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Old 06-13-2012, 02:57 PM   #1
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Aquarium Glass arrangement


Hi all,

I've noticed the glass panes arranged in different manner in almost all the aquariums.
The following are the five types of set-ups I have seen.

Which one is the best ? (scientifically taking the design and water pressure on the joints into consideration)
Which is the most common one..? (assembled by most commercial manufacturers)
Which one is the easiest to make with less fuss..?

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Old 06-13-2012, 04:09 PM   #2
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Believe Type B is the strongest
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The ADA aquariums are constructed with Type B arrangement for stability.
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Old 06-14-2012, 01:09 PM   #4
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The ADA aquariums are constructed with Type B arrangement for stability.
Thanks Francis,
Any comments on the E type..?

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Old 06-14-2012, 02:17 PM   #5
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Really the difference between E and B type arrangements is what pane of glass the pressure ends up on - in the B type the pressure ends up on the front pane of glass, which holds together via having support.

In the E type the pressure is put on the side panels - which are shorter, and not as stable.

But between the two, they're both good designs.
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Really the difference between E and B type arrangements is what pane of glass the pressure ends up on - in the B type the pressure ends up on the front pane of glass, which holds together via having support.

In the E type the pressure is put on the side panels - which are shorter, and not as stable.

But between the two, they're both good designs.
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