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Old 09-04-2007, 08:12 AM   #1
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Starfire Glass

My husband brought up starfire glass to me again and so I need to ask as I think he really wants me to go with something new this time...how durable is starfire glass? I know it is less durable than regular glass but at what thickness would it need to be for a 180g tank for just the front and the back of the tank to be safe? Does it scratch more than regular glass? I don't want to get it if I will have potential problems on my hands. Not that I wouldn't like clear glass, but not if the costs outway the benefits.

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150 gallon, 30g fuge/sump, 4.5 watt/gal VHO Lighting, 4" sand bed, 290 lbs LR, CDX-3 Nitrate/Phosphate filter

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1 cleaner shrimp, Coral Banded Shrimp, lettuce nudibranch, 1 sand sifter stars, 1 tiny red brittle star "red", 1 tiny red and white banded serpent star, 2 tiny banded serpent stars, small orange Linkia starfish, assorted hermits and snails. Corals: star polyps, A ton of different types of mushrooms, yellow zooanthids, brown-orangish and light blue paly's, orange ricordia.

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Old 09-04-2007, 09:59 AM   #2
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browse through the site linked and you will find the area for purchasing tanks, for each size, if you click to go to the purchase area there is a little interactive worksheet that gives the cost for each size tank to add starfire glass to front or front and ends.
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