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I thought I'd have some fun this weekend, so I decided to put together a nano tank.

The almost complete lack of typical greenery in the glass is because this is PPG Starphire glass. Wonderful stuff!

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1/4" starphire glass
Outer dimensions-4.5x4x6H (inner: ~4x3.5x5.75)
Assuming 1" of substrate and water 1/2" from the top-> 0.21g

Not the most perfect job on everything, but good enough. The bottom is a little sloppy on the silicone, but I didn't care cause the substrate will cover it.
 

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Tony, Nice idea.

Correct me if I am wrong, but I thought the standard method of making aquariums was to let all the sides rest on the bottom sheet.

In NYC we have a good selection of acrylic dealers and I am looking into making a small test tank of 24 x 16 x 16 with the bottom sheets supporting the rest...

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Hi Tony,

Its about the same size as the Azoo nano tank which is 4 inches cubed. I have two but gave up trying to scape them. I am very interested to see what you do.

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Wow, that is a pretty nifty idea;) How are you all going to supplant the light? Incandescent, fluorescent, PC, or simple sun light? Any particular plant choices?



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cool idea! I might actually have room for tank that size! :p
do LED's supply the right kind of light for plants? Please excuse my stupidity, I'm a beginner.
 

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Tony, you are the DIY king! Very nice.

Did you have the Starphire sitting around? I would have probably gone with acrylic.
 
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