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Old 04-01-2013, 11:23 PM   #1
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My diy corner tank

This is my 46 gallon corner tank I built. I am going to build a stand for it sometime next week. And the other pic is of a 26 gallon tank and stand that I built about a month ago. I have built 6 tanks in the last month out of scrap glass I have reclaimed from my job as a construction worker.
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Old 04-02-2013, 12:16 AM   #2
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Nice corner tank I want to build my own one day. If I used acrylic, is there a type of acrylic that I have to buy.
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Old 04-02-2013, 12:18 AM   #3
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Berry nice
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Old 04-02-2013, 01:20 AM   #4
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I used glass out of patio doors. From what I have read about acrylic you acrylite. My next build will be a six foot tank using 3/8 glass.
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Old 04-02-2013, 02:06 AM   #5
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I used glass out of patio doors. From what I have read about acrylic you acrylite. My next build will be a six foot tank using 3/8 glass.
I hope I can use acrylic. Mainly because if it cracks it won't shatter the way glass does. It will just be one crack.
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Nice tank, following along.
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Old 04-06-2013, 11:14 PM   #7
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I have built another tank this one is an 86 gallon. I still have some braces to put across the top but its coming together nicely.
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Old 04-07-2013, 12:11 AM   #8
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That's pretty awesome. Nice job.
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Old 04-07-2013, 12:18 AM   #9
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Nice tank, you need to be doing custom tank builds for a side gig. You definitely have a gift for it.
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Very cool!
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Old 04-07-2013, 08:53 AM   #11
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Those all look great! The corner tank is especially cool!
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Old 04-08-2013, 10:17 PM   #12
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Is the corner tank held together by just silicone?
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Yes. I am using GE type I silicone to build my tanks. So far great results. I have build 8 so far and I am going to build a bigger tank later in the year. About 180 gallon.
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Very nifty. Bring your workshop to Canada, and I'll buy a couple and help you sell the rest :P
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Very nifty. Bring your workshop to Canada, and I'll buy a couple and help you sell the rest :P
Thanks bub. I am very excited with my new hobby. I am just learning this part of my hobby. Only been building tanks for about a month.
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