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Old 09-17-2007, 12:26 PM   #1
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Anyone know of any good articles for builting the frame for a stand on a large aquarium (200+ gallons)? I am looking for some good solid ideas for reinforcement. THX!

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erm...4x4 posts?

if that's not strong enough...6x6 posts?

Sorry this post wasn't very helpful. Haha. I don't have experience building stands to hold that much tank.


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Old 09-17-2007, 01:16 PM   #3
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Make sure your flooring and floor joists can handle the load.
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Old 09-17-2007, 02:13 PM   #4
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Residential Wood Framed Floors and Aquarium Weights


Some stands:

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