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Old 04-12-2004, 07:32 PM   #1
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glass or plexaglass?

We were thinking about building our own tank but didn't know if we should use plexaglass or real glass. We'd like it to be a 50 gallon or larger... Any suggestions?


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I think that acrylic is easier and safer to work with, but more expensive.


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For a tank that size acrylic would without doubt be more expensive. Depending on the demintions you are thinking 1/2" acrylic in the minimum tickness to use and that runs about $150 a sheet. Depending again on the application (in wall or other) You might consider the Garf instructions for a plywood tank with acrylic front. I'd like to see whatever you decide!

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