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Old 09-23-2014, 06:31 PM   #1
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20 gallon plus 10 gallon sump on second floor.

Would the second floor be able to safely hold a 20 gallon gallon with 10 gallon sump. I'm super paranoid so I figured I'd ask.

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Old 09-24-2014, 02:03 AM   #2
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a 10 gallon sump isn't going to weigh all that much. Assuming you have 10 gallons of water in it, which you wouldn't in a sump, you're at 85 pounds of water.

What do you mean by "the second floor"?
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Second story

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Old 09-24-2014, 09:06 AM   #4
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We can't tell you as we don't know the structural integrity or support on that spot of the building.
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We can't tell you as we don't know the structural integrity or support on that spot of the building.
True lol didn't think of that

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You won't have any problems, if your second floor can't hold ~250 lbs you've got bigger problems
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You won't have any problems, if your second floor can't hold ~250 lbs you've got bigger problems

I agree lol

If you want to make yourself feel more at ease, you can place the tank on top of a supporting beam.
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You won't have any problems, if your second floor can't hold ~250 lbs you've got bigger problems
Good point

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We can't tell you as we don't know the structural integrity or support on that spot of the building.

Very accurate answer. If you know the pattern of your floor joists, run the tank perpendicular.


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