transporting big tank

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    Marius Pienaar

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    Hello I Need help!!
    I have to transport a 2.5 1.5 50 wide 50 H L shape tank..
    I have a flatbed truck and 7 guys helping want know
    if i should put something under tank like foam or mattress????

    Thanks
     
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    2 foam mattresses of the same density.

    And 7 guys will not be enough. What is the thickness of the glass.

    Are you sure you can get it out the current place and into the new place. No steps, corners, doorways or cats in your way?
     
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    Thanks for the tip!!
    10mm but it is build strong lots of supports.
    They got it in their so i hope we can get it out!!Haha
    Getting it in to my place is gonna be a different story!!
    How many people??
    Ive got a 300l freshwater tank too would it be easier/better doing a marine tank in the small or big tank??
     
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    cheaper in a small tank
    but as they say, size matters. But big tank is not cheap to set up.
     
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    Any idea about Boyu dt1524 Skimmer 1850l/h..
    Max size tank on the skimmer???
     
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    Boyu are bottom of the market skimmers and imo a waste of time. There are many better alternatives
     
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    Ok thanks saw one at lps it was real cheap!!
    But think i will go with the Reeftek Ts3??
    That looks good
     
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    Jip no problem with a ts3
     
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    Hi not sure if the TS3 will be big enough for that L shaped tank
     
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    A ts3 is rated for a 900l tank
     
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    I must say however that I dont know how they came up with that rating because it is a beast of a skimmer
     
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