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Old 08-07-2009, 12:59 PM   #161
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That's not really an option as far as I can tell. Making it easily detachable would compromise the structural integrity. Or so i'd think. CHeck out the garf calculator. Simple basic plans.

http://garf.org/tank/buildtank.asp
You could build a smaller one now. That's not really cost effective but worth the fun.
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Old 08-07-2009, 11:33 PM   #162
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I think i might build a REALLY small one just to get my feet wet. Like a 20 gallon plywood aquarium.
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For a stand I was thinking 2x4s with carriage bolts. Reinforced frame in the center. I am still playing with the idea in my head.
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Old 08-10-2009, 05:58 PM   #164
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So glass people finally called. No go on the starphire! Booooo. They can only get it in 1/2 inch. Guess we're going with regular glass then.

I did get more fiberglassing done. I'm not a complete slacker on this!
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Old 08-10-2009, 07:15 PM   #165
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So glass people finally called. No go on the starphire! Booooo. They can only get it in 1/2 inch. Guess we're going with regular glass then.

I did get more fiberglassing done. I'm not a complete slacker on this!


according to garf you only need 3/8" in glass. 1/2" would actually be extra insurance. go with the starfire.
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huzzah! I think i misread garf xD Excellent!
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WOOT! This tank is gonna be epic when it's done.
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I hope so. xD
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Please folks let`s keep this on topic please.
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Please folks let`s keep this on topic please.
It is i think. they were talking about the kind of glass to use on the tank.

I can't wait to see it. Are you going to find a way to paint the inside or find a way to make it blue on the inside or anything. Because i see the insides of them blue sometimes in some pics.
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