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Old 03/05/2020, 02:55 PM   #1
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60 Gallon Reef Upgrade Video

In the last 2 months I've been quietly working on upgrading my 40g Breeder to a 60g tall. Instead of recording the entire build process, I decided to do one video explaining what I did.

https://youtu.be/pT83VHpZfVA

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Old 03/05/2020, 08:17 PM   #2
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Looks great overall, & I like the alloy tube light stand.

Out of curiosity what cabinet hinges did you use, i.e. waterproof ?

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Old 03/06/2020, 07:47 PM   #3
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Looks great overall, & I like the alloy tube light stand.



Out of curiosity what cabinet hinges did you use, i.e. waterproof ?



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I don't know what brand of hinges they are, but they are coated in a thick white paint. If I have water issues where my hinges are then I have bigger issues than that. LOL

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Old 03/06/2020, 08:13 PM   #4
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I don't know what brand of hinges they are, but they are coated in a thick white paint. If I have water issues where my hinges are then I have bigger issues than that. LOL

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They don't need to get wet to rust.


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They don't need to get wet to rust.
Metal requires water and oxygen to rust. These are coated in white enamel to prevent that. I cant remember the brand name.

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Metal requires water and oxygen to rust. These are coated in white enamel to prevent that. I cant remember the brand name.

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These are the supposed brass hinges I fitted to my cabinet in 2011

Never been wet, just in a saltwater environment.

Will use alloy hinges next time


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