Glas

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by Lawrence 6, 14 Mar 2013.

  1. Lawrence 6

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    Hi wil graag weet waar in Port Elizabeth kan n mens glas goedkoop kry, wil n niewe tank bou, ek het n JEBO en alles is binne die tank. ek kyk om n 600x600x550 tebou. laat maar weet asb as julle van n plek weet. Dankie Lawrence:)
     
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  3. Kevin34PE

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    Will jy die tank self bou? Ek het my glas by Atlantic glass gekoop, hulle is in commercial road. Of Ek kan vir jou n kontak nommer gee van iemand wat dit Sal bou vir jou. Hull het n vriend van my n prys geggee van R880 voledig gebou , met bracing ends polystyrene ends avgelewer. Die tenk se mates was 1000 x500 x500.
     
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    Hi lawrence, kan jy asb net jou vraag in engels ook vra, hier is BAIE meer engels as afrikaanse lede op MASA. Jyt n beter kans om n goeie antwoord & goeie raad ook te kry.
    @Kevin34PE, R880 for that size tank sound a bit unrealistic. You wont even buy the glass for that tank (even if you cut it yourself) at 880. Unless he did him a huge favour... Just make sure bud, sounds a but low...
    You sure it wasnt a secondhand?
     
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  5. Dorry

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    Hi Lawrence, gaan jy self jou tank en sump bou. Jy moet vir ons fotos pos as jy hom klaar het.
     
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    Hi visser, yes im sure. It is a new tank built to that size. The guy who did the quote has a business building tanks. He is busy resizing mine now at the moment cos I found my tank a bit unmanageable. So im going shallower and narrower now.
     
  7. Lawrence 6

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    Hi Kevin, can you please forward the telephone number of the person building tanks? Dorry yes I am going to try and build it on my own, but if I get someone that can do it for cheaper I would reconsider. Will put photos on when finished.
     
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    Well, then he is extremely well priced! Must be getting glass at rock bottom prices...
    Will you upload a pic of your new tank when he is done @Kevin34PE?
     
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  10. Kevin34PE

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    Morning. Lawrence I pmd you,let me know if you got it. And Visser,will post pics,tank was 2200 x 800 x 800 am now resizing to 2200l x 700w x 650h,which will be better for light penetration and also won't need longer arms now to reach in tank. Lol.
     
  11. Lawrence 6

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    ok 700 x 700 x 550 cost R2380 Kevin
     
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    I mailed you the quote received for the tank I mentioned of 1000 x 500 x 500. That was 6mm glass. What thickness did u get quoted on. Did you receive the email I sent?
     
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    Failed to mention that this is in 10mm and includes an overflow with custom made acrylic cover and comb, will be around R850,00 in 6mm CFG excluding overflow box
     
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    Hi got the the glass at R350 and it is new. The comb I made now in the workshop.
     
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    Good to hear, but definately not 10mm...
     
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    Hi Lawrence, good price.:whistling: What is the size of the glass and how thick is the glass.
     
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    Am guessing it's 3mm at that price.
     
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    I am not a expert on glass and the thickness, sounds thin for me. Hope no kiddies going to play near the tank, and careful when working with your live rock.
     
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    The glass I Bart for my dividers in my sump cost me more than that. Imo I would go with the tank from watermark cos it's professionaly built, will look good, and be alto safer.
     
  20. Lawrence 6

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    No I got 6mm glass, by a frend of a frend that works by a glass place
     
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    I had to go for it coz my wife is going mad here, fish fish fish is all you think about, my baby is now 5 months old and she sed I must not get a nuther tank , but I work overtime for it.
     
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