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Old 02-23-2011, 08:05 PM   #1
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Rimless tank build

Does any one know any good articles or threads on a DIY rimless glass tank +25 gal?
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Old 02-23-2011, 09:36 PM   #2
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I just finished putting a 35l x 20w x 20h rimless together using 1/4 thick glass.
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what type of sealant did you use? Did you need to brace the bottom? ... do you have a thread of the build?
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Old 02-24-2011, 10:49 AM   #4
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I don't know of any articles, but a rimless tank really isn't all that different from a rimmed tank. You should use thicker glass, but it's assembled the same way. Silicone is pretty tough stuff when it's applied properly. I have a 10' x 2' x 2' frameless tank in storage that I had to cut apart. It's 1" glass that was held together with only silicone. I cut all but six inches of silicone off one of the long sides of the tank and that small strip of silicone held up the 400lb-500lb slab of glass.
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Is Commericial grade silicone needed to put build a 200 to 300 gallon tank
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Old 02-25-2011, 10:38 AM   #6
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Any body know what type of silicone is the black silicone? I found some but I'm not sure if it's strong enough to use for a tank build
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