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Old 05/19/2013, 10:07 PM   #1
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upgrade to 230

Ive been in the hobby for 2 years and have a 40 breed I love it we bought a new house in July of last year and found the perfect spot for a new tank its going to be a 60x30x30 Bilt by Mr. sparks took up half of my garage and will be a in wall aquarium


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Old 05/19/2013, 10:08 PM   #2
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nice upgrade man cant wait to see pics!!


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Old 05/19/2013, 10:59 PM   #3
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nice, please update us with pics, love those dimensions size fo sho


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Old 05/22/2013, 11:21 AM   #4
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Some pics of the build


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Old 05/22/2013, 11:29 AM   #5
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by looking at the framing and construction of the front viewing wall, i wanted to make a suggestion....I would be sure to leave a way for you to get access to the tank from the front. I am currently contemplating cutting about 12" of wall from above the tank and having some cabinet style doors hung to have front access...It will be a pain in the ... to clean the and maintain the front viewing panel without it. Nice progress!!


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Old 05/22/2013, 11:34 AM   #6
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The stand for the tank is about a foot and a half bigger on thr the back so I can stand on the back of tank hopefully that will help a little


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Old 05/22/2013, 11:38 AM   #7
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The dimensions on my tank are 72x30x24 (similar to yours) I have a way of standing behind my tank as well just know that when there is rock and corals in the tank it will be somewhat difficult to get around. I just wanted to share my experience with you and your in the prime stages of the build to avoid that scenario. Just my .02 though....


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Old 05/22/2013, 11:43 AM   #8
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Thank u im open to any thoughts I had other ideas for the front but ill take your advice into account thanks agen


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Old 05/22/2013, 07:06 PM   #9
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Awesome man, Thanks for sharing !!


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Old 05/30/2013, 09:00 AM   #10
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Putting sheet rock on out side


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Old 05/30/2013, 10:30 AM   #11
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looking good! keep up the great work...


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Old 05/30/2013, 10:46 AM   #12
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Old 05/30/2013, 08:12 PM   #13
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nice, looking forward to the build. Your tank looks like its in the aquarium designs posted by Stephan. Looks good so far


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Old 06/03/2013, 09:54 PM   #14
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more pics

Been really busy I feel like I work more on my tank then I do at work lol


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Old 06/06/2013, 07:17 PM   #15
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Old 06/06/2013, 07:23 PM   #16
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WEEEEE!!!!! post some pics when in place!


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Old 07/11/2013, 09:19 AM   #17
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tank is in

Sorry its been a while lots of stuff happening


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Old 07/11/2013, 09:55 AM   #18
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Nice... Looks amazing and can't wait to see it with the lights on. Now it is time to put some LR, Coral and Fish in that bad-boy! Go slow my friend. Also, Careful putting the liverock in and/or leaning against the glass when you are standing up there on the stand. I cracked a tank once when i dropped a piece of live rock that slipped about halfway down and got 110 gallons of saltwater on the floor... Set-up that 40 as a quarantine tank for sure. Would love to see a pick of the filtration system. Also, looks like you have bunch of helpers come waterchange time... LOL...


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Old 07/11/2013, 02:43 PM   #19
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Nice tank and nice installation. On the first picture you can't judge the size. The second picture with the kids in let's you see the size of the tank. It sure looks good.


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Old 07/11/2013, 05:42 PM   #20
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Nice Job!


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Old 07/12/2013, 10:19 AM   #21
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gonna be shawweeeettt. So what you gonna do rock wise, Fish ? and Corals wise ?


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Old 07/12/2013, 10:43 AM   #22
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Thanks everyone its been a long process but we'll worth the wait im going to go with dry rock from BRS low on funds so it might be about a month or two till I get it and yeah im going tobe useing my old 40B as a qt tank I'll be posting more pictures as I progress dose any one know what is the best way to build up a the bacteria in the tank with dry rock?


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Old 08/08/2013, 09:35 AM   #23
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Old 09/13/2013, 12:13 PM   #24
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Old 10/03/2013, 12:20 PM   #25
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Bump ahhhhhh


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