Sauced and Confused (Lost Remix)

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This thread makes me so happyyyy!!!
I know I was tagged in thought....
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Can't wait to see it all come together! Jealous I can't have one of my own!
 
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Alright kids, y'all have waiting impatiently long enough.

I'll start with sayin We're Beat. Follow with saying Most of a 30 pack is still in the fridge from Friday if that gives any indication. Been going hard.

First order of operation was getting the plumbing finished and leak free.

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Once we were happy there, we layed out the rock to start with.

New rock I picked up locally, cheap.
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Add here 60-70 pounds of cycled Marco rock and that's what we were working with.
 
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Next was laying base rock and this is where I get very specific. This Entire scape is essentially hollow. As seen below, no pieces are touching each other. Every piece has clearance essentially All around it making a Massive amount of tunnels, caves and hiding spots. Just of these are accessed from the rear of the scape.
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Continued building vertically, working towards the drawing reference on the front of the tank. Every layer is stacked like the base. Secure caverns.
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Once we got here, the water was pretty blown out and we had been going about 7 hours on the rock. Switched gears to clean up and adding some non tangs into the tank.

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3 baby Biota YT
2 Flasher Wrasse

At the end of the day, it looked like this

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First thing today was washing an additional 50 pounds of sand and filling in the low spots. Washed it will enough that there was no cloud issue.

Lighting still needed hung, so a few pieces of scrap plywood and acrylic later, we have a lighting solution.
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First thing today was washing an additional 50 pounds of sand and filling in the low spots. Washed it will enough that there was no cloud issue.

Lighting still needed hung, so a few pieces of scrap plywood and acrylic later, we have a lighting solution.
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That looks dope. Id keep it
 
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That looks dope. Id keep it
Thank you but this is a temporary fixture. The real solution is likely extruded aluminum abs modular. This is too visually bulky and cumbersome.
 
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Thank you but this is a temporary fixture. The real solution is likely extruded aluminum abs modular. This is too visually bulky and cumbersome.
Tslot is the bomb.com
Designed the lightholder on mine myself. Stand designed and fabed by alufab.
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A little sad I didn't get tagged to steal the non place holder post 1 :) who are the other peeps anyways ;) I recognize @GHOSTLY

Can't wait...

I fly out to help put this beast in motion next thursday!
if I had feelings they'd be hurt.
 
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if I had feelings they'd be hurt.
Everyone can have hurt ones if they got them.

Nobody got tagged yet as I haven't really committed to this thread yet.

Thought it may fly under the radar for a bit. I was wrong.
 

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