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post #73 of (permalink) Old 03-29-2012, 07:08 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by lbacha View Post
That glass brace is actually the support memeber on those tanks (I'm thinking it is an oceanic right). If you take the rim off of a tank like a 55g you will have a huge mess on your hands. I would watch doing it to any tank that has a center brace built into the plastic rim it is there for a reason. I have seen full 55's bow out 2-3" when the center brace broke. Ithen shattered at the top and you know the rest. Any tank that doesn't have a center brace doesn't really use the rim for support other than to hold the hood up.

no, it had a plastic brace in the middle, check post 1. I took everything of. I don't have any braces or support.

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