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Unread 04/16/2005, 01:47 PM   #1
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A Great Way to ruin a perfect wall; My 400 Gallon Project

Ok Gang, Here goes;

After having a 180 at my house in Columbus Ohio, I have finally moved to my final location. I had a beautiful reef that I had to take with me to York PA. I lived there for a year and housed this propagation system in my basement. I moved from there to Dallas/Fortworth and purchased a house that I will be in for quite some time. I have finally purchased what should be my dream SPS tank! I'm going barebottom if anyone cares. So here is what everyone is here for........Pictures!

Here is the wall!



I finally got my tank. It is an oceanic 96X30X31!



Everyone need to enjoy an empty tank, Here is my mermaid!

I'll post more soon!


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Unread 04/16/2005, 02:10 PM   #2
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Bigger pictures!

600 x whatever is a good size to post.

Thanks for sharing.


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Unread 04/16/2005, 03:19 PM   #3
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Here was my old set up prior to the move



Here was my "simple" old propagation system



The Wall




Everyone needs a Perspective



and finally My very own Mermaid.



This is the max picture size that I am able to upload. Hope it helps prevent myopia!



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Unread 04/16/2005, 03:54 PM   #4
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Mermaid

Hi,
If you dont mind me asking, where did you get that nice mermaid? Ive been looking for one myself for some time.

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Unread 04/16/2005, 04:48 PM   #5
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She cost me a pretty penny. She actually comes from the Baltic Sea near a vocanic vent. Unfortunately, she was caught with Cyanide. I hope she lives long!


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Unread 04/16/2005, 04:50 PM   #6
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That tank is monstrous.


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Unread 04/16/2005, 04:58 PM   #7
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If your ever out by the vent and find another Mermaid--Ill pay a pretty penny for it


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Unread 04/16/2005, 07:54 PM   #8
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Pretty sure you wouldn't be ruining a wall-- just making it prettier! That's a great size for an in-wall. Keep us posted!

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Unread 04/16/2005, 09:34 PM   #9
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That looks like it'll be an awesome tank! And, it also helps when you have the support of your mermaid.


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Unread 04/16/2005, 10:13 PM   #10
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she resting in the tnak or protesting it being installed :P did she see the bills for the tank yet .?


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Unread 04/17/2005, 09:28 AM   #11
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Ohhh she understands the financial effect that this tank will have on us! We just moved into our new home. Once we get this tank up and running, THEN we will buy window treatments, a new bed room set, paint and all that good stuff.

Here is the inside of the garage where the fish room will be built. I am standing at the edge of the driveway/garage door looking into the left side of the garage.




Here is the back of the tank. I couldn't get a front shot, becasue the damn thing is too big. 8 feet is not enough space between the front and the wall to get a good shot.




Gonna make a big mess soon!


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Unread 04/17/2005, 09:30 AM   #12
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looks nice


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Unread 04/17/2005, 10:54 AM   #13
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Let me tell you a little about that mermaid. She is very involved in this project, and asked just as many if not more questions when they were over here last week. I have to say that is what makes her so valuable, as she is an integral part of this process due to her active involvement. She knows her stuff.

Btw, if a twin mermaid sister exists, I'd be happy to provide her with a new home.


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Unread 04/17/2005, 12:04 PM   #14
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Marc , you could not AFFORD a mermaid like her.


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Unread 04/17/2005, 01:05 PM   #15
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I know.


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Unread 04/17/2005, 07:56 PM   #16
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hey lets see more pics of that mermaid..


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Unread 04/17/2005, 09:09 PM   #17
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Nice project (and mermaid) you have going there....

Enjoy the fun and keep us posted with your progress......


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Unread 04/17/2005, 10:19 PM   #18
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Need more pix of that mermaid. Where did u get that mermaid. ??? hmmm, i am still looking but no luck. I will pay any penny even TNT to get one. LOL. NIce tank. Sure, would love to more pix when u get your project done.


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Unread 04/17/2005, 10:25 PM   #19
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Marc,

You can afford a Mermaid like I have! Everyone knows;
It's not how much money you have that attracts the mermaid
It's the size of your TANK that really matters!


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Unread 04/18/2005, 12:10 PM   #20
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Just curious about the tank...

What are the dimensions?
Average cost of the tank?
What Company/Brand made the tank?

Thanks


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Unread 04/18/2005, 02:48 PM   #21
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Servo,


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Unread 04/18/2005, 03:14 PM   #22
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Very nice tank, it will be a fun project to watch.

My X did the exact same shot as your wife/g-friend, but on the stand not in the tank with my old 300g system.

Then when we got divorced, she used that pic on Match.com ROFL, what ever works I guess heheheh.


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Unread 04/18/2005, 03:25 PM   #23
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Unread 04/18/2005, 04:23 PM   #24
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Nice Mermaid, and tank I guess .


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Unread 04/18/2005, 05:29 PM   #25
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ok start ther danm tank. quiit obsessing on his mermaid :P


oh what ph do u keep her at? temp? salinity? are they an easy to care for species :P

ok i had to throew that in


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