How heavy is an empty tank calculator?

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  1. 2balive

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    Hi

    Does anyone know of a calculator that can easily calculate my empty tank's weight?

    Or can someone mathematically skilled pls calculate my tanks weight?

    90cm x 90cm 72cm with 10cm bracing top and bottom. 12mm glass.
     
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  3. MistaOrange

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    What does a tube of silicon weigh & how much did you use?

    Better yet use a weigh bridge... Just a thought...
     
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    My bathroom scale maxed out.

    The silicon is probably not material in the total weight (?), not more than 2-3 kg max.

    I know I can calculate the glass volume (m3) and multiply it with the "density" (kg/m3) of glass, but being slightly lazy today.
     
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    We have a calculator thing here on MASA

    Marine Aquariums South Africa calculators

    It is interesting that so many members are unaware, or simply overlook the many wonderful features and gadgets available on MASA.
     
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    Thanks, looks like my tanks dry weight is about 130kg.

    I hope that floor is strong, as the total weight is going to approach 1000kg!!!
     
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    Just do it man. Its the insurance's issue if the floor does not hold.:lol:;)
     
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    Hmmm... Insurance might be able to give a monetary compensation but what about the live stock that could possibly be harmed?

    Always good to be cautious. But hay encouragement is also cool.:)
     
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