Build with a View of the Ocean

Discussion in 'Urban Marines' started by flappy, 13 Jul 2013.

  1. flappy

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    Hi Guys

    We were given a wonderful opportunity....to build a stunning marine aquarium in a beautiful home overlooking the Ocean.This build had to blend in with the surroundings by being open and minimalist while still maintaining that beautiful Reef biotope....

    We suggested a 1.8m long by 1m wide by 0.85 high beauty...in Opti white
    A room divide between the living area and TV room.....(Next to the lift...;) )

    It will be fish only using Real Reef Rock as the Aquascape...pics I hear you say....? :p
     
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    flappy

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    First off an appreciation of the views from the house....heaven on earth...

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    flappy

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    Opti White Glass

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    Stand...as you can see we are placing the tank on part wall and part stand...

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    Sagex and Wood on,base on....now it gets interesting

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    flappy

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    Steel Support pillar in the middle of our build?? no problem ...we will work around this issue...literally



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    WoW!!!! :eek:
     
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    Jeez, wow. Following with keen interest. :thumbup:
     
  9. STC-1000

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    Wow:thumbup: ......that looks like my neighbours house, u can see mine from his balcony :rofl:
     
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    Next time im onsite I will wave at the neighbour...hope its gonna be you or they might think somethings up :p
     
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    STC-1000 In Reefers Rehab

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    @flappy .... Make sure u wave @ the right house :rofl: ....nice job so far, cnt wait to see the end result:thumbup:
     
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    Definitely going to keep my eye on this one.
     
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    Wow!!!! We want more, we want more!

    Fantastic build!
     
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    Getting there.....nice open feel on this one

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    How thick is the sides and base?
     
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    Sump Area...will install this next week along with all the equipment

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    Tagging. .stunning coming up
     
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    Tagging, this looks like a stunning build.
     
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    definitely tagging! Looks awesome!
     
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