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Ok. So I finally decided on getting a 120. Not only have I decided. I actually bought one. Thanks @Mussin! What a great looking tank. Also got a sump. It’s a Skimz up36. It has a crack on one side. So the ato reservoir leaks. Not the end of the world as the rest is in great shape (brand new in box). And will make a nice sump for the 120. I have the build planned down to the fish. No corals planned at this time. But will most definitely be coming later.  This will be a slow build. And will be made up of premium equipment. Most I hope to find used. Here are some pics. 

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Here is the crack. Not sure if it can be repaired. But plenty of room under the tank to add an ato holding tank if needed. 

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Sump has been leak tested and passed. 

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stand will be refinished and a canopy added to the tank. 

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Also scored this from an old reefer @sadow. It will hold 65g of mixed saltwater.

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Updates to come in time. As stated, it will be a slow build. I have to remodel the living room before I start this build. 

 

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Is that ato chamber acrylic?  If so you may be able to sandwich the crack from each side or from the outside basically double layering it or triple layering.  A good amount of weld on 4 and some clamping. But that’s if your comfortable trying such thing.  

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1 hour ago, Fishoutofwater said:

Is that ato chamber acrylic?  If so you may be able to sandwich the crack from each side or from the outside basically double layering it or triple layering.  A good amount of weld on 4 and some clamping. But that’s if your comfortable trying such thing.  

It is acrylic. Not sure it’s worth all the work. I’d like to have a bigger ato container anyways. But I’ll give it some thought. Thank you. 

 

1 hour ago, jakesweep said:

That's awesome @Joe, congrats! It will be cool to watch this come together :)

 

Thanks. 

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Ordered a heater and some rock to start playing with. I would like to stay under 80lbs of Rock. Even less is I can get away with it. And I am going to be running 2 Eheim Jager heaters.  But got one to start. Just going to order stuff from time to time until I acquire it all. Will be December before tank gets wet. 

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