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Old 10/07/2018, 09:27 PM   #1
peekay
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Starting my build for a 75g lookthru

I'm starting my build of a 75 gallon setup...I have a nook that is 51"x23" that I plan on putting the tank in (see picture). I'm planning on cutting a window on the other side so you can view the tank from the living room and the office. I'm in the process of building a stand that will have a granite/quartz top. Looking for suggestions/recommendation/warning on my build. Thanks to all!!

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Old 10/08/2018, 08:57 AM   #2
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Here's the start of the build of the base and top of the stand. 2x4's pocket drilled, with a center brace.


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Old 10/09/2018, 09:45 AM   #3
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Old 10/09/2018, 06:27 PM   #4
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Love the idea of the look through


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Old 10/11/2018, 10:01 AM   #5
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RO/DI unit arrived yesterday!

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Old 10/11/2018, 10:52 AM   #6
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Nice start.

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Old 10/12/2018, 08:49 AM   #7
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Mounted my RO/DI unit in the laundry room. Initial intention was to hook it up to the washing machine cold water line. The 'Y' fitting I bought wouldn't play well with the hose adapter that came with the RO/DI unit and kept leaking. I'm thinking if abandoning using the washing machine line and buy a faucet diverter and hook it up to my utility sink.

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Old 10/13/2018, 12:02 PM   #8
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Stand is built, now time to cut the wall to make the window on the other side of that wall

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