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Old 01-27-2011, 01:50 PM   #1
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blue glass?

I recently obtained a used tank and when water is in it, the water is tinted blue because of the glass. i have an acrylic tank now so i dont have this problem. i was wondering if the blue tint will make my white fish blue or if my fish will stay true to their natural colors when viewed through this glass. Thanks!!

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Unless you get a pure glass (like starfire I think it's called) all glass is going to tint the viewing color some. Most is green, however, I don't recall ever seeing any blue. It's usually slight, though, but it won't be as clear compared to your acrylic tank.

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some glass can have a blut tint to itotheres have a green, i guess its the additives and how the glass is manufactured
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The question is, does the glass actually give off a blue tinge or because the tank was used have medications been used that is altering color perception (For example, the use of Methylene Blue)?
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Yes it could easily be that someone tried to fend of Ich in that tank with medication that stained it. Try using vinegar to wipe it off.
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