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Old 09-09-2010, 02:27 PM   #11
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That's kinda what I'm thinking too. I will build the top out of MDF and paint it black to match but I want it free floating and hinged so it can flip up and out of my way if I need to work in the tank. I like the idea of it being open to allow for air flow. I dont know yet. I may end up with a little bit larger tank so I'm not 100% sure what I'm going to do just yet.

How big do you think you can go in your place?
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Funny... Jimbo lives in my neck of the woods and still have not meet the guy yet...

Haha, I'm down at school most of the time, and I have been outta the game for awhile. As soon as I get some frags I'm sure we'll meet. :p
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Old 09-09-2010, 03:57 PM   #13
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How big do you think you can go in your place?
Technically I'm not supposed to have a tank in the apartment at all. No pets allowed. Tell that to the crazy woman upstairs with the yappy little dog that wakes me up in the middle of the night.

I could probably get away with as big as 75g but I'm not looking to go that large here. Perfecto makes a RR nano that is 42g it's cube shaped and pretty cool. I'm looking into getting one of those.
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Funny... Jimbo lives in my neck of the woods and still have not meet the guy yet...
I've known Jimbo and Pat for a couple of years. Pat lives near me and Jimbo was down visiting. We try and get together when everyone is in town and do something. This time it was Pacific East Aquaculture. They also made a trip to Baltimore to the Aquarium, I passed on that but will be there this Saturday with my kiddo.
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I've known Jimbo and Pat for a couple of years. Pat lives near me and Jimbo was down visiting. We try and get together when everyone is in town and do something. This time it was Pacific East Aquaculture. They also made a trip to Baltimore to the Aquarium, I passed on that but will be there this Saturday with my kiddo.

That's cool... It's alway nice to meet up with other reefers and talk about our hobby and life... .. Can't wait to see more of your build- 42G does sound good...
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Dang! Hasn't even been 5 hours and you already have 2 pgs haha. Definitely gonna follow this one
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about time, what took you so long? I can't believe it's not real butter, and of course fill it to the rim, with brim!

Glad to see you finally doing this. Lemme know what I can help with.

Which LFS are you working at?
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Thanks Mike!! I recently accepted a position at an LFS and have access to a lot of stuff so my build should be pretty interesting.

Already have plans on the rock and could have it tomorrow but I will be busy. Going to NYC on Sunday for a couple days then the build and work begin.
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about time, what took you so long? I can't believe it's not real butter, and of course fill it to the rim, with brim!

Glad to see you finally doing this. Lemme know what I can help with.

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I'm going to have to make a trip to your place to help you frag that tank of yours and help clean out the garage! PM me on the other info
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