fish room

  1. mfraembs

    Large Build Dream Home & Dream Tank Build

    I wanted to start this thread to allow people to follow along with my build of my dream home with my dream tank “including fish room”. I am a local home builder that has been in the reefing hobby for about 10 years. At this point I am in the design phase of the home and am currently planing on...
  2. SteveG_inDC

    Fish room layout

    So I am setting up my fishroom, approx 10x10, with 6'x2.5' taken up by the tank, 2'x6' taken up by laundry sink and water changing station. What are the things I need to plan for? Here is my list. What am I missing? * Tank/sump -- most equipment will be in the sump under the stand. Mount...
  3. Fishy65

    Help me with my fish room electrical layout design.

    I will be having a house built with a fish room. My tank build will be an in-wall 225 (72L x 30D x 24T). Only the front of the tank will be visible in the living room, everything else will be in the fish room. I will have the opportunity to designate electricity and water specifically for the...
  4. FARMBOYREEF

    Build Thread New 600 Gallon Reef tank build called The Hulk

    Hey R2R! Well, I'm finally taking the advice of my followers and starting a build thread here. I figured what better time than now as my 600 Gallon Hulk build is finally off the ground and running. I'm super excited to share the progress with everyone and figured this was the perfect place to...
  5. Squishy

    New 210

    Hi All, I am just starting to setup a 210 dual mega flow tank. Right now I am designing the plumbing, or at least trying to. I am going to be running a DC return pump that is rated 3100gph @24 feet head pressure, hence the idea I have for the overflows. The sump was just a quick sketch to show...
  6. Twitchy

    Large Build My 270 Gallon Build with remote garage fish room : 390 gallons of crazy

    Hello R2R , I'm a long time lurker, first time poster. I just felt others would like to follow this crazy "project" of mine. I'm currently running a 6ft 125 gallon, but always felt something a bit bigger would allow me to have more of the fish I love, this combined with my desire to have a fish...
  7. smartwater101

    Fish room owners: Things to consider when building a fish room/closet?

    So i'm turning the nearby closet (6' x 5') into a fish room with a 4' frag tank. The wall will have a 1' x 1' opening into the living room. The plumbing goes into the DTs sump/stand, right next to the wall. So it will have some ventilation. Obviously things like in-floor drains or sinks are...
  8. AshwinRavi

    Recessed or Flush in-wall reef

    Hello, reefers! Wife and I moved into our new place with an option to put the reef tank in-wall with a fish room behind it. As of now, we are planning to have our 75G installed in the wall and maybe open up the wall more few years down the line when we decide to expand the aquarium. The...
  9. AshwinRavi

    newish tank setup

    Hello all, a buddy of mine is looking to get rid of his 125G tank, its not a reef tank, but has 1, 1.5" inch hole on one side predrilled. I have a 75G at the moment and this 125G would be a nice upgrade if I know exactly how to set this new tank for reef. since there is a predrilled hole, I am...
  10. M

    New 120g 48"x24" planning, corner-alcove/fireplace/basement sump

    Hoping to get some advice on an ever cascading list of questions on aquarium/sump placement. For background anticipating 120gal 48x24 reef tank, LED lighting, sump in basement below tank (40-75 Gal?). I'll try to summarize issues as cleanly as possible: Aquarium Placement In the corner of...
  11. scott11106

    New House and New 300 Gallon reef tank build w/ fish room

    I used to be a member about 12 years ago with a 120g reef tank and had to move and was not able to have a tank.. But now I am building a new house and i am setting up a 300 gal reef tank built into wall with a dedicated room for equipment ect.. I had multiple tanks for 4-5 years but have been...
  12. AmatuerAuer

    New Fish Room Design ideas

    Hello Internet, I'm moving the sump and 40g frag tank for my 120g system (closer to 180g all in with sump and frag tank attached). The DT is plumbed through the wall and I've done the measurements should have no issue with the sump holding the tank and frag water during WC or power outages, was...
  13. ihavecrabs

    Build Thread Crabs 155g In-Wall Fish Room Build

    Warning: This will be a very slow build :). After having my 60g shallow reef and 120 gallon display tank setup decommissioned after selling my last house, my 8g AIO has not keeping up with my addiction. That said, our family moved into a new home a month ago and after getting some projects...
  14. Sierra_Bravo

    Build Thread Sierra_Bravo's "What did I get myself into??" 120g in-wall build thread

    Brief background: 49 year old native Floridian who moved to San Antonio about four years ago. After so many years in and around South Florida and the Gulf Coast, being more or less land locked left me yearning for the clear water and coral reefs of the Keys. A thought occurred: Bring the...
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