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Old 09-05-2017, 04:22 AM   #151
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Lol - that looks great work and so organised (unlike the cords behind mine which have bred faster than mollies over time).
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Old 09-18-2017, 09:20 PM   #152
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Finally finished the electrical in the fish room. Here's the GFCI box that distributes electricity to the rest of the fish room. It's amazing how cramped it can be and still be to code:



And here's the rest of the switches, outlets, and communication ports:



All done:



Also did some work on the lights mount over the tank. Got a pair of Gieseman brackets cheap on eBay. Only problem was that there were no studs were I needed them so I took some of the white oak flooring I used for other stuff before, cut it to size, stained it, urethaned it, and attached the brackets to it. Here's the whole thing getting attached to the wall behind the tank and also with one of the lights mounted temporarily:





Also started putting up the controls for the lights on the side of the stand:





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Old 09-18-2017, 10:14 PM   #153
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We may not even have water by the time this tank is ready for fish
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Looks like you are Plugging along (pun intended) and keeping things very neat and sharp in the build.

Continuing to be a very nice job you are doing on the fish room. Congrats on figuring a good solution to the lighting bracket and should not be finding half of it laying in the tank one day.
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We may not even have water by the time this tank is ready for fish
Sure feels like that some days.

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Sure feels like that some days.

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Nah, I'm just kidding. I only wish I had taken more time with some of my setups. Once it's filled it becomes 9000 times harder to make changes.
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I had some time to organize all of the cables in the stand and finish wiring everything up in the living room:





Also connected the unions using a liberal amount of lubricant for the o-rings:



So the tank is finally pushed back into place:



Now all the attention turns to the fish room.

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Whooohooooo!!!! Yaya!!! Still looks nice.
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I'm currently posting updates about this tank build on a few forums but I've decided to consolidate. Partly because I'm slowly fixing all of the broken Photobucket images and it's a lot of extra work to fix them in multiple locations. So going forwards if you'd like to continue tagging along please follow this thread on Planted Tank:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...d.php?t=826569

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