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Old 01/14/2008, 12:22 PM   #1
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Acrylic to Glass

I know this has probably been asked a thousand times, but...
I'm building an acrylic overflow for my glass tank.
whats the best way to bond the overflow to the tank?

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Old 01/14/2008, 02:09 PM   #2
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i used GE silicone I it comes in a blue and gray tube....its not as good and you will fidget to get it to stay.....get some glass for a overflow seriously mine was 2 pieces 4x18 and 6x18 cost me 15bux...i had a huge problem trying to glue the acrylic together what made me get the glass.....

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Old 01/14/2008, 05:51 PM   #3
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I just purchased some dow corning 795 for this task. I read a few people say they had been using it for years in reef tanks but honestly i'm still a bit hesitant to actually pull the trigger on it.

Any experience (either positive or negative) with this stuff ladies/gents??


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Old 01/14/2008, 05:56 PM   #4
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Dow 795, 995, 999 and other have been used with great success. (hope I have my numbers right..haha)

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Old 01/14/2008, 06:13 PM   #5
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thx fiziks, guess ill give it a go tomorrow. Since it seems it has a 21 day cure time I won't be able to give an update for a while but ill let you all know how of goes.


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