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425nm
01-01-2014, 07:53 PM
I want to build two 24" by 24" by 16" tall aquariums that I will plumb to the same sump. I also wish to euro brace both of these (I know tanks of this size don't have to be braced but I would like to do so anyway), what thickness, type (tempered? regular glass?) and length of glass should be used?

I haven't been able to find any calculators or really any explanations on how to determine this so more in depth answers are appreciate.
Thanks guys!

byee
01-02-2014, 08:29 PM
What is the thickness of the glass used to build your aquarium?

425nm
01-03-2014, 03:24 AM
What is the thickness of the glass used to build your aquarium?
10mm

WarDog
01-03-2014, 03:31 AM
You don't want to be using tempered for bracing. Bracing could be 1" wide or bigger, whatever you want. I wouldn't go any thinner than 6mm, too easy to break!

byee
01-03-2014, 09:01 AM
I would use 10mm glass for the brace. Just make sure the glass company polishes the edges for you.

The thicker glass will allow you to mount accessories such as a Kessil.

Good luck!