Arowanaclub Canada  

Go Back   Arowanaclub Canada > Asian Arowana Related Chat > Arowana Showcase

Super Cricket
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-15-2017, 09:41 PM   #1
Senior Member
exoticaquaria's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 2,020
Default 30 inch blood red arowana + tank move!

Built this 315 gallon setup + sump filtration for a client several years ago in Richmond. He's in HK now so he wanted to get out of the hobby. I found a buyer for him and part of the agreement from the buyer was that I reinstall this show tank at his place in Coquitlam, 45 minutes away. He made it worth my while so we moved the tank and the only resident, a 30 inch blood red arowana. Same day tear down and reinstall. What a fun project! Good thing he hired professional movers so my job was supervising the transfer + work on the plumbing. Arowana made it through the entire process without a single lost scale nor a bent barbel. Pics were taken that afternoon. Water has cleared up since then and the arowana is eating already. Overall dismantle / reinstall time = 7 hours!

Last edited by exoticaquaria; 08-15-2017 at 09:49 PM.
exoticaquaria is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2017, 01:48 PM   #2
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 121

That's a fast turn around. Beautiful fish and tank. Nice work

Next time I move I plan on setting up some stock tanks to give me more time to dismantle the fishroom. Thankfully I don't have any 30" arowanas. Just some 12" geos and a few large L27s. Makes things a bit easier.
Dis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2017, 01:26 PM   #3
Senior Member
chen88's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Brampton, Ontario
Posts: 2,786

great job Mike..7hrs is not bad at all!
chen88 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2017, 11:34 PM   #4
Arowana blogger
Cirrus's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 2,800

Epic thread Mike.
A video worth watching
Cirrus is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:46 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.