Today’s the Day! 125 gallon new build!

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Today’s the Day! 125 gallon new build!

Post by JeffCrab » Fri Dec 20, 2019 11:00 am

Today is the day I’ve been waiting for! I just purchased the tank (saved 15% by using buy online, pickup in store! ) and ordered the cargo van from UHaul. We’re heading to Petco & PetSmart now to get some supplies and then a friend is coming over to help us pick up the tank. No pics yet, but plenty are coming soon!!


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Post by DinkDonk » Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:41 pm

JeffCrab wrote:Today is the day I’ve been waiting for! I just purchased the tank (saved 15% by using buy online, pickup in store! Image) and ordered the cargo van from UHaul. We’re heading to Petco & PetSmart now to get some supplies and then a friend is coming over to help us pick up the tank. No pics yet, but plenty are coming soon!!


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Congratulations on your new 125 gallon tank! That sounds like such a large and spacious area for the crabs, it must be a dream come true! We are looking forward to seeing how to set up and how the tank will look, I know I will!:-)

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Post by Crabby in NJ » Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:49 pm

Wow! Lucky! Can’t wait for pics!
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Post by Hermiesguardian » Fri Dec 20, 2019 4:00 pm

So exciting! One day I will have my dream tank of 200 gal. One day.
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Post by aussieJJDude » Fri Dec 20, 2019 4:52 pm

How exciting, look forward to all the progress pics.

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Post by RiNiKy506 » Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:05 pm

Awesome! Can’t wait to see it! Post pictures of your progress, we love seeing how they come together. <3

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Post by JeffCrab » Fri Dec 20, 2019 6:16 pm

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After some slight issues with the pay online, pick up in store, the tank is finally home and the U-Haul has been returned. Time to get this thing set up!!




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Post by JeffCrab » Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:06 pm

Alright! Most of the stuff we got went into the tank and I’m pretty happy with how it all turned out.

Totally forgot instant ocean to make salt water and tape to hang the background. Oops!

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Post by Maddamay32 » Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:31 pm

Daaang!! It's looking pretty good. When do the crabs get added?
That stand is really pretty too!

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Post by Crabby in NJ » Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:13 am

That’s awesome! Keep us updated! ❤️
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Post by RiNiKy506 » Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:33 am

You made some great time! It looks great so far!

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Post by aussieJJDude » Sat Dec 21, 2019 1:52 am

Wow, talk about working quickly! Was expecting this to be a very slow build.

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Post by odelayheehoo » Sat Dec 21, 2019 1:55 pm

I remember seeing you post about a 75 gallon build, and I am even more excited to see this!
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Re: Today’s the Day! 125 gallon new build!

Post by JeffCrab » Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:48 pm

Maddamay32 wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:31 pm
Daaang!! It's looking pretty good. When do the crabs get added?
That stand is really pretty too!

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They got added! 5 very small PP's made their way home with me. They all dug down pretty much that night, so no photos of them, yet!
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