Perspex / Acrylic Sheets

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    Hi there,

    Does anyone know where I can find acrylic / perspex sheets, and have it cut to size? Its for the little border around my aquarium, I want to replace it.

    Charmaine
     
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    Hi Charmaine

    Cape Plastics sell perspex. You could also give Northern Aquatics a call...they may have some for you. I assume its the black finish to cover your light trays and the gravel?
     
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    Yeah Violet give northen Aquatics a call they are pretty helpful and cheaper than most places you will find.
     
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    Yes it is. Thanx guys, will do that!
     
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    Sweet where did you get your black gravel by the way I need some more.
     
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    You can also call Maizey Plastics (They're in both Stikland and Paarden Island).
     
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    Get from Jason...he should still have

    Cheers
    Dale
     
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    Theos, I have lots of black gravel if you need
     
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    @Rowland - Do you have coarse or fine ? Sorry, I just assumed (mother of all...) we were talking about the finer black gravel (black sand)
     
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    Whilst we're on the topic: anyone know where I can find acrylic or perspex rod having a diametre of +/-30mm? I want it free, or DIRT cheap. I need it for my model building. Maizey's charge R520 for a metre length and I only need a piece 250mm long.
     
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    Im not sure if I actually still need it, lol, because Im thinking of just using seachem flourite for substrate, maybe with a thin layer of black gravel.
    Jasons gravel is very sharp though and its not good for cories, take a close look, its like broken glass almost.
     
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    Rattail, try Cape Plastics they often have a few off cuts or damaged pieces in a bin in the back of the shop. They gave me about 400mm of a 16 diameter perspex tube last time I was there.
     
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    shot! thanks.
     

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