View Full Version : diy plywood tank questions

08-27-2011, 01:12 AM
i have been doing a lot of research and i am going to build a 6ft x 2ft x 25ft. tank. From what i have found out i need a front viewing window for 3\4 inch thick. From what i found out is one of the main factors in glass thickness is the unsupported area. So my question is if i put a center brace could i use thinner glass for the front?

08-27-2011, 08:16 AM
it's going to depend on the height of the tank and the size of the window

08-30-2011, 04:12 PM
25'??? Wow, unless your doing allot of segments? I wouldn't go any thinner than 3/4". That's just my 2 cents... :)

Lady Hobbs
08-30-2011, 08:18 PM
Type into Google "How to build a plywood tank" and there's lots of articles on how to build one. You've probably already done that but it's interesting as heck.

08-30-2011, 08:48 PM
did you mean to put a decimal place in there?6x2x2.5 maybe? Or are you seriously building a 4500 gallon tank?

09-09-2011, 11:22 PM
ya it should be 6ft x 2ft x 2ft sorry

09-10-2011, 07:30 AM
Here, try this link out for your measurements.