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Re: NFC: Aquariums
- To: nfc at actwin_com
- Subject: Re: NFC: Aquariums
- From: Wright Huntley <huntley1 at home_com>
- Date: Tue, 02 Jan 2001 06:38:59 -0800
- References: <20001229.144601.-3853421.2.robertrice at juno_com> <004b01c071e9$4bcf2840$0d88a018@chuck>
Larry Needham wrote:
> Does anyone know if you can use a plexiglass panel on a glass aquarium?
Not a chance that it will be truly safe.
> Will silicon hold to the plexi like it will to glass?
No. The two also have wildly different thermal coefficient of expansion,
plus the plexi also swells when it absorbs water. Lay a panel on top of a
tank (as cover) and watch it warp!
I would love to use some, just for a tiny phototank, but it simply isn't
Wright Huntley, Fremont CA, USA, 510 494-8679 huntleyone at home dot com
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