[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: [APD] DIY tanks
Harry Martin wrote:
> I was in California when the Northridge quake hit. We were living about
> 30 miles from the epicenter. The first thought that went through my
> groggy head was "...what is happening to my aquarium?" I could hear
> dishes crashing along with other stuff. When the motion stopped and I
> got the courage to go look, I was amazed to see the 55 gallons of plants
> and fish still sitting on the stand. Many of my neighbors were not so
> lucky. They lost their tanks as well as many of the local aquarium shops.
I live very near Pasadena and that's the reason I have two 16 gauge
steel straps anchored with five screws into the studs of the wall and 5
screws into the aquarium stand. That, along with the lip, should keep me
safe in all but the most catastrophic cases.
Aquatic-Plants mailing list
Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com