The Apex Board By Elder1945

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  1. Elder1945

    Elder1945 Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    This was posted in my 16 foot reef build but it was one of my first personal apex board. I wanted to do something over the top and think i hit the mark. It was headed for the trash when I took down the tank but lives on with @lennyd19 system :).

    Wanted to share some of the old build pics.

    This was the first attempt at one :p.
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    Then it kinda got out of hand....
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    Installing it.
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    I never got around to cleaning up the wires as this tank was cut apart a few months later.
     

  2. Battlecorals

    Battlecorals Aquaculturist R2R Supporter Gold Sponsor

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    That is unbelievably cool, and super impressive!
     
  3. DarthSimon

    DarthSimon Apex Control Freak R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor NJRC Member

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    You have to win an award for that masterpiece!!! Bravo....
     
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  4. Bob Escher

    Bob Escher Welcome to Saltwatef R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Damm
     
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  5. wmo168

    wmo168 Active Member

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    This is really nice!
     
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  6. Elder1945

    Elder1945 Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    Thanks!

    I should make cool R2R awards so @revhtree can send them out for things..... Hrmmmmm like cool trophies and plaques and stuff... You have me thinking now..

    :)

    Thank you!
     
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  7. scott11106

    scott11106 Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Build Thread Contributor

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    Very cool
     
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  8. lennyd19

    lennyd19 Active Member Catskill Reef Member Hudson Valley Reef Keepers

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    [​IMG]

    Still alive and well. Haha. I love it!
     
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  9. Addicted2Coral

    Addicted2Coral Member

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    Holy wow. That is ridiculously awesome! Apex should have you make a show display lol.
     
  10. Mal11224

    Mal11224 Valuable Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    Amazing work.
     
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  11. CNDReef

    CNDReef Formally Toomanyfish R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Build Thread Contributor

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    Awesome job
     
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  12. saf1

    saf1 Valuable Member R2R Supporter

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    Pretty neat. If you are going to have a open stand design that is a nice touch. Clean and organized.
     
  13. Jerett83

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    Love all the work you do. I live in Penetang and work in a machine shop in Midland. Every time I see you post something it makes me want to come in on a Sunday and play around on my mill. I saw your tank on kijiji a year or so back. Did it sell or did you just tear it down?
     
  14. Elder1945

    Elder1945 Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    A Battlecorals one would look cooler..... J/K... Or am I.. :)

    :)

    Open stands are all the new rage LOL... well I like them. Look at this fancy tank :p.
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    https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/16-foot-reef-by-elder1945.204682/

    At the end of the thread I cut the tank apart :).
     
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  15. Elder1945

    Elder1945 Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    Looks good! so happy someone is enjoying it :).
     
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  16. Steve1310

    Steve1310 Active Member

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    Man that is sweet ! Love it !!!!!!
     
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  17. BZOFIQ

    BZOFIQ Well-Known Member

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    Impeccable workmanship as always. True skills being highlighted by efficient set of LEDs.
     
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  18. Elder1945

    Elder1945 Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    Thanks, It was fun to build... So much more to come!
     
  19. reefwiser

    reefwiser LMAS R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Article Contributor

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    Wife would not let it in the living room.:)
     
  20. coseal

    coseal Active Member Build Thread Contributor

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    me too!.... big fan of your work!
     
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