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I will update this thread as I go along, enjoy!

UPDATE: DE-RIMMING IT! pics attached!

This is what it looks like today: (updated Aug 30th)
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30 Gallon with dimensions of 25x25x12
Today:




My only regret with this tank:
I wish I had dropped another 50$ to get this tank rimless (no longer the case!)
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I was thinking about that, but I am afraid of:
- might crack the tank!
- sharp unsightly edges of the glass (non finished??)
- spoke with the tank builder, they confirm that the rim doesnt play any role in structurally
- plus its only 12 inch high, and bottom rim is hidden by my stand

- I own a dremel, Don't know if I should do it!!!

(no water in tank as of right now)
At 12" you can remove the rim without any dangers. The edges will be smoothed, the manufacturer does not want industrial injury claims.
 

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any idea what the minimum safe size is for a 12inch high tank? 11mm?
Safety for glass is based more on height, 11MM is overkill but very good to have. If the manufacturer was uncertain or using a thinner glass you would have seem a cross member in the plastic.
 
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