I have the day off and am close enough to finished with the bathroom to spend some time getting ready to set up this tank.
I started with trimming the excessive and chewed up silicone:
Then I did a test fill and cleaned the glass inside and out:
I bought an etched glass window covering and applied it for a background:
The I built an inline CO2 reactor based on plans for the Rex Griggs I saw online here but I had to use a lot of different parts due to what was available at my local home depot: