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|01-22-2010, 12:44 PM|| |
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: New Jersey
150 gallon safe on second floor??
hi guys I will be moving in 2 weeks and have an oceanic 150 gallon tank! what do you guys think about moving it to a 2 floor of a bulding ? is it ok for the wight? its a brown stone attached building ? thanks for any input!
|01-22-2010, 01:01 PM|| |
Saltwater since 1973
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Katonah (Westchester)
Reefer Ratings: (50 (100%)
IMO, there should be no problem with 150g tank, as long as the building seems like there is no 'construction' problems...to be 'safe-er', I would suggest that it be against a load bearing wall (is unit, under it, the same floorplan?)
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|01-22-2010, 02:18 PM|| |
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: New Rochelle
Reefer Ratings: (10 (100%)
Years ago, I worked in construction/refirb on brown stones in the city and I would be carful... Get it close to a mason wall and you should be ok.
Bigger problem is what if you get a leak? Landlord OK with you having a tank?
|01-22-2010, 03:27 PM|| |
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: New York
Reefer Ratings: (41 (100%)
a 150 doesnt weight much more than a couple very full bookshelves. if you would be worried about a bookshelf then you should worry about the tank, but otherwise i wouldnt stress out that much.
|01-22-2010, 05:04 PM|| |
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Long Island
150g - lucky!