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David Haldane

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Hi, recently purchased a home built in 2017. Planning to place a 220g system (waterbox 220.6) on the main floor above the basement. The tank will be along what appears to be a load bearing wall, directly above a support beam in the basement. The wall looks to originally have been planned for a wet bar and cabinetry, but is bare for our build. Anyone here with structural engineering background or with a tank of similar size and placement with advice on whether this is safe placement without additional reinforcement? Thanks for your help!


Attached are home plans, where tank will go (in place of black hutch), and basement wall under the tank with support beam (brown armoire)

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I'm not an engineer but....
Make sure the tank runs perpendicular to your floor joists.
When I had a 125 above a basement, I added two floor jacks underneath it for peace of mind. It was also perpendicular to the joists.
220 gallons of water weighs just over 1800 lbs.
 
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