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    Where do you place your power strips?

    I have a couple of aquarium stands that are a little larger than the tanks so the power strips can sit on the stand. But I have a couple where the stand is sized exactly for the tank. So for one of these, the power strip sits on the floor, which I know is not ideal.

    So for those with stands sized exactly for your tanks, where are your power strips placed?

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    All three of mine are on the floor, next to the stands or table.
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    I think I've posted this thread 2x somehow. Can you delete one?

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    Mine are also on the floor. A few of them are hidden inside the cabinet base of the stand but still on the floor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SueD View Post
    I think I've posted this thread 2x somehow. Can you delete one?

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    Most of mine are on the floor, but I agree, I don't feel it's ideal. When I set up my fishroom again, I plan to mount the powerbars above or beside the tanks. I would like them off the ground since my room is in the basement. Just in case. It also provides a driploop in the case of a backwater situation. I have sponge filters and airpumps to deal with too.
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    I'm not feeling so bad now. I'd like to be able to have a drip loop but short of somehow mounting these on the side of the stand (which I'm not sure how I'd do that), I guess they'll stay on the floor for now. It's only 2 of my tanks - the others are all Ok.

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    Get a roll of this, you'll need tin sheers to cut it, though...I've been meaning to mount my strips to my stands using this for a while, just haven't got around to it...drill a couple of holes, use wood screws to mount

    https://www.amazon.com/LASCO-13-1603.../dp/B00HYWEUAS

    Or, if the bottom of your strips are flat, some heavy duty double-sided cushion tape would work, too...or adhesive velcro strips
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    I use powerbars and hang those. They have screw holes on the reverse side.
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    You can mount them vertically or horizontally, like right behind the tank for easy access and to keep hidden.
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    I didn't even think to check for screw holes/holders...mine probably have them too, lol
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