Anderson Family Reef 700+... Squared

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    dca22anderson Active Member

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    The time has come to build out another sweet large reef.

    Here is my last one: Anderson Family Reef - 1200 Gallon Reef



    This time I will build out an in wall 720 (8'x3'x4') and a 740 (9'x4'x33") in the fish room.
     
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    So far so good
     
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    Wow great looking build. I spied some bmx bikes on the wall. Have had my bmx 20yrs lol. Dustin
     
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    vetteguy53081 Well known Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Reef Tank 365 Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor Hospitality Award

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    This is going to be a dandy!
     
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    I followed your other build some time ago, looking forward to watching this one!
     
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    Retro Reefer Older than dirt! R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Hospitality Award

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    Looks like that will be a nightmare to get into with the height and being that close to ceiling
     
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    Thanks Dustin! Have to get some exercise in between water changes!! Thanks for the note!
     
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    Thanks for checking this one out too!! Hope to improve this build over the last one a bit!! Should be fun!! Thanks for the note
     
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    I have 2 feet above the tank for access, I agree with you so I’m looking to make the 720 a fish tank with coral spill over and make the 740 a full SPS reef, they might both just be mixed... still thinking through it. Good observation
     
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    Would make a beautiful FOWLR tank, it’s a monster :)
     
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    I have a few skills so I decided to cut out the center overflow and biggie size the bulkheads for the closed loop. I also bought the tank used with a small ding and some scratches so I put together a plan to fix those as well.
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    Very cool! Following.
     
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    Mocked up some framework to support the rock structure also providing closed loop flow