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Old 02-11-2013, 06:21 PM   #11
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With the amount of pressure this tank would experience you do not wanna buy second hand materials. A leak or worse a blown tank of this size could nearly destroy a house, atleast everything around and under it...
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:30 PM   #12
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Would tempered glass work? Like is used in windows. If you go to second hand stores and such you could find sliding glass doors for anywhere from $30 to $100. Or fixed pane windows. The average sliding glass door is around 7 foot high. You could remove the framing and just use the glass panes. Build or have someone build you a wood frame like a display box. The bottom could be wood or some other solid material so you would need four glass panels for sides. Top could be glass or whatever. Then a really good silicone to seal the edges. An industrial glue could be used on the outside edges to glue to the wood supports since it wouldn't be inside the tank. I could build it for around $500 in my area.
The glass in these wouldn't be nearly thick enough
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Old 02-19-2013, 12:32 PM   #13
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No way the glass from doors will not be able to hold that kind of pressure.
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Old 02-20-2013, 12:08 AM   #14
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While I have no insight of building this, I find it funny since my 125 was originally purchased by a photographer to take pictures of a woman having bubbles rubbed off her body. The things people use fish tanks for. Lol.
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I'm not sure if this would work for your project but you could look in to possibly doing a long deep pond in your yard. I'm sure this would be a lot cheaper to construct, I am assuming you are using an underwater camera, if not this wouldn't work.
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I think for this you are going to need 2" acrylic.
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Old 02-23-2013, 10:17 AM   #17
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Similar to this but not identical.

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I think for this you are going to need 2" acrylic.
1" cast should work
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