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Okay, Im getting my old tank marine ready and have a few questions.

Firstly I am going to be drilling a hole in the bottom corner of the tank for a overflow, what size does the hole need to be for standard pvc connectors? Is it 22mm?

Secondly, its not a large tank, 900mmX400mmX350mm, it has no braces, should I put on some eurobraces just in case? If so then how do I go about it?

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6mm glass I suspect, been 3years since I last worked on it, the mind is abit fuzzy, think its 6mm but Ill double check tonight.
 
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The tank isn't high, and its not deep. No bracing is needed.
 

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About glass:
No bracing is required

About the drilling:
Just go check at your local hardware store what OD of the bulk heads are that goes through your glass. I think they are a bit smaller than the actual OD of the pipe.
 
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Correction on the tank size, was thumb sucking from memory at work.
Its 900mm long X 380mm high X 320mm wide, so no brace then, exelent, makes it a bit easier.
 
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When you drill your tank, just make sure its not tempered glass. Might chip or shatter being 6mm.
 

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Okay, Im getting my old tank marine ready and have a few questions.

Firstly I am going to be drilling a hole in the bottom corner of the tank for a overflow, what size does the hole need to be for standard pvc connectors? Is it 22mm? go bigger as the inner diam of a 22mm OD fitting will be in the region of 15mm... look at 32 as mentioned..
Secondly, its not a large tank, 900mmX400mmX350mm, it has no braces, should I put on some eurobraces just in case? If so then how do I go about it? what thickness glass? if 10mm no bracing but 6mm over a 9mm lenth could be broken.. how does your hood fit on could this not support it a little? not entirley ideal but it will work..

Thanx:)
should work with that in mind:whistling:
 

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