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Old 06-01-2013, 01:53 AM   #31
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I have about 10 glass doors that I been trying to get rid of over a year
never thought about listing them a a potential tank build
maybe now I can get them out of here
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I have about 10 glass doors that I been trying to get rid of over a year
never thought about listing them a a potential tank build
maybe now I can get them out of here
But would it really be getting them out haha
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they would be out of my yard
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Old 06-01-2013, 07:09 AM   #34
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Where are you located. How old are the doors. Newer doors are almost always tempered. If they are older then there is a chance they are regular glass.
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Where are you located. How old are the doors. Newer doors are almost always tempered. If they are older then there is a chance they are regular glass.
Tempered is almost everywhere now its safe than regular glass which is sad less old glass
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Tempered is almost everywhere now its safe than regular glass which is sad less old glass
My 55 gal has only a tempered glass bottom so I can still drill through sides. Tempered glass is getting more popular because its stronger.
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Tempered is not popular amongst the pro builders that I have takes to. Reason being that with the pressure of the water pushing against tempered glass that if you gave a failure it is a complete failure. Your going to lose everything. Regular glass won't fail that way. I talked to glass cages, an aquarium building shop and that is what they told me. Most big tanks are not tempered. Smaller tanks were the pressure is not a high will use tempered glass to get by with thinner glass. When you get over 55 gallon tanks, rarely will you see tempered glass.
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Tempered is not popular amongst the pro builders that I have takes to. Reason being that with the pressure of the water pushing against tempered glass that if you gave a failure it is a complete failure. Your going to lose everything. Regular glass won't fail that way. I talked to glass cages, an aquarium building shop and that is what they told me. Most big tanks are not tempered. Smaller tanks were the pressure is not a high will use tempered glass to get by with thinner glass. When you get over 55 gallon tanks, rarely will you see tempered glass.
I have never had a tank bigger than 55 gal so I don't know. Lol
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