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Old 01-21-2013, 04:45 PM   #1
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Tank leaning

Hi, I have just noticed that my tank is leaning ever so slightly forward (water level) should I be concerned? It's upstairs on its own cabinet (for the tank) Will probably move downstairs in about feb- march
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Yes, it could come crashing down quite easily leaning.
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Hi, I have just noticed that my tank is leaning ever so slightly forward (water level) should I be concerned? It's upstairs on its own cabinet (for the tank) Will probably move downstairs in about feb- march
Take a level and check. Is it on carpet?

I check my tank every so often with a level. Water level can be deceiving. Use a level and check all sides. How big of a tank?
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Take a level and check. Is it on carpet?

I check my tank every so often with a level. Water level can be deceiving. Use a level and check all sides. How big of a tank?
Yes it is on carpet and 180 litres
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Yes it is on carpet and 180 litres
I think that's the problem right there. The carpet. As it settles under the weight of the tank it will settle unevenly.
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I think that's the problem right there. The carpet. As it settles under the weight of the tank it will settle unevenly.
I think it's on beams and should I take the feet off the stand it is a juwel Rio 180 stand
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looking at a picture of it from here Juwel Rio 180 Aquarium in Black (optional stand also available) - Tynwald Pet Centre

i wouldnt take the feet off, its been my experience having a stand on plywood on a rug makes it alot less stable. I was going to suggest shimming it, but not sure how you would on that stand.
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Leave the legs. I'm guessing the carpet settled. That's why it shifted.
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Leave the legs. I'm guessing the carpet settled. That's why it shifted.
Ok I will thanks
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