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What size steel tubing for 125 gal ?

Wondered if anyone has built a square steel tubing stand for a 125gal recently ?

was looking for recs on what size tubing folks might have used and what gauge steel...any designs I might be able to crib would be appreciated too !

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I had one built for my 69g UNS 90U out of 2" square steel tubing. Overkill for my purposes but the extra width for mounting things to the stand is nice. I had 1" thick 45 degree supports built in for stability as the stand is 36" tall.

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