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Now I want a 40B.

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Nice layout! Looking forward to watching this one!

Hi, Thanks for the nice comment and welcome aboard Genj

Mother of god! That's a lot of equipment.
the sc-65 is decent from what I've read, but you can modify it to improve it. The flange from the input that fits into the skimmer body can be filed down. There are threads on this (don't have link, think it was a discussion on reef central).

Thanks you, Is there a link you can share. i don't hang out over in reef central to much. :/

:bowdown: DAAAAAAANG

Based on what we've seen so far I think its safe to say your tank will be kick azz!!

I have a brand new 40B in my garage that I want to set up so im gonna follow

You should set it up too! Do it!!!

I like that you took the time to paint the plastic on the tank to match the cabinet. So many times this is overlooked and it really makes one heck of a difference.

Thank you, i always goes by the saying. "If you gonna do it, Do it right the first time" :)

Now I want a 40B.

Go for it!

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Nice job on the white trim. I liked your last tank, I don't see why this one won't be just as worth following. 40's have such great dimensions.

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looks very neat but not much space to work in if something goes wrong :/
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looks very neat but not much space to work in if something goes wrong :/

Hi, Yes it is limited space, but had plans and tested everything before the final go. My last tank was my testing period with very limited space also that's why this new build is all about placement and cleanest but if you could point out some of the things. i am willing to learn and take some advices. thanks!

Nice job on the white trim. I liked your last tank, I don't see why this one won't be just as worth following. 40's have such great dimensions.

Hello, Thankyou for your nice comments. I will just going to miss being rimless for awhile now. I had thought about removing the trim but i did not wanted to take a risk.


Hi guys/gals,

I have news! :happydance:

The display, sump and the overflow is almost ready, just waiting on the skimmer to get here today.

Just finished mounting together the overflow. I had always a success with this overflow style and it is super quite.

i don't like drilling tank so i try to avoid it by doing this way. What do you all think?

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To be able to match the trim of the tank and inside of the background, i tape up the part where i wanted the

overflow inside the tank to be invisible to paint it black as you can see in the picture.

Today I will install the new SC-65 skimmer and will fire up the Maxspect to test the lighting length

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Are ya painting the lights??? I like that it matches. White tanks are cool!

Looking great!

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Looks like excellence so far, following along :)

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Tank looks Great, Love the white trim.

I have the DIY PVC Overflow also and i have to agree, works great and quite........GLWTB

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Looks great! I love that I went to a 40b, <insert opinion>by far the best tank option for size and dimensions. </opinion>

Can't wait to follow along!

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Woah! Extremely clean.

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Are ya painting the lights??? I like that it matches. White tanks are cool!

Looking great!

Hi, I will not be painting any lights because i am still looking for some light options but in the mean time i will be using my Maxspect G2 160w temporary. There is a trick i have use to make it look like i painted. i am using one of the undercabinet lights shield cover to make it look like i have a 24" light pendant. Thanks

Looks like excellence so far, following along :)

I appreciated your comments, thanks for following. More to come

Tank looks Great, Love the white trim.

I have the DIY PVC Overflow also and i have to agree, works great and quite........GLWTB

Thank you my friend, your tank and DIY PVC Overflow is awesome too!

Looks great! I love that I went to a 40b, by far the best tank option for size and dimensions.

Can't wait to follow along!

True Story, I wish i had went with a 40b for the longest time. Now my wish just came true! They are far the best tank option for size and dimensions it is so true. haha

Woah! Extremely clean.

Thank you! Glad you like it


Hi

Just fired up the Maxspect over the tank, I love the amount of light it puts out, I think we gonna get this

started sooner! Also here is the new SC-65 Skimmer, So far it looks promising and i have started testing out

the skimmer with my left over WC from last time. It is pulling some nasty gunk already in 30mins!

*Painted the Rails of the lamp tree to match the whole setup also too*

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Took it out of the box and did a little modification and Just cut the barb off the output fitting flush with the
portion of the fitting that secures the pump to the skimmer body. More info click here
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Please excuse my photographs, i can not find out how to take pictures under LEDS light. :/

Best regard

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you sir, make rimmed tanks look classy.

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Are those DIY PVC overflows reliable or what? Would you trust one leasing an apartment on second floor? :scarry:

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Thanks you, Is there a link you can share. i don't hang out over in reef central to much. :/

Me either, but I saw it while researching.
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All that work, and no drilling?! :P

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Beautiful tank... Following along for sure!

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Awesome setup! Keep the pics and updates coming!

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well done david. like that was any doubt :P

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This is an awesome build!!

I want to duplicate it soooo bad, lol, but with my lights of course :D

Cant wait to see it filled!!
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Sick! Setup is so clean. Good luck with the build.

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Wow man, wow :) Bummer you didn't drill but what a clean setup!

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hey you

creative tank, squared likey :)

were did you get the black PVC?

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Sweet build... And great choice on the SC-65 skimmer. Mine works like a champ - one of the best skimmers for the price .

***subscribed*** omgomgomg

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It's April 1st and it's time to start filling the tank and transfer some corals over. Yah! omgomgomg

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I love that color cordination :) Makes me want my 40Br back up! Great work

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Awesome looking build! love the white trim on the tank and the DIY overflow.
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