Building a 1600 Gallon DEEP Bioshock aquarium!

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  1. Test led

    Test led Active Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2018

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    Any updates?
     
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    Bump?
     
  3. Cabinetman

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    You're long overdue for an update. :) good or bad lets hear it
     
  4. Karlotious

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    Just so people don't think i've given up haha figured i'd give a quick update! The biggest thing right now is saving up for the 2" acrylic but i did get the foam in this week :) The foam hides the plumbing and adds depth to the picture that will be behind it on the back wall. It will look like a bulkhead door and be approx 5 inches off of the wall for added depth. While that is going on I'm allowing my friend to have some fun with the surrounding art :) Im also still deciding which photo to use for the back wall. I'm torn between these three..

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  5. Test led

    Test led Active Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2018

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    The first one is what come to mind when I think about Bioshock. That third one though, that has some depth that would look amazing!
     
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    Good to hear you're still moving forward. I was a little worried you filled er up and well you know...lol. Looking forward to seeing this full. I love big diy projects like this.
     
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  7. JaimeAdams

    JaimeAdams Valuable Member R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Is that Nick from the tobacco stores GF doing the painting?
     
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    Wieloch89 Active Member R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    I vote the hallway picture...
     
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    Still following, no idea of the game, pic 2, everything will look more focused in front of that! ;)
     
  10. Karlotious

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    bwhaha you know Nick Rodi, Yes it is.
     
  11. Karlotious

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    yeah ive been stuck between picture 1 and picture 3. Picture 3 isnt as high of quality and the buildings look kinda fake to me but i like the open-ness of it
     
  12. jsker

    jsker Reefing is all about the adventure Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2018 Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor

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    Veto for 1
     
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    Pic 1 vote here
     
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  14. Girthrockwel

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    I like pic 3. My little girl's name is Finley.
     
  15. KyleC.

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    Number 1.
     
  16. Katrina71

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    Pic 1
     
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  17. JaimeAdams

    JaimeAdams Valuable Member R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    I'm going with #1
     
  18. Karlotious

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    Yeah i think # 1 is the winner. Seems to be the favorite on several forums haha
     
  19. Karlotious

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    So jaime do you live around carnegie? Seems like too much of a coincidence that we know similar people!
     
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    vote 3
     
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