In the dog house

Discussion in 'Other Reef Talk' started by justjohno, Oct 2, 2017.

  1. justjohno

    justjohno Guest

    Funny story I’m sure a few of us have experienced. The wifey went out of town this weekend and made the decision to drill a hole into the wall. My tank is in the room next to the garage. Funny part about the story is her remark-“Great now we have a f@#$&@ Aquarium glory hole in our den”. It’s going to take some time for her to get over this one :)

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  2. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

    How big is this "hole"?
  3. tankguy

    tankguy BOD

    Thats hella funny
  4. justjohno

    justjohno Guest

    2” hole that I plan setup calcium reactor and plan for a chiller next summer. I have a mixing station in the garage and the hole gives me so many options. I started laughing when she said that, which I think made it worse. Hahaha

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  5. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    Is it that noticeable?

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  6. justjohno

    justjohno Guest

    It’s low on the wall, about the same height of the power outlet. I tried to hide it.

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  7. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    If the wall is white, cut a plastic vinyl same size as the hole, and cut half way in the middle, stick the rest. Use the middle area for tubes and other stuff so it won’t look too obvious eye sore?

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  8. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    Umm I’m not even sure that I’m making sense...

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  9. Glory hole? Your wife sure does have a sense of humor. Either that or I'd be worried about her knowing what a glory hole is!
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  11. RandyC

    RandyC Supporting Member

    Try this to hide it a little.


    BATIGE Brush Wall Plate Anti-dust Wall Mount Panel Cable Pass Through Insert for Wires Single Gang Cable Access Strap Wall Socket Plug Port for HDTV HDMI Home Theater (1 GANG (1 Pack), White)
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  12. justjohno

    justjohno Guest

    Randy, end of the day that was my thought to hide it or at least make it look better. Thanks for the idea.

    Death by Snu Snu, that’s funny, where she been to understand that term and to quickly make that comment... hahaha

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  13. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

    Note that if you make a "glory hole" between an inside room and the garage, you violate various fire codes.
    Garages tend to have fires more often, so there are extra rules.
    And where there are glory holes, I hear there is often oil, candles, and hot wax....

    You also may consider getting a blank metal wall plate. They have them at Lowes/HD.
    Cut holes the size you need. Paint it to match.
    The plastic ones break rather easily.
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  16. justjohno

    justjohno Guest

    Didn’t even think about fire code. I might be in big trouble, thanks for the heads up. Need to look into that.

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  17. xcaret

    xcaret Supporting Member

    You may use fire foam too, Hilti and Great Stuff should be available most hardware stores, Grainger should have it as well.

    Use the foam product after you are done with the plumbing, once dry, it's easy to trim
  18. xcaret

    xcaret Supporting Member

    Well, the niners are FOUR AND 0 !!!
  19. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    you have a great spirit!

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