Jon's basement grow out build. other tank builds.

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Picture heavy. I have been reef keeping for over 15+ years now! multiple tanks deep. It's time for another build thread! here is a link to an older build thread from years back. http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2045338
some current pictures on my upstairs tank below.
200+ gallon basement build below. still in the works. long slow process.
Currently I have a red sea reefer 250, I just sold my reefer 170. I plan on plumbing the 250 into the basement grow out. May have close to 300+g when the build is complete. Several months of work below. my goal is to do some coral farming/aquaculture and start selling some frags by next year.

Reefer 170. few years old. I just tore it down and sold to a fellow reefer on here.
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One of 2 tank moves with the reefer 170.
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Reefer 250 set up dec 2020. 170 torn down dec 2020
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Couple corals I kept from the 150.
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The basement build below. probably the most exciting.
tanks are from Advanced Acrylics. 2 large tanks are 60x30. about 80 gallons

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Brother and I welding up some aluminum stands. 2x2
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more basement build pictures.
put the kid to work
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paint/primer. 3/4 plywood top. heavy duty adjustable feet
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New electrical panel, new outlets, installed a wall. basement sink going in soon. ran plumbing.
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I envy your stands. Simple clean and white black contrast is great. Are you going to leave them open?
thanks. yes sir. im leaving them wide open. they were fairly cheap to make. about $140 bucks per stand. 1/8th inch 2"x2" stock aluminum. $120 worth of aluminum. paint and primer were about $20 bucks per stand.
 

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