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Smileys Place

Discussion in 'Tank Builds' started by Smiley, Dec 1, 2015.

  1. Smiley

    Smiley Barracuda M.A.S.C Club Member

    So......



    Let's get this party started.....



    Typical ranch with unfinished basement... Plans are to have a 210 display in living room and the rest in the basement. Equipment accumulated:

    A few different stands
    65 frag flat
    75g sump
    46g sump
    75g
    40 breeder
    33 long
    An acrylic divided invert tank
    2 metal 55g stands
    An older apex lite
    A newer apex
    Bubble magus nac7
    A bunch of assorted pumps and heaters
    4 of the 48" reefbrites
    48" nova extreme slr 4 bulb
    A bunch of other ****...

    So far I'm thinking of a 125 refugium with 3 par38 pendants. Below it a 75 sump running 2 skimmers. This will feed my frag table and a 200ish gallon display in the "man cave". I also am thinking about building a bar with possible cubes on each end for predators. There might be a dart board, a poker table, and a movie projector in this so called man cave. Upstairs above said cave is the living room in which will house a 210g on the black and oak stand I built back in the day. The stand has room for a dog crate in it which will hold my viscous doggie while you strange people come visit.

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  2. Dr.DiSilicate

    Dr.DiSilicate Kraken M.A.S.C Club Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. B.O.D. Member-at-Large

    Smileys Place

    You got a lotta water planned bro. Which tank is to start the party?

    Have any rock brewing?

    You need a bigger skimmer.
     
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  3. Smiley

    Smiley Barracuda M.A.S.C Club Member

    It's a start, walls for fuge area are sealed, just waiting for Matt to bring over the 125 to put on top...
     
  4. Balz3352

    Balz3352 Marlin M.A.S.C Club Member

    Nice I'm already jealous of this build
     
  5. Smiley

    Smiley Barracuda M.A.S.C Club Member

    All I have is about 10 buckets of sand I've accumulated over the past 3 yrs. All has been rinsed, bleached, and sat in sun for weeks before going in buckets.. I figure I'll need a ton of rock, not quite sure where to get it or if I want to start live or dry.. I'll get the refugium and sump running by Jan 1, and start planning for the displays... Still need to stain the oak stands..
     
  6. Smiley

    Smiley Barracuda M.A.S.C Club Member

    I need to get a return pump... Must be able to handle 15 head and 20' run.. Also feed multiple tanks. Pretty sure I'll go with a reeflo...
     
  7. sethsolomon

    sethsolomon Shark M.A.S.C Club Member


    Naaaa just another Nac 5.5-8 . The Nac 7 was super underrated. If he could find a atman 4000 skimmer pump he wont even need to change his skimmer.
     
  8. Smiley

    Smiley Barracuda M.A.S.C Club Member

    I'll get an eshopps skimmer.. They are pretty much a bubble magus with a sicce pump..
     
  9. sethsolomon

    sethsolomon Shark M.A.S.C Club Member

  10. TheRealChrisBrown

    TheRealChrisBrown Barracuda M.A.S.C Club Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. B.O.D. Member-at-Large

    I have a reeflo Barracuda in my basement pumping up one floor to the living room, it's awesome. If you are ever in Loveland and want to check out what I did let me know.
     
  11. Smiley

    Smiley Barracuda M.A.S.C Club Member

    Lives in Loveland I do....
     
  12. FinsUp

    FinsUp According to my watch, the time is now. M.A.S.C Club Member

    aaaannnnnndddd BOOM! Fred's back!!!
     
  13. Smiley

    Smiley Barracuda M.A.S.C Club Member

    Did ya really think I could stay away?
     
  14. FinsUp

    FinsUp According to my watch, the time is now. M.A.S.C Club Member

    I knew you'd be back. If I recall correctly, I told ya it wouldn't take long.
     
  15. sethsolomon

    sethsolomon Shark M.A.S.C Club Member

    took longer than I thought :p
     
  16. TheRealChrisBrown

    TheRealChrisBrown Barracuda M.A.S.C Club Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. B.O.D. Member-at-Large

    Let me know if you ever want to check it out. I'm right off Wilson and 29th.
     
  17. Shaunv

    Shaunv Sardine M.A.S.C Club Member

    Sounds like a man with a plan. Can't wait to see this all come together. Are you planning on plumbing everything together as one system?
     
  18. Smiley

    Smiley Barracuda M.A.S.C Club Member

    It will be one system, but it will have the ability to be split... My sump will have a skimmer on each end with return pump in middle...basement system will run off right side, living room run off right...
     
  19. Smiley

    Smiley Barracuda M.A.S.C Club Member

    Took longer than expected to find the right house to buy...
     
  20. ReeferMatt

    ReeferMatt Barracuda M.A.S.C Club Member

    I'll Call the guy with the truck tomorrow!
     

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