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Old 12/27/2007, 12:22 PM
khoivo1 khoivo1 is offline
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should i go with glasscage aquarium?

i want to order big tank fromglass cage but alot people in my local reef forum told me ,Do not order big tank from glasscage,,
i would like to heard from big tank owner here too ,,so please let me know what do you think ,,??about glasscages??aquarium
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Old 12/27/2007, 12:23 PM
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don't buy anything from them. inferior quality. if you're getting a big tank get something with starphire glass front from a well-known high quality manufacturer.
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Old 12/27/2007, 12:30 PM
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my 240 came from them and i have been happy with it.
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Old 12/27/2007, 12:49 PM
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I to have bought from them (125g) and had absolutley no problems. Was very happy with Glass cages.
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Old 12/27/2007, 12:54 PM
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i am think about 220 gallon tank from them,,,this tank is gonna be on main floor so i am kinna worry about it,,,but love to hear what all the large tank owner think about them,,,before i order it,,
glasscage tank is 1300
aquarium obses,,,is 2000
elos is 4000 abit bigger
shipped,,
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Old 12/27/2007, 01:23 PM
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anyone else??
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Old 12/27/2007, 01:45 PM
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I have a 280 gallon tank from Glasscages. It was custom built to my specifications and I have no complaints. There are horror stories for every manufacturer. Let's face it - putting a vessel that holds 200+ gallons of water in your home is a leap of faith, regardless of who made it.
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Old 12/27/2007, 01:57 PM
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180 with eurobrace no complaints costumer service not good,
if you have the $$$ to spend in a ELOS or any other high end brands "spend it".
bottom line is NOT a high end product, but does the job and with a little TLC and patience you can have a great tank, ah and built your own furniture theirs is not nice
just my 2 cents
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Old 12/27/2007, 02:44 PM
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I have a 390 and am very pleased.
ReefArtist has a 280 and Poknsnok has a 220, both from GC, both are Starfire, and both of them are very happy with their tanks.
Do a search on RC and you will find lots more TANK OWNERS complaining about problems with tanks that are not from GC.
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Old 12/27/2007, 06:05 PM
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I thought you already ordered it from Elos....
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Old 12/27/2007, 06:51 PM
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I have a 225 GC tank & Im happy for the most part. I will more than likely order elsewhere next time. You get what you pay for thats for sure. I think the tank will hold water fine & looks ok until you look close... they lack detail.
I didnt have to deal with customer service except when I ordered & they didnt want to take much time making sure we were on the same page. I can only imagine how they would be if you had a problem & have heard many stories. I think next time I will look elsewhere.
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Old 12/27/2007, 07:11 PM
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still waitting for elos,call from jessie,,elos is ,,for my home
glasscages will be my business display ,,,tank,,,maybe,,,i may just give a glasscage a try,,,to see ,,,,and i may just go smaller then,,,just to be safe,,,thanks alll
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Old 12/27/2007, 10:20 PM
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We have a sticky in the large tank forum letting folks know that it is not for discussion about vendors. Thanks!
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Old 12/28/2007, 12:14 AM
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No problems here. 300, 220, 110, and a 70 all from glass cages. Had some scratches on my 300 but this is something I missed prior to purchase.
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Old 12/28/2007, 01:48 AM
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What is the website for Elos? I have been looking at the Glasscages and wanted to compare the high end tanks.
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Old 12/28/2007, 07:48 PM
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<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=11469712#post11469712 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by janakaybravo
What is the website for Elos? I have been looking at the Glasscages and wanted to compare the high end tanks.
Check this:http://www.elosusa.com/
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Old 12/29/2007, 11:03 AM
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brward5, just curious have you ordered a tank from Glasscages? I got mine a couple of months ago and it was a very good transaction from beginning to end. I got starfire on 3 sides as ordered. Sump and stand were as ordered as well. A lot of people that bash them have never even ordered a tank they just spit out what they have "heard".
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Old 12/29/2007, 12:53 PM
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Have you ever had an All Glass Aquarium brand? How does the Glasscages compare to that?

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Old 12/29/2007, 01:12 PM
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<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=11465075#post11465075 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by rjohnsen
I have a 280 gallon tank from Glasscages. It was custom built to my specifications and I have no complaints. There are horror stories for every manufacturer. Let's face it - putting a vessel that holds 200+ gallons of water in your home is a leap of faith, regardless of who made it.
I totally agree.

I currently have a 280 glasscages tank, also "HAD" a 360 gallon from them that DID in fact crack after 13 months of use there is a thread on here somewhere about it. I cant bash them too bad because if it had been their fault it probably would have cracked sooner. Sometimes IT just happens.

All things considered, I would recommend glass cages because they make thousands of tanks each year and they great majority have no issue's whatsoever.
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Old 12/29/2007, 01:50 PM
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I noticed on their website just one overflow in the middle. How does that work out? I currenty have a 120 with two overflows and I really don't like the way they look. They take up too much room. If I was to get a 180 should it have two overflows or one?
And can you specify to them how many or does it come standard with one? I also like the fact you can order a blue cover for it.
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Old 12/30/2007, 01:16 PM
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I was looking at 150g, and noticed that it had only one overflow with 2 holes, is that enough?
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Old 12/30/2007, 04:57 PM
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I checked their price and found I could get a Deep Sea Aquatic tank cheaper. They are the old Oceanic group in Dallas. The tank I got from Deep Sea is a 185. 60x30x26.
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Old 12/30/2007, 05:40 PM
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What is the Website for Deep Sea Aquatic ?
How long ago did you get your tank ?
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Old 12/30/2007, 05:55 PM
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The site is http://www.deepseaaquatics.net. I bought this on 11-16-07 from the LFS and had it in 1 week. Alot better tank then Glasscage. Friends have the cage and not the quality as the Deep Sea.
also mine is the reef ready.
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Old 12/30/2007, 07:32 PM
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Did you get the neo model? I like that overflow, in the center. Awesome. How much did it cost approximately? Keep up posted on how it works out for you.
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