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Old 01-11-2004, 12:16 AM   #1
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Sump Acrilic or Glass?

This has probly been asked allot but i am putting together plans for a sump/fugium and I was thinking Glass or Acrylic? And which one is easier to drill?
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acrylic is infinitely easier (and cheaper) to drill, but might be as expensive or more so for a smaller tank.
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acrylic is very easy to drill. the only precaution i would say is to make sure you keep the bit cool....if you can have a bit of water running over the drilling area, that's the best way to go.

here's a few articles about working with acrylic...even one specifically dealing with a refugium

http://www.aquaforums.com/forums/ind...b1cfa8403b5ccb
http://www.aquaforums.com/forums/ind...b1cfa8403b5ccb
http://www.aquaforums.com/forums/ind...b1cfa8403b5ccb
http://www.duboisi.com/diy/BNdiytank/bndiytank.htm
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