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Hey everyone,

So I'm currently in search of a tank for my first saltwater aquarium. I found someone selling the waterbox tank only, without plumbing or stand. Do you think it would be worth it to purchase the tank and order the stand from Waterbox (Given there's absolutely nothing wrong with the tank)? I'm worried about the plumbing and bulkheads since I can't order the plumbing kit from Waterbox itself. Do you think it shouldn't be a problem just to order bulkheads and plumbing ... and just do it seperately?

Appreciate the advice, thanks!
 

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I think they are out of Fla. I think plumbing is USA normal stuff. You can make your own stand. If the tank is not too big, you can use furniture for a stand.
 

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You dont need the waterbox plumbing kit, you can just buy some schedule 40 or 80 and fittings and plumb the system yourself. you dont need the waterbox stand either. i personally recommend building an 80/20 (aluminum extrusion) stand. i got a custom stand designed and built by framingtech.com, but they have some pre-designed stands. Since youre buying a used tank, make sure to inspect the silicone and look for bubbles or anything abnormal.
 

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You dont need the waterbox plumbing kit, you can just buy some schedule 40 or 80 and fittings and plumb the system yourself. you dont need the waterbox stand either. i personally recommend building an 80/20 (aluminum extrusion) stand. i got a custom stand designed and built by framingtech.com, but they have some pre-designed stands. Since youre buying a used tank, make sure to inspect the silicone and look for bubbles or anything abnormal.

Just a word of warning, most of the 80/20 sites are very busy right now if you want to go down that path. I have some framing on order for a light stand I'll be making... I placed the order 12/3, they're not expecting to get it to me until around the 20th of January.
 
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