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Old 05-08-2017, 02:19 PM   #1
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Just built this stand for my daughters 10g tank. Think the pattern will work for a 29g with a couple center braces? Click image for larger version

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The stand itself looks great but seeing how narrow it is I would be concerned about being top heavy especially sitting on a rug , I get safety conscious when I see its for kids .
looking at a 10g tank I have it don't look that narrow so I'm thinking it's just the angle the pict was taken optical illusion
I would still be a little weary of the rug especially how close the stand sits to the edge.
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Old 05-08-2017, 03:57 PM   #3
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The stand itself looks great but seeing how narrow it is I would be concerned about being top heavy especially sitting on a rug , I get safety conscious when I see its for kids .
looking at a 10g tank I have it don't look that narrow so I'm thinking it's just the angle the pict was taken optical illusion
I would still be a little weary of the rug especially how close the stand sits to the edge.


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I would add some 2x3s or 2x4s in the corners so that they are carrying the weight of the tank instead of relying on the screws.
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29g stand waiting to dry Click image for larger version

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that pict angle gives a true view you can see it's wider the other pict was a optical illusion , the black came out nice on the stand , moving along next comes the fun stuff I always loved setting up tanks the fun is in the decorating
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that pict angle gives a true view you can see it's wider the other pict was a optical illusion , the black came out nice on the stand , moving along next comes the fun stuff I always loved setting up tanks the fun is in the decorating


The first is for a 10g, the black one is a 29g
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@cbjfan75 I have been looking at designs today getting ready to build a stand for my 29gal. How tall is your stand? Any pics of it with the tank on top? How are you liking it so far?
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Here are pics of it with the tank on. I really like it. I believe I built it to 22" high.Click image for larger version

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Looks really nice. How do you think it would hold up if it was around 30" high? I'm 6' 1" and might benefit from a little extra hight. At the same time I don't want it be too top heavy. Will be attempting the build this afternoon.
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Looks really nice. How do you think it would hold up if it was around 30" high? I'm 6' 1" and might benefit from a little extra hight. At the same time I don't want it be too top heavy. Will be attempting the build this afternoon.


Carpeted floor I don't see it being much of an issue
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Sounds good to me. It will be on a carpeted floor unfortunately. Wish I had wood or a concrete floor
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Got a good bit accomplished on the stand today. Just got to paint it black and I think I'm going to leave it like that. No need to fancy it up yet hahaClick image for larger version

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Got a good bit accomplished on the stand today. Just got to paint it black and I think I'm going to leave it like that. No need to fancy it up yet hahaAttachment 299248Attachment 299249


Looks good!
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I like it
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@cbjfan75 Thank you finally got some black paint on it and the tank is now up and cycling ☺

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Just got to get some organization going on for the wiresClick image for larger version

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