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Big Tank - xpost from Freshwater Forum

Posted By: simon <simeon@canada.com>
Date: Tuesday, 8 July 2003, at 10:05 a.m.

How's this for a deal?

Picked up a second hand 110 Gallon tank with stand - for $100 Canadian.

I am a little concerned about the weight though. It's 6 feet long, the stand is metal with four legs.

I figure once full it will weigh something like 1500 lbs.

The room it is intended for is above a 4 foot crawlspace. The corner it is going into has two supported walls, one being the outside wall of the house, the other being a wall that splits the middle of the house (it goes down the four feet below the room to the concrete).

I figure I'll put the stand on 2 x 4s to spread out that weight and I was thinking about having wood cut to go into the cr