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hi im getting a 100cm by 75cm wide by 55cm high tank custom made and just would like to know if 10mm glass will hold in the long run or am i better of going 12mm glass.

cheers omar

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hi im getting a 100cm by 75cm wide by 55cm high tank custom made and just would like to know if 10mm glass will hold in the long run or am i better of going 12mm glass.

cheers omar

I'd get 12mm base, 10mm sides.

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Whats the builder recommending? Whats the safety factor for both thicknesses (10mm and 12mm)?

It is usually better to go thicker if in doubt but aslong as you don't have any kids who might decide to throw toys at the tank you might be ok going with the minimum.

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Like ppl said the stronger the better, but 10mm shud be fine i had a 6 x2 x2 and it was 10mm sides and 12mm base

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Find out the price difference in both and if you can afford it go 12mm.

I had a 8x2x2 in 15mm glass. Thicker the better IMO (except when moving it lol)

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haha yeah agreed i had to help my brother move his 8.5x3x3 haha couldnt belive the weight when empty let alone full!!

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mate 10mm is more than enough as your not going to high ,the only reason why i would go 12mm bottom is just incase you drop your decor,but when you think about it ,if you drop any decor it can break no mater if its 10mm or 12mm so go the 10mmas its more than enough

cheers mate good luck

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thanks for all the replies i ended up going 12mm base and 10mm sides,now i just need to make up my mind to what i should put in it :confused:

thanks omar

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