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hi ,well here we go 497 80x44x30 tall peninsula w ghost overflow bear with me this is going to take a little while ,happy reefing enjoy all:)

edit: it's a 600 :cool: enjoy the ride:)
EDIT AGAIN :rolleyes: its a 536 gallon;)IS NOW OFFICIALLY FOR SALE;):cool:
9/22/20EDIT AGAIN :oops: :rolleyes:NEW TANK 538????o_O;)NOPE,,8'x3'x3'acrylic dual overflowsCOMING SOON;Woot;Woot;Woot;Woot
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538 SOLD....stick around for the ride ,only about 1000 gallons of reef is all...UH HUH...enjoy..join in.!!! make some friends... :cool:
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Welcome to the big boys club as Bigger is Better
You will love all that spacious room for rock, coral and fish !!
 
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hi guys well lets say going into labor tomorrow 4pm contractions will start the trek ,baby in hands bout noon fri,home fingers crossed fri 10 pm ,will take pics all along ,have calvary to help load baby,hehe hopefully i can just watch and take pics ,lol,i know how heavy when i moved sold 540 ,4 guys 2 backs up to rotate ,all worth it,thats just one ,including the 500
18-1900 gals of tanks eq stands sumps been without 4 months now,here we go...last move ever happy reefing :)
 
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When are you moving exactly?
i moved here back in october , just no tanks , counting the hours,so pumped can't sleep ,can't wait
 
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I forget. Where at in Illinois? I may be moving to Jefferson county this year.
flora clay county love it here people are so different ,compared to nw burbs of chicago ,time to sloooooooow down enjoy life ,2 out of 3 of my adult kids are here with us to stay ,will be able to buy own houses in no time,they love it here too
 
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I never heard of that. Not far away from where I may be. I guess it’s cheap there. Just be prepared for tornadoes in the spring. Tornado hotspot
yes houses,taxes ,tornados,have not had one through town 6 yrs they tell me,more concerned dead center of wabash fault line lol what town you looking,mt vernon 30 mi sw here
 
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well definately will have hard core reefer within a stones throw,going to carbondale for a few days help a buddy paint some apts,love carbondale night life
 

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well definately will have hard core reefer within a stones throw,going to carbondale for a few days help a buddy paint some apts,love carbondale night life
I love Carbondale. They’ve got a great mall there. It’s around a 30 minute drive from Mt Vernon. I loved going there. Haven’t been there since I was 12 maybe. That was almost 25 years ago o_O I’m strongly considering going back to Hawaii but I know reefing is so hard there oddly.
 

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