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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-31-2018, 12:32 AM Thread Starter
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Is bracing needed??

Good day, everyone. Is it safe to make a H15 x L20 x W13 aquarium rimless/braceless? The glass thickness is 6mm / 0.25 Inch. Thank you very much.
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If you Google "aquarium glass thickness calculator you'll find a lot of choices. Your first decision is to define "safe".

The height of the tank seems to be the biggest factor. According to the calculator I looked at, 6mm/0.24" at 15" high you can safely go up to 8 foot long.
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Thank you very much, Sir!
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