Yes I have had this Idea floating around in my head, since I saw a fish tank sphere in koi Tank, this is one.
So I decided that 2013 would be the year to have ago, and today after getting everything I needed I got down to it, the first thing was to clean everything, you see I am using an old fish tank I had in stock.
I then needed a way in which to expel the air and make the water rise into the tank, I accomplished this by attaching a tube to the inside of the tank fold over and up the outside of the tank.
I then cleaned two house bricks also from stock lol, for the tank to rest on and give room underneath for the fish to swim under and up into the high rise viewing resort.
This was not as easy as I first thought as the air fly back in as soon as i move my mouth to expel the air i had sucked out, this meant i had to use a softer tube one that I could pinch – sort of like when you blow up a ballon in reverse. this worked a treat.
so with the water level about 1 inch form the top i removed the tube. The water will now stay at this level so long as the level of the main pond does not fall below the inverted tank.
Now I am in the process of altering the bio filter so that the water will not be a water fall but exit the bio into tube down the back of the tank to about 3 inches from the waterline so as to force air into the pond and still give me the running water sound I so much like in the mornings while reading the paper and having my morning coffee.
Ok Back to work will take more photos in a bit once all set up and plants move back.
Ok it’s all done now. I am so pleased, can not wait to see them enjoying it,
The Next Project will be to add a nice light into the pond shinning up into the resort tank.