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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-11-2015, 02:06 AM Thread Starter
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is aquarium canopy weight an issue?

cant decide between using 1x2's to make a frame then wrap it in 3/8 ply. or just using 1x6 boards. its only a 20g long so im not sure if weight is an issue, the 1x6 boards build will be heavier. please advise
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I'd go for a smaller size beams and thinner ply board.
should be strong enough for a hood.
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Unless your hood weighs like 100 lbs, I don't think the weight is an issue.

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