Additional floor joists support.


Old 12-16-16, 03:42 PM
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I am going to be installing a 125 gallon aquarium.
Total weight (tank,stand,water,sand,filter)around 1800#.
This will be 8in in from an outside wall,giving total floor area about
32"x6'.Will be in a doublewide mobile home. Putting in
6" concrete base,cement blocks up to floor joists,wood and shims as needed.
Should this be adequate support?Or any other ideas?Thanks
Old 12-16-16, 04:09 PM
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Welcome to the forums! You have the right idea, and the floor definitely needs support. What is your subflooring? OSB, Particle board or Plywood? If particleboard, You may entertain a 3/4" layer of plywood on top to spread out the weight a little better, as particleboard is awfully weak on its own.

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