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Old 05-25-2008, 03:24 AM
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Here's a picture of my 90 gal Corner Pentagon tank with Starfire Glass and the stand finished today. This is going to be a very slow build and will probably take a couple of months to get water in it.



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Old 05-25-2008, 03:53 AM
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Looks like it's going to be pretty cool tank, look forward to seeing it up and running!
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Old 05-25-2008, 04:09 AM
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Hey, that looks pretty cool! Looking forward to seeing it all put together.

P.S. Sorta Superman logo-esque shaped?
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Very cool tank design.. Look forward to watching this build..
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Not much has been done on the corner tank during the last month. Now waiting for floors to be finished, so I transferred the contents of the 20 gal tank to a temporary 50 gal. sumpless tank.

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Looks good but if I may put my 2 cents in. I find that there are many people building stand with 2x4, my experience is with 1x1 metal tubing, if you cant build it yourself because of the welding, it actualy is the same price to build with metal than wood and it is conveniantly more compact and more esteticly pleasing to the eye even when not covered.
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This was an issue we went back and forth on. Access to a welding shop was not a problem nor were the tools for wood working. I think in the end the wood frame was a little cheaper and does give more options for change when something doesn't work out quite right.

Once it is skinned, I don't think you'll be able to see any difference.
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Looks good but if I may put my 2 cents in. I find that there are many people building stand with 2x4, my experience is with 1x1 metal tubing, if you cant build it yourself because of the welding, it actualy is the same price to build with metal than wood and it is conveniantly more compact and more esteticly pleasing to the eye even when not covered.
Yup, built and Powdercoated a couple tank stands now. Building myself some too soon. Wife wants a 10g Betta tank beside the couch. I need to find time though, Paying customers first I tell her HAHAHA
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ya ecspecialy with a slow build i prefer the wood frame to haha. im at abotu the same position you are right now ive changed my mind so many times and changed so many things that part i like wood better
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Finally, after many, many months, the floor in the living room is finished, the tank is on the stand, the sliding light rack is done, the sump has been built and the plumbing is finished. Been dealing with a leak for the past week but think it is fixed now. If it doesn't leak tonight, tomorrow it can be put in place and I can start filling it with water.

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