Constructed DIY (Do It Yourself) Cabinet, Stand & Hood Photos
Joey's 45g TV Reef Tank
Joey Gibb's photo of his ingenious 45g Reef Tank which he put in his Grandma's 1955 television.
Darrin's 55g Reef Tank
Darrin Hyer's photo of his 55g Reef Tank. Darrin used plywood, painted with a black enamel for the canopy. The top of the canopy hinges at the front for tank access. Simple design, but the black stand and canopy accentuates the tank itself.
Mike's 55g Reef Tank
Mike Keeth's photo of his 55g Reef Tank. Mike used a natural wood for the stand with wood trim. The front door on the stand make for excellent access to a sump, storage for other equipment and other supplies.
Rich's 55g Reef Tank
Rich Lewis' photo of his built-in 55g Reef Tank. If you are interested in a built-in, this will give you some ideas of what can be done. No fancy woodwork, but this design definitely accentuates the tank.
Peggy's 55g Fish-Only Tank
Peggy Hurst's 55g Fish-Only Tank. High gloss varnish highlights the custom stand & canopy.
Sammi Baker's F.O. Tank
Sammi Baker's F.O. tank photo. The natural wood planks on the stand make for a rustic look and the front doors allow excellent access under the tank for plenty of storage.
Steve's 65g Reef Tank
Steve's photo of his 65g Reef Tank, DIY cabinet and canopy. Steve used wood paneling for the cabinet, allowing under tank access with a single door. The canopy is not yet finished in this photo.
Paul's 110g Reef Tank
Paul Ramsey's photo of his 110g Reef Tank. Paul shows what can be done with the judicial use of trim to conceal the top of the tank.
B.J.'s 125g Tank
B.J. Wincott's photo of his DIY 125g tank cabinet. B.J. tells us that his matching canopy is still under construction. Note the fine trim woodwork that the tank sits down inside. B.J. promises us more (and better) photos when the canopy is completed.
Kathy's 125g FO Tank
Kathy Asterita's photo of her 125g FO tank. In Kathy's own words: "This is a picture of a cabinet and hood I built in about 4 weeks. It was made out of birch and is 6 ft. 6 in. long and 24 in. wide and 36 in. high. It houses a 125 gal. F.O. tank." This is an outstanding DIY project that came together perfectly.
Chris's 125g Reef Tank
Chris Young's 3 month old 125g Reef Tank. Chris shows what can be done with wood paneling, stained plywood and trim.
Eric's 150g Reef Tank
This photo of Eric Reid's 150g reef tank in its beautiful wooden cabinet is loaded with corals. The tank resides in the Theater Room of Eric's home. Magnificent use of natural woods.
Jerry's 170g Reef Tank
Jerry Linder did an outstanding job making his DIY 170g Reef Tank. Note that Jerry elected not to use glass for the entire tank.
Darryl's 180g Reef Tank
Darryl Craig's tank is totally amazing. Darryl took an existing cabinet painted it, installed stained trim, built his own acrylic tank to fit the cabinet, then built a hood to match out of plywood.
Jordy's 300g Reef Tank
Here is are photos and set up information page created by your About Guides for Jordy (Jim Dusenberry) to display this wonderful 300g Reef Tank. Jordy constructed his stand and canopt with 2x4's, 2x6's, and tongue and groove wood. Note the rope trim.