Acrylic Tanks

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  1. Bruce Ackerman

    Bruce Ackerman

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    Where do I source an acrylic tank in South Africa?
     
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    or a pico tank in durban?
     
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    welcome
    depends on what you are wanting but i think alot of people here opt for the glass option owing to it being cheaper..

    tell us more and perhaps we can better assist.
     
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    In South Frica, glass is cheaper than acrylic. Other way around in the states.

    How big is the project you want to take on?
     
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    Acrylic tank

    Thanks Guys,
    The tank will be built into a brick column approx. 1.25 metre square with a depth of about 600mm
    I have been advised that cast acrylic will withstand more movement than glass
    and there are no joints as it is cast in one piece. I know that it is more likely to scratch, but the scratches can be removed
     
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    I dont think you will fine a "jointless" acrylic tank in SA.
     
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    Welcome to MASA

    If you got a lot of moela, you can always import one :p
     
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    I wonder what that quote will be...
    And compared to a glass quote.
     
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    bruce is this your first tank?
     
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    Maizies Plastics sells and Bends Acrylic. But you'll have to assemble yourself
     
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