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Old 04-02-2013, 02:17 PM   #11
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Is it tempered glass. If so I'm pretty sure you can't drill it. Might want to check into this. I know a lot of name brand pet stores sell tempered glass tanks.
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Old 04-02-2013, 02:29 PM   #12
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I plan to check if it is temperd first, but I have not gotten it yet (A co-worker is getting rid of it, downsizing- he breeds discus.
The lfs says most tanks this side only have a tempered bottom, but the manufacturers website has the info...
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Old 04-02-2013, 02:53 PM   #13
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Most percent of tanks do o Lu have a tempered bottom.. But wouldn't hurt to check first
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:00 AM   #14
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BRS sells a drilling kit for this, and has a video on how to do it on their YouTube channel:

Drill Press Attachment for Hand Drills - Bulk Reef Supply (the drill press attachment for a hand drill)
Diamond Coated Glass Drill Bits - Bulk Reef Supply (hole bits for glass)

Instructions on drilling holes in glass aquariums - Bulk Reef Supply - YouTube
Ultra quiet reef tank overflow - YouTube
Installing an internal aquarium overflow and drilling holes in glass aquariums - YouTube
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:18 AM   #15
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Drilling is best but sump design is most important. Correctly designing a sump will not overflow and setting of overflow properly will not overflow tank.checkout Melevs reef.com
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The 90 I was looking at was from a co-worker- he is selling for $50.
Great deal, but drilling is a hassle...

A person in the local aquarists club is upgrading to a 125- selling his 75g reef ready for $75. I'm going to go with that one. Same footprint, just a couple inches less deep.
I picked up a 40breeder to make a sump... now I need to research how to do that...

One step at a time.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:07 AM   #17
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Both good deals! Nice choice
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