Hey Guys,

I got a new metal stand from Big Al's Scarborough yesterday. Aside from being "new" (scratched and missing a foot) it bend in the middle. The bend is even apparent when the tank isn't on the stand (using a long fluorescent tube).

I compared my metal stand for a 135G to somebody's metal stands for their 220G and 180G. Sitting with an empty tank, my stand bows alone the entire length. His 220 stand bows less than mine, and the tank is full of water. The 180G stand only bows in the middle.

The bow will only increase if I fill the tank with water.

Here are the pictures...

My tank is empty.

My tank is level:

Along the front:




What do I do???