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Old 02-17-2011, 07:07 PM   #1
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another sump question

okay so ive decided to go witha 24X12X24 inch tank for my sumpp... my question is what material can i use for a glass tank for the baffles and how thick of material is needed?
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You can use about anything. If you have a local glass supply shop (or skills/tools to do it yourself) you can get glass cut. Or, you can use plexiglass or lexan from your local hardware store which is much easier to cut. You don't need either very thick, 1/8" should be sufficient, or you could go a little thicker if you'd feel better that way. Doesn't matter a whole lot in a small sump like that. If you were running a larger one with a lot of flow you'd want something thicker so it doesn't bow so much, though.
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