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Old 12-18-2011, 08:36 AM   #1
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brace removal

not sure if this is the right place to ask but ill give it ago.. right i have a juwel rio125. the things is i want to upgrade my lights but smack bang in the middle of the tank is a poxy black brace that runs the width of the tank.. so my question what is it, how do i take it out, and is it ok to take it out as the light i want is a halide and the bulb is in the middle so this brace would block the light any ideas
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The brace is there to keep the glass from bowing. I would not removed it.
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The brace is there to keep the glass from bowing. I would not removed it.
+1000,,only bad things can come from removing it....
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Bad idea!!!!
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Old 12-19-2011, 03:37 PM   #5
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I once had broken the brace on my 72g bowfront, I could see the front glass moving/ bowing by the day! So I had to replace the top rim. If it comes with a brace, you really should leave it...
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Definate agreement on all the above! Removing the brace is an invitation for disaster.
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