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Old 11-28-2012, 11:49 PM   #1
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glass tank breaking.

I just bought a $35 steel stand for my 20 gallon FOWLR tank. It roughly weighs 200 pounds. The stand only touches the outside of the tank. To the first inch of the outside is setting on the stand but the glass underneath is unsupported. Could the glass give under the weight or am I just being paranoid?
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:52 PM   #2
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That's the stand with the tank, obviously you can't see what I am talking about, but I feel as of explained it well enough.

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Old 11-28-2012, 11:55 PM   #3
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Was it made for the tank? Most of them just have a frame around the outside. I'm sure the tank can hold the weight. pretty tank!
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:30 AM   #4
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The stand is fine, most tank stands support only the outsides of the tank as this is were the load is. Cross supports only become needed with larger tanks.

Never hurts to ask but you shouldnt have a problem.
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Most glass tanks are tempered on bottom and sides. U should be ok.
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