon plywood build

PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:59 pm
by str1p
yes, depth of the background ranges up to 6inchs in some places.

Re: 720 gallon plywood build

PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 10:29 pm
by str1p
pretty much finished with the land portion now.

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Re: 720 gallon plywood build

PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:29 am
by PokePony
You've been at it for like a year no?
Ah, such dedication, I wish I was like that!

Re: 720 gallon plywood build

PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:37 pm
by str1p
yeah a little over a year now. had to take some downtime early on as i hurt my back working on the tank lol. im hopeful to have it completed by march in time for my turtles 15th birthday :mrgreen:

Re: 720 gallon plywood build

PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:26 pm
by str1p
almost finished with the control panel, just waiting on the neptune unit to come in.
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Re: 720 gallon plywood build

PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:24 pm
by steve
You're almost there! What else is left to do?

Re: 720 gallon plywood build

PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:13 pm
by str1p
i need to have an electrician come out to tie in the dedicated 20amp circuits for the tank, carbon reactors for the filter, automated rain system (going to try to grow dandelion on the top portion), Lighting automation and a few other things im probably forgetting lol. im in the final stretch though for sure. :D :mrgreen:

Re: 720 gallon plywood build

PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:19 am
by steve
Can't wait to see this running so I can steal all your ideas :D

Re: 720 gallon plywood build

PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 12:22 pm
by PokePony
You'll need to post a little video of your setup when it's done!

Re: 720 gallon plywood build

PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:54 am
by the-turtle-Girl
Did this ever get finished ?