09-30-2011, 10:08 AM
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Originally Posted by SaltwaterTaylor14
Hmm. I am considering putting some effort into learning how to make them this summer. I have been reading up on it and doing research and I would like to start making big custom tanks, and hopefully if im good enough be able to sell them lol. I think that their nicer than glass besides the fact that they can get scratched way too easy.
It's a good goal, but there is some actual engineering involved to determine the acrylic thickness, bracing, etc.
Good luck with your custom tank(s). Unfortunately, in the case of acrylic, larger tanks are not necessarily easier to build properly, but they are much lighter weight!