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Old 02-02-2013, 10:55 PM   #1
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Future sump, base load question

The tank that will likely becoming the sump is 16x16x48

So here comes my problem...
There is a support beam directly in the middle of the base of the tank, and therefore that 55g won't fit with it there. My question can we remove that support beam if we run three 2x4s the 60 inches across the top of the base with 3 more load bearing 2x4s at the end? Or any other ideas to resupport it to fit.

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Old 02-02-2013, 11:21 PM   #2
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I did that but my tank is a 55

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It is the same on the other end.

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Old 02-02-2013, 11:26 PM   #3
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You will get allot of responses if you make this a build thread in the getting started topics
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