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Old 02-12-2012, 07:05 PM   #1
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Wall mounted shelving for aquarium


I have a 15gal acrylic aquarium that I would like to put on a wall mounted shelf. Understandably, this shelving system will have to hold up at least 185lbs due to the weight of the water, the aquarium, and anything else inside the aquarium. I have identified the following as a possible option: http://www.lowes.com/pd_271768-315-1...aid&facetInfo=

Along with these: http://www.lowes.com/pd_61990-315-FG...aid&facetInfo=

The rubbermaid fasttrack rail is supposed to hold up to 1750lbs. My stud spacing is a little weird since my house was built in the 1930's... but assuming I can get this rail installed in at least 2-3 studs, it should hold the weight right?

Any advice would be appreciated. Thank you

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I'de put legs under it anyways. Maybe the brackets can handle it, but can the wall?
If those were your kids in the aquarium you'de probably put legs under it.

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