The Reef Tank banner

Reefkeeper's 75 Gallon Build

37186 Views 151 Replies 17 Participants Last post by  fsureefer

Recently broke ground on my 75 gallon reef tank build and figured I would get a thread rolling. My current set up is a 72 bowfront seen below. I aquired the tank and stand about a year ago and recently made the decision to upgrade to a new 75 gallon tank, and build a custom stand.

This is an older picture of the tank after about 4 months or so...

Started working on the new stand about two weeks ago with a good friend. Began with cutting and assembling the top and bottom frames using all 2x4's and a 2x6 for the top front beam.

Bottom assembled.

Top assembled

Following with getting the legs cut and put together using an L shaped design with 2x4.

Test fitting.

Then cut the two pieces to completed the front two legs using 2x6's.

Drilled the pocket holes and fastened the frame together.

Frame all put together.

See less See more
1 - 8 of 152 Posts
I can't get over how much we over build our stands haha, but bigger is better right!

looks great so far ;)
good deal!

I got mine installed and programmed in less then two hours...

what will be controlled with it?
He said it will be a monitor for the probes it came with, and control a float switch, lights. And when the time comes a Ca reactor.
haha, we must have posted at the same time :doh:
1 - 8 of 152 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.