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Thread: In level tank

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    Finally setting up living room tank, just a 20 long. So I havve carpet and for a trial run before putting it on the stand, I put about 5 gallons and is un-level. So. I was gonna go old school and use cardboard cut outs to even it up. Will that be a lifetime solution? Sounds dumb but this will be a nice tank and don't want to half it anyway


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    You should level the stand and not the tank. The tank needs to sit flush on the stand or the uneven pressures may cause a leak over time

    Set up the tank on the stand and place a level on top of the tank. Shim the legs of the stand with some solid shims. I have always used the composite shims used to doors and windows.

    http://www.homedepot.ca/product/shim...-9-inch/963673
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    thanks man


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