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  1. poiromaniax

    poiromaniax MASA Contributor

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    Hey guys,

    I am in the process of having a light hood built.

    I was just wondering, will the light hood's weight be an issue in any way?

    (Stress on braces, stand etc)

    Thanks guys
     
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    There will be extra stress added to the tank but it all depends, how big is your tank, the glass width, how many braces, how much the light hood will weigh and so on...
     
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    poiromaniax Thread Starter MASA Contributor

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    Tank is 1210X450X600

    Glass is 8mm. there are 3 braces - 1 on either side and 1 in the middle.

    Im not sure how much the hood will weigh. it is being made out of chipboard...
     
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    It shouldn't be a problem then with 3 braces and 8mm glass.
     
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    Sweet - thanks man :thumbup:
     
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