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building my new tank

Post by bruce in alberta on Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:09 pm

I used to have a 70 gallon tank and I am wanting to return to aquarianism so I am building an in the wall tank for my living room.
wanting a little feedback from anyone.  I am making it 70 inches long and wanting 18 inches tall of water.  Should I make the tank 12 or 18 inches deep (meaning width)? what are your thoughts of it being 12 verses 18 inches?  Also, should I make the tank 24 inches tall to accommodate the 18 inches deep of water? I think 10mm glass sides and 12mm glass bottom would work just fine. Thoughts?

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Post by Fores41 on Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:52 pm

Not sure about the glass thickness sounds a little thin but maybe not. Had to measure my 55 gallon and it was thinner glass. and for width 18 inches for width is what I would use.
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Post by Shell on Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:05 pm

I am useless when it comes to advice here...but I am looking forward to following your progress! Very Happy

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