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Old 04-15-2017, 12:17 PM   #1
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Glass / Acrylic

Curious question :

Can one make an aquarium using Acrylic for some parts and Glass for the front ? My Idea would be to have the bottom, the back and sides out of acrylic and the front out of Glass. Question of price. All Glass would cost CHF 700 / 650 EURO. Acrylic would only be 200 EURO for the dimentions I am intending to use.

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Pretty sure it hasn't been done successfully!

Pretty sure you'll have trouble bonding acrylic and glass.
Different techniques and materials.
If you're saving on materials, plenty of people make plywood/glass tanks.
I'd go either glass or acrylic. Can't help with acrylic bonding though.
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acrylic, glass

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