150 Gallon Aquariun Stand

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Project by RS Woodworks posted 07-07-2009 08:28 AM 1789 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another aquarium stand I built. It’s for a friends 150 gallon tank.
It is oak with mahogany trim. He wanted it stained the brightish reddish color.
The main corner supports are octoganal pillars. A 150 gallon tank weighs well over 1500 lbs, so it needed to be solid. It is.

I personally think the stand should have been taller, but because the tank is so high, he didn’t want it any taller so he could still reach into it.

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#1 posted 07-07-2009 11:14 AM

Your design should hold the weight, you did a very nice job.

It’s almost big enough to go fishing in…....

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#2 posted 07-07-2009 01:20 PM

Nice looking stand well made should hold the weight. Nice finish.

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#3 posted 07-07-2009 02:49 PM

Very nicely done. I never stopped to think about how much an aquarium that size would weigh.

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#4 posted 07-07-2009 04:08 PM

very nice stand great figure and cool design

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#5 posted 07-07-2009 05:40 PM

That is a tall 150 gallon. That’s a unique stand design and looks really nice.

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#6 posted 09-25-2009 03:12 PM

Great design, love the octagon pillars sweet idea!!!!

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