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Old 02/08/2016, 06:28 AM   #1
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65 gallon family build

Well I'm back after 6 years this time with my wife and kids to build a 65 gallon with 20 gal sump this thread will be very pic heavy if I have my way


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Old 02/08/2016, 06:39 AM   #2
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Old 02/08/2016, 06:45 AM   #3
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Old 02/08/2016, 06:47 AM   #4
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Old 02/08/2016, 11:54 AM   #5
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Just finished insulating the stand


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Old 02/09/2016, 01:00 PM   #6
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Got some egg create today made up the lid and bottom plate


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Old 02/12/2016, 08:36 AM   #7
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Fixed the center brace today and re cut the lid



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Old 02/12/2016, 01:29 PM   #8
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Rock and heater came today just did the first attempt at the aqua-scape


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Old 02/15/2016, 12:44 PM   #9
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Pump and heater came today


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Old 02/15/2016, 02:07 PM   #10
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looking good! nice to get the family involved...


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Old 02/15/2016, 07:30 PM   #11
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Looks like you know what you are doing. I know you will achieve what you set out to do.


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Old 02/17/2016, 02:13 PM   #12
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I am taking everything I wish I would have done before and doing it this time around right now I'm about to head out to pick up the light fixture found a 36" nova extreme pro 6 bulb t5 for $80 in a cedar hood


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Old 02/17/2016, 06:29 PM   #13
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Well I got the light she is dirty but works


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Old 02/18/2016, 09:20 AM   #14
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The fixture is all cleaned up fans were jammed up with dust and the whole thing was filled up with salt cleans all electrical connections and put dielectric grease on them removed and cleaned the reflector still need to go and get some lexan for the bulb cover


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Old 02/23/2016, 12:11 PM   #15
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Pics are always the best way to tell a story! Have you decided on a skimmer? I hsve a 65G as well and still haven't decided on a skimmer.


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Old 02/23/2016, 01:28 PM   #16
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I'm going to get the bubble Magus curve 5 seems to be a decent skimmer


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Old 02/23/2016, 01:29 PM   #17
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I started building the hood today


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Old 02/23/2016, 02:13 PM   #18
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I love my 65 gallon!

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Old 02/23/2016, 02:39 PM   #19
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Nice build! I am running an AquaC ev 180 on my tank (65 with 20 long sump) and that thing is a beast!!


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Old 02/23/2016, 04:50 PM   #20
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Ready for paint


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Old 02/24/2016, 05:35 AM   #21
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Nice build! I am running an AquaC ev 180 on my tank (65 with 20 long sump) and that thing is a beast!!

Holy crap that thing is huge


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Old 02/24/2016, 07:15 AM   #22
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Holy crap that thing is huge

Yes it is!! It can be installed internally or externally . This thing pulls out about a gallon of skimmate in a week.


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Old 02/24/2016, 08:42 AM   #23
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Wow that's crazy


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Old 02/24/2016, 08:44 AM   #24
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Getting some sanding and painting done


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Old 02/24/2016, 08:48 AM   #25
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Oh I forgot to mention I purchased a rkl l3 from a guy on canreef last night


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