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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    50 gallon?...I thought for sure I could fit a 120 where the couch is
    Gonna need a much bigger LED!
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    JUST KIDDING, you guys...Mrs. Slap barely allowed the 40b!
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    Here are some pics of the completed stands. They are all painted and screwed together. I still have to do another coat of poly on the canopy and add the hook and eyes that will hold it open. I ended up not hinging it to the wall - the back edge rests on the 2x3 support board that is screwed into the wall. I also have to finish the tile along the edge of the plywood base.

    I will be cleaning the tanks and adding the black sand in the next 2 weeks. Then it's time to aquascape!


    Just the stand frames - the flexible black acrylic panels slide into slots at the edges and in the middle. Those areas got a coat of poly, so they look darker.
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    Complete setup with the black panels inserted and the canopy. The gray stand trim piece is removable for access and keeps the acrylic panels flat against the stand frame.
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    Wow, stand and tanks look fantastic...you really did an amazing job. I like how the trim pieces look in the grey, breaks it up a little and will really show off the black sand more in the end. AWESOME!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by JudiJetson View Post
    Wow, stand and tanks look fantastic...you really did an amazing job. I like how the trim pieces look in the grey, breaks it up a little and will really show off the black sand more in the end. AWESOME!!!
    Thanks, Judi. I'm really pleased with how it all came out. I'm going to do the same finish on the 75 gal canopy. It's been very humid here (78% +) for a couple of weeks and it has taken me much longer to get the finishing done.
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    Gorgeous, like I knew they would be...those need to be in some fancy hotel lobby, or a fine restaurant, so professional looking!....wonderful work on your part
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    Your set-up is looking really good

    Nice job
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    Your tanks look amazing together!

    I know you already have your stocking plan, but since you have side-by-side tanks, have you thought of doing something like the water bridge described in this thread? It would probably significantly affect your stocking plan and would require modifications of your canopy, so I'm not sure you want to do that at this point, but when I saw your two tanks side-by-side I thought of that thread.

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    Thanks everyone for your kind words. I'm very excited about the dual 29s. Will paint the tank backs this weekend and do the final coat of poly on the canopy. I'll be ordering stock from TWS, so I need to get everything done and the tanks cycled before the weather turns chilly.


    Quote Originally Posted by wgoldfarb View Post
    I know you already have your stocking plan, but since you have side-by-side tanks, have you thought of doing something like the water bridge described in this thread? It would probably significantly affect your stocking plan and would require modifications of your canopy, so I'm not sure you want to do that at this point, but when I saw your two tanks side-by-side I thought of that thread.
    Good thought, but I want the tanks to be separate. Adding a bridge kind of negates the attraction of two species tanks. Also, the glowlight danios can be shy around other tankmates and I want them to be comfortable in their environment.
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    Yes...I figured your stocking might prevent it... I'd love to do something like that in the future!

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