90 Gallon Build Thread

Discussion in 'I made this!' started by ReefSparky, Jun 1, 2008.

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  1. Reeron

    Reeron Blue Ringed Angel

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    Well, I just read this whole thread, every last post. The amount of thought, and work, you've put into this setup is impressive. I especially love the DIY electrical work (being that you're an electrician, I guess it qualifies as less DIY and more professional, but still love it), looks really good.
     
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  3. ReefSparky

    ReefSparky Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Just as the oyster said right before being brought to the table, "Aw shucks!!" ::)

    Thanks for the compliments!! ;D
     
  4. baugherb

    baugherb Giant Squid

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    He's right awesome job.. That pie looked delicious.. and you tank is awesome too..... LOL!!!!!!!!
     
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  5. ReefSparky

    ReefSparky Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Thanks, man!! ;D
     
  6. phorn

    phorn Bristle Worm

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    Reefsparky - I've been following this thread, and I think you have inspired me to go bigger. One question, though...how'd you score a 90 reef ready tank for $219???
     
  7. ReefSparky

    ReefSparky Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Just the regular price from an LFS I frequent. These guys have been around since 1975, and mark up other items. They just so happen to sell all their tanks at cost. Lucky me!!

    BTW, a drilled "reef-ready" tank normally does not come with the plumbing package--the durso and the return standpipes. Everyone else sells it separately, for $59.99. Mine came with it.

    It seems you've been paying attention to prices. I was one lucky guy. Many LFSs by me sell the 90G for $299, sans the plumbing kit. The way I see it, I saved almost $200 on the tank alone.
     
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  9. ssgheislerswife

    ssgheislerswife Ritteri Anemone

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    You got lucky, but you also went smart! The tank is beautiful!!!
     
  10. ALW

    ALW Sea Dragon

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    Sparky,

    Great pictorial and kudos on your workmanship (except your drilling skills ;D). That is a great job.

    That was a long thread but worth it. Thanks.
     
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  11. ReefSparky

    ReefSparky Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Iraf Snowflake Eel

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    I'm getting drilled for $439 for a 90g DSA reef ready here in town :(