View Full Version : tank wieght question

06-18-2007, 11:08 AM
ok so now that i've got this 125 comming home on saturday the wife and i are disgussing furnture rearanging so i don't have to put my 75 in storage (she says i'll just keep buggibg her about bringing it back home) the wall i origanally wanted to put the new tank up against is not a main supporting wall the wall that my wife suggested is so my ? is do istill need to put floor braces up in my basement if it is going against the strongest wall in my house? i live an all brick half double built in the 40's any advice would be great

06-18-2007, 11:51 AM
I wouldn't worry about it. you'll be fine.

06-18-2007, 01:32 PM
yeah, as long as its against a load bearing wall you're fine... I wouldn't want it in the middle of the floorplan unless there was a support directly under it though.

06-18-2007, 06:18 PM
thanx guys greatly appreciated:ok:

06-18-2007, 11:06 PM
I would be curious about the size and length of your joists.