Stainless steel lily pipes

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    Stainless steel and not glass ?
     
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    Yes will not see algae so quick and no breaking of the glass
     
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    Hi JP, havnt seen them in SA before, but some people use them in the UK.
    I know Na aquarium also make them, looks cool, but i prefer the glass lily pipes
     
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    Unfortunately Na now called Aquavas is only going to be selling complete setups.
     
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    Surely you could buy thin walled stainless have them bent and then flared?
     
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    There is no reason why you can't do it.
    They don't flare the SS Lilly pipes for some reason
     
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    Here is drilled one but that is overkill, found a place that does decorative pipe in 316l all ready finished, will see what they ask per 6m length
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    +1
     
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    I like the look of the stainless.
     
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    On a nice ADA or rimless tank yes, I like the stainless because it will not break.
     
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    Good point. :thumb:
     
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    I prefer acrylic, but if someone were to make short length SS pipes, I'd definitely be interested.
     

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