View Full Version : 60G Cube Build

03/01/2017, 08:13 AM
Last year I sold my 210G reef tank and got out of the hobby and knew I would be back eventually. I knew my next go around that I would significantly down size and would not make the same mistakes twice as I did with my first tank. I had my first tank for about 4 years and had many ups and downs. I've slowly been collecting items for my new tank and have decided that it's time to go ahead and make a build thread since it's close to time to fill her up after its plumbed this week

Tank: Marineland 60G Rimless. Corner overflow
Sump: Eshopps Rs-75
Skimmer: Reef Octopus 110 Space Saver
Return Pump: Mag9
Powerheads: MP10 x2
Lights: MarsAqua LED
Stand: Custom
Very basic equipment.

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03/01/2017, 08:22 AM
great job on the stand. My original plan was to do something extremely similar but ultimately I couldnt get it to work in the place my tank needed to sit.

03/01/2017, 02:59 PM
Nice setup, biggest thing I leant about a cube is keep the design open , flow is a real pita in a cube. Cubes are hard to get random flow in at al levels.