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Old 03-12-2013, 09:06 PM   #1
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Custom FW Aquarium Install and Set Up in Manhattan


Anybody have any recs? I have an in wall 210 gallon that I am looking to replace with a drilled tank and sump. The tank now is old and scratched up. Looking for a service to change out the tank and install the wet dry etc.

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Old 03-12-2013, 09:50 PM   #2
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Pacific aquarium and fish town USA in bayside does mAintenance work but I'm sure the fee will be sky high.

I would go the route of DIY
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:00 PM   #3
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I agree, the price would be 2x-3x what it normally is for the equipment alone, let alone the installation fees. I asked pacific for a tank and they quoted me over $500 for a 90g.
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:25 PM   #4
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Do you have the new tank already?
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:38 PM   #5
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I do not have the new tank. I am, as you might have guessed, in an apartment building and do not want to risk setting up the tank myself. I will tank down the old tank and have the "professionals" do the plumbing.
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Old 03-13-2013, 12:03 AM   #6
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If you check out manhattanreefs.com they have local vendors who do this type of set up.
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Fly in Tom Barr to set up shop for you.
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Old 03-13-2013, 12:05 PM   #8
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I'd say go to Ridgewood Aquarium in NJ, but they are ADA and are probably expensive. Definitely try Rt.4 Aquarium in Elmood Park, NJ. Ask for Mike. He is trying to get that store on the map and is pretty competitive. I've seen his custom work, and it's nice. Worth a shot...
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All you need is plumbing done from sump to tank?
PM me and provide photos.

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