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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-24-2018, 01:58 AM Thread Starter
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Building a light and I知 having doubts on the weight capacity of my tank

So I have I have 4 flood lights on the way and I have a steel stud that I知 planning to use as a support/ bracket lol snatched it up from my job site. I have a 65 G tank so 36 wide. The flood lights will weight about 7 lbs and the stud at 38 weighs a little less than 10 lbs. and that痴 without cutting the notches for the lights so I can probably get that down to 5 lbs or less. So it痴 going to be a 6 wide and roughly a 12 lb. light fixture. Any doubts from you all? (First post on here btw)


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I have about 40lbs (23-24 being the lights, the rest being the plywood and angle iron) on my tank 135 gallon if that makes you feel any better lol


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