Haha yes, but I'm sure I'd feel right at home with the fish!True. Good point. The hubby and I have decided to remove another chair from the living so we can fit in a bow front tank. That's 3 chairs we removed since spring. If you come to visit you'll be sitting on the floor.
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I have never heard of a floor literally collapsing. But I have heard of the
floor becoming uneven and sagging. This causes the tanks to not be level and then the seals can weaken and leak. I have only heard of this with large tanks over 200 gallons.
I am not referring to a concrete floor. And when you are talking about a tank, or tanks that are more than 150 gallons it would be wise to add floor support. Check out forums of people who keep large tanks. If you have a 150 or the equivalent of than in more than one tank, like 2 75's stacked on top of each other, it is wise to get some floor support. It is usually easy and cheap to do, and can save tanks and your entire floor.Just to put it into perspective, if your on the ground floor there should be concrete a few inches below your carpet- there's a layer if squishy stuff in between- so while the carpet may sink a bit, it won't effect surrounding areas. If your floor is wood or tile the wood is MOST LIKELY right on top of the concrete. If its the second story or higher, the wood beams used to support the floor can hold an incredible amount of weight. As in, thousands and thousands of pounds. The floor could potentially warp a bit, I suppose, but I wouldn't think much
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