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    Build Thread The 5 day Build by: Elder1945

    Well..... I just got off the phone with team at ELOS. They have challenged me to take one of there absolute stands and make it remarkable in 5 days or less. They will need the stand for MACNA this year and with shipping time calculated that leaves me 5 days to make something that is not only...
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    Aquarium Controller Cabinet, Product?

    So, Some of you may know that every once and a while ill build a cabinet or controller stand for someone local or just for fun. Like this: The main issue with building things like this is the overall cost. Well... I think i have figured out a way to make this obtainable for the cost of a...
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    Reef Kinetics, ReefBot a Review...

    I just finished ordering my ReefBot from Reef Kinetics. As of now I know a hand full of people that own them and are only praising them so I took the plunge. Overall I payed $874.00 USD that includes the $25.00 flat shipping that is actually quite quick as I am going to have it in my hands...
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    Hydros, WaveEngine by Elder1945

    Hey all! Just got back from RAP Orlando and I must say it was a great show! I wanted to share with everyone this fun display I built for CoralVue. As a hobbyist first it is kinda cool to be allowed to work with and test the latest products in the industry. CoralVue was awesome when it came...
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    Build Thread [sponsored] Project Fallout By: Elder1945 130g

    It is that time again for me to start my next build. I have recently moved and I am in the middle of finishing my basement to have an "Ultimate Gaming Room" and a few other things. Some of you may know that I am an avid gamer so when this project became possible I jumped. The Idea... Build...
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    P.O.T.O RAP NY EcoTech stands By Elder1945

    Well as some of you may know i will be going to hang out both days at RAP NY. I think I will be bugging the R2R booth quite a lot and eating all of the popcorn :). This build is for Kenny and Pieces of the Ocean. They needed new stands to hold there EcoTech lights over there frag tanks. This...
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    Elder1945 Tank build Featured on AquaNerd

    http://aquanerd.com/2018/05/high-end-reefing-kyle-elders-200-gallon-reef.html In case you missed this R2R thread. This is an amazing tank build and we've posted some info about it on the AquaNerd blog. Try not to drool on your keyboard :-).
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    Reef tank of the Month physical award By Elder1945

    I had the great idea of making 33 or so physical awards and donate them to Reef2Reef. I will be handing them off to @revhtree at RAP NY. Something cool to get when you win Reef of the Month. It will also helps with the bragging rights to all your reef buddies :P. Did I mention that I...
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    Build Thread [sponsored] Project 70 by Elder1945 75g

    Here we are again with a new build for my new Elos 70. This will be in my basement with my main display (https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/sponsored-project-reef-by-elder1945-200g.291796/) This will be a fun and exciting build so join along for another fun filled build. So much more to do...
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    Captain kirk's chair By Elder1945

    Did I ever mention that time I build Captain Kirk's chair off the USS Enterprise :P. I still need to finish it one day but it is a fun project. 20151110_130431 by Elder1945, on Flickr 20151109_163524 by Elder1945, on Flickr 20151109_163513 by Elder1945, on Flickr 20151109_163520 by Elder1945...
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    Build Thread Reefer 450 By Elder1945

    Soooo.... I have a Red Sea Reefer 450...... Yea...... I have never posted it but as I am doing a Reefer build so might as well spill the beans :). I will post more details soon.. This is a simple setup with no controller and has the original sump. I will post better pic's with some...
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    Build Thread Project Neptune Stealth By Elder1945

    Well this year is going to be fun! I have quite a few builds that I am doing. Some are fully sponsored and some are for the R2R community. In this build I would like to push what a Red Sea Reefer 450 electronics side can be. We have all seen @Broadfield beautiful rendition and mounting of of...
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    The Apex Board By Elder1945

    This was posted in my 16 foot reef build but it was one of my first personal apex board. I wanted to do something over the top and think i hit the mark. It was headed for the trash when I took down the tank but lives on with @lennyd19 system :). Wanted to share some of the old build pics...
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    R2R Themed Sump by Elder1945

    Ok so this is the next next project :) After the absolute fail of this project (https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/project-apex-black-edition-by-elder1945.310555/) and I still have to make this (https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/coralfish12g-apex-board-by-elder1945.322849/) soon :). I have...
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    Coralfish12g Apex board by Elder1945

    I am back with a build for someone that people might know coralfish12g (https://www.youtube.com/user/coralfish12g) is a YouTube personality that has inspired quite a few people in this hobby. This is the semi final design we ended up on. I will be starting this build this week! download by...
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    Project Apex (Black Edition) by Elder1945

    Print by Elder1945, on Flickr I have started a new project! As some of you know I was not so impressed with the Apex launch and the overall look of the unit.. Neptune has fixed almost every issue they had at launch and now i am only hearing good things..... This now just leaves the look of the...
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    Afishionado Apex Board

    Hi all I am back with a new build for @Afishionado ! He has the new Apex with a few modules and two EB832. He also has EcoTech gear and a 12.3" Tablet.. The working space is 32"x32" so will be a tight squeeze :). I have a rough idea of what I am going for and will be sharing the build here...
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    Large Build [sponsored] Project Reef by Elder1945 200g

    Feb 5, 2018 April t, 2018 Hello all, I am back with a new build and I am extremely excited about it! I originally was going to do a Red Sea 525xl and then a 425xl but after thinking about it these tanks just don't have the room that I need. They are beautiful tanks but just not what I...
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    Aquariumspecialty.com Cerebra stand By Elder1945

    Well I am back at it with the help from Scott at aquariumspecialty.com. I will be building a custom Stand/ Mounting solution for the Vertex Cerebra for this amazing tank! I will be documenting the whole build exclusively on R2R so stay tuned. I hope to have a rough idea in the next 2 weeks to...
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