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    I have seen a lot of people doing this and the idea seems cool, my only concern is that aquariums are not built or braced to be stood up on their side. It just puts a little extra stess on the glass and seems. Most likely okay with smaller tanks but I would never go above a 30gal personally.

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    All depends on how well you design it. I've done many 55 gallon conversions with no problems.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverside Reptiles View Post
    All depends on how well you design it. I've done many 55 gallon conversions with no problems.
    You added bracing though so there shouldnt be a problem. But again im not speaking from experience im just talking hypothetically

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    It cost almost nothing to do that and only took a couple of hours. Easy project.
    Great way to upcycle old 55 gallon tanks which many people will give away for free or near free.
    And when turned vert like that, they have a very small footprint in the room.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverside Reptiles View Post
    It cost almost nothing to do that and only took a couple of hours. Easy project.
    Great way to upcycle old 55 gallon tanks which many people will give away for free or near free.
    And when turned vert like that, they have a very small footprint in the room.
    Did you take off original aquarium bracing before putting it in the wood structure?

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    No, it's just a frame that you slide the entire 55 gallon tank into. It slides back out just as easily.
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