Hi I'm proposing putting an aquarium into my living room. The length of the aquarium is 7ft long x 1.5ft wide. The approximate weight when full of water is around 1000kg. I have lifted an access panel to have a look under my floor to see what way my floor joists are running. They are running the same direction as the length of the aquarium tank. Could I have some advice if my floor joists would be strong enough to take the weight ? In my picture the tank will be sitting over the joist area that's supported by brick. Thanks Brian
Id chop up few 4x2s into 1f lenghts,stick them flat on the concrete ( use some damp coarse under them) and then screw in vertical supports running from joist to timber on the concrete. I did that when i got snooker table 7 years ago and so far all good.
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