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post #13 of (permalink) Old 11-14-2012, 06:19 PM
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Maybe your friend was talking about this build?
Building an Oasis

I think either of you plans could work. I build a rimless 41gl that was
cut out an old 70 with 3/8" glass.

From what I've learned I'd tell you not to run more than 24" length without a brace if the glass is 1/4" @ 24" T. If you drop the height to 16 you would be safe with 3' between cross bracing.

I think for plants your 1st idea might be best. You could cut up the glass not being used for corner braces. Look at CrazyDaz's 200tank

Last edited by DogFish; 11-14-2012 at 10:12 PM. Reason: sp
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