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Old 12-27-2014, 08:01 PM   #11
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That's just the cut out in the Styrofoam but now that you mention it I might actually do that. The local hardware store sells acrylic. He just had the stand pipes in the tank before he glued all the plumbing so I can't re use much of it how would I go attaching the acrylic to the glass will silicone work

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Old 12-28-2014, 09:16 AM   #12
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Yes, silicone will work. It doesn't adhere to acrylic like it would to glass, but the water pressure pushing against it instead of pushing outward will help keep it from leaking. 90% of the reef ready tanks out there have plastic overflows siliconed to the glass pane.
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Old 12-28-2014, 10:35 AM   #13
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Awesome I had so many people telling me that it was going to fail I made one out of glass today but I think it may be a bit high now. It's 470mm to the underside of the brace and I made the glass weir 440mm high sorry for the metric measurements

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Old 12-28-2014, 10:47 AM   #14
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Awesome I had so many people telling me that it was going to fail
LOL...Those people should call All Glass Aquariums, Oceanic, and Aqueon and let them know that their tanks are gonna fail!
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Old 12-28-2014, 09:11 PM   #15
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Haha yea I know it got pretty annoying I was going to use epoxy to glue it then just run a bead of silicon all around it too

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Old 12-29-2014, 10:38 AM   #16
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I made one out of glass seems to be alright but I might still do acrylic it looks kinda hight tho

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Just over that will be your water level, so keep that in mind. You could just skin that in black acrylic...and don't forget to cut some grooves at the top to hold back critters.
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Old 12-29-2014, 07:34 PM   #18
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My LFS sells the comb stuff I was going to glue it to the top I'll try find black acrylic today

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Old 12-31-2014, 11:23 PM   #20
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That's pretty cool ill have to try fond something like that locally I think shipping from.the states will be a bit pricey haha. Quick question. I'm planning on having a lot of sps in this tank also iv got the jeabo dc 12000 pump as my return if I ran that at full speed would that effect the water level in my sump?

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