Tote stability

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Tote stability

Post by casssch » Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:55 pm

Does this look stable? You can see on the small ends where the tote is longer than the table. Should I be looking for a board to go between the tote and table? I don't feel like the table the hubby wants to use will be stable enough in the long term, but this one is just slightly too small.

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Re: Tote stability

Post by wodesorel » Tue Mar 20, 2018 4:22 pm

Without being supported evenly it may crack from the weight of the substrate.
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Re: Tote stability

Post by curlysister » Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:51 pm

Yes, I would be nervous about it too. If you can add a piece of board or a different table, that would likely be safer. I posted a 'wanted' ad on the local swap and shop, looking for a table the dimensions of my tank, and found one for a good price!
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Re: Tote stability

Post by casssch » Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:15 pm

Hubby picked up a free (!) 55 gallon tank today that came with a stand perfect for the crabitote. The 55 gallon will be set up for fish (if I can find a good fish forum) where the crabs and goldfish tanks were. Too much going on right now in my house setting up new stuff.

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