Euro Bracing?

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  1. SIMS

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    Hello All

    I have just got a new tank - 1480x850x700 - all 12mm

    Build quality is not the neatest but for the price I think I got a good deal - most of it is just untidy siliconing that a blade will sort out.

    I asked for euro bracing top and bottom which has been done ok just the left and right top has no bracing - will this be ok or should I add this in?
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i think it will be fine!since its 12 mm glass.
     
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    That should be fine, have seen a tank that is 1.5 x 1.5 x 0.6 with 12mm glass that has eurobracing on
     
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    You should be fine on the 12mm glass, but let one of the tank builders confirm.
     
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    Sims,

    I'm no expert as I've only ever built nano's, but I also think you should be ok. I you see any visible warping..... RUN!!
     
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    Well maybe I should just add it in to be sure but 12mm is thick...
     
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    add it , be sure & have peace of mind !!! thats what i wud do
     
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    Have you ever heard of the saying..."A picture speaks a thousand words"? Let's see what your current bracing looks like.
     
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    Yea Yea I got no algae in this tank so will be happy to give a pic.... going out for a drink then will do it when I get home...
     
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    wheres the pic sims??
     
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    Just got rid of the hang over so will get it to you pronto....
     
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    well tonights saturday night,gonna be harder!!
     
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