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  1. DIY Forum
    I consider myself kind of handy around the house, Hanging doors and fixing drywall and the like however I am contemplating building my own stand. My current tank (an empty 55 gallon) has a stand that was converted out of an old TV stand that sits about 14" high, not really enough to store...
  2. DIY Forum
    Hey had to take down n now sell my 110 gallon cuz landlord says no big tanks.... real nice. anyway please someone help me with the design on building this stand? Its for a 20 gallon long.. but its going to have a Eshopps-R200 that was on my 110 , and a pf - 1000 that was on my 110.. now i...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone, So, I'm starting my 90 gallon build, and I'm building my own stand. When I dry fit the tank to the stand to the plywood, I did not have any issues. After adding trim on top of the plywood to match the molding, the tank now has approximately 1/8" gap (give or take). I've been...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    After a long talk with my wife (over a year...) I've finally convinced her that new tank is a must !!! I already knew what I want so there was not much planing involved... Today I've started with my build!!! I allways wanted to have 100% custom build setup so I deceided to make everything by...
  5. DIY Forum
    Im build a 2x4 stand for a 125g tank and got it almost complete but Im wondering one thing. Here is how I got the stand so far- top and bottom are 73 1/2 long by 19 1/2 wide. The top has 3 cross beams and the bottom has 1. The legs are cut to 29 1/2 high (not installed yet). So here is what I...
  6. DIY Forum
    Hey guys, So the past few weekends I've been working on building a stand for my 46g bowfront. Main reasons are that I don't trust the crap mdf stand that came with it and a 20g long sump wouldn't fit in it. The stand itself is 36"h by 40"w by 22"d. I added braces along the depth of the top...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Well Guys and Gal's, I've been planning to build a large peninsula tank for my living room for many months now, and I have been studying and drafting concepts like crazy. I have gotten much inspiration and advice from many on this site, and I believe I have corrected many mistakes in my plan...
  8. DIY Forum
    Well, as is the norm, I need a bigger tank! I have built stands for my fish room before but this is my first go at a nice, presentable stand for my living room. $60 in lumber and screws, another $35 in paint, wood putty and embellishments and this is what we got done in 6 hours.
  9. DIY Forum
    Hey Guys. I'm new to the site and wanted to share my attempts to build a stand for my new tank. Reef Savvy is building my tank with dimensions 36x26x22. The tank will take about 3 months to complete so I'll be able to take my time with the stand. The dimensions of the stand are L 36.50", W...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I need to build a stand for a drilled 60 gallon aquarium. Dimensions are 36x24 with Corner Overflow and I want the stand to be about 30 inches high. The questions are 1. How do you guys build the stand and account for the overflow and return holes. 2. Most diy stands I see have a brace in...
  11. DIY Forum
    Hey all, I need help with designs for a new stand for my 55g. I am incorporating a 30g sump into my current set up. The issue I am most concerned with is the dimensions. the 30g is the same width as the 55g. 55=48x21x12.5 30=36x17x12.5 I would like a design where i can, obviously, have...
  12. 24g Nano Cube 6 Months

    Tank from classifieds. Had live rock, turbo snail and few hermits, polyps barely hanging on. Removed stock Flouro top, added a clear glass top, skimmer, and heater. Built stand and canopy, housing 175W MH w/ Actinic lights. Frags from local shops.
  13. 24g Nano Cube 6 Months

    Tank from classifieds. Had live rock, turbo snail and few hermits, polyps barely hanging on. Removed stock Flouro top, added a clear glass top, skimmer, and heater. Built stand and canopy, housing 175W MH w/ Actinic lights. Frags from local shops.
  14. 24g Nano Cube 6 Months

    Tank from classifieds. Had live rock, turbo snail and few hermits, polyps barely hanging on. Removed stock Flouro top, added a clear glass top, skimmer, and heater. Built stand and canopy, housing 175W MH w/ Actinic lights. Frags from local shops.
  15. 24g Nano Cube 6 Months

    Tank from classifieds. Had live rock, turbo snail and few hermits, polyps barely hanging on. Removed stock Flouro top, added a clear glass top, skimmer, and heater. Built stand and canopy, housing 175W MH w/ Actinic lights. Frags from local shops.
  16. 24g Nano Cube 6 Months

    Tank from classifieds. Had live rock, turbo snail and few hermits, polyps barely hanging on. Removed stock Flouro top, added a clear glass top, skimmer, and heater. Built stand and canopy, housing 175W MH w/ Actinic lights. Frags from local shops.
  17. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    I made a stand for a 50 gallon tank. After I was done a put the tank on it I noticed that one corner of the stand was a little low. I think that the board was warped. It isn't really bad but when you push down on the opposite corner it lifts the other. I was wondering if I put a piece of...
  18. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    Anyone have any experience building a stand for a large acrylic tank? I'm needing some ideas, and maybe some help.
  19. DIY Forum
    geeting ready to start building a stand for my new 180 build and am looking for any pointers. things to focus on and things to avoid. my general plan is to rip 2x6"s down to about 5 inches for the top and bottom rails. and use 2x4"s for the vert pieces. stand will be about 40 inches high. I plan...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Hello there TRT. So recently as a gift i came into possession of a 55 Gallon tank along with two 250w MH and 12 Moon LED's, and as i dont see the point upgrading from my Biocube 29g to a 55...i have decided to buy myself a 90 gallon and use the 55 as a sump. :D I have done tons of reading on...
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