SeaClear 40 Gallon Acrylic - QT/Frag tank setup

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In the process of converting a SeaClear 40 Gallon Acrylic to be reef ready. Also built the stand for it. Wasn't able to find a build thread with this specific tank so hopefully someone finds this useful. Currently have a 10 gallon AIO as the frag setup and this is my first time plumbing a tank!

Tank:
SeaClear 40 Gallon Acrylic

Sump:
Trigger Sapphire Sump 26 (overkill but why not ;))

Overflow:
Eshopps Eclipse M Overflow Box (800 GPH)

Here was the most nerve-racking part! It's acrylic and I had done some practice runs with some old pieces before going for it!

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It will have 3 holes. One for the overflow (per the pic) and one on each side for the return lines which will use 3/4" Bulkheads.

Will update this with more details and pics soon!
 
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How's your tank coming?
Coming along nicely. Took a couple of weeks to fully cycle this one but slowly maturing. I've since added an Aqua Ultraviolet 15 Watt Sterilizer with Hanger Spout and Tunze Eco Chic Waterproof Refugium Led Light with Chaeto in the Refugium section of the sump. Also added a second AI Prime 16 HD

Just dipped some new corals that came in today from the last WWC live sale.

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Update:
I've added the Bubble Magus Curve Elite 5 to the system (running skimmer about a month now). I must say it's a nice skimmer and has been pulling out some nice skimmate after about a day. Will post pics...
That’s the skimmer I bought too. Hoping my tank is done next week sometime but not sure how long shipping will take
 
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That’s the skimmer I bought too. Hoping my tank is done next week sometime but not sure how long shipping will take
I’m running the water height at about 8.5inches. On the lower end of what they recommend but it’s the best results for my system. Good luck with your build and would love to see it when it’s up!
 

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