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Tank rim

Post by Hermiesguardian » Thu May 14, 2020 12:34 pm

I'm working on a 75gal rimless tank. The problem is that the lid doesn't fit. I'm trying to attach a strip of foam to the outside edge to fill in the space bit it's difficult to know exactly how thick I need it. Any suggestions to fix this other than the foam?
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Re: Tank rim

Post by Hermielover121 » Thu May 14, 2020 12:50 pm

You could just order a trim. I have seen some I don’t know how expensive they are but it would be much easier and more efficient. If you don’t want to order then I am not an expert on that type of stuff I am sure other people would know a lot more about that. .^)


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Re: Tank rim

Post by wodesorel » Thu May 14, 2020 1:17 pm

If was purchased as a rimless, there are glass lid kits that come with clips.
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Re: Tank rim

Post by Hermiesguardian » Thu May 14, 2020 1:47 pm

wodesorel wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 1:17 pm
If was purchased as a rimless, there are glass lid kits that come with clips.
It was purchased used. But wouldn't the clip need something to clip onto? The top of the lid to the tank?
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Post by wodesorel » Thu May 14, 2020 3:09 pm

The clips go over the glass and create a shelf for the lid. https://www.marinedepot.com/innovative- ... WjEALw_wcB
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Re: Tank rim

Post by aussieJJDude » Thu May 14, 2020 3:50 pm

Cpuld also do a eurobrace, where you silicone a glass strip along the inside perimeter. But then its not really rimless after that.

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Re: Tank rim

Post by Hermiesguardian » Fri May 15, 2020 12:00 am

Thanks everyone. I actually found a company that sells rims.
https://www.aquariumframeswholesale.com/

I really don't know how I missed this a few months ago when searching.
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