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Old 12-20-2006, 01:11 AM   #1
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my DIY 125 gallon stand UPDATED 1/1/07 NOW WITH CANOPY !!!

Here is my stand that I made from 2x4's and old barn wood. I wasnt really pleased with any of the stands they were selling at my LFS, so I decided to make my own. I always felt that most stands were too short, and that I had to bend over too far to look into the tanks. So I made mine 36" tall, and added drawers for easy access to items I use alot (food, ferts, tweezers ect..) instead of leaving them on top of the tank all the time. I'm not entirely happy with the way it turned out, I dont think its too bad for my first go around. More pics to come in 12 hours.
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Good luck! Post the pix online when you finish your master piece.
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Pretty sweet!
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can not wait to see the finished product
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Old 12-20-2006, 03:33 PM   #6
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I was looking at my 125/150G stand and it only has two front doors. One smaller one, on the left and a double door on the right.
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rest of the pics

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Very nice! How long did you have to acclimate the cutie in the 3rd pic? LOL!
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That turned out really nice! How did you get the pattern on the drawers and cupboard doors?
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