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I recently bought a house here in cape coral and am building a new set up. I took down my 220 and sold all live stock to an aquarium store in fort Myers at wholesale value just prior to moving. Now I'm going to be building a new 400 gallon aquarium from the ground up, even assembling the glass itself as well. I don't really need help but I figured if there was anyone out there that wanted to see the process for their own knowledge then this could be of benefit to them.

 

Progress so far,

Today had a GFI outlet installed on the wall that the tank will be on. I am having a friend build out a metal stand this week and I will do a rustic style wood Finnish encasing it. he should be done by early next week and I will get started on my part right after i get it. I am also having all of the glass delivered to my house  by the end of the week. 

overflows will be the STEALTHBOX WITH 3600GPH TRIPLE H2OVERFLOW SCREENS by customaquariums.com 

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let me know if youd like to be apart of this process. Hope to be joining the tank tours here in cape soon.

 

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Things have been going a bit slower than i expected. I'm still waiting on the glass to be delivered and the metal stand to be completed and delivered to me but I have been slowly getting everything i needed in the mail lately for the set up. 

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Awesome project, looking forward to seeing this build and how both the overflow and algae scrubber work for you!

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Just got the glass today, my metal stand is going to be delivered tomorrow also. I'll do a wood finish on the stand this coming week then start assembling the glass. 10f63c595b2747e67d59dea08504f7df.jpge643b4a3f27f7f1fd76aacf00771e0eb.jpg

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Are you planning on building a tank yourself also? I've got the tank all siliconed now. I let the sides dry for a day then I added part of the euro bracing on. Tomorrow I'll add 2 more euro support across the middle. 3b2a941d9f648b36847298d2a79d3044.jpg

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yes I will build the tank myself. I am looking to see were to get the glass from. I may open an account with a glass supplier for my business and buy from them. Not sure yet. I will watch close your build

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