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27 gallon cube

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Got a 27 gallon cube and a sump from tenderfoot yesterday (thanks for the good deal). Here is what I have got done today.

 

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Then I started on the stand. I forgot to take pictures most of the time but here is when the stand is framed. I had allot of 2x6's laying around so I used them.

 

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And here it is skinned sanded and stained. I left some of the primer that was on the boards I used to skin it (more left overs laying around) so that it would have this look after staining.

 

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Tommorow I am hoping to get the hood built and finish cleaning out the tank,sump, and equipment.

 

 

 


 
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Looks great and if you ever need to you could use that as a jack stand for a semi truck that is one rock solid stand! Good work and I like th finish.

 

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This is my first tank stand so I wanted to be sure lol. And my wife was nervous about it being strong enough. So I just went for broke lol.

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Well I got the stand and hood complete. Me and my wife did the transfer from my 40b today and she did a amazing job stacking the rocks for me. It was hard since most of them have coral on them already.

 

The hood and stand dont match very well but its what I get for building this out of wood laying around my shop. The only things I had to buy for this were screws and sand paper.

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Here is it after I got he plumbing done.

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After we were done. Still cloudy here.

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Clearing up

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And some of the stuff that I have in it.

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And here is what it looks like from my chair.

 

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Yea everything went good. Even talked my wife into letting me get new sand. She just wanted to be the one to pick it. I think she chose well.

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I haven't posted in a while so I figured I would post an update on the tank. Its filled out a little bit.

 

The view from my chair.

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Full tank.

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