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    There are three MP40w's and a MP20 on the back. Plus the returns. But it doesn't look like a ton of flow since I have a lot of SPS in that upper section. I'll see if I can make one in the near future though.
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    Nothing I'm pleased with at the moment.
  3. Disregard. I re read what you said and understand now.
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    if you had one every 2' along the tank. i would also make sure they are under the top frame. another thing i've done is wrap the stand in 3/4 plywood. i build steps at work out of just 3/4 plywood and some of the guys are 300 lbs with no problem. if you don't work with wood every day, get a miter saw for your cuts. screw and glue all joints. other than that it should only take a couple of hours to build and level, then wrap the stand right to the floor after you shim it.
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Stand update

by cdmorrison01 on 05-19-2010 at 11:05 PM
Sry for the poor pic quality. Cell phone pictures are always terrible, but better than nothing. I still have some work to do on the stand, I have to add a center brace to the front and back as well as wrap the stand and finish it. More pics to come.

Here are a couple more shots of wrapping/finishing the stand. The only thing I have left is cutting the doors and placing the 3/4" piece on top. Can't wait!

Updated 05-21-2010 at 04:28 PM by cdmorrison01


Another stand question

by cdmorrison01 on 05-17-2010 at 08:47 PM
Ok. I'm in the middle of building my stand for the 200g DD. Am I crazy of is 43" way too tall for the stand height? I would like to make it so people don't have to bend down too far to see the sand bed action, at the same time I want a sturdy stand. Let me know what you think! Thanks. No pics yet. I will try to get some up asap!
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Marineland 200 DD

by cdmorrison01 on 05-03-2010 at 11:19 AM
Ok guys/gals,
I am upgrading from a 55g to a 200g DD. The tanks measures 48Lx36Dx27T. I got the tank at a good price and can't wait to set it up. I am trying to do as much stuff DIY as possible to save money. I am thinking about building my own stand but I am a little nervous cause this baby is going to be >2000lbs. Does anyone have suggestions or know of good sites that has some articles on DIY stands? Would 2x4 only be enough support? ANY advice would be greatly appreciated! Also,

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Looking to upgrade tanks

by cdmorrison01 on 03-04-2010 at 03:00 PM
I am going to upgrade tanks and have been reading articles about glass vs acrylic. I was wondering if anyone had horror stories about acrylic. Basically, I have read up on the subject, but I am looking for user reviews from a trusted source. Any advice will be great!
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Brightwell Aquatics vitamin C?

by cdmorrison01 on 01-18-2010 at 05:46 PM
I am curious to know if anyone else uses this product and if so, what kind of results are you seeing? Basically, the company info sounds promising but I want to know if it is a rip off. Thanks!
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