I am looking to either buy or make my own acrylic frag tank to fit my needs. the optimum size i want is 24" x 12" x 6" but i have a feeling that is a rare size and no one will have it so i was wondering exactly what it takes to make my own. I want to make a small internal filter area for a heater and a pump for flow possibly but it is not necessary.
what i want to know is:
What size acrylic should i use for that tank size? could i get away with using 1/4" since it is only 6-8" deep?
what weld-on do you recommend? i have heard weld-on 4 is the best to use but not sure.
how do you apply the weld-on? do i just brush it on the edge and clamp them together or something?
thanks for the advice! but i ended up ordering a 24 x 12 x 7" tank from greatlakes and it was only $33, works for me because i would of spent more than that in acrylic and a frustrating time building it lol
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