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    What is the best way to secure your tank for earthquakes. I have a 60 gallon tank and live upstairs so when we had an earthquake last night it felt a lot worse than it really was but still shook the tank pretty good I just want to secure it just in case thanks!

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    I know this isn't at all helpful, but I'm just dying to respond: "with crossed fingers..."

    Man earthquakes are pretty freaky good luck...

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    I don't know anything about earth quake proofing living up in northern Canada, but I would think the first step would be to ensure your stand is of good quality and maybe even cross braced.

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    Yeah it's a decent stand I'm more concerned about how to secure tank to wall more than anything but thanks for the advice

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    living in Alaska, earthquakes are on my mind a lot. Here is a link with some info you might find helpful

    http://pets.thenest.com/ways-earthqu...ium-12222.html

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    Once more, not sure on the specifics as I'm not in an earthquake zone, but after an earthquake you might want to check the seals of the tank. Aquariums can withstand a lot of stress, just not when they're moving...

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