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How to Add a Recessed Aquarium

Learn how one family saves space in their home while adding a new aquarium.

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Host Fuad Reveiz will create an ideal aquarium inside a wall. He'll show you how to create a beautiful, recessed freshwater aquarium and will take you through the building process from plans to finished project, all in one weekend.

Build a beautiful aquarium display in this four-part project:

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    Weekend

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    $100 - $250

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    Easy to Moderate

How to Build an Internal Frame for a Recessed Aquarium

Learn how to save space in your home and add an aquarium at the same time.

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    Weekend

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    $50 - $100

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    Easy to Moderate

How to Add Recessed Shelves

Learn how to save space by installing recessed shelving.

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    Weekend

  • Price Range

    $50 - $100

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    Easy to Moderate

How to Add Trim and Cabinet Doors

Learn how to add hanging cabinet doors on a recessed shelf with these easy step-by-step directions.

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    2 hours

  • Price Range

    $50 - $100

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    Easy

How to Set Up an Aquarium

Learn how to set up and add fish to your recessed aquarium with these DIY tips.

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