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Got a nice chiller from a friend and I'm considering setting up a coldwater tank. 

Looking for an acrylic tank with nice thick walls. I've read this is useful to minimize condensation. 

Something in the 30-60 gal range and ideally a cube or similar. But I'm flexible on that. Also not picky about scratches. 

Anyone have an old acrylic tank to get rid of? 

 

 

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I can tell you from experience that you may be better off having one built for a temperate system with 1" thick panels. Otherwise, for about half the year, the condensation will make the display difficult to see, make your chiller work much harder and result in a lot of water weeping from the tank onto the floor. James Steele at Envision Acrylics is a skilled craftsman and a great guy. He builds jelly kreisels and other kinds of exhibits for public aquariums and his tanks are very nice.

Consider calling this fellow up and getting a quote and good luck with the system!

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32 minutes ago, IntoTheMystic said:

I can tell you from experience that you may be better off having one built for a temperate system with 1" thick panels. Otherwise, for about half the year, the condensation will make the display difficult to see, make your chiller work much harder and result in a lot of water weeping from the tank onto the floor. James Steele at Envision Acrylics is a skilled craftsman and a great guy. He builds jelly kreisels and other kinds of exhibits for public aquariums and his tanks are very nice.

Consider calling this fellow up and getting a quote and good luck with the system!

+1 for Envision he’s a master 

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3 hours ago, IntoTheMystic said:

I can tell you from experience that you may be better off having one built for a temperate system with 1" thick panels. Otherwise, for about half the year, the condensation will make the display difficult to see, make your chiller work much harder and result in a lot of water weeping from the tank onto the floor. James Steele at Envision Acrylics is a skilled craftsman and a great guy. He builds jelly kreisels and other kinds of exhibits for public aquariums and his tanks are very nice.

Consider calling this fellow up and getting a quote and good luck with the system!

+1 on James over at envision.  He built my sumps and frag tank and they are AMAZING.  
 

the extra cost of a custom build for cold water temperature control is well worth the decrease in labor and upkeep you will experience.  Few people have the passion to clean up that much water daily from inside their house!

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