AluFab extrudes and sources all of our t-slotted aluminum extrusion in the US in order to meet your supply chain needs. We are well stocked and well prepared to keep your business moving by providing your aluminum extrusion needs quickly, efficiently, and with the highest quality. Contact Us today to learn more about the AluFab difference when it comes to t-slotted aluminum extrusion structures.

Aluminum Extrusion-Based Aquarium Stands

Aluminum extrusion has been gaining momentum for years in the aquarium market as the go-to material for aquarium stands and bases. Due to its lightweight/high strength properties, t-slotted aluminum extrusion manufactured by AluFab is the perfect material to use to hold your aquarium, no matter the shape or size.

Tidal Gardens Turns to AluFab for Custom Aquarium Stand Builds

Tidal Gardens is a popular aquaculture farm in Copley, OH, who have cultivated an internationally recognized brand. They have utilized AluFab’s products and expertise multiple times to create customized t-slot aluminum aquarium stands.

Tidal Gardens’ owner Than Thein maintains an active presence on YouTube, and was gracious enough to mention AluFab and the construction of his stands in two videos!

In the video “August 2020 Coral Farm Update – Episode 18” Than mentions AluFab’s work about 1 min, 30 seconds in, and again at around 3 minutes.

In the “October 2020 Coral Farm Update – Episode 19” video, AluFab is mentioned around the 6 minute mark.

Why Build Your Next Aquarium Stand With Extruded Aluminum from AluFab?

Sleek, Sophisticated Appearance

Customers love the sleek metallic look of an aluminum extrusion aquarium stand as opposed to the simplicity of a traditional wood stand. The extrusion is available in both clear and black anodized aluminum, with the clear anodized finish providing a metallic silver look, while the black anodized gives a dark contrast.


Another property of t-slotted aluminum extrusion that allows it to fit this application perfectly is the design modularity of the extrusion both during and after assembly.

With many different profiles to choose from, your stand can be designed to handle the weight of any aquarium tank while fitting whatever space you have to work with. Supportive braces, cross members, and mounting posts can be added with ease to accommodate for your ideas and design.

The t-slots of the extrusion also allow you to mount virtually anything to your stand, both on the interior and exterior. Tops, panels, doors, or protective coverings can easily be mounted to the outside of the frame while equipment and accessories can easily be mounted to the inside.

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Kit-Form & Full Assembly Options Available

AluFab offers full assembly as an option, and your stand can be shipped to your door complete and ready to use. However, in order to save cost on both freight and labor, customers frequently elect to have their stand delivered to them as a kit.

AluFab provides your stand in kit-form, with all pieces labeled, all hardware separated, and any machining that is required will be finished when it arrives at your door. Our team will also provide a reference sheet that shows where each labeled piece goes within the assembly.

The only tool you will need to assemble is a ball-end Allen wrench, which can also be provided upon request. If any issues or questions arise during assembly, our team is standing by to answer your call or email and instruct you through it.

Customized To Your Specifications

Our design team has already worked with many aquarium enthusiasts to put together the aquarium stand that they want, that fits any custom dimensions, specifications, or special requests.  Whatever your situation is, AluFab’s expert design team can help provide a solution!

Contact AluFab For A Quote

Contact AluFab through our website, and our dedicated team will prepare a quote for your aquarium stand needs. Please include the following information with your inquiry:

  • Glass or Acrylic Tank
  • Length x Width x Height and Gallon capacity of your TANK (please include any framing)
  • Length x Width x Height and Gallon Capacity of your SUMP (if applicable)
  • Desired Length x Width x Height of your STAND
  • Leveling feet or No leveling feet