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Re: Ronnie's braceless 6x3x3

> Date: Tue, 19 Oct 1999 07:20:35 +0800
> From: Alfred Heng <alheng at pacific_net.sg>
> Subject: Re: Ronnie's braceless 6x3x3
> Ronnie
> Will call you soon about the A. Crispus!  About a 6x3x3 open
> top braceless
> tank, hmmm......!  You will need glass the is at least
> 20-25mm thick and
> they will need to be braced, not across the tank, but on all
> sides sort of
> like a frame in the tank.  Saw a setup like that in HK awhile
> ago.  It was
> a new custom tank and didn't have water in it yet.  Don't
> know if I want to
> be standing next to it as it is filled!  We seem to be
> pushing the limit
> when it comes to frame less silicone glued tanks!!  That is
> alot of light

My first 225 gallon tank was braceless (72x24x28H). It used 5/8" and 3/4"
plate glass and weighed 600 lbs empty. Given this, I'd imagine a 72x36x36
may be possible, but I wouldn't want to mess with it due to depth and

When I was moving and was looking for help with the tank, most of my friends
seemed to have left the country:)

Jon Wilson