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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-05-2013, 07:36 PM Thread Starter
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Glass Thickness for a 29 Gallon Rimless

Hey guys,

I'd like to build a 29 gallon rimless tank with the following dimensions: 30Lx14Wx16H. I'm debating whether to use 1/4" or 3/8" glass thickness. What are your thoughts? The glass thickness calculator tells me I should be fine with 1/4" but I've read that if the tank is going to be taller than 14" you should go with 3/8" thickness. Again, let me know what you think and if you've had experience with this I'd greatly appreciate your input on how your build up went.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-06-2013, 10:41 AM
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The way I see it, I would go thicker.

You don't want to have any regrets down the road with it bowing or having any accidents with it. My 29's glass is thick and it feels like a solid showpiece.

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