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Old 10-02-2012, 11:45 AM   #1
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DIY sump/refuge...baffle question

what did you guys/girls use for baffles? if you use acrylic, what size/thickness sheet did you use?? local store has .093 and .220 thickness sheets
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Old 10-02-2012, 07:47 PM   #2
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I hope someone answers I am trying to figure out how to build one too.
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Old 10-02-2012, 07:59 PM   #3
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Im going to be using the .220 thickness plexiglass lindsay. The .093 thickness is too thin/flimsy in my opinion besides i plan to make a overflow with the remaining plexiglass
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I use 1/4" cell cast acrylic. Much less flimsy and easy to cut.
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I just went to lowes and had glass cut. It's pretty thin but I haven't had any issues. It's just Over 1/16"
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Old 10-03-2012, 08:14 PM   #6
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I just went to lowes and had glass cut. It's pretty thin but I haven't had any issues. It's just Over 1/16"
How much did lowes charge you to do so?
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Really cheap. Take your measurements in and they will cut it to what u want. I think for 2 baffles it was like 6 bucks
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Old 10-04-2012, 04:13 AM   #8
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Really cheap. Take your measurements in and they will cut it to what u want. I think for 2 baffles it was like 6 bucks
Oh wow ill definitely have to look into that for sure. Do you remember the type of epoxy you used to secure them?
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I used the DAP brand aquarium safe silicone it's in a green tube. But aqueon is better I hear.
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I used the DAP brand aquarium safe silicone it's in a green tube. But aqueon is better I hear.
Perfect. Thank you so much
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