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Old 06/29/2007, 09:46 PM   #1
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Jman77's 150g Build

Alright guys, my new tank build has finally started !

The tank is going to be a Perfecto 150g (48 L x 24 W x 30 H) tank. Stand, sump, canopy, are all going to be DIY. Still not sure what lighting i'm going to go with, as well as what PS i'm going with... but, heck, at least the stand is a start The stand framing is mostly 2 x 4's which is is going to get a 3/4 plywood top, and then a laminate flooring side . Hopedully i can get the stand done in the next couple of weeks

Ah the start, it's always the worst.

Here is the frame... still debating on whether to skin it with plywood... i know it will be an overkill, but wood is cheap, and and it helps me sleep ,lol

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Old 06/30/2007, 06:54 AM   #2
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So far looks very sturdy. Are you upgrading the 58 or is this in addition to. Also, what kind of beer bottle is that on the table. I couldnt recognize it.

Water Param
79 degrees
nit 0
amm 0
phos 0 salifers
Calcium 450 salifer
alk 11 dkh

Ph 8-8.1

Current Tank Info: 90 Gallon,reef octopus nw150, 2 oceanflow mods, 2x 250w 10k mh, phos reactor
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Old 07/25/2007, 08:02 PM   #3
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Hi drives300,

This is an upgrade... i'm converting the 58 to freshishwater The beer is Presidente (Dominican Beer)

Her are some udated pics of the stand skinned in 3/4 ply. The stand will have 3 doors. 1 in the front and 1 on each side for easy access to the sump. 'm going to probably add the trim and fleckstone the stand in another week or so.....

I know ...I know ... the stand could prob hold up my

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Old 01/17/2008, 08:17 PM   #4
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What happened?

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Old 02/04/2008, 07:07 PM   #5
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changed his mind ???

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