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Old 02-18-2012, 11:53 AM   #11
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Haha, yeah, i'm still looking for a glass dealer, but i'm pretty sure i found one. You can use plexiglass right?
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Old 02-18-2012, 06:39 PM   #12
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Im not sure, I would think you can, probably be better off using glass though. Maybe someone else on here can fill us in on the use of plexi. I was just wondering how to fix a leaky tank...do you use clear calk? Im about to buy another 29g for someone off craigslist...and Im not sure if it leaks, and if it does, I want to know how to fix it.
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Old 02-18-2012, 10:37 PM   #13
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subscribed to see where this goes.GL!
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Old 02-18-2012, 10:44 PM   #14
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I also want a tank like this.. The creator removed the volcano and made a shallow lagoon i liked it better... And if the volcano is the return most of the water must be diverted elsewhere bc its trickling town the volcano
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Im not sure, I would think you can, probably be better off using glass though. Maybe someone else on here can fill us in on the use of plexi. I was just wondering how to fix a leaky tank...do you use clear calk? Im about to buy another 29g for someone off craigslist...and Im not sure if it leaks, and if it does, I want to know how to fix it.
You can use any silicone that is aquarium safe (no chemicals added to stop mold) scrape out the seam in question and reapply new silicone...and yes you can use "pleco glass" that is just a brand of acylic but aqrylic scratches easier although it is lighter and clearer then glass but it will yellow a bit over time and bow if not the proper thickness
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Old 02-18-2012, 10:50 PM   #16
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After looking closer at the pictures.. that is an acrylic tank
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Old 02-18-2012, 11:01 PM   #17
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After looking closer at the pictures.. that is an acrylic tank
Y would he do a nice tank like that with acrylic
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Y would he do a nice tank like that with acrylic
Imo if done right acrylic looks much nicer..have you ever looked at an acrylic tank..almost 100% clear, if you haven't you'd be shocked how much light loss there is thru your standard glass tank
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Imo if done right acrylic looks much nicer..have you ever looked at an acrylic tank..almost 100% clear, if you haven't you'd be shocked how much light loss there is thru your standard glass tank
I used to clean a 2400 gallon reef for a Toyota dealership acrylic scratches easy glass is just easier to clean imo
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It definately is easier to clean but were talking about a small tank at home not a whopping 2400 gallons lol plus with that setup all your rock is in the middle so less risk of scratching..you can go either way though, all just a personal choice
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