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Old 07-07-2011, 11:01 AM   #1
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55 Gallon Fist-Timer Build

Since I'm going to start to clean it out today I decided to start a thread based on my other thread when I was deciding sw or fw, and obviously I chose sw. Just to warn anyone who is reading this the tank build will take a long time to do so be prepared. Just for a before look at the tank...
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Old 07-07-2011, 11:03 AM   #2
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Do you have a stand yet?
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Old 07-07-2011, 11:08 AM   #3
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Going to build one, so I'll hopefully get supplies within the next few days. Unless of course an oak mantle would work jk
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Old 07-07-2011, 11:54 AM   #4
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Actually scratch that, I'm going to see if my mother will allow me to buy a stand with a few other things that were listed on craigslist... It's only $25 so hopefully I can convince her...
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Old 07-07-2011, 11:57 AM   #5
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Sounds like a great deal! I'd jump on it if not only for the stand. That way at least you can get the tank up.
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Old 07-07-2011, 12:00 PM   #6
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Yeah well I'm off to try to convince my mother... She won't be happy... Oh well
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$25 for a stand is awesome. Just tell her that they are $150 new and maybe she'll bite.
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Good idea! I'll try it!
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Old 07-07-2011, 12:41 PM   #9
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So I tried and she gave me a longish lecture about how I keep spending money on these 'darn aquariums' and asked how in the world I got into the hobby. I just said that I only owe her $5 and that it's better than dealing drugs for a hobby. I gave my reasoning about the money and she said "go talk to your father". Which he will be home in 10-15mins... I will know my fate then!
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Aww maybe he'll say yes...fingers crossed for you
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