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I picked up the lumber to start the stand, for now I will be using reefbreeder's and kessil for lighting, I have my RO/DI, still. not sure on the sump yet. I was going to make one out of a 75 gallon tank, but the stand wide have to be too wide. the tank is a odd size , 60X18 X 16 tall . need to polish it some , not bad.
The reason I'm setting this particular tank up was given to me from Rick and Tonya of the Aquarium in Old Town, Wichita Ks. I worked din the shop some years ago and after being open in that location for 28 years they relocated and had this tank they didn't use. So now I have a piece of the shop. LOL
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Good morning Vinnie.
Will this be set up against a wall, or a 'peninsula' setup?

I might even be using the term 'peninsula' all wrong in my thinking......I think it means, 'one end against a wall with the length of the tank sticking out from it'?

I love my 'island' set up with this 210 of our's, but 'IF' I revamp, and down size the goal will be to create more room out there. So I'm thinking a 'peninsula' or flat against the wall this time.

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It will be up against the wall, that way if I want to hook up my MRC 6 calcium reactor, I can kind of hide it to one side. Not sure if I will use it . Haven't really made up my mind on what types of corals I want to do.
 

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Have to make a run into town and decide on what I’m doing for a sump, I have a 75 gallon tank but it’s kind of an overkill, the amount of room it will tank under tank. I’m going to check out some shops and see if they have any used ones.
If not maybe check out a 40 breeder tank.
 

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Alright , by the time I buy acrylic the saving isn’t reall big enough for me to cut and design the baffles, I ordered the kit, it comes with socks and adjustable water height for the skimmer.
 

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Now I need to workout what I’m going to do on the plumbing, I have four drain hole to block and the all a overflow

Here are some pictures, I may do another bean animal.
 

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A bean animal is a good choice.
My 65 has a Herbie due to the fact I didn't have room in the overflow I had to do a bean.
Maybe you can use the extra for a closed loop.
was thing about that. Eliminate the need for additional power heads
 

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I think I’ll upset the universe and have my sump flow left to right. I was thinking about every set up I have done over the years for myself or customers, the sump ran from right side to left. I think it would mess with my head going left to right. Lol
 

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My sump runs left to right.
I am probably just backwards.
Are you left handed?just wondering if that would be why, I tend to work everything right to left.,even my darkroom is set up right to left.
 

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Cleaned the tank so I can polish and also cleaned up the MRC CR 6 reactor, pump is in the process of cleaning. This is one of the original MRC reactors build when the original owner owned it.
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I have a 36 gallon bow front tank and skimmer for it. I am also thinking about setting it up for seahorses, they have always been one of my favorite things in this hobby, I’ve had great success with them and I still have some of my stuff for raising the babies in the attic. I may have to do it.
 
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