Originally Posted by 54seaweed
I hate the cross braces I always cut them out never had issues
I feel they restrict light to the center of the tank
That's why I ended up using the clear plates to brace the tank. Everything else I used had bad shadows when I lit it up. I lit it last night with t5 and it didn't cast a shadow at all . Im extremely happy with this. I'm thinking of using led
to keep it cooler .