Building a 1600 Gallon DEEP Bioshock aquarium!

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  1. Test led

    Test led Active Member R2R Supporter

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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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    Test led Active Member R2R Supporter

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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 Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award 3RMAS Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Is that Nick from the tobacco stores GF doing the painting?
     
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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 2019 R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    Veto for 1
     
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    Pic 1 vote here
     
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    I like pic 3. My little girl's name is Finley.
     
  15. KyleC.

    KyleC. Active Member R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member R2R Secret Santa

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    Number 1.
     
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    Pic 1
     
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    JaimeAdams Valuable Member R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award 3RMAS Member 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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