I'm Looking For A Stand For A Roughly 83cm Tank?

AaronThomas

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Hey

I'm looking for a cheap option for my roughly 83x34x36cm tank (about 27 gal). It's likely to have quite a few rocks etc in it so will be kinda heavy. Are solid wood tv stands with supports in the centre such as this:
Suffice?

Or should I look for a 3ft stand (cant find many online) or even put 2 smaller stands together underneath the tank?

Thanks!
 

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Don’t know if you would like this but what I’m doing for my tank is taking cinder blocks and two sheets of plywood to build the stand. I take one cinder block on each side and put one sheet of plywood on that. Then I take three more cinder blocks on each side and put a final sheet of plywood on the top.
 
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Does sounds pretty cheap, but that won't really be suitable for me as I will be living in a rented apartment and I'm not sure how they'd feel about a makeshift stand haha. Thanks though.
 

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AaronThomas said:
Does sounds pretty cheap, but that won't really be suitable for me as I will be living in a rented apartment and I'm not sure how they'd feel about a makeshift stand haha. Thanks though.
Yeah. That’s a good point.
 

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That TV stand you posted looks good. I could find a weight limit. Your tank will be about 300 pounds. The wood will be fine, but you might want to reenforce the connections with brackets.
 

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