Hello everyone, I'm thinking about removing the top frame of my fish tank(20 gallon) to make it looks like a rimless, but I not sure the tank can hold water without the top frame. Has anyone tried it and should I try? Thanks.
tread carefully amigo and keep extra silicon around if our going to try. Rimmed tanks need their rims to maintain stability. The rimless ones have much better and stronger bonds holding them together wheres the rimmed ones do not. If you do manage to remove the frame you would want to add some more bonding to the seams to ensure they hold. My recommendation is to find a 20g rimless tank from someone at BCA and save the hassle although it may take a little while..
I have a 20g rimless that I'm using for my planted setup. I'm looking for a 55g or 75g to move everything in there. when I get the new tank I can sell you mine for $20. it's in really good shape. but first I have to find a nice tank and stand for myself. ya rimless is way nicer then a regular standard tank especially if you are doing planted in my opinion.