My 4x2x2 120 Gal Build

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Decided to upgrade from my 50 gal cube back in March 2021. I was limited by footprint, but I decided to take the plunge. Years ago I had a 5'x2'x2' Fowler, but life happened and it took a decade to get there again. So the 120 gal happened and here I am today!

Specs:
4x2x2 Visio rimmed tank, 3/8 glass & euro brace at top, corner overflow.
Custom 9" canopy & 33" high stand.
Trigger Ruby20C sump
Jebao DCP 3500 return pump
Jebao DCP 2500 manifold pump (backup return)
Jebao SCP 70 Gyre
2x Nero 5's
36w Aquatop UV
Aquamaxx FC-120 skimmer
Bubble Magus filter roller
Apex classic w/ 2 EB8's, BOB, PM2 & auto feeder
2x Nicrew 150w Hyper Reef LED's
500w total heating (one 300w and a 200w backup)
120lb of rock & 80 pounds of Fiji pink sand

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Current stocking as of Oct 2021:
Foxface Lo
Scopas Tang
BiColor Angel
Mated pair of Tomato Clowns
Trio of Blue/Green Chromis
Trio of Yellow tail Damsels
Striped Blenny
Alage Blenny
Long Nose Hawkfish
Falco Hawkfish
Cleaner wrasse
Melanurus wrasse
Six Line wrasse
Mandarin Goby

A Lot of zebra turbo snails, hermit crabs, 2x emerald crabs and 2x conch snails
 

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Beautiful. I'm going to be upgrading to a120g at the end of the month and love getting aquascaping ideas from others. Next week I'm going to be reinforcing my floor where the aquarium is going. Then hopefully I'll be bringing it home the following week. Starting to worry about how I'm going to get it home. Don't think my wife or 15yr old twin boys will be strong enough to carry it.
 
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Beautiful. I'm going to be upgrading to a120g at the end of the month and love getting aquascaping ideas from others. Next week I'm going to be reinforcing my floor where the aquarium is going. Then hopefully I'll be bringing it home the following week. Starting to worry about how I'm going to get it home. Don't think my wife or 15yr old twin boys will be strong enough to carry it.
I was lucky that my place sits on a slab, so under the flooring is all concrete. Yourself and one other person should be able to do it (unless that glass is crazy heavy). Mine is a generic Visio tank, w/ the overflow added so nothing special, two of us wrestled it through the front door without much issue.

Best tip is know where it's going to go stand wise before you move anything, lol and be aware of outlet placement and overall sump access. I can luckily get my sump through the front doors if necessary.
 
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I was lucky that my place sits on a slab, so under the flooring is all concrete. Yourself and one other person should be able to do it (unless that glass is crazy heavy). Mine is a generic Visio tank, w/ the overflow added so nothing special, two of us wrestled it through the front door without much issue.

Best tip is know where it's going to go stand wise before you move anything, lol and be aware of outlet placement and overall sump access. I can luckily get my sump through the front doors if necessary.

Couldn't tell you what mine is, generic like yours. Getting it used from my LFS. Good to know it only took two of you. Might try and move it with my wife and kids. My one 15yr old is fairly strong, he might be able to help me himself. It's not going far, just into our dining room.

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