Help 4FordFamily build a wall tank...

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  1. 4FordFamily

    4FordFamily Tang, Angel, & Wrasse Addict Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    My 180 reef will still be reefin! :D
     
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  2. dbl

    dbl It Takes Less Energy to be Nice Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    That's the beauty of this hobby Jason....choices, choices, choices. Maybe I just like it because I live vicariously through his larger tank. They get a little too big for my 120...lol.
     
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    HotRocks Fish Fanatic! Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    I just love tearing up Jason's new beautiful home! Hahahahaha
     
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    4FordFamily Tang, Angel, & Wrasse Addict Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    Yes you do but my home audio system and in-wall top off system is awesome!
     
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    Crabs Mcjones Millepora Maniac Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    I'm pretty good at the rebuilding part as well...Just not as fun as the destruction part:)
     
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    Ento-Reefer Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Build Thread Contributor Delaware Reef Club

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    Congrats!!! I have a feeling this is going to be one awesome tank.
     
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    tweeter Well-Known Member R2R Secret Santa

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    Gosh, those are all my faves!!
     
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    tweeter Well-Known Member R2R Secret Santa

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    I can't wait to see it!!
     
  9. cracker

    cracker Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Good Lord ! That's quite a list !
     
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    themcfreak A Surfing Starfish R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Build Thread Contributor

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    My partner is like your wife! I recently was ‘allowed’ to upgrade from a 42 to an 85 lol! His fam lives near ft Wayne, maybe we should go visit them! Then I could come help demolish too!!
     
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    Jason, what are you look at price wise?
    MRC here in Atlanta might be in the ballpark. If not new, they may also know about something used as well.

    Congrats on the go ahead from the wifey! Sounds like it will be an awesome system. I'd love to do a 10'x30"x24-28" in the future.
     
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    Following to see the results.
     
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    easternreefer Well-Known Member ETRC Member Build Thread Contributor

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    It her idea... but she understands the dollar side of it as well. so that is a limiting factor right now. We have both interviewed recently for positions that potentially could triple our total household income.. possibly even greater. If we get these it is most likely a go in the next year or so.. She Really wants a puffer... :) and I won't have one in my reef.
     
  14. Paul B

    Paul B Valuable Member R2R Supporter Reef Spotlight Award Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    That sounds fantastic, can I dock my boat in it? :p
     
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    XNavyDiver Insightful answer loading... please wait. R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    So cool. I tried to pitch the idea of an in wall tank to my wife once. Once. The conversation went something like this;
    "What would you think about an in wall tank by the front entrance that spans each corner of the guest bedroom?"

    "Sounds awesome! What's an in wall tank?"

    "It's a tank that is viewable from the living room but the tank is actually in the guest bedroom."

    "What? How is that possible?"

    "Well, I would cut the wall along here where it separates the bedroom from the living room..."

    "Nope. Not in my lifetime."
     
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  16. 4FordFamily

    4FordFamily Tang, Angel, & Wrasse Addict Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    Come on by — why is everyone so obsessed with the demolishing part! :D. I went to school for one year at IPFW in Fort Wayne, then moved back to Indy for IU Kelley School of Business and eventually Butler for grad school.

    Well, I see new they’re $2,000 to $4,000 and I’d like to spend that for all the materials or so in total... LOL she’s cheap (I am too but she makes me look like a spendthrift). I see several 8 foot tanks for cheap with tons of equipment and things I could sell (like $500 or less in a few cases). I wouldn’t be opposed to that size, either!

    Most certainly, as long as you don’t give my fish marina ich! :D
     
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    cracker Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    The big one, get the big one ! Also I'd like to help with the plumbing phase !
     
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    Sweet stocking list...looking forward to seeing this develop!
     
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    Mccool Active Member Build Thread Contributor

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    There's a 12' x 4' x 2.5' near me :)
     
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    Eva Rose Well-Known Member

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    Very excited for you! It will be amazing! Definitely following.
     
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