I decided to go with an used 125 gallon aquarium and stand I found on CraigsList. I got it from a guy named Steve that had been using it as a reef tank. He setup was great -but I needed something totally different for the turtles. This required a lot of research to come up with a plan that would work. So the first think was to get the stand in better shape so it would look good in the sun room. Here is the before:
I decided to use Chalk Paint to give it a distressed look. This is what it looks like now!
I think it turned out great! Now waiting to get the tank on top and the filter below!