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Old 11-08-2010, 06:58 PM   #11
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Technically he's right about weakening the glass. You've increased the pressure on the glass by reducing the area. Fortunately, an aquarium is built with enough factor of safety to handle the increased pressure without issue.
The pressure is actually then placed upon your bulk head and first piece of overflow. The area hasn't decreased (it actually increases), the substance that the pressure is placed on is changed.
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