05-07-2012, 06:17 PM
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Originally Posted by osti
That sounds like a good deal. I got my 150 gallon on craigslist with 1 cracked panel for $80 with the glass top. I spent another $65 on the panel and replaced it myself. I bought 2 double bulb shop lights at Menards for $20 each and put the bulbs in that I needed. I got a gift card from Menards for xmas and used that to buy wood and I made my own stand. Then I built a 40 gallon wet/dry filter. I think I did fairly well at not spending too much. Oh and the gravel I bought at Menards, they call it pea gravel, and that was less than $4 for a 25 lb. bag.
Very cool, would love to see a picture