I have never built this aquarium, and cannot guarantee that it will work, but someday plan to give it a try. Free plans at Cichlid-forum.
Here you see a stand design that takes advantage of woods best qualities while accommodating its faults. Find the free instructions at Cichlid-forum.
I built this aquarium stand in one day. Get the free woodworking plans at Cichlid-forum.
This is the 55 gallon tank stand I designed. You can build it using the free instructions at Cichlid-forum.
When it comes to tank sizes, bigger is better! My fish were outgrowing my 33 gallon and I needed a bigger tank. Read more at Cichild-forum.
I had very little experience building anything prior to attempting this type of project. I researched as much as I could find on the internet and through discussion groups. Once I felt I had all I needed, I jumped right in and tried to make my tank as fast as possible. Read more at Cichlid-forum.