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2.5mm thick glass? OK for small tanks?(and silicone?)

I've got some 10x12" glass cuts leftover from a project that are 2.5mm thick. Is this thickness OK for a tank using 5 glass plates? I think the tank should result in about 19 litres but I need to do the calculations properly.
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10G tanks use 3mm glass.


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Sooo, then it's too thin? The tank will be about 5g if I got the measurements right. but maybe not...
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Alright well I went for it and it's all holding together pretty well. Can't wait for it to finish curing ( by tonight, hopefully) and test it for leaks.
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