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Finished up the setup very happy with how it turned out. I modified the Ato compartment to a refugium by drilling a 3/4" hole for overflow, refugium is fed by the return from the UV Sterilizer that flows about 100 gph and the display is about 300 gph. Feel free to share your thoughts and ideas on how i can improve the system or if u see something i did wrong.
 

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Finished up the setup very happy with how it turned out. I modified the Ato compartment to a refugium by drilling a 3/4" hole for overflow, refugium is fed by the return from the UV Sterilizer that flows about 100 gph and the display is about 300 gph. Feel free to share your thoughts and ideas on how i can improve the system or if u see something i did wrong.
I am thinking of drilling my ATO as well. Can you post some more pictures of how it's set up and plumbed?
 
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I am thinking of drilling my ATO as well. Can you post some more pictures of how it's set up and plumbed?
Here is a couple more pictures. the uv return line goes into the refugium and is draining into my retun side of the sump.
 

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I’m fixing to pull trigger on sca 150. Debati on internal or external overflow

That is the exact tank that I think I am going to do when I go to build my own.. with an internal overflow.. just like the way it looks.. I was going to do a WB 180, but can do so much for so much cheaper.
 

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Glass is from sca you can google sca aquariums and it should pull up.
Looking to do the same exact aquarium build once I move.. Didn't realize it was SCA till I went back into the thread.. Thanks for the info! How was the shipment and the process with them?
 
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Looking to do the same exact aquarium build once I move.. Didn't realize it was SCA till I went back into the thread.. Thanks for the info! How was the shipment and the process with them?
It was great i had the tank delivered to my door within 10 days of purchase. It was packaged very well with 1" thick styrofoam all around the tank and wrapped in a card board box. I was impressed by the quality of the tank considering what i paid for it. Overall very happ with it.
 
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It was great i had the tank delivered to my door within 10 days of purchase. It was packaged very well with 1" thick styrofoam all around the tank and wrapped in a card board box. I was umpressed by the quality of the tank considering what i paid for it. Overall very happ with it.
What did you not like about the quality?

Just love your input on this for when I move to buy mine! Thanks
 
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What did you not like about the quality?

Just love your input on this for when I move to buy mine! Thanks
No complaints at all, its heck of a deal for the price. If u can build a stand yourself its a great buy.
 

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No complaints at all, its heck of a deal for the price. If u can build a stand yourself its a great buy.

Thats what I did for my 20 gallon build and will be building another stand again when I purchase this tank! Thanks for the input!
 

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Hello everyone. This is my first ever build thread but not my first ever build. I currently have a 300 gallon 8ft tank fowlr and a 60 gallon mixed reef. The reason for purchasing the 150 is so i can consolidate everything into 1 tank instead of running 2 tanks shown in the pictures. New tank is ordered and should be here next week in the mean time I will be building the stand for the tank in next few days and i will upload pictures as i go. Wish me luck

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Nice build!! I decided to go with an SCA Stand due to cost of materials and I went with a 150 Rimless w/ out the center euro brace since I will be floating my Orphek gen2 compact lights. It's getting plumbed in 2 weeks since I am just waiting on all of my Marshall Island and Tonga Branch to recure.


Anyways, I wonder if your Ecotech mounting for your lights would be able to work my Orphek lights?

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