Where to get black Plexi (Acrylic) sheet?

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Where to get black Plexi (Acrylic) sheet?

Post by AuroraDrvr » Sat May 14, 2011 3:58 am

Need a small (12x12~ish) sheet of Black Plexi/Acrylic. Anyone have any ideas where I can find one around here? Would rather get local than order from USPlastics.

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Re: Where to get black Plexi (Acrylic) sheet?

Post by redpheonix » Sat May 14, 2011 10:28 pm

I have a scrap piece sitting in my shop, will have to see how big it is. It came out of a 75 gal tank, was the box for a corner overflow. Not sure if it's quite 12" but can check tomorrow. If it's not I would check with ALFLA plastic on the I-65 service rd west
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Re: Where to get black Plexi (Acrylic) sheet?

Post by AuroraDrvr » Mon May 16, 2011 12:41 am

Well, it doesn't really need to be 12". I am planning to cut it up into 1" squares and use them for grow-out frag plugs, since they won't leach PO4 like most frag plugs, and are pretty easy to scrape Zoas and other corals off of.

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Re: Where to get black Plexi (Acrylic) sheet?

Post by Buddy08 » Mon May 16, 2011 9:44 pm

why black if youre using it for frag plugs?

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Re: Where to get black Plexi (Acrylic) sheet?

Post by AuroraDrvr » Tue May 17, 2011 1:38 am

Buddy08 wrote:why black if youre using it for frag plugs?
No real reason other than aesthetics. Black won't show the normal micro-algae growth that plugs get. Plus it makes the colors look better. :D

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Re: Where to get black Plexi (Acrylic) sheet?

Post by reefermike » Sun May 29, 2011 7:28 am

If you are not putting. Lot of pressure on them . I have some 1/8 black abs smooth on one side and textured on the other

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