Glass thickness

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  1. paul bloem

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    Hey,

    I saw a tank on zeovit.com, it was the second quarter DTOTM. I am saving to build the same size tank the dimensions is 1.5 X 800 X 550 Rimless with the water level at 500. I saw Ridwaan asked the reefer what the glass thickness is and its 12mm. what do you guys think about the thicknes is it to little or to much?
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    at .550mm with a water level of .500mm id say 12mm is ok, im personally trying to sorce some 15mm for a slightly higher build with the intention to go rimless..
     
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    Thanks Leslie, Good luck with the 15mm glass.
     
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    thanks, finding 15mm isnt the problem finding 15mm starfire at the right price is..
     
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    I have a few 1.2m X 0.5 X 0.5 tanks in 10 mm glass. Seem very sturdy!
     
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    awsome to construct a tank in such stable glass..

    i only build in 10mm no matter what the size if the tank..
     
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    mind posting the link?
     
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