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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-21-2010, 05:16 PM Thread Starter
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DIY 135 gallon tank

Im changing measurements of my DIY 180g project, goes down to 135 because of glass availability I cant find ultraclear glass thicker than 15 mm.
will this be strong enough to make a rimless tank 60 long 25 wide 21 tall?
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A safety structure would be a clear glass brace on top middle of tank.

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If you run the glass calculator, an unsupported tank using your dimensions with a 3.8 safety factor would require 10.54mm glass for the front/back. The nearest standard size would be 12mm so you should be fine assuming your do a proper job with your silicone. As stated above you can use a brace in the center for added safety.
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