Troy McClure - no prob, i hope it helped you picture what was going on
slickwillislim - The formica is only about an 1/8 of an inch thick...if that. I would say there is about 1/4" inch of a lip on all side of the tank after the formica was added. Its not a perfect fit, but i really wasnt going for 100% flush. I dont have the tools to do that. I literally have about 250 bucks worth of tools to work with, and for you tool people, you know that is terrible!!! HAHAHA The grommets were thought of after i started the stand. I was sitting at my desk and just looked at one on my desk, and got googling....and their they were
Im not sure what i am going to do with the lights yet. I have two solar I's to hang over the thing. I am leaning towards building something into the stand or around the stand to hang them. I doubt i will do the ceiling thing.
Paul - I dont think i will build many more. Really, it did take me a lot of time to make. Im sure with some nice tools, i could cut that time in half, and then it might be worth it to make more of them. HAHA
Bert - I am setting it up at the next meeting....june 16th. I better get working on the lights
Thanh and john - Its funny how we can resist setting up these tanks right away