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Warren what you want is Four 3x2x1.5 tanks... and a table to put them on... like this one

10mm bottom with 6mm glass will be fine, would recommend you build a bridge or at least a brace around the edge of the glass.

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Warren what you want is Four 3x2x1.5 tanks... and a table to put them on... like this one

10mm bottom with 6mm glass will be fine, would recommend you build a bridge or at least a brace around the edge of the glass.

If you use 10 mm + you wont need a brace in the middle.

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6mm is pushing it... you should read this and d/l the glass thickness calc. @ the bottom of the page. I've been using it for years: http://www.fnzas.org.nz/index.php?PG=glass1

I made a mistake with the dimensions when I first did above... based on 460mm (1.5ft) high and 900mm (3ft) wide it comes out at 7.85mm thick glass... so 8mm glass rounding up to the nearest mm. Putting 6mm into the above dimensions, using that glass thickness calc., gives you a reduced safety factor of 2.37 from 3.8. I would not be using 6mm unless I had glass of superior quality.

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