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Featured need a tank building urgently

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by PaulW, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. PaulW

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    my tank builder has thrown in the towel and decided to shut shop for a while till he gets in front with his other commitments

    can anyone point me in the direction of a bespoke tank builder who could turn a tank around in 2-3 weks?
    ive had a quote from nd aquatics but he says 8-10 weeks and i cant wait that long..
     
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    [MENTION=18127]StarfishEnterprise[/MENTION] can do it.
     
  3. Andyuk

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    Try phoning Lee at marine aquatics. I know someone who has a build going on at the minute with him and he has been quoted 3-4 weeks. But if you ask nicely he may push one up the cue for you?
     
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    Did you try Woodsons
     
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    Or barlows where [MENTION=14677]Funkymonkey[/MENTION] and [MENTION=18058]Moneydownthecouch[/MENTION] had there's made.
     
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    Always worth a go though, I know they are more tropical than marine but if in a rush might be worth asking.
     
  9. PaulW

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    might be a good un
     
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    The response, i say "response" because that is all i have had from tank builders - 13 companies contacted and 1 response. The response came from Barlows and they flat out refused the job - too much for them.

    The quotes i just got for my own glass cut for 5x2x2 in 15mm coming back around £600. Sump 36"x22"x18" looking at £70

    Now plan to contact steel workers for a stand as well.
     
  11. jrob3rts

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    eBay?
    I know it's a bit big but I am sure I saw Carls tank go up for sale again recently, so maybe some gooduns floating around too.
     
  12. Andyuk

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    £600?!?
    There's a local place near me that 'makes' that size in 10mm for £255. He's also on eBay
     
  13. jrob3rts

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    ACS - Might be worth a chat too but not sure on how quickly he can turn a tank around.
     
  14. PaulW

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    link?
     
  15. Elkaa

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    Just go straight to FitFiltration - thats generally who makes his tanks ;)
     
  16. jrob3rts

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    I was trying to be nice.
     
  17. Andyuk

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    Just noticed it only takes 7-14 days too :)
    Im on the iPad and using the eBay app so couldn't find a web link.
    But if you put 140911094800 in you should get there. :)
    only issue I suppose I'm not sure on build quality.
     
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    Was more he seemed in a hurry occasionally Nick can get sidetracked!
     
  19. chris

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    Hi Paul i will pm you a guys name he will do one in that time scale he has amde a few tanks for me and is not massively expensive. chris
     
  20. PaulW

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    thanks buddy :)
     
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