Originally Posted by tomcannon
Loosing the water would open it up to a whole different variety of suitable reps however a simple wooden frame with glass sliding doors would not be expensive, would look awesome and with a bottom suitable for that sheer volume of water then you want to use it properly. A water dragon, sailfin or basilisk would look the nuts in this. As you said you can have a few small fish at the bottom and they love swimming so would enjoy every minute of it.
In my eyes a waterless setup would be a waste of what you've got! Build the frame, go on, I dare you!
Ok I hear you I will give it some thought tomorrow..
If I were go this route can you advise of what equipment I need where best to place heat lamps etc.