Nope, i dont think I will make it like that either, i can feed from the back, and when i want to fix something, i take the whole thing off. I get my new hagen CO2 system tom! I am also getting 4 neon tetras, and some plant if they have a good one.
If you don't love what you do, you'd better find something else to love. Otherwise, you don't have a reason for living.