Peepers' Reefer 350 Build

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Hey everyone. After lots of research, questions and lurking in this site, I have taken the plunge and ordered my tank and equipment. Not the best writer but will post pics and updates as I go. Hope you all enjoy! If you see me doing something wrong(which I'm sure you will) please, let me know. Lol
 
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List so far...
Red Sea Reefer 350
2x Kessil a360 wide angles
2x Kessil mounting arms
Maxpect 330 gyre
Vectra s2 return pump
Eheim auto feeder
2x Jager 150w heaters
Tunze 3155 ato
RSK 300 Skimmer
5 stage rodi w/ TDS meter
80 lbs dry live rock
60lbs caribsea live sand
 
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Alright everybody, after having to let tank sit in middle of living room for a week until I had time, I finally took the weekend to start building. Was much easier than directions looked!

So here are some pictures of the journey so far!!!
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My dog tried several times to help...
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The base going together...
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The inside wall....
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Got the top done. Wife went full Price is Right...
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Had my brother stop by and help me lift tank on. (Me posing like I'm cool)
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Took me forever to get doors adjusted right but finally got them perfect(for my standards at least lol)
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Thanks to anybody that took the time to stop by and share our adventure with us! I'd have never felt comfortable taking on something like this is it was not for the comfort of knowing you guys are here!!!
 

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Alright everybody, after having to let tank sit in middle of living room for a week until I had time, I finally took the weekend to start building. Was much easier than directions looked!

So here are some pictures of the journey so far!!!
IMG_20191019_090620612.jpg

My dog tried several times to help...
IMG_20191019_090737272_MP.jpg

IMG_20191019_102049905.jpg

The base going together...
IMG_20191019_103237999.jpg

The inside wall....
IMG_20191019_113412865.jpg

Got the top done. Wife went full Price is Right...
IMG_20191019_131746589~2.jpg

IMG_20191019_131756129.jpg

Had my brother stop by and help me lift tank on. (Me posing like I'm cool)
IMG_20191020_135526699.jpg

Took me forever to get doors adjusted right but finally got them perfect(for my standards at least lol)
IMG_20191020_184152741.jpg

IMG_20191020_184009278.jpg
IMG_20191020_184122117.jpg


Thanks to anybody that took the time to stop by and share our adventure with us! I'd have never felt comfortable taking on something like this is it was not for the comfort of knowing you guys are here!!
That's going to look sweet!!!
 
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So I finally got another day off and decided to work on the tank some more. Was a little disappointed when I realized I had to order a kit to fit my vectra pump to a red Sea. Boooooooo. Hissssssssss.
After being upset at myself, I decided to put sump in, and hook up plumbing.
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Next I tackled my Red Sea Rsk 300
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Presto change-o
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By the way, that orange red bull is amazing!
Sump.....
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After that I decided to put my lights together.
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I hope to get the return pump kit next weekend. Will hopefully be able to fill it at that time. Will install gyre as soon as I have water in it so it doesn't fall into empty tank. Heh.

As always, thanks to anyone who took the time to see how to ruin a 5k reef system.
 
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