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Old 07-09-2015, 12:55 PM   #1
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Stand ideas

So when my fiance and I move into our new apartment in the next few months we'll be setting up a 50 gallon and a 55 gallon. That's about the size where I consider a proper aquarium-dedicated stand a necessity. The 55 in particular will be a display tank so we want something nice looking and sturdy, for a good price, but all we're finding around here is metal stands and expensive-price, cheap-quality particle board stands.

Anybody got any recommendations? I'm considering DIY but I'm about as handy as a pair of shoes.

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I see you live in Maine. Have you checked flea markets, thrift shops, yard sales for good quality wooden buffets or something that could be used for one? Or even free standing heavy wood cuppords. I have a nice one that we found at an animal shelter thrift store. Really heavy duty and looks nice, and another antique rosewood marble topped commode that belonged to my grandparents. They both work and have a couple of shelves inside to store the fish stuff in. Alison
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