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Old 03-11-2009, 04:34 PM   #1
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Glass or acrylic ???

Which type of tank do you prefer and why? A new person to the site wants to know what folks prefer and why. Lets help him out.
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I perfer glass tanks. I believe them to scratch less than acrylic and IMO they seem clearer.
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I am going to have to say Acrylic A lot stronger and will not crack easily like Glass....Even though I have a Glass Tank. Still looking for that Acrylic Tank.
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I have an acrylic tank, but I generally prefer glass.
Acrylic and glass both have their benefits. I say it dosn't matter.
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I said it doesn't matter. I'll use both.
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if i had the money for it id go for acrylic because they are stronger and lighter...if you get a scratch you can do something to remove it but with glass the scratch stays
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if you get a scratch you can do something to remove it but with glass the scratch stays
I`ve never had an acrylic tank. What can be done?
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Glass. It may be heavier but it's clearer IMO. I've had acrylic and I didn't like it as much. It scratched like crazy whereas my glass ones haven't had as many issues.
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ive never had one either i just heard someone saying that a scratched acrylic tank can be "wiped off" with a fine cloth...kinda like sanding the wood i guess
i have a glass tank and i managed to scratch my glass and i know nothing will bring it back
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