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Hey guys, before we begin to fill our 75, thought I'd see what everyone thinks. This is our front to back amount of being in unlevel. Our floor is the issue, so we got some shims.

This is a Marineland majesty pine stand. Left to right, it's level. Would throwing some shims on the front of the stand help? I've seen where Marineland says any shims voids their warranty, and that shimming makes the issue worse and can also cause failure.

Our 125 isn't level from left to right and it's been up for 6 years.

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Maybe make yourself some staging for the stand and use shims to level the staging? That's what I had to do for my 220 gallon along with adding jacks and posts in the basement.
 

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I agree with the staging if you're worried about the warranty. Just because your other tank is okay doesn't guarantee that this one will be. I don't know what the actually base looks like from the underside, but an inexpensive option could be using those heavy duty foam gym mats that weight racks stand on cut to the dimensions of the stand to help level if only minor adjustments are needed. Looking at the photo I think it would work for you, but I would only fill 50% and double check if you went that route. A solid staging would be the A++ option, but I've seen fish stores using the mats without issues. GL
 

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This is the stand. Gonna shim the corners and along the bottom front and see how it goes
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I'd shim the stand*, just make sure you don't stick one or 2 shims in alone. You need support for any area that is raised up above the rest.

*I'd only both shimming the stand if the water level is noticeable to you when you put it in the tank. If it's not noticeably different from to back then I wouldn't worry.
 
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