Plywood Build - 300 Gallon Reef

Discussion in 'I made this!' started by Master Kyle 297, Mar 27, 2014.

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  1. Todd_Sails

    Todd_Sails Giant Squid

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    How is the glass fixed into the wood? How think?

    I've seen a few other plywood tank build threads.

    I for one would like to see alot more pictures of your steps, etc.

    Nice job!
     
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  3. mdbostwick

    mdbostwick Vlamingii Tang

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    I second that!
     
  4. Master Kyle 297

    Master Kyle 297 Plankton

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    7'9" x 24" x 30"
     
  5. Master Kyle 297

    Master Kyle 297 Plankton

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    I have 4 braces, one on each side and two in the middle. The expoxy i usued is actually a light blue but you can get numerous colors of pond shield
     
  6. Master Kyle 297

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    Thank you! ;D
     
  7. Master Kyle 297

    Master Kyle 297 Plankton

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    It all depends on what you want. The materials for the tank itself wasn't more than $1,000
     
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  9. civiccars2003

    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    I guess I dont see the savings as far as money goes in this build, although very awesome DIY. For example my 220 was $500 and my 110 sump was $250 on craiglist, I dont see much savings.
     
  10. Master Kyle 297

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    I post pictures of what's asked. I used marineland silcone to glue the glass to the plywood. Thanks
     
  11. Master Kyle 297

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    The bigger you go the more money you save in a plywood tank build.
     
  12. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    That's what my guess was. Nice work Kyle.