Been working on this little thing; tank is old, picked up maybe five years ago, completely purple inside. Vinegar soaked paper towels and a credit card took care of the purple. I didn't know what to do with it so the little tank stayed stored doing nothing. I went to HD and got couple panels of plywood, nice pine and started to cut... Probably will sit in the basement for a long time until is finished. Tank is a plexi, 3/8" 24x24x12 I've decided to add an external overflow box, maybe two drains and the return line in the same box. I have a black plexi aquarium top that I picked from Boun? waaaaaay back and I knew eventually I would have use for the 1/4" plexi. Previous owner had it running with a 4-way closed loop so I'm going to go the similar way. Most likely will end up selling it but will take a while for it to be completed so might as well enjoy the distraction I feel I need some times. For the finish I picked up some Varathane brand stain, dark brown I believe is called Kona. Now I have to pause the months long project since I have the tools somewhere else; table saw and router are at a friends house where another sort of DIY thing has been going on since September '15 The front part of the canopy will flip up, a piano hinge will do the trick. For the lights I have a large Lumenarc or a Sundial HQI but this is the 150W, then again is just a frag tank 12" deep. Below couple 20G tanks (that no one showed interest on the pay it forward thread) will do for filtration; one (refugium/macro) will be drilled for a bulkhead and raised on a platform so it drains into the sump/skimmer/return tank. Skimmer will be brought back from the forgotten shelf; ER RS-80.