Cost of building a tank?

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  1. Matt

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    Hey i'm wondering if anyone can help me out with pricing etc.

    Want to build a tank:
    Display 50cm x 50cm x 50cm
    Sump: Not sure on dimensions, one that holds around 50L

    Any idea?
     
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    give me the glass rate from your local store where you are buying the glass from and your cutting list.. i will help the best i can.. les
     
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    Will have to investigate that further. Leslie - i'm kind of looking for more of a ball park figure at the moment to work out a budget
     
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    difficult to say, you are probably looking at R400 for glass if done in 5mm.. and then cost for about 2 tube of silicone (R35 per tube)

    this is tank only braced top and bottom.. i have a .600 cubeout of 10mm i want to part with for R700 if you are interested in something already built but thenshipping comes into play..
     

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