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Re: [APD] removing scratches from an acrylic aquarium

i dont know anyone. but i do know if you feel confident enough you can 
possibly save money just drilling the base glass yourself and 
buyingeither diy pvc bulkheads and piping (my lfs did this) or getting 
one heres a link to just one.

Jerry Baker wrote:

>urville wrote:
>>I dont know about brand new custom built. but i've bought an eclipse for 
>>a nano reef, and i bought a smaller tank for my daughterslittle african 
>>dwarf frog. both were acrylic and i bought thm locally. And not until 
>>after sometime of use did I ever notice a scratch of any kind and were 
>>talking some very bright lighting over the eclipse.
>>just a FYI. I would immediatley call them and explain the situation and 
>>see what they say and go from there. i also wouldnt mention what you've 
>>already done. just say this is what i found period. then make a 
>>descision on what to do next. personnally for the better part of 1000 
>>and a 50 mile drive, depending on how big this tank is i would say I 
>>shouldnt be able to tell it from glass the first day.
>I'm of that opinion also, and that's exactly what I plan on doing. It 
>was already scratched the instant I took off the plastic wrapping. The 
>polishing didn't make it better or worse, and that's the God's honest 
>truth so I don't feel the need to complicate things by explaining it all 
>to them.
>It may be that acrylic tanks look like this, or maybe not. I have never 
>noticed it on another tank though. If they cannot or will not fix it, 
>I'll just get a glass tank. Who makes glass tanks with corner overflows?
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