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Re: [Killietalk] Tank weight
There are metal support beam that can be place in a basement. They are screwed to adjust the height and support the floor. I would suggest that you get expert help you to figure the amount of support that is needed.
>From: wm crash <wm_crash at hotmail_com>
>Sent: Dec 20, 2006 10:17 PM
>To: killietalk at aka_org
>Subject: Re: [Killietalk] Tank weight
>Thanks all for the advice . . . it seems I have a worst case scenario here.
>Beams are 2x10, 16" apart, spans are 12 feet, and all available spots would
>place the tank running along one beam (or two with any luck and precise
>measurements) right in the middle of the beam. For a 40G tank and stand,
>that works out to around 400 lb, which I am not confortable with. Seems like
>any larger tank must go to the basement.
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