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Old 02-24-2013, 10:55 AM   #1
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Question help with 195 gallon plywood tank design

I'm attempting to design a a plywood aquarium 30"x30"x50" for some goldfish some giant danios and a common pleco, and I'm not sure how thick the plywood should be. I was thinking 1.5 inches on the bottom, as per youtube's uarujoey's huge ray aquarium with a plywood bottom, but I don't know how thick the sides should be. 1.5 inches seems like overkill. Also, anyone know some cheap plate glass suppliers for the window? I need 1/2 in or 13 cm glass in the general dimensions of 30"x50"
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Old 02-24-2013, 12:09 PM   #2
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Check out Finger Lakes Reef website. All the questions you seek are there in the plywood tank section. Many build threads and all the information for you to end up with a functional tank.
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Old 03-14-2013, 02:30 PM   #3
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I would use 3/4" plywood
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