how heavy is your tank?

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after a chat with some reefers I was wondering..do we have a proper idea of how heavy our tanks are. think this question is important..especially if the tank is in a flat

my new tank is 1m by 60 by 50...im guessing its close to 350kg
 
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Probably close to 600kgs. I am working on a construction site in the waterfront and I have been speaking to the foreman, just asking questions out of curiosity. I am amazed at how much weight a properly designed cement structure can hold.
 
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brendan I was at ur place a while back.. are you also located on the 2nd or 3rd floor?
 
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I have a 600 cube and i terribly underestimated the weight of it ,i was using wooden feet , under the base of my tank . 6 weeks of the tank running one of the feet collasped on tuesday night . Luckily my tank never fell off the stand .
 
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Yes, fresh water is 1l = 1kg.

But one litre of salt with a salinity of 35ppt actually weighs 1035 grams.

So still not much of a difference, just a useless piece of info.

So 1500 litres of pure water = 1500kgs

and 1500 sea water @ 35ppt = about 1550

Then you still have to take rocks, stand, tank etc. Into consideration.
 
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My tank proper calculation comes in at 500 kg ,that tank weight ,water sand and live rock
 

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Came across this table of how much glass weighs.

Float Glass Thickness (mm) - Weight (kg/m2)
3 - 7.5
4 - 10
5 - 12.5
6 - 15
8 - 20
10 - 25
12 - 30
15 - 37.5
19 - 47.5
25 - 62.5
 
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