Ross B Reef'n 170 Gallon & Fishroom Megabuild

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Muahaha, I'm a mad man!
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This would make me nervous.
But after seeing that you take the time for pictures while the tank is half in/out the car and on/off the table, you are cool to go.

Great tank dimensions!
Following along.
 
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Did I miss who built the tank?
GlassCages built the tank, and I'm very happy with it.

I was most nervous of the winch snapping off the mount and flying through the front of the tank. I couldn't wait to get that thing off! After that was all manual, shimmying it up, one 2x4 width at a time.
 
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GlassCages built the tank, and I'm very happy with it.

I was most nervous of the winch snapping off the mount and flying through the front of the tank. I couldn't wait to get that thing off! After that was all manual, shimmying it up, one 2x4 width at a time.
I think we figured out how the pyramids were built! ;)
 

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Moving the tank into place!
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Going to tear this ramp down, pour myself some bourbon, and call it a day.
Keep the ramp as a reminder of accomplished missions.

The bourbon is well deserved.
Congratulations.
 
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For anyone wondering, the picture below shows how the tank was moved onto the styrofoam without destroying it.

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Got it on top of the 1x2's, rocked it forward to remove the back pieces, and likewise for the front.
 
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your tank ramp looks better than my tank stand lol! I will be setting up a tank of similiar dimensions soon I am interested in seeing how you decide to aquascape.
 
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Back on the path of progress!

Extended the stand 2 inches forward, adjusted the overflow outlet opening on the stand, and put on the bottom fascia. Its starting to look like an aquarium!

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Note to self: re-fasten beam on stand platform.
 
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Figured out my plan for the lid and concealed return air vent. After this, it's almost time for plumbing ;Woot. Off to Lowes!
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I don't know how to break this to my wife..... I'm going to need 2 more MP40QD's for 100x turnover capability, and the 50w UV sterilizer from BRS.... then there's the looming calcium reactor... all one step at a time. Love you honey!
 
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