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  1. #21

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    5 Not allowed!
    Something like this ;-)

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    2 Not allowed!
    Oh no Lee. The tank is 100g, but I do want to have more cards than anything else in the tank. The stock I mentioned above, plus some(?)#of BN plecos that I already have plenty of, maybe another species or too other tetras, and likely a pair of ram size cichlids.

    Thanks Laura, Matt and eltyIT! Now I understand about the plywood. I've ordered a second AC 110, but will wait before getting stand materials.
    I am still not sure if I need to double these particular 2 joists. They are 16 foot 2x10's and that's quite a span. I'm afraid they may bow and cause tank not to be level. The reason I say this is that my 55 is currently sitting in this spot and floor was not level to begin with. I had to add some wedges under the bottom front rectangle. Think I will get stand built first, place tank/stand in spot and fill it for a dry run, when finished, to see how the floor reacts?
    Last edited by pRED; 12-30-2015 at 12:47 AM.
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    Sounds good5. When you get the foam to put between the tank and the stand, be sure to get the pink foam, as regular styrofoam can compress. The pink foam is closed cell insulation and will not compress over time - it will retain its shape.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cajunqn81 View Post
    They just keep multiplying...
    Peeps that want Cardinals, or the fish? :)
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    Quote Originally Posted by gronlaura View Post
    Sounds good5. When you get the foam to put between the tank and the stand, be sure to get the pink foam, as regular styrofoam can compress. The pink foam is closed cell insulation and will not compress over time - it will retain its shape.
    Will do Laura. Is this foam unsightly, or do you hide it somehow?
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    4 Not allowed!
    I cut mine to the exact measurements of the tank trim, then used black masking tape to hide the cut edges.

    With a black stand, and black bottom trim on the tank, mine blends right in, you'd never know the insul board was there unless I pointed it out to you...your's will be the same, even without a black stand, it'll just look like your tank trim is deeper
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    Curious, is it necessary for all stands? Or just ones where there's a chance of imperfection...?

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    Loving your idea of a tank with a huge school of cardinals, they are a great fish and will look spectacular as the centerpiece in a 100 gallon tank. Just in case you can't find the pink insulation foam, it also can come in blue and what you are looking for is an extruded foam vs expanded foam. Another of the fun things I learned while making my background. I believe Home depot sells the pink and I think its Lowes that has it in blue, but they are the same thing-just different brands.

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