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Old 07-18-2011, 09:56 PM   #11
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Hopefully you get around to turning it into a reef, it looks like its got amazing dimensions for it
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Better pic, wow Heavy was not the word for it!

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Old 07-18-2011, 10:21 PM   #13
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Anybody know where I can get plans to build a stand, don't think it's simple as throwing together a 2x4 table...
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Old 07-18-2011, 10:25 PM   #14
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280g tank is roughly 2550lbs of water alone....not including tank, rock, stand, equipment... id keep an eye on your floor.. try to find Greenmasters 320g build...he built a stand for his... ill see if i can get the link
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Wow, thats one big tank, very nice. Looking forward to see it setup. If you DIY the stand make sure you post some pictures as well.
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Old 07-18-2011, 11:12 PM   #16
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Anybody know where I can get plans to build a stand, don't think it's simple as throwing together a 2x4 table...
You might consider doing something similar to what I did. In my signature is a link to my build. I'm fairly sure it could hold that weight but I would shorten the cabinet height by about 1/3 for a tank your size. Full pics of the build can be found here.
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Another possibility would be to just build up two or three layers of cinder blocks for a stand. Vastly simpler but it all kind of depends on what you want it to look like. I suppose your could use cinder blocks and then just cover them with some cloth, like a skirt. That would be simple, cheap and it wouldn't look too bad.
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I think the floor will be just fine I have a concrete slab.

This is the cabinet that I found online and I absolutely love it!
Stand for a 280g aquarium
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Very pretty! It doesn't look like it would hold that weight, but I guess I just over engineered mine, lol.
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