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Old 02/12/2020, 09:53 AM   #1
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Ed's Shallow Reef Build

Have been acquiring various pieces over the last 6 - 7 months and decided it was time to start putting the vision into reality. Her are some pics of where I am at. Tank is a custom built glass shallow reef approximately 40 gallons. with a glass sump as well. Overflow is a synergy reef overflow with 1 1/2" plumbing. The floor of the stand is sealed so it can hold water in case of emergency.


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Old 02/12/2020, 09:55 AM   #2
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You build thos tank yourself

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Old 02/12/2020, 10:10 AM   #3
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It was actually built by someone in south florida.


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Old 02/12/2020, 01:12 PM   #4
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Here's some pictures of the plumbing mocked up. Now I'll be tearing it down so i can begin staining the stand.


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Old 02/12/2020, 03:04 PM   #5
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Any reason you decided to go up and over on return

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Old 02/12/2020, 03:22 PM   #6
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just makes it easier to clean if need be or modify if i want down the road


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Old 02/14/2020, 08:48 AM   #7
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Nice looking tank. How shallow is it? What is your plan for this tank?


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Old 02/14/2020, 11:13 AM   #8
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Tank is about 20" tall and plan on a shallow reef


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Old 02/14/2020, 11:27 AM   #9
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Really? It looks more like ten inches. Well, it should be easy, and less expensive to light. Good luck!


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Old 02/21/2020, 12:03 PM   #10
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Here are some updated pics of the stand still working on doing the side doors as well as touching up some areas


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Old 02/22/2020, 11:02 AM   #11
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I'll ride along. Thinking of getting back in... Appreciate the pics... Boy things have changed a whole lot since I got out 8-10 years ago.


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