650 gallon plywood build

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I will use 3/4” glass, ordering from a local fish store, yes filtration will be on right hand side of tank.
If u don’t mind answering. How much for the glass?
 

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Not at all man , the lowest quote i got so far for a piece 76”x40”x3/4”is $750 and i have to pick it up about 30 min drive, trying to find something better if not i will be placing the order in the next couple days.
Have you tried looking into buying it from an actual glazer or glass supplier? They might have less of a markup.
 

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Not at all man , the lowest quote i got so far for a piece 76”x40”x3/4”is $750 and i have to pick it up about 30 min drive, trying to find something better if not i will be placing the order in the next couple days.
Thats a good price. Ive been shopping around for 72x48x3/4" and most places are coming up with $1500+ per. Thats not a bad drive at all to pick it up either.
 
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This is awesome! Nice build, I didnt realize the glass would cost that much!
 

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Not at all man , the lowest quote i got so far for a piece 76”x40”x3/4”is $750 and i have to pick it up about 30 min drive, trying to find something better if not i will be placing the order in the next couple days.

That's a really good price for 3/4" where I live in CA. When I ordered my 1/2" glass, I called Glasscages.com and it was still going to be more with shipping and I still needed to drive 2 hrs to pick it up at their delivery spot in CA. I called a local glass shop who ordered it from a larger glass company near Fresno. The local company delivered right to my door when it came in.

In your case, that chunk of glass is going to be heavy! I bet if you worked it out with a local company, showed them pictures of what your building, or having them come for a free estimate or measurement, they would deliver it as well. If you get your sealing area prepped, bet they would even consider helping mount it into place, just because of the cool factor!!!
 
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