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Postby Pollux on Tue Sep 18, 2007 7:24 am

If I build a tank 40cm wide and long and 20cm high, do I need to put any braces in? thank you.
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Postby badflash on Tue Sep 18, 2007 2:23 pm

Not if you use non-tempered glass. That is just 16"X 8" so it is pretty small.
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Postby Pollux on Tue Sep 18, 2007 3:23 pm

thank you :D
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Postby Pollux on Sat Sep 22, 2007 12:28 am

what about if it was 45cm wide x 45cm long x 25cm high? thank you.
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Postby badflash on Sat Sep 22, 2007 3:42 am

It will still be fine.
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Postby Pollux on Sat Sep 22, 2007 3:52 am

thank you :D
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Postby Pollux on Wed Oct 03, 2007 1:25 pm

what about 45 wide, 45 long and 45 high?
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Postby badflash on Wed Oct 03, 2007 5:26 pm

What thickness of non-tempered glass are you using?
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Postby Pollux on Thu Oct 04, 2007 12:12 am

6mm. i could use thicker if necessary.
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Postby badflash on Thu Oct 04, 2007 1:31 am

You should have no issues with 6mm glass, that is nearly 1/4". I have a 40 gallon breeder tank that is 3' long, 18" wide and 16" high. It has no brace. I'm pretty sure it uses 1/4" glass.
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Postby Pollux on Thu Oct 04, 2007 2:40 am

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