The Coral Reef Bar. Open for Business!

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    FB_IMG_1507819036236.jpg FB_IMG_1507819041641.jpg FB_IMG_1507819044867.jpg Hey guys, I figured it would be a good time to show my custom tank build to the world!

    im just a hobbyist with no professional building experience so please bare with me. almost everything I did was from youtube or googling.

    hope you enjoy!

    8/1-8/10 building the stand, sump, setup

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    8/10-8/24

    Creating Dryrock, putting up cabinet doors, Painting, Repainting, Setting up electronics

    continued in comments!
     
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    Creating Dryrock, putting up cabinet doors, Painting, Repainting, Setting up electronics

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    8/24-9/14

    Rock Setup and Cycling

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    added fish friends and some small frags.

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    10-1 to present

    got a couple more radions, vortechs, also took a breakdown tank from someone on cragslist and added his family to mine!

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    Fantastic @reefle Cheers for starting this new thread and sharing ! :clink:
     
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    Just wow!!! Extremely impressive! How long did that take you?
     
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    building the stand took me about a week. my timeline is a little off above. as I was cycling I put together the laminate top, the canopy, painting, etc.
     
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    Very nice and looking forward to more pictures when you get chance.

    How much water does it all hold as in what size is tank?
     
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    160 gallon up top
    30 gallon refugium gravity fed into a 40 gallon sump

    footprint is 48x48x16
     
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