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    Itche scratche 180 gallons diy build

    I got a permission to upgrade my 120 to 180 gallon for this holiday. It's will be an acrylic tank.
    Here is my current 120 gallons.
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    Time to go order some acrylic.
    This is where i ordered my acrylic.

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    That's great. Are you building a tank yourself?

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    Yes, i'm going to build it my self. I built my last 120 gal.

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    Here is the acrylic after cut to size and transported hime.



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    Can't wait to see this build.

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    nice. what's the tank dimension?

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    I was about to do 72x24x24, but since the acrylic sheet come with 99x50 instead of 96x48. So i decided to make a tiny taller
    So the tank dimension will be 72x24x26.5

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    Nice. It's going to give your big corals room to grow!

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    Very nice, it will be exciting to watch your build.

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    I spent today to work on the top brace.




    My son want me to play with him. So that should be enough for today.

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    Looking good.

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    I decided to build the frag tank first to refresh my skill
    I started early on sunday morning so i can watch morning football and Seahawk.
    Preparing the bonding edge


    Pin



    Holding fixture



    Shim



    Setting up abd bonding the acrylic.








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    6hrs later during sunday night halftime.


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    This build has been amazing for me to watch. Thank You for sharing


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