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Need to know if my tank needs bracing

Postby thatssam2001 » Tue Nov 10, 2015 6:35 am

Hi guys,
I m new to this forum. I am going to build 12x12x12 cube tank for betta. I am wondering will I need bracing. I have purchased glass with the width of 6mm. Please give your suggestions.
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Re: Need to know if my tank needs bracing

Postby Rohan » Tue Nov 10, 2015 6:47 am

For a tank of this dimension you don't need any bracing.
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Re: Need to know if my tank needs bracing

Postby thatssam2001 » Tue Nov 10, 2015 6:48 am

Rohan wrote:For a tank of this dimension you don't need any bracing.

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Re: Need to know if my tank needs bracing

Postby Rohan » Tue Nov 10, 2015 6:52 am

You are welcome :-)
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Re: Need to know if my tank needs bracing

Postby Murtazadhanera » Tue Jan 05, 2016 6:49 pm

Hello there,
There are many aspects of aquarium construction, its not just about the glass thickness.
It's the method of building the aquarium many many many aspects to consider.
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Re: Need to know if my tank needs bracing

Postby thatssam2001 » Wed Jan 06, 2016 2:09 am

Murtazadhanera wrote:Hello there,
There are many aspects of aquarium construction, its not just about the glass thickness.
It's the method of building the aquarium many many many aspects to consider.

Can u please tell me the other aspects?
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Re: Need to know if my tank needs bracing

Postby Murtazadhanera » Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:12 am

The caulk used , the joints where its caulked should be free of dirt oil etc. Hardcore accute right angle at every angle. There should be a minimum of 1 mm gap between each of the joints of glass. The method of caulking to ensure bubble free joints.

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