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Old 11-06-2012, 03:30 AM   #1
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Hi everyone,

I am looking for a 180 gallon tank but so far i have no luck finding it in DFW area. I went to couple LFS's but their prices are somewhere up in the sky. Do you know any good, affordable, and reliable builders in DFW ?

Please let me know,
Thank you,
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:33 AM   #2
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Hi there, i'm looking for a big tank too, if you found any builders could you hit me up too? thanks
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:00 PM   #3
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Hey I'm new here, but my late stepfather purchased a custom built glass 180 gallon tank from a guy in houston that used to build them for $1000.00 bucks with canopy and stand.

All I could manage to find was the purchase address from the guy that built them.

I will say it was a well built aquarium no leaks cabinet wasn't exactly designer quality but it was sturdy.

Here is the address perhaps you could send a letter to the current resident.

Gary W. Pope
1113 N heron
Seabrook TX, 77586


I hope this helps. It was 10 years ago that we purchased it so the guy may not live there anymore.
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:45 PM   #4
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Hey I'm new here, but my late stepfather purchased a custom built glass 180 gallon tank from a guy in houston that used to build them for $1000.00 bucks with canopy and stand.

All I could manage to find was the purchase address from the guy that built them.

I will say it was a well built aquarium no leaks cabinet wasn't exactly designer quality but it was sturdy.

Here is the address perhaps you could send a letter to the current resident.

Gary W. Pope
1113 N heron
Seabrook TX, 77586


I hope this helps. It was 10 years ago that we purchased it so the guy may not live there anymore.
Hi thank you very much for the address provided , I will give it a try
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:37 PM   #5
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Hey no problem. If you do try sending a letter just tell him to respond with propper contact info and don't include any personal info other than a return address. LoL could be some criminal living there now.

On another note if you do in fact get a response and he's still there please share the info with me and others on here.

Thanks.
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Old 11-18-2012, 01:05 PM   #6
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have you tired getting in contact with hector at planet aquariums? there is also some one on dfwmas that builds custom aquariums.
dfwapc is having a meeting at the d.a.s. factory on the 8th you could always be a guest and see what they can do for you.
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