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want to do a plant pot thing acros the back of the tank
yeah was paniking a bit drilling the finger holes for the tank lids.
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(21-09-2019, 12:16 PM)jacksdad Wrote: I've just made a new tank cover and plant pot, using 4mm Acrylic from Sheet
They cut all my sheets to size, the main covers are 1165mm long, 1x 200mm and 1x 115. I gave them the 5 sizes to make a plant pot, all came to £32.
I've used aquarium silicone to glue the pot together, seems to be working.
Here's the pot:
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The rear cover:
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The pot, needs holes drilling, then I need to work out the depth to set it:
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Then the front cover needs cutting to fit, 
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They have a minimum order value, so I paid about £8 to make the value up, I should have just bought a spare piece instead!   Big Grin

That looks good Mike [Image: ZqxxL5Rl.gif]
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I would use tensol 12 to stick the acrylic ( Proper acrylic cement ) as silicone doesn't adhere properly and will seperate in a short time.
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I used superglue first then covered that with silicone, superglue is basically liquid acrylic: only drawback is it turns the clear plastic white. I would have used tensol 12 but only found out about it after the event!
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