Dream fish room update. Two 210g tanks!

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Six years ago my wife and I started with a single 10g, now we have 12 total tanks ranging from 10g to 125g. Our fish room currently is a 125g, two 75g, and two 40g. For two years now we have been dreaming about upgrading to 210g tanks and we finally pulled the trigger a few weeks ago. We are replacing two 75g tanks, two 40g tanks, and a 20g with two 210g tanks. So when finished our fish room will consist of a 125g freshwater planted community tank, a 210g FOWLR saltwater predator tank, and a 210g brackish oyster reef tank. We love pufferfish and we have puffers in all 3 big tanks, Fahaka, Ceylons, Green Spotted, Pea, Stars and Stripes, Porcupine, Narrow-Line, and Burrfish.

We purchased both Aqeuon 210g tanks in November 2021 and have been building and piecing these together ever since, these are most likely the largest tanks we will have at least for the next 5-6 years depending on how big the Stars and Stripes gets.

Earlier last year i drilled and plumbed a 75g we already had on hand as practice for the 210's i knew were coming eventually: 75g build thread

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Built both stands, 2x6 top frame 2x4 bottom frame, used some thin plywood for top and bottom shelf
 

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Drilled the first tank successfully. Went with a 32" overflow from Exotic Marine Systems

Also siliconed in the 55g sump kit also from EMS. painted the back of the sump and the 210.
 

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Initial skinning is done, still needs top and bottom trim put on, we figured it would be easier to add the top trim once the tank was in the room. Took four of us, my truck, and two dollies but we got the first one in the fish room, decided we will leak test indoors, didnt want to risk getting any water freezing in the pipes or anywhere in the sump or overflow box if we leak tested in the garage...

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Havent updated thread in a while, the hardscape was finished, the tank is up and running and the fish are in. Pretty happy with everything except my Voss DIY dosing containers dont work so i have to buy some Icecaps or something, and i dont want to post a final picture yet as we are waiting to get the carpenter to put the final trim on the stand
 

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