My 310g Planet In-Wall Build

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Hello Everyone, I am Patrick and its been a bit over 2 years since I started the build of my new home. At the time I had a 5+ year old 150g Saltwater set up, which I had a ton of ups and downs (like everyone of coarse) and was forced to break that tank down earlier than I had planned, even though it was inevitable with my new home build, due to a leak/crack in the middle of the bottom of the tank. Talk about stressful! Thank goodness I had someone I could rely on to help me facilitate a home for all my livestock at Midnight on a Sunday (TY Chad @ Gateway Aquatics). Fast forward to now, where I am currently in the process of getting my new 310g Planet Aquarium up and running.

I am not the greatest at all the specifics (that why I have Chad) so I will do my best to fill you in/update this as we go along, so here we go!

Tank Details - Updated 1/2023
  • Display tank: 96”(L) x 20”(W) x 24”(H) – Planet Aquarium (310g)
  • Overflow – Tideline Ultra Slim External with 2 x 1.5” Bulkheads and 1 x 1" Bulkhead
  • Stand: Factory Steel from Planet
  • Sump: 48”(L) x 20”(W) x 16’(H) - Tideline 48 (60g)
  • Other filtration: Red Sea ReefMat
  • Return pump: Ecotech Vectra L2
  • Water circulation: Ecotech MP40 x 2, Red Sea ReefWave 45 x 2, MP10 (In Sump)
  • Lighting: Red Sea ReefLED 160S x 3, Radion G4 x 2
  • Dosing equipment: Red Sea 4 (Currently Dosing Alk/Cal/Mag)
  • Auto top-off: JBJ
  • Salt: Red Sea Coral Pro
  • Any other details: Started Moonshiners Method 1/2023
Current Stock List - Date Shown = Added to DT

Fish
  • Blue Tang - 5+ Inches - 11/22/22
  • Purple Tang - 5+ Inches - 11/22/22
  • Clown - 11/1/22
  • Yellow Tang - XL - 11/22/22
  • Yellow Tang - L - 11/22/22
  • Xmas Wrasse - 1/2023
  • Timor Wrasse - 1/2023
  • Melanarus Wrasse - 1/2023
  • Green Coris Wrasse - 1/2023
  • Six Line Wrasse - 1/2023
Corals
  • Torches
    • Rasta Torch - 11/24/22
    • Aussie Gold Torch - 11/13/22
    • Bright Green Highlighter - 11/13/22
  • SPS
    • CK Ultra Acropora - 11/24/22
    • CK Wolverine Acropora Mini Colony - 11/24/22
    • JF TNT Anacopora - 11/22/22
    • RRC Goldenrod Anacopora - 12/1/22
    • Bio Reef Anacopora - 1/12/23
    • POTO Vanilla Ice Acropora - 11/22/22
    • TGC Northern Crush Colony - 11/22/22
    • TGC Inferno Mini Colony - 11/22/22
    • JF Vino Monti - 12/1/22
    • JF Aquaman Monti - 12/1/22
    • JF Fox Flame - 1/12/23
    • PC Rainbow - 1/12/23
    • CC Frosty Table - 1/12/23
    • ARC Mater Yoda - 1/12/23
    • P Peach - 1/12/23
    • DCA Field of Dreams - 1/12/23
    • LRO Lunar Lemonade - 1/12/23
    • RMF Superman Stag - 1/12/23
    • ARC Fireworks - 1/12/23
    • WWC After Party - 1/12/23
    • Pink Floyd - 1/12/23
    • PR Fruity Pebbles - 1/12/23
    • Aris Avalanche - 1/12/23
  • ACANS
    • Ultra Rainbow Acan - Triple Head w Bright Pink Center - 11/24/22
    • Ultra Rainbow Acan Mini Colony - 11/24/22
    • Orange Acan - Mutiple Heads - 12/1/22
    • Purple Acan Mini Colony -12/1/22
    • Red Acans - Multiple Heads -12/1/22
    • Rainbow Acan - Multiple Heads - Multiple Versions -12/1/22
  • LPS
    • Orange Hammer - 11/13/22
    • Purple Tip Hammer - 11/13/22
  • GONIOPORA
    • CK Sunflower Goni - 11/24/22
    • Ultra Green Goni - 11/13/22
    • Flower Pot Goni - 11/13/22
    • CP Rainbow Goni Mini Colony - 11/22/22
    • Xxx Goni - 11/22/22
    • TCK Insane Flame Tips - 12/1/22
    • SRC Black Widow - 12/1/22
    • UC Savage Love - 12/1/22
    • ASD Yellow Eye - 12/1/22
    • Yellow Rainbow - 1/12/23
  • MISC
    • Zoas - 11/13/22
    • Trumpet - 11/13/22

Here are some pictures of the guys delivering the tank as well as carrying it into the basement


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Here is a video of them getting it through the door, onto the stand and into the wall (Bonus is the nice gesture I was given from my buddy Chad at the end)



Some Pictures:

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This was a surprise to me from my builder! He came up with a design of how to cover the stand (which is removable if needed) and build a frame around the tank itself.

Here is the video of him painting it, along with some pictures.



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Moving right along. Love the rock work.
Thanks. I am adding a super cool piece in the middle that is a platform/ledge to be the centerpiece so when I call you, your job will be to send me something to put there as the focal point. (no pressure) lol
 
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