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Hey, I haven't yet pulled the trigger. I decided to redo my floor downstairs first so I don't have to move it afterwards. Its likely going to be a fiji or one from glasscages because I already have the sump and everything for under.
Really a matter of cost when it comes time.
 

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Hey, I haven't yet pulled the trigger. I decided to redo my floor downstairs first so I don't have to move it afterwards. Its likely going to be a fiji or one from glasscages because I already have the sump and everything for under.
Really a matter of cost when it comes time.
Cool, I bought the Fiji 171. It's on the way.
 
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The only one I could find around here is Fish Gallery and they are the definition of exorbitant. I've looked around online and haven't found anything much lower than what I'm seeing from Red Sea, ect.
You may want to check Crystal Dynamic. They built me a low iron glass 180 gallon 60"x30"x24" with corner reinforcements and top and bottom euro-bracing. It came with a steel stand, and I added four Kessil A360 lights, a Reef Octopus 200int skimmer, Trigger 44" Sapphire sump, 36" overflow, and I forget which Varios return pump. CD fit-checked the plumbing and built a rack for the Kessils. Everything was delivered together and the total cost was mid $8K. The overall quality is top end, and it was definitely worth saving a few extra bucks for it; it is actually relatively close in cost to a similarly sized Red Sea or Waterbox. I only had to add heaters and a screen top to have the basic system up and running.
 

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