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Old 06-25-2006, 06:08 PM   #1
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Drilling 10 gal tank?

Hey guys i have a 10 gallon tank just sittin around and i was thinking about making it into a fuge. The only thing is that i'm not sure if i can drill it because it is tempered glass.. what do you guys think?
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Old 06-25-2006, 06:13 PM   #2
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You dont have to drill it for it to be a fuge, just get a submersible pump like a mag and use that.
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Old 06-26-2006, 02:42 AM   #3
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if it is tempered glass than you cna NOT drill it. (well ya can but youll have a thousand pieces of glass to clean up)
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Old 06-26-2006, 12:21 PM   #4
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is the whole tank tempered or just the bottom? buy a new 10 that is not tempered..
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Old 06-26-2006, 01:46 PM   #5
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Well i'm not sure but i got the tank from wallmart, and theres a little tab only on the bottom portion of the tank that says tempered...
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Old 06-28-2006, 09:29 PM   #6
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Usually that means only the bottom is tempered.... But there are exceptions to that rule.

email the company and ask them... I have done that before and got a quick reply.
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Old 06-29-2006, 01:03 PM   #7
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Try asking a glass shop their rate to drill it for you.
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Old 06-30-2006, 12:02 PM   #8
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Try asking a glass shop their rate to drill it for you.
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they can't drill tempered either... And if it breaks your SOL, just like if you drilled it.
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