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I got a 20l Rimless and a 10 gal for the sump $1 a gallon at Petco, did the plumbing and its dead silent! I bought someones livestock off craigslist to get a jump start, over 3 weeks in and it's doing well, bad phone pics but u can see the idea

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It wasn't rimless when it started I did that part myself, then went to gresham glass and has them cut a place for the external overflow baffles pretty cheap way to get a rimless tank $20

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20L Rimless

 

Yea they can drill cutouts and drill holes for you it was $15, not bad. They did tell me there was no guarentee though, there is always a small chance the glass can crack, but the did a great job and it turned out great

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Wow! Great job! The tank looks great and what a deal! Looks as good as some of the custom glass tanks I have seen. That's a great tip about Gresham Glass. I have heard it is simple to drill glass but I'm always (scary). And with a 20 dollar tank it's not a huge loss!

 

How did you remove the rim from the 20L? I love the blueprint of that size tank! Would make a great frag tank!(clap)(clap)(clap)

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The rims are pretty easy to remove with just some razor blades and some time.

 

Looks really nice, how was the glass edge under the rim? I've heard horror stories of them being pretty rough since they plan on covering them anyway. You making a skin for the stand?

 

Good job being a baller on a budget (clap)

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20L Rimless

 

The Rim is easy to get off, time consuming but with a Razor it comes off.

 

The edge was pretty clean, a little sharp but nothing to worry about, you could dremel the edge if needed. The Return hole i actually drilled myself, I bought a 1" diamond bit off Amazon for about $6 it did a good job, I used plumbers putty to make a water pond around the hole i drilled, it's pretty easy to drill glass

 

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Yea I am making a real stand later, I want to make it oversized to fit a bigger tank I will get in the future, hAvnt figured that part out yet though.

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