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Saltwater fish tank (5 gallon) for MIL

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Project by gurnie posted 02-02-2010 11:02 PM 2913 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So i keep a small saltwater tank at home and my MIL begged me to help her set one up. I kept telling her i was busy, ect as an excuse so i could make this baby behind her back.

So it’s a 5.5 gallon tank, if you look at the top you’ll see a gap. The top actually lifts off and there’s a small storage compartment right above the lights! It’s perfect for keeping the refractometer and food and various small items. It’s all made of Cherry wood

I gave her the tank August of 2007 and the tank has been running for two years now (with the same fish, coral,ect) She loves it.

In a year i’ll be marrying her son and i gotta think of another project to build her :)

*update 2.16.10

I posted a few photos of what this aquarium looks like now (close up shots) after 2 years of running. Enjoy!

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#1 posted 02-02-2010 11:05 PM

Looks good

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elin

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#2 posted 02-03-2010 05:29 PM

It’s a beauty. Your mother-in-law must love you.

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#3 posted 02-08-2010 11:55 PM

looks great and it´s realy toff to hold saltwater fish
I bett she wants a realy big tank abaut 200 gallons now:-)

Dennis

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