Aqueon® 125 Gallon Aquarium Ensemble

125 Gallon Tank Stand build and Set-up - Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community
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I've decided that the 125 is the largest aquarium i'll ever own, as it is a pain in the neck to move, however i've been considering buying a bunch of 55 gallon tanks during the $1 per gallon petco sale and setting up an aquarium system when i have a basement to work with.
Dual 125 gallon aquarium stand build (LOTS of pictures) - Aquarium Forum
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Seeing as the aquarium is 24" deep and 125 gallons that equates to 5 gals/inch. So, with a 30 gallon sump I need to keep the bottom of my bulkheads within 6" of the surface, correct? That way, 30 gals at most will drain to the sump in a power failure... Dual 125 gallon aquarium stand build (LOTS of pictures) - Aquarium Forum
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Photo provided by FlickrBrief description of the 125 Gallon Reef Aquarium I'll be useing.
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This is every step of the process of building a 125 gallon aquarium stand and sump and setting it all up in your house.

This tank was completed in March, 2010 and is still up and running. Check out my channel for more videos of it, including more detailed videos of how I build certain things.

Here's a stock list:
Tiger Oscar
Blood Parrot
Synodontis Catfish
3x Cory Cats
Geophagus Red Hump
Gold Severum
Jack Dempsey

All of the plants are real, as is the driftwood. visit for more infovideo of the day i brought the 125 gallon aquarium home. It was very dirty with algae and hard water build up. I wasn't even able to see through the glass when i brought it home..I started my first aquarium ever just a few months ago, a 29 gallon community tank. Now after two months gathering equipment, rock, substrate and setting it all up I have a 125 gallon 72" x 18" Cichlid haven.This is my 125 gallon aquarium with three Columbian Sharks that I've had for six years each. They range from 12"-14" and are loving the new tank!125 gallon Cichlid aquarium
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Most importantly I thank God and God bless you all.Hey guys, long time cichlid-forum surfer, first time poster. I've gotten so much inspiration from everyone's projects that I've decided to register and share my 125 gallon aquarium stand, canopy, and 3D background build. I've primarily kept turtles in the tank, but have found drylok holds up much longer with fish (through experience), so I thought i'd post the result of my project here.** Don't forget to Subscribe**
This is my soothing 125 gallon Reef Aquarium
Detailed history of the build along with do it yourself articles on how I put together my stand, canopy, and Refugium, can be found on my blog
Feel free to ask for general advice related to maintaining a healthy and aesthetically pleasing marine environment, or just to comment. Feedback is greatly encouraged.
Thank you for watching.125 Gallon Minnesota Native Aquarium

Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides)
Pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus)
Black Crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)
Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens)
Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)