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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 10:39 am Post subject: can i use this as a Discus tank Reply with quote

 Hi  Experts
 
 Today  I  got  a  Tank  or  size  L  36  x  W  12  X  H  36.
 12  mm  thick  glass  had  got  it  for  a  shoot.  
 
 Can  I  use  this  as  a  Discus  Tank  Dont  feel  like  giving  it  away  
 or  else  Iam  getting  Cyrtocara  moorii  from  a  friend  from  IAH
 
 can  I  house  them  in  this  tank
 and  use  my  36  x  12  18   LWH  for  my  discus
 
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 11:23 am Post subject: Re: can i use this as a Discus tank Reply with quote

 Of  course  you  can!
 As  a  matter  of  fact  your  discus  will  love  the  height.
 But  think  thrice  before  using  it,  as  regular  maintenance  of  such  a  high  tank  would  be  extremely  difficult
 Ask  me  for  I  have  suffered  a  lot  with  my  30"  high  tank!
 
 Disclaimer:Just  the  views  of  a  non  expert!Please  ignore  at  will!
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:27 pm Post subject: Re: can i use this as a Discus tank Reply with quote

 Dear  Ramdas
 
 Thats  quite  an  odd-sized  tank  but  will  work  for  discus.  But  as  pointed  out  by  Swarnendu,  maintenance  will  be  real  PITA.  And  as  you  know  how  much  maintenance  discus  tanks  require  in  terms  of  daily  water-changes.  If  you  are  ready  for  the  challenge,  just  move  ahead  with  discus  in  this  tank.  Have  seen  such  pillar-shaped  discus  tank  of  4'  height  with  adult  discus.  All  discus  looked  very  much  comfortable  inside  it.  
 
 I  had  somewhat  similar  24x12x24  tank  like  yours  which  I  used  as  QT.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:50 pm Post subject: Re: can i use this as a Discus tank Reply with quote

                                                   
Yogesh  wrote  (View  Post):                
 Have  seen  such  pillar-shaped  discus  tank  of  4'  height  with  adult  discus.                

 4'  high  discus  tank!Delicious  isn't  it?
 Reminds  me  of  a  2000  liter  masterpiece  by  Oliver  Knott  with  altum  angels.Check  this  out!
 Should  do  fine  with  discus!
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:54 pm Post subject: Re: can i use this as a Discus tank Reply with quote

 Discus  will  love  that  tank  so  will  you  as  the  height  makes  it  the  perfect  display  tank.  But  when  it  comes  to  maintenance,  you  will  have  to  use  some  smart  tools  bro.   Chuckle  
 Do  post  some  pics  and  vids  of  the  tank  once  it  is  set  up.  All  the  best.  Thumb Up
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 6:48 pm Post subject: Re: can i use this as a Discus tank Reply with quote

 Thank  you  all  for  the  replies.
 Surely  I  will  post  pics  of  my  tank  once  its  set  up
 I  already  finding  it  difficult  to  carry  it  home  from  the  place  where  i  got  the  tank
 
 10  mm  glass  on  all  sides  super  heavy.
 but   you  dont   crib  about  a  gift  isn't  it..
 
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 4:49 pm Post subject: Discus tank I got Reply with quote

 Hi  all
 
 this  is  the  discus  tank  that  I  was  talking  about.  weighs  98  Kgs
 using  this  for  a  Discus  tank.
 What  say
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:10 pm Post subject: Re: Discus tank I got Reply with quote

 Go  ahead  and  use  it.
 Just  ensure  sufficient  aeration  since  the  reduced  surface  area  can  reduce  the  oxygen  content  of  the  tank.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 1:07 am Post subject: Re: can i use this as a Discus tank Reply with quote

 Quite  unusual  tank  size...
 But  the  discus  would  love  it..
 How  many  discus  are  you  planning  to  put??
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 1:18 am Post subject: Re: can i use this as a Discus tank Reply with quote

 be  careful  as  the  height  and  the  base  combination  is  unusual  a  little  jerk  would  make  the  tank  tilt  and  fall  on  its  side
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 10:43 am Post subject: Re: can i use this as a Discus tank Reply with quote

                                                   
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Go  ahead  and  use  it.
 Just  ensure  sufficient  aeration  since  the  reduced  surface  area  can  reduce  the  oxygen  content  of  the  tank.                

 
 Sure  
 
 
                                                 
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Quite  unusual  tank  size...
 But  the  discus  would  love  it..
 How  many  discus  are  you  planning  to  put??                

 
 I  would  be  putting  6  of  them  hope  its  ok  or  less??
 
 
 
                                                 
aquariumer  wrote  (View  Post):                
be  careful  as  the  height  and  the  base  combination  is  unusual  a  little  jerk  would  make  the  tank  tilt  and  fall  on  its  side                

 
 i  had  to  push  it  hard  for  it  to  tilt  to  carry  it  from  one  floor  to  another.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 1:51 pm Post subject: Re: can i use this as a Discus tank Reply with quote

 Hi  Ram,
 What  size  discus  are  you  planning  to  introduce??
 Adults  or  juvies???
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:31 pm Post subject: Re: can i use this as a Discus tank Reply with quote

 it  will  be  a  great  show  if  you  can  introduce  8+  number  of  3.5  +  inch  discus  in  such  a  tank.  Thumb Up  
 just  imagine  some  of  the  hi  fin/bulldog  varieties  in  that  tank  Very Happy
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:51 pm Post subject: Re: can i use this as a Discus tank Reply with quote

                                                   
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Hi  Ram,
 What  size  discus  are  you  planning  to  introduce??
 Adults  or  juvies???                

 
 Juvies.
 
 
                                                 
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it  will  be  a  great  show  if  you  can  introduce  8+  number  of  3.5  +  inch  discus  in  such  a  tank.  Thumb Up  
 just  imagine  some  of  the  hi  fin/bulldog  varieties  in  that  tank  Very Happy                

 
 can  8  be  put  into  that  tank.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:03 pm Post subject: Re: can i use this as a Discus tank Reply with quote

                                                   
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 can  8  be  put  into  that  tank.                

 
 No  issue  at  all..........
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