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Old 08-03-2013, 06:18 PM   #11
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Look for a local distributor. If you're looking to build a a 150 gallon you'll probably need 2 4x8 sheets. I build a 90 gallon out of one, got it cut for free, 1/2" thick cost $300. You don't want to go thinner then that with tanks 100+ gallons.

If you're building your own and are getting 2 sheets. Cut it in a way so there's no left overs and you utilize the whole sheets. It'll be bigger then a 150, but that's a plus!
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Old 08-03-2013, 06:57 PM   #12
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You could wait until a petco 1 dollar per gallon tank sale goes on
Never saw a 125 for sale at Petco but that would be a steal.
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Old 08-05-2013, 05:38 PM   #13
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The Petco sale only goes up to 55 gallons, and I rarely see larger than that at the stores.

Re: acrylic, you want at least a half inch thick for that size. Make sure you use a good acrylic bonding cement and you get it right the first time (ie, no air pockets in the bond). Once it's bonded, it won't come apart. You may want to ask your LFS to see if they know anyone that can at least lend an assist when you do it if you haven't done it before.
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Old 08-05-2013, 06:44 PM   #14
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Petcos sale does go above 55, but considering its a sale to clear out overstock, and petco doesnt really keep a ton on hand, youd be hard pressed to find anything over 55g
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Old 08-06-2013, 02:21 AM   #15
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The Petco sale only goes up to 55 gallons, and I rarely see larger than that at the stores.

Re: acrylic, you want at least a half inch thick for that size. Make sure you use a good acrylic bonding cement and you get it right the first time (ie, no air pockets in the bond). Once it's bonded, it won't come apart. You may want to ask your LFS to see if they know anyone that can at least lend an assist when you do it if you haven't done it before.
Thanks but I am just going to buy used . After looking at how much it is going to be it seems like the best bet.
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