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by chuckfriedrice
Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:20 pm
Forum: Marine Tanks
Topic: My 170 Gal. Tank!
Replies: 196
Views: 12302

Re: My 170 Gal. Tank!

DarkStorm wrote:you make me miss my fowlr.. beautiful fish tho id add a goldenheart next :)

Im not sure How Im going next! I really want a flame Angel ! But ive tried twice ! 1 died in quarantine and the Other I think my last Puffer Petey may have killed not 100% sure though !
by chuckfriedrice
Sat Dec 07, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: Marine Tanks
Topic: My 170 Gal. Tank!
Replies: 196
Views: 12302

Re: My 170 Gal. Tank!

bertie 83 wrote:Glad you got another porc chuck, how bout mr petey number 2
We come up with Paulie so far , were still looking though , Paulie Puffer doesnt sound to bad !
by chuckfriedrice
Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:02 pm
Forum: Marine Tanks
Topic: My 170 Gal. Tank!
Replies: 196
Views: 12302

Re: My 170 Gal. Tank!

Pufferpunk wrote:A new Petey! What's this one's name?
For know ive just been calling it Petey #2 , just till I come up with a good name for it ! If anyone has names , throw them out there !
by chuckfriedrice
Fri Dec 06, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Marine Tanks
Topic: My 170 Gal. Tank!
Replies: 196
Views: 12302

Re: My 170 Gal. Tank!

Since I lost Petey in Sept. , I did some aquascaping and added the filter sock back to the tank. Here are some recent additions to the tank . http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h319/chuckfriedrice/The%20puffer%20Forum/hank.jpg Staying along the sames lines I added a Huma Trigger about a month ago . h...
by chuckfriedrice
Sat Nov 30, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Figure 8 found in florida?
Replies: 6
Views: 659

Re: Figure 8 found in florida?

Terrance wrote:Chuck if decide to drop by Jupiter inlet beach FL, then that's where F8 are said to be found. You're not too far away.
Heck thats like 15-30 mins depending how these damn snowbirds are driving, LMAO!!!
by chuckfriedrice
Sat Nov 30, 2013 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Figure 8 found in florida?
Replies: 6
Views: 659

Re: Figure 8 found in florida?

Ive never heard of them here! But it wouldnt supprise me , we get alot of species here that shouldnt be here . We have anacondas and piranas show up once in awhile in ponds . Pythons , snakeheads and lionfish are now invasive species here .
by chuckfriedrice
Fri Nov 29, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: Tricks of the Trade/Equipment Queries
Topic: acrylic tank issues ?
Replies: 25
Views: 2578

Re: acrylic tank issues ?

It's the nature of the beast with acrylic, all shaped load bearing acrylic will have some marks, ok I just wanted to be sure , I read somewhere about tanks failing , Some said theres started leaking , then I read where people have " heard " about tank exploading out ! I didnt know acrylics would do...
by chuckfriedrice
Thu Nov 28, 2013 2:28 am
Forum: Tricks of the Trade/Equipment Queries
Topic: acrylic tank issues ?
Replies: 25
Views: 2578

Re: acrylic tank issues ?

Looks like acrylic stress marks, fairly normal. However I am looking at a pic. Can you feel any abnormalities? No you cant feel anything ! Since its my first acrylic i dont have a clue , I bought a manifying glass to get a better look at my crack to see if I can get a better look, maybe ill be luck...
by chuckfriedrice
Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:52 pm
Forum: Tricks of the Trade/Equipment Queries
Topic: acrylic tank issues ?
Replies: 25
Views: 2578

Re: cracked tank

Now that Im freaked out about my tank . I cleaned up the acrylic tank and seen these , Is this something that is gonna cause a problem or are these just superficial? http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h319/chuckfriedrice/DSCF3151.jpg http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h319/chuckfriedrice/DSCF3154.jpg ...
by chuckfriedrice
Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:02 pm
Forum: Tricks of the Trade/Equipment Queries
Topic: acrylic tank issues ?
Replies: 25
Views: 2578

Re: cracked tank

http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h319/chuckfriedrice/The%20puffer%20Forum/acrylictank.jpg Ok I got 1 home all safe and sound ! 72" x 18 x 24 about 135g its scratched alot but if the water test goes good , Ill drill some overflow and return holes and get it up and move everything out of the old tan...
by chuckfriedrice
Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:12 pm
Forum: Tricks of the Trade/Equipment Queries
Topic: acrylic tank issues ?
Replies: 25
Views: 2578

Re: cracked tank

JRC3 wrote:Two words: Craigs List.


Good luck.

Yeah buddy ! 135 gallon acrylic for a $100, going to see it tomorrow . Ad says its a little hazey , not to bad in the picture , I read you can usual buff it out pretty easy . Long as it doesnt have any crack or damage to the tank , im in .
by chuckfriedrice
Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: Tricks of the Trade/Equipment Queries
Topic: acrylic tank issues ?
Replies: 25
Views: 2578

Re: cracked tank

Arny wrote:Hey sorry to hear about Petey dieing. Will you get another porcy?
Yes I am . I got a Huma trigger for now,( After Petey passed ,) but depending on my tank situation it might be a while .
by chuckfriedrice
Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: Tricks of the Trade/Equipment Queries
Topic: acrylic tank issues ?
Replies: 25
Views: 2578

Re: cracked tank

Pufferpunk wrote:Are you sure that's a crack & not a scratch?

I could swear its getting bigger ! I can feel it on the inside , but it seems to be just on the surface on the inside of the tank . I marked it again last night with sharpie to see if its really growing .
by chuckfriedrice
Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:53 am
Forum: Tricks of the Trade/Equipment Queries
Topic: acrylic tank issues ?
Replies: 25
Views: 2578

Re: cracked tank

Yes we always have something on there . Right now theres a 140 I trying to jump at , its cloudy , but ive read that an easy fix.
by chuckfriedrice
Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Tricks of the Trade/Equipment Queries
Topic: acrylic tank issues ?
Replies: 25
Views: 2578

Re: cracked tank

stupid thing! LOL It aggrevates me its on the inside and seems to be just a surface crack but Ive already started looking for a new tank! Even if I have to down size for now until I can get another monster!

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