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Old 10-27-2005, 06:38 AM   #1
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Strength and look of acrylic

Since browsing this part of the forum, I have become truly interested in building my own tank. Before I can do this, I need two questions asked however.

1- How strong are DIY acrylic tanks (provided it is properly constructed) compared to, say, a commercially fabricated glass tank?

2- How do acrylic tanks look compared to glass tanks? Do they retain their transparency over time, or do they get stained and "fog up"?

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Old 11-01-2005, 07:20 PM   #2
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1. stronger then pre-fab glass
2. cell cast acrylic doesnt louse its transparency.. extruded can glaze.
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