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Freemananana
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Originally Posted by Daniel12490 View Post
Two questions, any specific reasoning why the acrylic shouldn't be placed on top of the plywood? Second question, where can I find foam for that size? I would assume Home Depot or Lowes?

Plywood is suggestion for acrylic, no buffer. Glass is a different story. Ignore the false statement below, but I left it for reference.





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I think yoga mats, thin ones, work well too. But yes, a hardware store should have thin foam. I think Bulk Reef Supply used some mat in their 52 weeks of reefing series on YouTube. May be worth checking out since it was a HUGE acrylic tank like this as well. One of the first episodes is them setting the tank on the stand. It is a good chunk of information.

I couldn't find an answer when I googled, I got a bunch of DIY tank builds. Someone can fill you in on why a buffer is preferred.


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