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Old 09/17/2017, 12:34 PM   #76
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Miles, the tank is 62" x 36" x 28"
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Seriously thinking of making my next build to that...was thinking 4'x'4 x 28" but reckon the proportions on that look spot on.....following, great build!


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Old 09/26/2017, 10:05 PM   #77
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loving it . . . looking forward to the sump review.


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Old 10/03/2017, 08:37 PM   #78
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Although I did not expect update this thread until later this month, I needed to ask.... Does anybody want to buy a brand new Apex Classic? I wonít be needing it anymore!




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Old 10/04/2017, 05:33 PM   #79
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Although I did not expect update this thread until later this month, I needed to ask.... Does anybody want to buy a brand new Apex Classic? I wonít be needing it anymore!

No but I want those glasses.


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Old 10/05/2017, 03:00 PM   #80
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Old 10/08/2017, 01:16 PM   #81
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Awesome Gregg! Lets chat this week! Have been away.
Awesome you got the new Apex!


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Old 10/10/2017, 05:24 PM   #82
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Miles, the tank is 62" x 36" x 28"
I love those dimensions! Seriously jealous here, took my tank down and I donít think I will set it back up. I want to go bigger.

Greg, as always excellent equipment selection with your incredible knowledge and experience will make this a build and tank I will gladly follow. I see the makings of another TOTM in a few years.


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Old 10/10/2017, 05:34 PM   #83
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AGE really make nice tanks. I do wonder how they satisfactorily bond the glass sides to that PVC bottom though.


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Old 10/10/2017, 06:22 PM   #84
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I love those dimensions! Seriously jealous here, took my tank down and I donít think I will set it back up. I want to go bigger.



Greg, as always excellent equipment selection with your incredible knowledge and experience will make this a build and tank I will gladly follow. I see the makings of another TOTM in a few years.
Thanks bud, that is always the goal. I learned a lot with the last tank and canít wait to simplify and apply that knowledge. I just wonít settle for mediocre!

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AGE really make nice tanks. I do wonder how they satisfactorily bond the glass sides to that PVC bottom though.
I am told that AGE and Planet Aquariums are the only ones who know how to do this properly and they are not sharing the process with anyone else.


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Old 10/24/2017, 09:06 PM   #85
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More boxes arrived today but none big enough to be a sump...



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Old 10/24/2017, 10:35 PM   #86
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Well it wasnít the sump, however I can confirm that the lighting decision has been made!




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Old 10/25/2017, 05:32 PM   #87
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Looks like a lot of boxes!


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Old 10/26/2017, 04:48 PM   #88
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What was in the long box? T5 tubes? lol..


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Old 10/26/2017, 06:08 PM   #89
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What was in the long box? T5 tubes? lol..
Yeah for reals!

But my guess is the rail kit for the Radions...


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Old 10/26/2017, 07:06 PM   #90
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But my guess is the rail kit for the Radions...
Yes it is the rail kit. Far less exciting!


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Old 10/30/2017, 05:55 PM   #91
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Old 11/09/2017, 09:45 AM   #92
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get your sump yet?


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Old 11/12/2017, 09:34 PM   #93
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Following. Glad I found the thread here. I am ready to put some of your old apex stuff to use on my tank, lol.


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Old 11/13/2017, 09:49 AM   #94
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gcarroll' 260g SPS reef

it looks great. I am looking into having a tank built with similar specs. Is there a particular reason why you choose this overflow? Would you mind providing more pictures and detail? I look forward to seeing it all set up.



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my apologies. I am referring to the overflow type. I can't find the edit button.


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Old 11/17/2017, 04:49 AM   #96
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really nice build buddy, will keep watching.


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Old 11/17/2017, 07:57 AM   #97
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Really nice,
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What direction you going on a controller?


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get your sump yet?
Unfortunately not. It should reach our shores in less than 2 weeks.
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it looks great. I am looking into having a tank built with similar specs. Is there a particular reason why you choose this overflow? Would you mind providing more pictures and detail? I look forward to seeing it all set up.
The tank was built with another house in mind. Just when I was about to start setup, my wife said she wanted to move. The main reason for that type of overflow is the tank has to be snug against the wall. I only wanted to go 36Ē out from the wall. Going with an external overflow would have had me making a compromise on the dimensions that I was not willing to make. Also, I will never do corner overflows because I feel they are a weak point when it comes to glass tanks.
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I am using the new Apex pictured above. I sold the classic when I got the new one!


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