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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-21-2008, 03:11 AM Thread Starter
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DIY stand ideas?

So I am getting a cube tank that is 22 x 22 x 23 (ok close to cube). I am going to need to find/build a stand for it. Its going in my room so i dont want a PoS stand that looks like its going to fall apart on me any second. I have *some* time to get this done (about a week or so). The trick is: I have a 15lb CO2 tank and canister filter that have to go underneath it. The Co2 tank being the tallest at around 33 inches, meaning the space inside the stand has to be at least 40 inches in length.

I am also open to purchasing a piece of furniture from a big box store and taking the shelving out (maybe just putting a door on it, provided it holds the tanks weight (around 50 gallons)

Suggestions are GREATLY appreciated.
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How handy are you with tools and what is your budget? I've always been partial to the ADA stands but feel they are overpriced. There are a lot of tutorials online on how to build an ADA-style stand though. Here are some links:
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