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75 gallon Aquarium Stand

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Project by EricD posted 04-30-2017 05:17 PM 342 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just put the finishing touches on a stand for our new 75 gallon aquarium. Just needs fish…and plants…and water!





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Rick M

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#1 posted 04-30-2017 05:42 PM

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#2 posted 04-30-2017 06:30 PM

Very nice stand..it has to be sturdy to hold 622lbs. of water!!

Cheers, Jim

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#3 posted 04-30-2017 10:13 PM

You have done a really nice job on this aquarium base. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 05-01-2017 01:47 PM

Nice work! I’ve been asked by a co-worker to make a stand for a similar 75 gal. aquarium. Perfect timing for me to view this and get my mental wheels turning. What are your dimensions? Thanks for the post!

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visualj

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#5 posted 05-01-2017 06:02 PM

Hah, I made one of those for my 90. When I sold the whole setup, the guy commented on how the stand was heavier than the tank. He was right.
Looks like yours is too. Good job.

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EricD

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#6 posted 05-01-2017 10:06 PM



Nice work! I ve been asked by a co-worker to make a stand for a similar 75 gal. aquarium. Perfect timing for me to view this and get my mental wheels turning. What are your dimensions? Thanks for the post!

- Lou319

Thanks! The frame was built based on guidance here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jN4Y9AYuwcQ

I made it ~35” high, with length & width dimensions to suit a 75 gal tank, plus 1/4” for margin (ended up being 48-3/4” X 18-3/4”). Sheathed it in 1/4” knotty pine plywood, with doors made from trimmed 1×4” pine boards glued up. Wife did an awesome job finishing it in milk paint. Now just needs fish…and plants…and water!

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Woodbutchery

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#7 posted 05-02-2017 04:37 AM

very nice looking stand.

Take it from me. Do the water first. The fish and plants will appreciate it. ;-)

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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