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Old 02/09/2018, 06:39 AM   #1
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My 5x2x2 build

Built a new house mid last year with the aim of having a tank to be the feature in the living/dining/kitchen areas of the house. Decided that a 5x2x2 would be a nice size tank for the area.

When the house was being built i had the builder install plumbing through the wall behind where i wanted to put the tank to outside for the chiller to be housed. (I live in Qld Australia, freezing is not an issue here).

Process is taking a little longer than I had hoped, but I feel that it will be worth it in the end as everything is coming along nicely.

Plumbing for the Chiller

Not sure at the moment if I will keep the box that I was going to house the chiller in. It is a little flimsier than I was hoping for.

Tank in place

Beginning of the cabinetry

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Old 02/09/2018, 06:43 AM   #2
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Waiting for the sump to be delivered, having a custom made 3x1.5x1.5 tank made. Once it has arrived I will start to cut the access holes in the back of the cabinetry to allow the plumbing to enter.

Does anyone have any recommendations on how to clad the stand? Originally I was going to have white doors made with magnets to hold them into place. But I don't know how they would handle with moisture.

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