AQUARIUM STAND CONSTRUCTION

This is a good stand for a reef aquarium

Geothermal Aquaculture Research Foundation, Inc

1726 Merrill St.
Boise Idaho 83705
U.S.A.

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CONTENTS
MATERIAL LIST
ASSEMBLE STAND

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135-GALLON AQUARIUM STAND CONSTRUCTION


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TANK IS A 1 PERSON PROJECT

Tools

MATERIAL LIST

Materials List Each size of stand will need different amounts of these materials.

Two by four frame lumber
3/4" plywwod for stand top
1/4" finish plywood for stand

 

 

STEP # 1 - MEASURE AND DRAW YOUR AQUARIUM

CUTTING LIST

Fill in blanks by measuring your aquarium

TOP FRAME

2 - pieces 2" x 4" the lenght of tank + 1"
2 - ________" 2" x 4"

2 - pieces 2" x 4" the Width of tank minus the width of front and back frame boards
2 - ________" 2" x 4"

1 - piece 2" x 4" for each 18" of tank lenght for support
___ - pieces of 2" x 4" ______" long


BOTTOM FRAME

2 - pieces 2" x 4" the lenght of tank + 1"
2 - ________" 2" x 4"

2 - pieces 2" x 4" the Width of tank minus the width of front and back frame boards
2 - ________" 2" x 4"

1 - piece 2" x 4" for each 36" of tank lenght for support
___ - pieces of 2" x 4" ______" long


 

FRAME BOARDS

4- pieces 2" x 4" the height of stand + 2 extra frame boards for each 18" of lenght
The stand in drawing uses 8 frame boards.

FINISH WOOD AND DOORS

You can finish this stand with any type of plywood or you can leave it unfinished.


Work Area

A clean, dry work area is needed.

STAND ASSEMBLY

Aquarium Stand Construction Procedure

a. Inspect all pieces for rough or flawed edges. Sand as needed.
b. Lay out boards for top frame.
c. Screw the end boards and supports to front and back pieces
d. Lay out bords for bottom frame.
e. Screw the end boards and supports to front and back pieces
f. Screw the end boards to front and back pieces
g. Screw the frame boards to bottom frame.
h. Screw the frame boards to the top frame.
i. Put the 3/4" plywood top on the stand.
Finish the stand with the type of finish you have purchased.

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ALGAE CONTROL CENTRAL
REEF JANITORS ALGAE CONTROL CENTRAL

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Contact: LeRoy Headlee Sally Jo Headlee | Phone: 208-344-6163 | Fax: 208-344-6189
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