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Old 10/02/2019, 08:43 PM   #1
mtlreeffreak
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help please..Metal or Wood Stand?

Hey Everyone,

I have a 124"x28"Highx40"Wide Glass Tank incoming.

can someone help me with the Stand design?
Does it have to be metal or Can I get away with Wood?

Thank you for any input.


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Old 10/03/2019, 01:35 PM   #2
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You could absolutely do either. As long as it is well planned wood and metal can support the weight of the tank with water.


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Old 10/03/2019, 04:02 PM   #3
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can anyone here Design me a stand?

ill pay..


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Old 10/04/2019, 11:16 AM   #4
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can anyone here Design me a stand?

ill pay..

You don't really know any of the qualifications for people on here. Your best best is ask your local reef club if there is a person that builds stands, and talk with him.


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Old 10/07/2019, 10:08 PM   #5
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Here's the build of my tank and steel stand.
96" x 30" wide x 32" tall.
I think just one more section of the steel stand would do for yours.
( Note, I am not a professional steel tank stand designer, and anything I say
should be taken with a grain of salt )

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/sh....php?t=2201396

Note: if you think my design might not be enough, you could always go the next size larger with the steel.


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Old 10/08/2019, 09:22 PM   #6
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That's a pretty huuuuge size tank you got and didn't think through on stand?! Anyways my tank is 96x30x30 and I build mine out of 2x6's and 2x4's 3 years ago and I dont have any experience in wood work. All I'm saying it's not s scary of a diy project.
Look on Google for ideas on how to build one


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Old 10/09/2019, 07:12 AM   #7
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Here is more info on the steel stand I had made.
There is also a ton on information about steel stands in this VERY long thread.

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/sh...0#post25596550


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