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Old 08-09-2013, 12:13 PM   #1
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Future 180 Gallon Upgrade

Help me with this so I can do it right the first time.


I'm planning on 180 gallon but not sure if I should go with glass or Acrylic? I'm going to go with a new tank since I have no luck with CL and build my stand and canopy.

For my sump/Refugium I'm going with either a custom 55 build or if someone can suggest a good prebuilt brand.

This will be my first stand build so If someone can provide me with a good blueprint it would be greatly appreciated.
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I'm really happy with my trigger systems sump and they can custom make one to your specs.
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Ok can I get some votes? Acrylic or Glass
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Old 08-09-2013, 04:44 PM   #4
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Acrylic if you can afford it
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I like glass. I would scratch acrylic to death.
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Safire glass! Last a long time with no scratches, acrylic wont last
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Starphire.
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I prefer glass over acrylic. I have always heard they scratch easier than glass. But I do have a 1 gallon acrylic aquarium that doesnt seem to have any scratches and its a couple years old. But if it were to be me I would go with low iron glass (i believe its low iron. Its the clearer glass)
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Ok thanks. I guess I'll go with glass then. I heard the Acrylic is clearer and lighter so it's easier to move around.
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