Re: NANFA-L-- monster fish pic!

Derek Parr (
Fri, 07 Apr 2006 10:59:07 -0400

you have any photos?

-derek parr
chapel hill, nc
cape fear r basin wrote:
> In a message dated 4/6/2006 8:20:02 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
> I always wanted to build a big doughnut-shaped pool with a gazebo in the
> middle, and stairs going down from the gazebo into the underwater
> observatory surrounded by the moat. I'd set up some little pumps here &
> there to give the water a slight directional current, thusly imitating a
> stream
> I did that once on a small scale. the tank was twelve feet across and four
> and half feet deep, made of fiberglass. I built a glassed in room four feet by
> four feet in the center with walkway leading to the room in the center. I
> could climb down into the room and watch the fish swim around me. The tank was
> sunk into the ground and inside a greenhouse. I had it set up for about two
> years then a freak snow storm crushed my greenhouse and eventually my wife made
> me cut up the tank and bury it. It was pretty cool, I had a difficult time
> keeping the room sealed around the bottom due to the fiberglass tank deforming
> when full.
> Moon
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