Question Glass Or Acrylic?

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The new tank I have was a gift and I’m not exactly sure if it is glass or acrylic! Very dumb question on my part but, better to be safe than sorry when buying cleaning equipment lol
 

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Can you post a photo? Acrylic is pretty light compared to glass. What size is it? Most big tanks are glass
 
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It’s not big, 10 gal
 

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It looks like glass to me but I'd need to feel it to be sure. It looks pretty thick tho.
 

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From the way the light is hitting the top rI'm it kind of looks like glass. Does it have a brand name on it?
 
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I’m like 99.99% sure it’s aqueon
 
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Meant to say I'm like 99% sure it’s aqueon

Rocco04 said:
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Meant to say I'm like 99% sure it’s aqueon
I guess aqueon is a banned word ? It doesn’t show on my screen when I post it
 

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Can you post a better photo of the corner of the clear part? From the side?

Going from the looks of the rim, I'm pretty confident its glass. We don't need a picture of the rI'm though. We need a picture of the joint. If it looks like it's two pieces joined by an almost opaque line, its glass. If it looks like the two pieces were made as one, its acrylic.
 
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It’s totally glass then. You can see it was put together for sure. I also read online that the green tint to it when you look at it in the light means glass as opposed to clear acrylic
 

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Rocco04 said:
It’s totally glass then. You can see it was put together for sure. I also read online that the green tint to it when you look at it in the light means glass as opposed to clear acrylic
Yes I agree that was my original though from the way your light was shining on the rimless top. Very nice tank. Good luck with it!!
 
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kallililly1973 said:
Yes I agree that was my original though from the way your light was shining on the rimless top. Very nice tank. Good luck with it!!
Thanks !
 

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