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Old 05-27-2009, 12:22 AM   #1
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Large aquariums and weak floors

I read a many posts from aquerist worried about their floor failing under the weight of a large aquarium. Has it happened to you or someone you know? A large tank IMO would be 100 gallons or over mgamer20o0.
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define large tank? if you ever have any questions you should contact a structural engineer.
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Old 06-03-2009, 05:33 PM   #3
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reinforced the heck outta my floor as they were building my new house... so far 4 mos and no problems with my 180 gallon...


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1' flooring,Please!!!!!!!!!!!!

Just kidding, plywood is the way to go...Pus lots of termites,,
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