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Doing a little prep work today, missing one more thing before I can flex seal it but I'm making sure All the prep work is complete before that thing shows up in the mail. Added my trough piece ontop of the sump stand, there will be a drain at the end of the table incase of any pump leaks or if I spill something I can just rinse it down the drain.

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And the beginnings of the water change station below and the shelf for the QT tanks/work space above
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Jeeze, for a moment I thought you wrote diaper change station. ;Hilarious
 
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Jeeze, for a moment I thought you wrote diaper change station. ;Hilarious
Already told the wife we have two portable diaper change stations....
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Killin it man! No more brakes! Or breaks! Lets sauce this puppy!
Working on it, well still waiting for a couple things to show up but doing what I can. Got the drain worked out and bulkhead for the pump intake drilled....

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Alright, not much to add lately, finished all the painting aside from the flex seal which I will be starting tomorrow. Started working on getting the Electrical all buttoned up. Plugs behind the pump are covered with water resistant boxes over the sump and QT areas, the other plugs are relatively safe so not covering them....

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Alright, not much to add lately, finished all the painting aside from the flex seal which I will be starting tomorrow. Started working on getting the Electrical all buttoned up. Plugs behind the pump are covered with water resistant boxes over the sump and QT areas, the other plugs are relatively safe so not covering them....

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You gonna leave the walls plain or do you have a texture in mind? Pictures hanging? I kinda like it when theres nothing to take away from the display. But some decor looks perfect.
 
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You gonna leave the walls plain or do you have a texture in mind? Pictures hanging? I kinda like it when theres nothing to take away from the display. But some decor looks perfect.
There is something I will be doing with the flex seal at a later date when the thing I need shows up, but other than that I was planning on leaving it blue for the most part. Eventually there will be more acrylic projects along the lines of the sump so I can't have the walls too busy or it will take away from those things.

I was planning on framing @sfin52's drawings and hanging them but I don't think he's going to send them to me ;Shifty
 

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There is something I will be doing with the flex seal at a later date when the thing I need shows up, but other than that I was planning on leaving it blue for the most part. Eventually there will be more acrylic projects along the lines of the sump so I can't have the walls too busy or it will take away from those things.

I was planning on framing @sfin52's drawings and hanging them but I don't think he's going to send them to me ;Shifty
We can spank him with enabling paddles if need be.
 
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Now that my wiring is winding down I tallied up my costs for it and including the electrical permit I'm right around $800, and that's with doing all the work myself. Cost to pay someone else to do it would have been north of $2200. All in all, totally worth doing it on my own as much as I absolutely hate working with 12 gauge wire ;Shifty
 
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There is something I will be doing with the flex seal at a later date when the thing I need shows up, but other than that I was planning on leaving it blue for the most part. Eventually there will be more acrylic projects along the lines of the sump so I can't have the walls too busy or it will take away from those things.

I was planning on framing @sfin52's drawings and hanging them but I don't think he's going to send them to me ;Shifty
I'll send them to you. Pm your address
 
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You have probably seen this build. Renton777 is going with a closed loop system. The link below is a view of the setup in his new build. Definitely not the best place to start reading necessarily, but I thought you might find it interesting.
 

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Now that my wiring is winding down I tallied up my costs for it and including the electrical permit I'm right around $800, and that's with doing all the work myself. Cost to pay someone else to do it would have been north of $2200. All in all, totally worth doing it on my own as much as I absolutely hate working with 12 gauge wire ;Shifty
Try 3 PCB's stacked .725" apart, +/-.010 into something the size of a whopper, jumping leads and channels with 30 guage. ;)
 

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