The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Acrylic vs. glass for 125g
View Single Post
post #11 of (permalink) Old 11-20-2012, 01:41 AM
Planted Tank Guru
NWA-Planted's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Bentonville, AR
Posts: 3,399
Originally Posted by Bushkill View Post
This would've taken you past freaking out, lol!:

The folks that invented the Sea-Swirl owned a LFS near where I live. The entire store was acrylic tanks. From 20's up to 125's. The "back room" had 75 longs on simple 2X4 racks and stacked 5 high!! They needed a 12 foot ladder to get to the top row. But the most incredible part was that there was nothing but perimeter support under those tanks. You wouldn't believe how much the bottom panels bowed!!! When they sold the store, the new owners took down the "stack of racks" and sold off the acrylic tanks (I bought 2 of 'em). I was there as they brought the tanks down. The darn things rocked like a child's rocking horse on the floor. I had to wait a couple of weeks for the bottom panel to regain its' proper shape.
That right there messes with my sensibilities!!!

Sent from a dark corner in my happy place

Sump Pimp #8
RAOK Clubber #28
NWA-Planted is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome