Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V2 #521

In a message dated 97-02-15 07:06:55 EST, you write:

<< Is there a difference between acrylic and plexiglass?
 I have a couple of DIY hoods on my tanks made of what I would call
 plexiglass, but if acrylic is something better I would switch. >>
Same as the difference between facial tissues and kleenex.  There are
different grades of acrylic...a plastic shop could tell you which will handle
heat best.  Lexan (a brand of polycarbonate) is an alternative.

Pete Mohan