06-06-2012, 04:18 PM
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Originally Posted by marshallsea
you dont want to put a wedge directly under your tank, as it will put undue stress on your tank. even under the stand could cause problems depending on rigidity of your stand. an uneven tank also puts stress on your tank. 55 gals is a lot of water and stress. is your stand on uneven floor? you should try to straighten it out at the floor .
It's uneven floor.
Yes, I know you're not supposed to put a wedge directly underneath the tank. I meant a wedge under the tank stand on the floor.
I did do a bit of research before posting here about it, however the cases I read about were about tanks that were obviously uneven, by about 1/4 of an inch. My tank is literally only uneven by a couple millimeters (Like 2-3 millimeters?)
I heard that high density insulation foam helps ease the stress of the weight, so I have a piece in between my tank and my tank stand, so I was wondering if a couple millimeters is still something to worry about or should I fix it?